Labour suspends party members in ‘antisemitic’ Facebook group

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Labour suspends party members in ‘antisemitic’ Facebook group Jeremy Corbyn was active in closed group Palestine Live but says he did not see offensive posts and left in 2015 Labour has suspended several party members who posted in a closed … Continue reading

Food for thought from Philip Collins of The Times

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Labour’s malcontents should join the Tories Philip Collins If 50 MPs were to cross the floor there’d be no need for a new party and the country’s fortunes could be transformed Politics, said the conservative philosopher Michael Oakeshott, is more … Continue reading

Budget Council, Council Meeting Wednesday, 28th February, 2018 2.00 p.m.

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Budget Council, Council Meeting Wednesday, 28th February, 2018 2.00 p.m. Attendance details Agenda frontsheet PDF 155 KB Agenda reports pack PDF 5 MB Webcast link, will start working when meeting  starts and then be available for viewing at readers own … Continue reading

Labour Intimidation row after female policy chief pushed from podium by Andy Kerr

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A senior Labour MP has accused an ally of Jeremy Corbyn of “unacceptable” intimidating behaviour in a dispute over an internal party election. Lucy Powell, the former shadow education secretary, was among those who objected to the treatment of Katrina … Continue reading

Pro-Corbyn group accused of blocking NEC officer vote

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A row has broken out at Labour’s National Policy Forum (NPF) gathering after a vote to elect a new chair was cancelled. The winner of the election, expected to have been Ann Black, would have joined the eight-strong group of … Continue reading