Field – CAMERON’s former workfare ‘czar’ – resigns Labour whip

Veteran Birkenhead MP Frank Field has resigned the Labour whip. No indication has been given that he intends to step down as an MP and trigger a by-election. Field has long been controversial and considered on the hard right of the party, causing outrage by agreeing to sit as Tory PM David Cameron’s ‘poverty czar’, a […]

Field boycotts CLP in strop over photo. CLP demands apology for S*n column

As the SKWAWKBOX reported on Friday, right-wing Labour MP Frank Field suffered a serious reverse on Friday when more than eighty percent of Birkenhead members at their monthly CLP (constituency Labour party) meeting voted in favour of a motion of no confidence in the MP and for the withdrawal of the Labour whip. Members were expressing […]

Byrne’s Hodge Hill CLP swings overwhelmingly left

The SKWAWKBOX reported in the early hours on the near-clean sweep last night for the left in London’s Hampstead and Kilburn CLP (constituency Labour party), which elected or nominated left candidates for every position bar one in the vital National Executive Committee (NEC), National Policy Forum (NPF) and National Constitutional Committee (NCC) elections, as well […]

Tory councillor removed after ‘lefty pleb’ and ‘Munsters’ comments

The Tories disgraced themselves in the recent local election campaign, with at least eighteen councillors or candidates suspended because of vile racist, misogynist or homophobic comments – and then the party’s own decision, based on a discredited claim, to reinstate a racist-‘joke‘ councillor in order to seize control of a council. It seems the nasty party […]

Southport Tories outrage voters by quoting the S*n. #GOTV #LE2018

Earlier today, the SKWAWKBOX revealed the failed attempt by Tories in Sefton, on the north of Merseyside, to bully a local school into taking down a banner exposing huge Tory cuts to the funding of local schools – and the way it backfired massively. This week, Tories in the neighbouring town of Southport have outraged […]

Video: unbelievable – S*n political editor – “you can’t point to anything we’ve said untrue”

You seriously couldn’t make this up. In a BBC exchange with Faiza Shaheen, the director of the Class think-tank, the S*n’s political editor – with a straight face – claims that she couldn’t “point to a single thing we’ve ever said that was untrue”. Ms Shaheen’s face tells its own story:   In case Mr […]

Liverpool club’s response to S*n picture request is a must-read

The Medication X club in Liverpool used Friday’s good weather to distribute flyers – but didn’t count on just how strong the sunshine would be, so they put out a tweet about it: The sunshine is welcome in Liverpool. The S*n ‘newspaper’ is not – it is, of course, despised and widely boycotted, in particular […]

Exclusive: interview with new NEC member Izzard

This interview was first published during the election of three new, additional members of the NEC, in which comedian Eddie Izzard was standing as an independent candidate, though backed by right-wing factions Labour First and Progress. Izzard’s bid was unsuccessful, but as he has just become a member of the NEC as a result of […]