In his need, Labour’s leader is turning for inspiration to a predecessor who will scarcely be at the top of his list of role models.
Posts Tagged: Alan Johnson
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The former Home Secretary agrees that the Labour Party is facing an existential crisis, and that Corbyn needs to “step up to the plate”.
Will Corbyn represent In? Could we have Ozza v Bozza? What happens to Farage?
By Mark WallaceFollow Mark on Twitter. There's always been something of the religious mantra about the Left's refusal to believe that the… Read more »
By Joseph Willits Follow Joseph on Twitter Over the past week, Ed Miliband has come under criticism from various figures in the… Read more »
Ken Livingstone responds to rumours about the Labour party wishing to ditch him as the London Mayoral candidate
By Joseph Willits Follow Joseph on Twitter According to today's Independent there are several rumours going around that Labour wish to ditch Ken Livingstone… Read more »
Tim Montgomerie selects some of the blogosphere's reaction to Ed Balls' replacement of Alan Johnson as Shadow Chancellor. Matthew Hancock… Read more »
I wrote that Ed Miliband’s first appointments showed fear. As Red Ed Two takes charge, this one shows desperation.
by Paul Goodman "The appointment of Alan Johnson looks like a weak compromise. Balls has been dispatched as Shadow Home… Read more »
By Jonathan Isaby The Labour Party would appear to be in a state of turmoil this evening as news is… Read more »
by Paul Goodman I smelt fear in Ed Miliband's Shadow Cabinet appointments. The movement of the Balls/Cooper duo to non-economic… Read more »
By Paul Goodman Alan Johnson in the Daily Telegraph today on the 50p tax rate (Unready Eddie thinks it should… Read more »
The American Embassy’s view of Labour: Brown was “abysmal”, Harman “lightweight”, Balls “dull”, and McBride “a particularly unpleasant person”
by Paul Goodman Whatever one thinks of the Wikileaks saga, the American Embassy's view of Gordon Brown, his potential successors… Read more »
Tim Montgomerie Ed Miliband returns to work today after his paternity break. His party is level-pegging in the polls but… Read more »
by Paul Goodman Alan Johnson is at it again. In Labour's leadership election, he voted for David Miliband, not Ed. … Read more »