When Labour was obliterated at the ballot box in December — an outcome that a handful of us within its ranks saw coming a mile off, but which left most dumbstruck — it should have represented a moment of profound realisation within the party. It should have been the catalyst for an immediate recalibration of […]
Any fair-minded observer would think better of him at the end of today’s press conference than he or she may have done at the beginning.
Shotley Bridge hospital was mentioned in Parliament three times in ten years by my predecessors; and as often by me in the last six months.
Leading SNP politicians have been formulating a plan to renew their push for Scottish independence after next May’s elections. It is hardly surprising that Scottish nationalists are pushing for Scottish independence — that’s sort of the trade description — and especially so as the coronavirus is putting strain on the UK, as it is on […]
Islwyn MS Rhianon Passmore has called on British Airways to “pause, reflect and consider” amid fears jobs could be lost at its Blackwood plant.
I was pleased to see the Guardian reporting that: Labour is drawing up ambitious proposals to rescue the post-coronavirus economy with a radical green recovery plan
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Does he back the National Education Union’s advice to its members not even to engage on a possible June 1 re-opening?
It is often suggested that Labour is profligate and the Toriescare the naturally ‘safe pair of hands’ when it comes to running the economy. The
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A successful test, track and quarantine policy would open the door to local paths out of this national shutdown.
The ’22 Executive’s has been pushing for a faster end to lockdown, and many Tory MPs agree. But they’re more likely to follow public opinion than lead it.
Those Conservative-Liberal Democrats successes have laid robust foundations on which subsequent governments have built.
I’ve noticed in my constituency that, to parts of the community, I am a disruption to the local natural order.
As the tenth anniversary of the 2010 election approaches, the author says that Labour’s own austerity record and plans were almost as tough as the Coalition’s.
Despite Sir Keir promising Labour won’t get party political during the Coronavirus crisis, it seems some Corbynistas haven’t got the message. As LBC reported this morning, in April Labour Kensington Councillor Ian Henderson appeared in an uncontroversial video with the Tory MP Felicity Buchan helping a local food bank. With his finger firmly on the […]
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Our interviewee on why Starmer “has made the Labour Party once again a moderate, centre-Left party.” Plus: does he think the UK should follow Sweden?
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‘It’s the government’s role to put forward the ideas,’ he says, ‘and it shouldn’t be pulling some kind of rabbit out of a hat.’
Guido has got hold of the video, first reported in the Mail, of senior Labour MP Dawn Butler saying her party will be found guilty of institutional racism by the equalities watchdog. Watch her blasé comments above… “You know, racism, institutionally racism has existed, and no matter who was in charge, and the party will be found […]
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With more people at home and severely restricted, the pandemic has exacerbated regulatory concerns about betting and gaming.
Plus: In my view, there is no case at all to merit a decision to do anything other than keeping the lockdown, maybe with a few tweaks.
As with Brexit, much of the Tory family finds itself pitted against the permanent State on how Britain aligns itself in the world;
Plus: Scam PPE offers. Johnson’s very real illness. And: I’m wondering about the rest of his body. (My dog’s, not my partner’s.)
Rachel Reeves has sent the Government, (and the lobby, naturally), a letter criticising PPE procurement to date and attaching what she insists is a helpful list of companies offering to help supply the National Effort. Closer inspection shows the letter to contain duplicate providers, and be full of less than helpful, time-wasting leads. Guido has […]
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The Guardian reports this morning that: More than a dozen people are drawing up legal action against Labour, after they were named in an incendiary leaked
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“We need to understand, what is the Government’s plan between now and when a vaccine is available”, says Ashworth.
We don’t expect the shutdown to last in full until summer. But if it did, Britain might well be moving towards Universal Credit as a basic income.
The leaked report undoubtedly poses serious difficulties, but it may also offer a chance to move decisively against the previous regime whilst attention is focused on Covid-19.
Obviously I can’t go and check, but memory tells me that the reception of Addenbrooke’s hospital bears the Persian adage “This too shall pass”. The human condition is temporary, and therefore so too is the terror and experience of mortal pain — that’s (I presume) the intended message. But will it — COVID-19 — pass? Since […]
Sir Keir Starmer and the Information Commissioner should begin their investigations into the leaking of the internal report into Labour’s handling of antisemitism by asking questions of the author named in the report’s metadata. The document’s meta information reveals it was created on 29 March, 2020 by Harry Hayball, a staffer in Labour’s Governance and […]
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“How we’re recalled and how we sit is obviously a question we’re going to have to discuss… We’re going to have to think about working differently.”