Tory chair Lewis gets owned by locals for SureStart jibe – it’s both hilarious and tragic

Tory chair and Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis showed typical Tory arrogance yesterday with a dismissive comment about a large attendance of local people to protest against Tory-controlled Norfolk County Council’s plan to ‘transform’ children’s services in the area – by closing six of the town’s SureStart centres as part of a plan to shut down forty-six […]

Labour RIGHT blocks Pittsburgh antisemitism motion

The Labour right has been at the forefront of attacks on the left and Jeremy Corbyn in all senses since Corbyn’s election as Labour leader – and the recent claims of widespread antisemitism in the Labour Party have been no different in that regard. However, as on so many occasions, the virtue signalled by the […]

MSM journalists’ shame – exploit Pittsburgh synagogue murders to attack Corbyn

Opinion A fitting tribute to the Pittsburgh victims – unlike the reaction of some ‘MSM’ journalists Yesterday the Labour MP Chris Williamson briefly trended on Twitter when he was attacked for retweeting an article that this blog had published hours before the horrific mass murder of Jewish worshippers in a Pittsburgh synagogue. The article had […]

2yrs ago, John McDonnell was pilloried for calling for removal of Green’s knighthood

Two years ago, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell called for Philip Green’s knighthood to be removed for his ‘vandalism’ British Home Stores pensions scandal – and said similar about Richard Branson because of his tax-exile status and his attempt, as McDonnell saw it, to ‘undermine’ democracy by accusing Jeremy Corbyn of lying about being on an over-full Virgin […]

Phillips’, Hodges’ zero self-awareness with May ‘knife’ condemnation

Comment Commentators have been getting worked up about the unpleasant language allegedly used by Tory MPs to described the likely fate of failing and flailing PM Theresa May. Mps have reportedly talked about ‘heating a knife’ in readiness for bringing an end to her tenure and have said that she should ‘bring her own noose’ […]

Umunna’s “people’s vote” enthusiasm adds new dimension to term ‘flip-flop’

Opinion Chuka Umunna on friendly terms with Tory MP Anna Soubry during Saturday’s PV march Centrist MP Chuka Umunna has been praised by the “People’s Vote” campaign for his ‘power’ and ‘brilliance’ in his statements about a second vote on leaving the European Unions and has acted as a regular mouthpiece to drum up support […]

Clegg reaches peak LibDem with parting statement as he skips off to Facebook

Nick Clegg Former LibDem leader Nick Clegg has expressed his delight to be quitting the UK for California to take up a position with social media giant Facebook. He also announced he was giving up his efforts to stop Brexit: As someone who has spent a lifetime arguing for Britain’s wholehearted commitment to Europe, it […]

Rattled Establishment going after maker of Labour’s groundbreaking broadcast

A few days ago, just after Labour’s annual conference closed in Liverpool, the party put out a groundbreaking and hugely powerful ‘PPB’ (party political broadcast) that shook the whole ‘Westminster media bubble’ and caused even many of Labour’s opponents and critics to start talking in grudgingly glowing terms about ‘that video’. Tory minister Liz Truss […]

Field chickens out – will not call by-election

It seems that Birkenhead ex-Labour MP Frank Field’s commitment to the ‘sovereignty’ of constituents only goes so far. Surprising almost nobody, news has emerged that, following his resignation of the Labour whip last week, he will not call a by-election to offer local voters the chance to decide whether they want him as an independent MP […]

Video: LBC’s Labour-critic Maajid Nawaz in ‘look like a Jew’ stereotype during show

LBC’s Maajid Nawaz has been one of the most vocal right-wingers in his attempts to paint the Labour Party as antisemitic – often making no attempt to disguise his contempt for the left in the process: But while such accusations against Labour leader and lifelong anti-racism activist Jeremy Corbyn are patent nonsense, Mr Nawaz himself […]