A manifesto for the next Labour Leadership battle?

Does this intervention from MP Dan Jarvis, indicate a political platform he might be running on for the next Labour Leadership contest? Trouble is this is the New/Blue Labour way of looking at things, in a party that is about … Continue reading

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Who ‘owns’ a political party?…..

…..Or. Reflections on the weakness at the heart of political parties. This question always seems to get confused when being answered , by members of any political party, because it depends on your viewpoint. Those who occupy elected positions, always … Continue reading

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Jahangir Akhtar: kingpin who ‘had influence over police’

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This little gem from the Andrew Norfolk Archive, points the way to the ‘nub of the issue’.

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Apna Haq could fold after losing key contract

Domestic violence charity could fold after losing key contract A DOMESTIC violence charity says it faces closure after losing a funding contract it held for 11 years. Apna Haq, based on Moorgate Road, supports Asian women and their children who … Continue reading

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Cough, splutter and choke?

Ofsted chief who quit over Rotherham abuse lands new job A FORMER Ofsted chief forced to apologise for failures in detecting the abuse of 1,400 children in Rotherham has landed a new job — and a £75,000 pay-off. John Goldup … Continue reading

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Mushin Ahmed – Hate crime!

Family speak of heartbreak as detectives confirm they are treating attack on Rotherham pensioner as a hate crime Detectives believe a pensioner could have been attacked in Rotherham because he was on his way to morning prayers dressed in traditional … Continue reading

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The Times – Andrew Norfolk

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A piece in today’s Times by Andrew Norfolk: .

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