New WM Labour regional director appointed. Right wing panicking

According to Labour sources, the new West Midlands regional director has now been appointed – the SKWAWKBOX can reveal that left-wing members will be very happy that change is coming. Right-wingers – of which there are many in the West Midlands – are apparently like a disturbed termites’ nest, with fraught phone-calls aplenty and attempts […]

Formby collecting CLP data amid reports of mass rogue affiliations and rising GE expectation

One of the key democratic – or otherwise – influences in the Labour Party around the country consists of affiliations to CLPs (constituency Labour parties) from other groups affiliated to the national party. Unions and affiliated socialist societies are entitled to send delegates to a CLP from any branch that has affiliated to it – […]

Labour First-backed NEC candidate Wimbury name-dropping Corbyn in campaign

Ballots in the crucial election of nine members of Labour’s National Executive Committee (NEC) have started to go out today –  and Labour members who support Jeremy Corbyn need to vote for all nine candidates on the left ‘slate‘, as any deviation risks opening a door to the right-wingers who want to block Labour’s impetus as […]

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 […]

Right NEC candidate’s campaign rocked by bullying complaint by blind member

Gurinder Singh Josan closing Labour First’s annual meeting in January Tomorrow ballots will be sent out for the vital NEC (National Executive Committee) elections of nine ‘CLP’ (constituency Labour party) members to represent Labour’s huge membership on the party’s ruling body. The left has a full slate of nine candidates and all Labour members who […]

More leaked Enfield LCF ‘tapes’ show interviewer recommendations CHANGED to approve ‘coup’ candidates

The SKWAWKBOX has covered at length the battle in the London borough of Enfield between a broad coalition of Labour members and officials from all wings of the party and a group they allege has taken over the council by anti-democratic means. Those means included huge – and at least partially admitted – departures from […]

MSM pick up SKWAWKBOX’s Enfield ‘coup’ exclusives – without credit (again)

Start of a Sunday Times feature on the Enfield scandals broken by the SKWAWKBOX The SKWAWKBOX has broken a number of exclusives on the deeply problematic selection of candidates for May’s local elections in the London borough of Enfield, in which numerous applicants were approved onto the ‘panel’ of candidates without being asked a number […]

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 […]

R-wing blood running cold as Sandwell meeting cancelled by NEC ‘exceptional circs’ rule

In the early hours of this morning, the SKWAWKBOX described the chaos infecting the Labour right in its heartland of Sandwell borough in the West Midlands. That chaos had been manifested in the calling of an unconstitutional meeting for the sole purpose of passing judgment on a councillor who has inconvenienced the local Establishment – followed […]

Chaos in Sandwell as Labour right call ‘unconstitutional’ meeting – and immediately cancel

Right-wing Labour figures in the West Midlands borough of Sandwell – the heartland of the Labour right – have been under increasing pressure in recent months. One key figure after another has been suspended from the party for alleged improper behaviour – and then the right-dominated ‘LCF’ (local campaign forum) that oversees candidate selections in […]