Rotherham’s MPs clock up £20,000 worth of overseas trips

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ROTHERHAM’S jet-setting MPs clocked up overseas trips worth more than £20,000 last year. The expeditions, which were paid for by their hosts and linked to parliamentary business, involved flying out to such far-flung places as Borneo, Taiwan and Germany. Parliamentary … Continue reading

A very British coup. Plotters all supported Blair’s war

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Chilcot confirms what millions of us knew in 2003, the case for war had not been made. It was an unnecessary and illegal conflict, launched on the basis of flawed intelligence, secret diplomacy and with no sound legal basis. It … Continue reading

Going Down 1: Wentworth & Dearne CLP Call Owen Smith nomination meeting (An attempt to cover Healey’s backside?)

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I didn’t want to turn nasty, petty, devious and dishonest, but then I joined the Labour Party and it’s the law. W&D CLP call a special meeting to nominate a candidate for the Labour leadership. So why call it?  They … Continue reading

Ex-Corbyn supporter Louise Haigh MP now backing Owen Smith

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Sheffield Heeley MP Louise Haigh opened up a key campaign event for Labour challenger Owen Smith by saying he has the “energy to fight the Tories”. Ms Haigh was a supporter of Jeremy Corbyn among the new intake of Labour … Continue reading

Labour MP Sarah Champion who quit Jeremy Corbyn’s front bench last month ‘unresigns’ and gets her old job back

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A Labour MP who quit Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet last month has been reinstated after she “unresigned” back to her old post. A spokesperson for the party leader’s office confirmed to the Independent that Sarah Champion had asked to re-join … Continue reading