Accused senior Sandwell Labour figure referred to NCC – but most senior still not suspended

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The SKWAWKBOX has covered the ongoing controversy in the West Midlands borough of Sandwell at some length, where the local Labour Party has been riven by allegations over the behaviour of senior Labour figures – and that those senior figures … Continue reading

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

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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

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

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 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

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