MP Kevin Barron quits standards committee role


Standards watchdog head Sir Kevin Barron resigns over cover-up fears The head of the Commons standards watchdog has resigned and accused parliament of “sacrificing transparency” by banning the identification of MPs who are under investigation. Sir Kevin Barron announced yesterday … Continue reading

Is it now time for Emma? Will it be “Hallam for Hoddinott”?


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Every dog has its day.. so they say. The Labour party rumour mill does pump out some tripe every now and then but recent broadcasts from loudmouth sources in Sheffield sound plausible. Regional Labour party staffers are apparently crawling all … Continue reading

The Labour Party Prefer A Tory


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THE LABOUR PARTY PREFER A TORY On the 12th of July this year I received my Labour Party membership card with a welcoming letter from the general secretary. I didn’t expect this given some of the local members. However I … Continue reading

Cause and effect?


The last three posts give us a flavour of the information provided by RMBC to MPs during 2013. We now have the opportunity to start the examination of the claims made by Kevin Barron and John Healey in their witness … Continue reading