Labour concern at likely local election losses

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Burnham warning as Labour faces heavy local election losses Labour must reconnect in the north or face “serious consequences”, Andy Burnham has said, with the party forecast to lose more than 100 seats in next week’s council elections. The Greater … Continue reading

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn under pressure amid top team revolt

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A string of Labour shadow cabinet members have quit, with more walkouts expected, in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership over the EU referendum. Heidi Alexander, Ian Murray, Gloria de Piero, Lillian Greenwood, Lucy Powell, Kerry McCarthy and Seema Malhotra quit. … Continue reading

Labour will get a grip on anti-Semitism, says Tom Watson

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Labour will get a grip on anti-Semitism, says Tom Watson Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has said the party will “get a grip” on anti-Semitism following the suspension of Ken Livingstone on Thursday. Labour was considering changes to its rules … Continue reading

Election Snippet 6: The Big Underlying Issue, the big deceit

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Election Snippet 6: The Big Underlying Issue, the big deceit In September 2015 Rotherham Council Leader Chris Read signed us up for membership of the Sheffield City Region and a new Mayor. In true democratic style, the opinions of we … Continue reading

Labour in meltdown over new leader election

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Anyone who thought there was peace and tranquility in the Labour Party would be mistaken. Locally Rotherham Labour Group, the source of all power in Rotherham, is riven with factionalism, and the gulf between the activists and the parliamentary party, … Continue reading

The seeds of Labour’s defeat?

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This post seems to have been on the money? Trades Unions foist Ed Miliband on Party! Huge Mistake! Constitutional crisis looms! Posted on September 25, 2010 by rothpol Trades Union leaders are already planning to take full advantage from their chosen … Continue reading