Momentum official Christine Shawcroft attacks Labour union links

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A senior Momentum official has called for Labour to cut its links to trade unions. Christine Shawcroft, a member of Labour’s national executive committee, accused the unions of “sticking it” to rank-and-file supporters of the party, which should belong to … Continue reading

Corbyn & A kinder type of politics; Bo**ox

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Labours  NEC has overridden a local selection procedure at Liverpool’s Walton Constituency, instead quietly imposing an aide of Unite boss Len McCluskey to stand in one of the party’s safest seats. Labour officials announced this afternoon that they had selected Daniel … Continue reading

This ‘secret plan to destroy Labour’: Who are Momentum and what do they stand for?

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THE FUTURE existence of the Labour Party is at risk, deputy leader Tom Watson has warned amid claims that hard left supporters of Jeremy Corbyn are plotting a takeover in a secret deal with Unite union boss Len McCluskey. Mr … Continue reading

Labour leadership: Corbyn to say abuse ‘has no place’ in party

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Jeremy Corbyn is to address claims he has failed to stop his supporters threatening opponents – saying abuse “has no place” within the Labour Party. More than 40 female Labour MPs have written to the Labour leader saying he has … Continue reading

Bad news for some?

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The latest available opinion poll from Survation, has some encouragement for some, but must be concerning for Cameron and Clegg: July June Labour 36 36 Conservatives 23 25 UKIP 22 20 Liberals 10 10 This research was completed before the … Continue reading