Growing anti-lockdown sentiment among northern Labour mayors and councils offer him new opportunities – and dangers.
Posts Tagged: John Spellar MP
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: A diminution of our body politic at which the hairs on Rees-Mogg’s head protested
The Commons agreed to hold virtual sittings, but admitted that these will greatly impair its ability to hold the Government to account.
To halve the prison population, everyone sent to prison with up to fourteen previous offences would have to be given a non-custodial punishment.
The decision represented a decisive endorsement of a particular plan – not a return to Tony Blair-style liberal internationalism.
The generous, incredulous belief that the normal rules would apply even a little was a failure to grasp the uniqueness of the pit Labour has thrown itself into.
From Reggie to Dessie: “Corbyn emerged like a badly-dressed Christmas tree, and was smoothed down by a Palace Footman.”
Plus: Portaloos for the Lords Car Park. My ancestor’s exploits at Agincourt. The Spectre of Mel Stride. And: Priti Patel at the Male, Pale and Stale.