Let’s say that Patel did, on occasion, shout – or lose her temper. Should that really be deemed unacceptable?
Posts Tagged: Diane Abbott MP
Long-Bailey stayed loyal to Corbyn, and that’s why Abbott is supporting her in the Labour leadership contest.
Daniel Hannan: If you can’t get to a marginal seat, try some telephoning. But please – don’t hang back.
What vocabulary is left for a choice like the one we face tomorrow? We have no words to convey the magnitude.
They have spent their lives attacking the people who risk their lives trying to protect us from evil and dangerous people. And they lie as they try to cover their tracks.
In my view, they’d be mad not to make him a defining feature of their campaign. The party should be running a contrast campaign with ‘Corbyn’s Labour’.
Labour will not support an election until a Brexit extension is agreed, says the Shadow Home Secretary.
Priti Patel: I will give the police the powers they need to defeat crime. Full text of her conference speech
“This daughter of immigrants, needs no lectures from the North London metropolitan liberal elite.”
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.
There is a mismatch between Government announcements and Commons realities. It cannot attempt reforms without risking them being amended out of recognition.
“In my personal opinion, Olly Robbins should go to the Tower, in which case he should arrive by river.”
Steven Edginton: The BBC’s Question Time last week. Abbott was the victim of her own rudeness – not of racism. As I saw at first-hand.
The only explanation I can find is that she mistakenly assumed I was just another Tory public school boy, to whom she did not need to bother giving the time of day.
Strikes are causing misery for train passengers. But don’t expect condemnation from Corbynista MPs – they are funded by the RMT.
Marshall Tisdale: I’m young, gay, state-educated – and Tory. No wonder Owen Jones hasn’t published his interview with me.
I didn’t have private tutoring, I didn’t go to the local grammar school, I don’t fit the Left’s stereotype. Is that why it’s been kept back?
Liz Truss: As Labour’s Conference opens, think long and hard about the damage they would wreak on jobs, wages and tax
They want to bring down the system of free enterprise, and replace it with a committee of Corbyn, McDonnell and Abbott telling us how we should live our lives.
Diane Abbott is trying to forge an alliance between immigrant communities and an employer’s lobby keen to import labour.