As SKWAWKBOX warned, a #CoupOfCowardice is underway. #NoPasaran

Yesterday, as the attacks on Jeremy Corbyn’s video message to the Jewish community was cynically attacked, the SKWAWKBOX warned that the response removed any reasonable doubt that a new coup had begun: The response of the Labour right and the Establishment media to today’s announcement that no further action would be taken against Barking MP […]

Video: New Foreign Secretary Hunt tells Chinese officials his Chinese wife is… Japanese

Hunt (left) bows his head after his mistake If you were hoping for a less inept Foreign Secretary now that Jeremy Hunt has replaced Boris Johnson, you haven’t been watching the NHS – and your hopes will be dashed. Jeremy Hunt’s wife Lucia Guo is Chinese. They have been married since 2009. Hunt was meeting […]

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 […]

Voting now open in vital NEC elections. Make sure to vote for the #JC9 – here’s why

Voting has opened today for the nine vital places on Labour’s NEC (National Executive Committee) representing party members. The left has put together a slate to fill all nine places – voting for all nine of these candidates is the only way to ensure that the party continues unchecked in its drive to become a movement […]

Labour slams ‘phoney pay increase’ for public sector

The Government has today announced further cuts to schools, hospitals, prisons, police services and armed forces to pay for what amounts to a real terms pay cut for many of the public sector workers who work in them. While the government and Establishment media are trumpeting this as the ‘biggest pay-rise in a decade’, the real […]

Sign and share to help right a massive wrong done to vital foster-carers

Unless you are one, it’s unlikely you have much grasp of the demands and stresses placed on a group of people who provide one of our society’s most essential services: foster-carers. It’s also unlikely you will be aware that foster-carers have none of the protections afforded to people in ‘normal’ employment: no holiday pay, sick pay, […]

Cowardly May daren’t even follow through on attempt to flee Parliament early

After her humiliating surrender to her extremist Brexiteers yesterday, in which she whipped her MPs to defeat her own proposals, Theresa May tried to pull a dodge to allow her to flee Parliament early, before her own remainers could bring her down. May tabled a motion to break for Parliament’s summer recess on Thursday – five […]

Video: Bercow exposes May’s double cowardice in response to point of order

The SKWAWKBOX last night covered Theresa May’s extraordinary, even unprecedented, weakness and cowardice when she not only whipped Tory MPs to defeat her own Brexit proposals to placate ‘extreme-Brexit Ultras’ on her own back benches, but also then tabled a motion to close Parliament five days early in order to avoid the coup she must […]

Told you so: Labour right tried to sabotage GE2017 – it’s their fault we’re suffering Tory govt

In the wake of Labour’s not-really-a-shock surge in last year’s 2017 general election, the SKWAWKBOX revealed that staff at Labour’s ‘Southside’ HQ were so confident in their predictions of electoral disaster that they had deactivated the entry passes of Corbyn’s team – who, on arriving at the building as the Tories reeled at the emerging […]