Tag Archives: Tom Watson

Labour MP attacks Jeremy Corbyn’s deputy over failure to suspend councillor accused of sending lewd messages

A Labour MP has accused his own party of behaving like a “chumocracy” for failing to suspend a close ally of Tom Watson after he sent lewd messages about a fellow councillor. Adrian Bailey spoke out after a councillor allegedly … Continue reading

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Hard left in plot to oust Labour No 2

Hard left in plot to oust Labour No 2 Jeremy Corbyn supporters target deputy leader Tom Watson for removal Hard-left Labour supporters are plotting to depose the party’s deputy leader over what they see as disloyalty to Jeremy Corbyn. The activists … Continue reading

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YP Comment: Labour throws in the towel. Party’s admission of defeat

 AS IF the Labour Party did not already have woes enough in fighting the general election, the extraordinary and damaging intervention by its deputy leader, Tom Watson, can only make its already invidious task even more difficult. To admit that … Continue reading

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

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

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Jeremy Corbyn: I’ve not changed mind on immigration

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told the BBC he stands by his view that immigration to the UK is not too high. In a speech on Brexit later he is due to say that Labour is not “wedded” to the … Continue reading

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Corbyn can compromise

Corbyn: Labour not wedded to EU free movement Jeremy Corbyn is to say Labour is not “wedded” to freedom of movement for EU citizens in the UK as a “matter of principle”, as he sets out his views on Brexit … Continue reading

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Watson admits to Corbyn strategy snub

LABOUR deputy leader Tom Watson has revealed Jeremy Corbyn excludes him on key discussions about the party’s strategy. Mr Watson also declined to say it would be a “good thing” for Mr Corbyn to lead Labour into the next General … Continue reading

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