It’s a Labour special: Leonard contradicts Corbyn to rule out support for second Scottish referendum; and Jones offers cash boost to firms affected by Brexit.
Posts Tagged: Len McCluskey
It’s a bold gambit. The Labour Party may be changing, but the people the Shadow Brexit Secretary is taking on still have claws.
On the question of a second referendum, Labour’s easiest answer is yet more careful, deniable ambiguity
Corbyn is willing to bend his principles. But he and his advisers will cling more closely to their strategy of being all things to all sides.
But she thinks neither will get what they want, hence there being a strong case for joining the EEA and EFTA.
There would, quite rightly, be outrage if a senior Conservative figure delivered a speech to a crowd which waved fascist flags.
Its awards consume roughly a quarter of public spending. It is hard to see where the tax hikes or spending scaleback to fund them will come from if the Chancellor sticks to his guns.
Sean O’Callaghan: Puffed-up, bewildered, pampered second-raters. The elites that nearly let an extremist into Downing Street.
There is only one priority: keep the Stalinists, trots, Islamist fellow-travellers, gender and feminist lunatics and, yes, the young deluded idealists out of power.
“They should be sticking with their leader in the bad times, not just in the good.”
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.
Miliband’s legacy: Twenty-one of the welfare rebels were new MPs – and seventeen of those have links to Unite
Recently it seemed that Labour’s loony left might one day die out. Now they have a new generation.
Plus: Ivan Massow – a joke. Greenhalgh and Boff – no charisma. Tulip Siddiq and Stephen Kinnock – impressive. And: Ben Harris-Quinney (for it is he)
They tried it in Falkirk, then they tried it with Miliband. What could possibly go wrong the third time?
“We cannot have our leaders selected, or deselected, by the grudges and grievances of one prominent man. The leader of the Scottish Labour Party doesn’t serve by the grace of Len McCluskey.”
I know you don’t want to hear from your opponents right now, but it would be really lovely if you could grant me a few requests.
Len McCluskey sent a “personal message of support” to a rally in support of the corrupt former Mayor.