The deputy general secretary of the Communication Workers Union (CWU), a chap called Terry Pullinger, has caused controversy in Labour ranks with his comments about celebrating the recent general election defeat because this resulted in Jeremy Corbyn becoming leader. Show More Summary
Tom Harris, the former Labour MP, is gaining a reputation as the scourge of Jeremy Corbyn whom he has dubbed the 'Islington Messiah' The former Labour transport minister argues, fairly if you ask me, that the SNP's success in Scotland...Show More Summary
The knives are out for Ed Miliband, apparently, which seems a tad unfair as he's only few months into the job, as opposition leader and top banana in the Labour party. I didn't have a vote in Labour's leadership election though many people had two, three and even four, as a result of party's crazy electoral college system. Show More Summary
Trade Union leader says he's glad LAB lost election because they've now got Corbyn. The world's gone mad. https://t.co/aBnCiWCkBE — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) October 5, 2015 CWU Terry Pullinger says he's glad labour lost the election as now they have Corbyn. @LucyMPowell mouths 'I'm not clapping that!' — Owen Bennett (@owenjbennett) October 5, 2015 Trying […]
Is the loss of Lord Adonis from the Labour side of the Lords really a coup for George Osborne? Not really. A tsunami failed to erupt from the impact point in the cross benches, sweeping away the shiny new works of our equally shiny new leadership. Show More Summary
Lord Adonis: The Labour peer now working for George Osborne By Chris Mason Political correspondent, BBC News 5 October 2015 From the section UK Politics Image copyright AP Image caption Andrew Adonis worked closely with Tony Blair before being a member of Gordon Brown’s cabinet “He’s a moderate moderate.” It is a four word description […]
Tory views: Is Labour finished? By Brian Wheeler Political reporter 5 October 2015 From the section UK Politics The election of Jeremy Corbyn has been seized on by the Conservative leadership as a chance to dominate the centre ground of British politics – some have even reportedly suggested they could lock Labour out of power […]
Right, so this morning we covered the Mairia for Seanad story (and what Sinn Fein should do about it). George Osborne’s ongoing effort to drive a wedge between a Corbyn led Labour party by nabbing one of New Labour’s key diggers, Stephen Adonis to “calmly and dispassionately work out what the country needs to build more...
This is the first conference since the election where the Tories won a majority and the first since Labour chose… The post How the Tories are trying to make their majority permanent appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
-Osonghotit Khetra Shramik Sangrami Manch Friends, We are passing through very hard times. “We” means the people of this country, “we” means the working people who labour on the roads and in the factories ; in the fields and in the farms; in the offices and in the shops;and, even inside homes, sometimes [...]
Britain's opposition party, Labour, has recently shifted radically to the left with the election of veteran backbench activist Jeremy Corbyn as party leader. The ruling Conservative Party are wasting no time in taking advantage, rapidly occupying the centre ground that the party has abandoned. Show More Summary
Size matters, to some people at least. Take Jeremy Corbyn, for example. Because the new Labour leader seems to answer most questions these days by pointing to the size of his 'huge mandate' which is all very well if you ask me, but there are other things in life Jezza. Show More Summary
I never get surprised over the double standards of the idiot left tradition in UK politics who see see no contradiction in demanding 'respect' for the democratic mandate won by Jeremy Corbyn after his triumphant victory in Labour's leadership election. Show More Summary
Dan Hodges wrote a scathing assessment of Jeremy Corbyn and the mindset of the annual Labour conference with a piece in The Telegraph the other day. The thrust of his argument was that the Jeremy Corbyn is a really just a full-time,Show More Summary
For a taste of how childish, nasty and ridiculous Labour Party politics have become under Jeremy Corbyn you could do worse than watching this spoof video made by one of Jezza's supporters in which all those not on board with the Corbyn agenda are depicted as Nazis or fascist collaborators. Not so much funny, as frightening.
Labour peer Lord Adonis to head Osborne infrastructure body 5 October 2015 From the section UK Politics Image copyright PA Image caption Lord Adonis will become an independent peer to take on his new role A new body to plan infrastructure projects and chaired by the former Labour transport secretary Lord Adonis is to be […]
Andrew Adonis has not defected to the Conservatives but, as he’ll know, it will look an awful lot like that… The post Andrew Adonis’ resignation from Labour is a coup for the Tories – but at what cost? appeared first on Spectator Bl...
A key theme of this Tory conference will be the party running its tanks all over Labour’s lawn while the… The post Major coup for Osborne as Lord Adonis resigns Labour whip to chair infrastructure commission appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
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I am hearing rumours of a high profile resignation from Labour tomorrow — Phillip Blond (@Phillip_Blond) October 4, 2015 Could it be linked to Osbo’s speech tomorrow? I’ve no information whatsoever but I just wonder whether we might see a high level defection from the red team to the blues. Osbo speaks tomorrow and he’s […]