We must find our identity in modern Britain; break away from obstructive stereotypes; source authentic leaders who connect with voters; become the party of opportunity; and never style ourselves as an alternative to “chaos”.
Posts Tagged: Momentum
Red Ted Knight and the then Militant Tendency were a disaster for Lambeth. The hard left has returned – new bottles, yet very much the nastiest of old wine.
Every time we put the other side on the back foot and expose their inaccuracies to those middle-ground voters, we damage the credibility of all their messages.
“Ideological dogma will do nothing to improve the lives of residents”: Full text of Kober’s statement
The Leader of Haringey Council explains why she has decided to stand down at the local elections in May.
Labour council leaders warn their Party’s Corbynite NEC is a “dangerous and alarming” threat to local democracy
Scores of senior councillors argue that the central party’s attempts to dictate council policies are “an affront to the basic principles of democracy”.
Labour councillors are led by a Corbynista who backs a 15 per cent increase in Council Tax. Our challenge is to make residents aware of the danger.
Last June’s election has transformed the debate about capitalism. May must find a strategic response.
Tactical newspaper articles are necessary but insufficient. She should make a series of speeches to set out her stall and try to change the weather.
Lansman and co hope to gain even more power, members and clout – if they can keep a grip on their own operation.
Peter Franklin: Ruling political tribes 1) Labour. How the Left came in from the wilderness and drove the Blairites out.
Since I last surveyed the political landscape in 2013 and 2014, some ruling tribes have been cast down, and some formerly lost tribes have risen to rule.
Let’s have someone with a Dick Whittington “upwardly mobile” life story to inspire Londoners with a message of sunlit uplands positivity.
Nicky Morgan: Threats, intimidation, violence, and trolling. Something is rotten in the state of our democracy.
Those who turn a blind eye to MPs being labelled mutineers are playing with a fire which will eventually consume them too.
Greater localism is to be welcomed – but we must beware of extremists seeking new town councils as a chance to grab power.
Sending up the Left is not enough. But it’s certainly a start – and Tom Harwood is doing it effectively
His satire on the NUS is highly enjoyable, but as he himself recognises, the Conservatives are a long way from finding messages to reach younger voters.
Plus: May’s EU trials, Labour’s EU shifts – and how Russia got there before Trump by recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Well, part of it.
Senior councillors have been ousted by left wing activists. A former Mayor is among the victims.