This shows the strength of the hard Left in Labour Groups in town halls across the country.
Posts Tagged: Labour leadership race
Iain Dale: The Conservative Party is acting like North Korea over its London Mayoral candidate selection
Plus: Zac Goldsmith tells me that he won’t stand in a by-election if the Heathrow decision fails to go his way.
Let’s not get carried away: he might not win the Labour leadership. But after such a strong performance, surely he deserves a Shadow Cabinet job.
Also: UKIP predict Welsh success; DUP deny Robinson retirement allegations; Burnham pledges to let Labour stand in Northern Ireland; and Plaid disciplines Wood critic.
The Opposition can’t even bring themselves to express their concern about the inconvenience to hard-working people.
Burnham cites decentralisation, Cooper Labour’s business relations, Kendall wants to wait until she’s won… and Corbyn doesn’t offer one.
Our readers may not be taking this entirely seriously.
I stood against him in May – he’s likeable, down-to-earth and sincere, if wrong. And his unlikely rise spells trouble for the Opposition.
Burnham is ahead, apparently – but that could just be because he’s comparatively the best-known.
Of the four Labour candidates, Andy Burnham is the only one capable of striking anti-capitalist poses while appealing to traditional Labour voters.
Plus: Go, Corbyn, go! Go, Zac, go! Happy Birthday, IEA. Racism in America. Welfare in Britain. And: If Wellington had lost, we’d all be speaking French.
Why is he standing? “Diane [Abbott] and John [McDonnell] have done it before, so it was my turn.”
Two of Labour’s most prominent commentators get their claws out over the vexed question of whether Jeremy Corbyn’s candidacy is good for the party.
Sky News provides at-a-glance crib sheets for the four people in the running to be the next Ed Miliband.
Plus: Labour – Alastair Campbell v Labour failure. Tories – Dale v Massow? Labour again: Watson V Flint V Eagle V…. And: Roy Jenkins’s sex life. P.S: I’m getting married.