Is electoral reconciliation in sight?

15 Jan

Labour and Tory voters are “disgusted” by one another, according to latest ‘Hostility Barometer’, writes Sarah Harrison (LSE). The latest survey from the Electoral Psychology Observatory at the LSE and Opinium shows 47 per cent of those intending to vote Conservative feel some “disgust” towards Labour voters, while over two-thirds (68 per cent) of those intending to vote … Continued

Labour Candidate Shared Message Calling Pakistani Muslims “A Stain on this Planet”

6 Jan

Local Labour Party politics seems to be moving away from Corbynism faster than the national level. Brent Labour have selected a peculiar candidate for the safe Labour ward of Alperton, for a by-election on 23 January. Labour’s Chetan Harpale has in the last few months tweeted about “Londonistan“, the ‘so-called peaceful religion’, and shared a […]

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Labour paid the electoral price for failing to take several chances to put Brexit to bed

5 Jan

In 2016, workers voted to leave the EU. Three and a half years later, they confirmed that decision by voting Tory. And they were right to do so. Labour lost, heavily; it was foiled by both its strategy and its tactics. A general election called before Brexit was delivered was bound to be a Brexit […]

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Labour MP Continues to Endorse Kicking Heads In

2 Jan

Festive cheer was somewhat lacking from one Labour MP over Christmas, who took to the BBC to defend her conjecture Italian tourists should have their heads kicked in. Distancing herself from Labour’s pro-EU stance already… Speaking on the BBC’s The Next Episode, the new Labour MP for Warrington North Charlotte Nichols said: “Frankly this idea […]

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At the election the people voted again for Brexit – it’s time Labour trusted them and accepted their decision

19 Dec

Boris Johnson has returned to Westminster to honour the pledges of the campaign. There will be no more Brexit betrayal. Britain will leave the EU in January 2020, the transition phase will end next December. Further delay is ruled out under the EU Withdrawal Bill due to have its Second Reading today. One year after […]

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Austerity is to blame for the result of the general election, but so is nationalism

18 Dec

Labour’s electoral defeat falls in between the Leave and Remain ideological poles, writes Raluca Bejan (St. Thomas University). She explains that while austerity is partially to blame for the result of the recent general election, so is the nationalist, anti-immigrant rhetoric that pervades British society.  The results of last week’s general election in the United … Continued