They might get it in part, but does the wider Labour Party?
Posts Tagged: Labour leadership race
“I don’t have any evidence of widespread infiltration into the party, and I think it might play into this idea that the powers that be are trying to stop this because they don’t like the way it’s going.”
Corbyn’s latest wheeze cites an old formula: grab power to the centre; restrict producer variety and user choice; and waste lots of money.
Apparently Neil Kinnock should have been talking about nuclear disarmament instead.
The labour front-runner mulls public ownership and the politics of revolution with Andrew Marr.
Inside the party or out, the union barons’ tame MPs will be a plague on any leader who attempts to move the party towards the centre.
“The real way we can be an anti-austerity party is having a strong economy, having sound public finances, backing great businesses…”
Yes, it really is spelt like that. Plus: I bet four candidates go through to the London Conservative Mayoral primary, and that Yvette Cooper is Labour’s next leader.
Tim Farron intends to target centre-Left voters – the very people who will never forgive his evasions on sin and sexuality,
Even if his proposals for his party are correct, they won’t listen to him.
He suggests some on the Left haven’t noticed Thatcher was somewhat to the Right of Callaghan.
Plus: the four things Labour must do to get back into the game.
“One of Miss Harman’s aides said to be yesterday ‘Well, it could have been worse.’ Actually it couldn’t be much worse… bluntly the party seems in pretty much disarray.”
Comparing today’s headlines to those from 21st July 2010 is instructive.
The ideological gap between Labour members and MPs is growing wider and wider.