Monthly Archives: August 2015

Jeremy Corbyn wows the crowds

VIDEO: Labour leader favourite Jeremy Corbyn receives several standing ovations in Sheffield Jeremy Corbyn has urged Sheffield City Council to ‘band together’ with other local authorities to prevent more cuts to local services. Mr Corbyn, who is the favourite to … Continue reading

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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’. Readers may also wish to read this for some more background: https://rotherhampolitics.wordpress.com/2014/08/29/akhtara-spider-at-the-centre-of-the-taxi-trade-web/ Organised Crime, Azad Kashmir* & Child Sexual Exploitation https://rotherhampolitics.wordpress.com/2014/09/06/organised-crime-azad-kashmir-child-sexual-exploitation/ and: https://rotherhampolitics.wordpress.com/2013/12/14/rotherham-a-scary-place-where-the-police-can-no-longer-be-trusted/Continue reading

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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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