News Saturday 28 March 2015

Two more Labour councillors resign from the Labour Party

http://www.chad.co.uk/news/local/two-more-labour-councillors-resign-from-the-labour-party-1-7180614

Jawaid Ishaq expelled by Labour after being jailed for fraud

AWAID Ishaq has been expelled from the Labour Party after being jailed for fraud.

Ishaq, who was a councillor for Crosby and Park ward on North Lincolnshire Council, had been suspended by the party since the police investigation started.

Speaking after Ishaq was jailed for three and a half years at Sheffield Crown Court, a Labour spokesman confirmed: “Jawaid Ishaq has been expelled from the Labour Party.”

And a North Lincolnshire Council spokesman confirmed that Ishaq, 72, and of Normanby Road, Scunthorpe, was no longer a serving councillor.

http://www.scunthorpetelegraph.co.uk/Labour-Party-expulsion-ends-decades-work/story-26231865-detail/story.html

Labour’s electoral nightmare: The Tories threaten its dominance of the ethnic minority vote

There could be more ethnic minority MPs from the Conservatives than Labour

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2015/03/labours-electoral-nightmare-tories-threaten-its-dominance-ethnic-minority-vote

Selection of today’s news by Sansom.

5 thoughts on “News Saturday 28 March 2015

    • Correct if I’m wrong Titan, but I can’t think of any parliamentary candidates that Labour have lost in recent weeks. UKIP have had suspensions and resignations – so on your terms they must be in total disarray

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