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 […]

Hoey’s CLP unanimously passes no-confidence motion

Kate Hoey Kate Hoey was one of four right-wing Labour MPs last week whose decision to vote with the government on a key EU trade bill almost certainly saved Theresa May and propped up a Tory government that is inflicting misery on millions. The move outraged Labour members and supporters who know the UK’s most […]

Brexit Secretary Raab calls Scotland an English region

Dominic Raab – is anybody home? Dominic Raab has been Brexit Secretary in name only since Theresa May decided she’d handle negotiations personally – what could go wrong? But a comment he put out on Twitter today suggests that he’s overstretched talking about UK affairs, let alone haggling with the EU. Raab – and the […]

Tories falling apart as MEP wants to execute ‘extreme’ remainers. Which is extreme…

A Tory MEP wants to ‘update’ the Treason Act to include execution for ‘extreme EU loyalty’. David Bannerman tweeted this morning that those exhibiting too much loyalty to the European Union should be treated like jihadis if the law is updated to allow Islamic extremists to be tried as traitors. Although Bannerman later replaced his […]

Video: Cable’s non-denial of new party plans – and “I want my party at the centre of it”

The SKWAWKBOX has published information over a number of weeks showing that the long-predicted but little-anticipated formation of a new party out of disgruntled and defunct centrists was imminent. Allies of a number of right-wing Labour MPs around the country have been resigning lately in what may be a move to pave the way for […]

Javid visits poverty-hit North-East – and talks to Bentley-owners

Home Secretary Sajid Javid – who still has not properly apologised for libelling Jeremy Corbyn last week, in spite of beating a hasty retreat when Corbyn’s lawyers got in touch – has been in the North-East today. Javid and the rest of Theresa May’s Cabinet had been in Gateshead for a Cabinet meeting – and […]

Centrists’ party allies resigning in preparation for split?

Two weeks ago, The SKWAWKBOX revealed exclusively the news that a right-wing Labour MP had told members at a constituency Labour party (CLP) meeting that a group of 12-20 Labour MPs were preparing to split off and form a new party – the MP claimed not to be one of them. Last week, news broke […]

Labour’s Lewis talks about all-white ‘balanced’ parliamentary committee

Clive Lewis This week the House of Commons announced a new committee formed specifically to scrutinise Brexit-related legislation – and proudly announced its balance: The tweet lauded the gender balance of the committee – but the composite image it published of the members was conspicuous for something else. Labour MP Clive Lewis spotted it: Fifty-two […]

Theresa May’s betrayal to win vote – it’s not her first offence…

Theresa May: devoid of principle and has form to prove it As the SKWAWKBOX just published, Theresa May broke a solemn promise this evening to save her skin, by having ‘paired’ MPs – who were not supposed to vote because they were paired with women MPs who couldn’t attend to vote as they are on […]

Outed: desperate May betrays promise to maternity MPs to win crunch votes

Theresa May scraped through a vital vote tonight that – after a start to the week in which she whipped MPs to defeat her own EU proposals to placate her extreme-Brexit back-benchers – would have been likely to end her tenure had she lost it. It has now emerged that she was so desperate to […]