As long as traditional Labour voters stick with the party, opportunities for the Independent Group will be limited.
Posts Tagged: Derek Hatton
Iain Dale: Pull yourselves together, Johnson, Hammond – the whole squabbling lot of you. Or we’ll have Corbyn in Downing Street.
Plus: The Labour leader’s other Brighton speech: “It was a full-blown Marxist rant. Put up taxes. Employers are evil. You know the sort of thing. They lapped it up.”
The arch-Blairite commentator takes on the face of the Militant tendency about whether or not Labour can ever win from the hard left.
Almost thirty years after being expelled, the former Militant Tendency member wanted back in. It was not to be.
Plus: Ivan Massow – a joke. Greenhalgh and Boff – no charisma. Tulip Siddiq and Stephen Kinnock – impressive. And: Ben Harris-Quinney (for it is he)
Greg Clark MP: The Chancellor, Warwickshire’s Izzi Seccombe, Coventry’s Ann Lucas – and the benefits of working together
The Chancellor praised senior Labour councillors on Monday. Conservative Warwickshire and Labour Coventry are also showing the benefits of working together.