The Labour Party’s decision-making process on memberships seems to have become an incomprehensible nightmare.
Labour initially suspended a party member and denied her a vote in the leadership election because she swore at U.S. rapper Azealia Banks for making a racist comment. See update at the end of this post.
A number of British Jewish voices came out in support of Naz Shah MP today after her apology and suspension yesterday from Labour. Her former Facebook posts were widely criticised for their anti-semitic nature.
The founder of Momentum — the campaign group set up in the wake of Jeremy Corbyn’s victory — is setting up a lobbying firm to help private companies reach far-left politicians across the globe, Political Scrapbook can reveal.
A number Labour members on both sides of a growing sectarian divide seem to be positively relishing a full costume re-enactment of the 1980s — and there is literally a reading list for would be combatants.
With Labour recriminations already flying thick and fast today’s report from the Fabian Society trashing the election campaign inevitably upped the ante. Left-of-Miliband Diane Abbott vs Miliband aide turned candidate Polly Billington:
Having finally quit the Lords, it has emerged that alleged coke and prostitutes fiend Lord Sewel is not only entitled to carry on using his title but apparently to:
Labour have released their second Nick Clegg attack video in a week, this time skewering the Lib Dem leader with his own words. With a little bit of creative editing, Clegg’s pre-election ‘broken promises’ video becomes a post-coalition confession. Cleggbashing seems to be a key part of this year’s campaign strategy…
Mooting a return to the political fray, the doyen of spin doctors Alastair Campbell has addressed low-rumbling Labour discontent over a blunt attack and lack of visibility from some shadow cabinet members: “There are things they’re not doing which they could do: just sort of energy, and fight and inventiveness. Some of them are slightly trapped in ‘let’s […]
After the Border Agency was exposed for texting British citizens telling them they were to be deported, Labour’s shadow Home Office team have tabled the following written questions in parliament: “How many texts have been sent by Capita on behalf of the Home Office Border Agency in the period May 2010-Oct 10th 2013 advising individuals of […]