He has a good eye for political openings, and Labour’s woes might have created a space for an avowedly left-wing, pro-UK figure.
Posts Tagged: George Galloway
After the election, we suggested five ways of securing the Party’s electoral position. Eight months on, how is the Government doing?
Henry Hill: If Gove and Johnson want to save Britain, they’re going to have to use the word ‘Britain’
Also: Galloway shakes up Holyrood battle with new unionist alliance; DUP wracked by major rebellion over Stormont reform; and more.
Bower writes him off as a loser, which is perhaps what he will end up being. But he did much better at the last general election than the commentariat expected.
Plus: In news elsewhere, a luxury women’s health spa in Belgravia – with annual membership fees of £5,500 – this week blamed Brexit for its closure.
Simon Tilbrook: I’m a lifelong Labour supporter and an arch-Remainer. Here’s why I’m voting Conservative.
Corbyn is unfitted to public office of any sort. All sensible Labour folk know it, but many cannot currently bring themselves to say it outright.
We gather those approached so far have been less than keen to follow in George Galloway’s footsteps.
The Labour leader’s rise has relegated the former star of the hard left to the sorry status of a fedora-clad sideshow.
Ruth Davidson MSP: While Labour struggle for relevance, we Conservatives offer a bulwark against the SNP
Launching her new ConservativeHome column, the Scottish Conservative and Unionist leader makes an appeal to middle ground voters.
Standing against George Galloway gave me an insight into the Respect MP’s failings – and some of our own.
Those prepared to stand up to “arbitrary authority or witless mass opinion” enrich public life, and we should celebrate them.