Is there no end to Maurice Glasman’s repetoire of achievements? Often spotted smoking a roll-up on the terrace at Westminster, the academic, community organiser and life peer is seemingly a musician too. Discovered during the research effort for a new book on Glasman’s “Blue Labour” movement, a YouTube video features the single Justify It by The Ashtrays, a […]

Blue Labour guru Maurice Glasman fell asleep while waiting to meet Ed Miliband for the first time, Scrapbook can reveal. The academic was caught off guard by the energy saving lighting system at Miliband’s old Whitehall department, plunging the waiting room into darkness and luring the wonk into the land of nod. The anecdote was […]