Threat to moderate Labour MPs grows as deselection gets easier

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Labour MPs could face a lower threshold for deselection after the party’s ruling body backed rule changes to make it easier for constituency parties to challenge incumbents. At present MPs face a trigger ballot — which could force them to … Continue reading

Liberal Democrats announce Rotherham candidates

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PRESS RELEASE Embargo: 25/04/17 Contact: Adam Carter 07490 921955 adam.carter@rblibdems.org.uk Liberal Democrats announce Rotherham candidates Rotherham Liberal Democrats have announced their candidates to fight the general election. The party now have 100,000 members, the most since the 2003 Iraq war. … Continue reading

Anti-Semitism in Boston Castle?

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Labour’s Boston Castle Ward has submitted a motion to the forthcoming Rotherham Constituency Labour Party: “This Ward/CLP demands the reinstatement of Ken Livingstone, and that the unelected, unaccountable constitutional committee be scrapped forthwith.” They bounced it through a Ward meeting, … Continue reading

Hubris, hypocrisy and Hoddinott.

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Rumour has it that Councillor Emma Hoddinott hasn’t been seen much in the ward she represents these past few months, though that’s not to say she hasn’t been a busy little bee in other quarters. Before the festive season kicked … Continue reading

22 in Labour rout as it cuts ties with Rotherham’s past

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22 in Labour rout as it cuts ties with Rotherham’s past TROUBLED Rotherham Council is aiming for a fresh start as Labour sift through their local election candidate list – ditching those with links to previous regimes. Government commissioners intervened … Continue reading