Shaun Wright, the police and crime commissioner linked to a child abuse scandal through his previous role as executive member for children services on Rotherham Council, has finally resigned. The final straw looks to have been a vote of no confidence passed by his regional police and crime panel last week, along with an endorsement of proposals for […]

Despite odd’s on Respect being slashed yesterday, there’s one major reason why George Galloway’s party doesn’t stand a chance in tomorrow’s Rotherham by-election — and it isn’t because their campaign office was still locked at 9:30 this morning (above). Some have correctly observed that George Galloway’s coup in Bradford marked “the beginning of the end of Labour’s […]