Tory difficulties are bound up with Brexit. Labour’s stretch wider, and are part of wider ones for social democratic and democratic socialist parties.
Posts Tagged: Momentum
Plays can be a useful pressure valve, and help expose their audiences to other points of view.
Imagine if they raised money to help honour the soldiers who answered Britain’s call during two world wars – thus showing more than anger and resentment.
I am receiving increasingly frequent pleas from Labour councillors “demanding” that I assist them in driving through their policies before the Far Left takes over next May.
Good luck, Prime Minister, with your plan to split the Left. Just don’t split the Right as well while you’re at it.
Her bid to woo Labour Commons votes for a Brexit deal is part of a wider gambit.
What if somebody as far to the right as Corbyn is to the left managed to win the Tory leadership?
A clear campaign narrative that balances local and national priorities is crucial. Engage with community groups. Select candidates early. Use social media to complement, not replace, campaigning.
“The leadership is doing nothing substantive to address this erosion of our core values. It saddens me to say that we are increasingly seen as a racist party.”
The Labour leader’s newly-revealed comments have crossed a line. The question is what will Labour MPs – and voters – do about it?
Momentum has lost control of the monster it created – only Corbyn has the power to purge his movement of anti-semitism
Momentum’s leaders taught supporters to reject any criticism, and encouraged a siege mentality. Now they are under attack by their own grassroots.
Seven points to reflect on during the coming weeks, including this: the centre ground of British politics is vacant.
Following allegations of intimidation several Labour councillors have indicated they are standing down.
Robert Halfon: What Hunt has done for the NHS, Hinds must do for schools. We need textbooks, not tanks.
Plus: beware of claims that we’ve reached Peak Corbyn. Don’t raise fuel duty. Scrap hospital car parking charges. And: Hands keeps his promises.
Robert Halfon: Last week’s elections blazed a trail for fusing workers’ and metropolitan conservatism
The Conservative Government is also going to have to get back to its DNA – cutting taxes. Reductions for those on incomes below £45,000 would send a powerful signal.
It wasn’t just about antisemitism. The Conservatives pledged to maintain weekly bin collections. Labour did not.