Tag Archives: Labour Chicanery

The man who would be Mayor: But is he a fit and proper person?

The trouble with “regime change” is that it strips away organisational memory, and so entrenches the power of those that survive the cull. So it is with the Rotherham Labour Group. There are no elections in Rotherham this year, but … Continue reading

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Mahroof Hussain turns up in the West Midlands

A critical case of the Brummie wobbles Labour has long been dominant in the West Midlands but voters are wavering and Thursday’s mayoral race could foreshadow the national result on June 8 People in the West Midlands have a new … Continue reading

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Labour concern at likely local election losses

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

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General election 2017: Key Corbyn allies not selected by Labour

Two of Jeremy Corbyn’s key allies have not been selected for parliamentary seats under a fast-track process. His political secretary Katy Clark – a former MP – pulled out of the contest for Leigh, the seat Andy Burnham is vacating, … Continue reading

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Michael Dugher to become UK Music boss after stepping down as MP

Labour MP Michael Dugher has been appointed as the new chief executive of UK Music. The former shadow culture secretary, who is standing down at the General Election in June, said he was “thrilled” by the appointment. Mr Dugher, a … Continue reading

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Labour chooses Hull West and Barnsley East candidate

HESSLE TOWN councillor Emma Hardy has been selected to be Labour’s candidate in Hull West and Hessle following Alan Johnson’s decision not to run. Ms Hardy, a member of Labour’s national policy forum, was chosen ahead of David Prescott, the … Continue reading

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Can the Labour MPS be trusted?

In light of the current snap General Election and the on going Police investigation into the three Labour MPs for electoral expenses fraud after they allegedly failed to declare tens of thousands of pounds spent on recruiting staff to get … Continue reading

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