MSM misreporting Onasanya case – only one charge, not two

The ‘MSM’ (mainstream media) have been reporting that Peterborough Labour MP Fiona Onasanya faced two counts of perverting the course of justice in relation to disputed driving penalty points. In fact, only one charge was filed, as confirmed by Cambridgeshire police: The first hearing of the case takes place from 2pm today. Shoddy MSM reporting that […]

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 […]

Breaking: Birkenhead CLP’s overwhelming no-confidence/withdrawal of whip vote v Field

Frank Field MP during an earlier censure by his CLP The repercussions of the decision of four Labour MPs to prop up Theresa May and her government during last week’s tight vote on her EU trade bill continue. Last night the SKWAWKBOX reported on the overwhelming vote by Vauxhall CLP (constituency Labour party) to express […]

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 […]

Formal Standards complaint lodged v Patel and Allan for lawbreaker support

When the Electoral Commission fined Vote Leave and reported the pro-Brexit organisation to the police for breaking electoral laws – not ‘rules’, as the BBC has insisted on calling them – it also fined ‘BeLeave’ founder Darren Grimes £20,000 for his part in the breach. BeLeave spent £675,000 in the EU referendum that should have […]

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 […]

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 […]

Video: cowardice and chaos so huge May whipped vote against OWN proposal to placate Brexit ultras

Theresa May scraped through yet another day of abject Brexit and general chaos on Monday – but in doing so demonstrated a level of cowardice that reached such unprecedented levels that observers were left wondering if they’d really seen what they saw. May’s much-discussed and denigrated ‘Chequers’ proposals on a ‘common rulebook’ with the EU […]