Azim on ‘mental health slur’ anger: ‘crank’ is common among ‘young high profile activists’

On Wednesday, LabourList published an article under the inflammatory, “The real battle for Labour’s soul? Lansmanites vs Cranks” As an article, its aim is fairly transparent – and it is not to promote unity among the Labour left. It has lazy and unevidenced assumptions in abundance and dismisses people on the wrong side of her […]

Exclusive: Williamson responds to JLM ‘whip’ letter

Labour MP Chris Williamson Labour MP Chris Williamson has spoken out about the letter from the Jewish Labour Movement (JLM) demanding the withdrawal of the Labour whip from the Derby North MP, citing comments made by someone else at an event at which Williamson was speaking. Williamson interrupted a journey to Wakefield, where he will […]

Dramatic video: May stammers, attacks as Corbyn asks for pledge ministers will cooperate with Vote Leave police probe

Theresa May is fighting for her political life after a week of humiliation and chaos. So the one question she must have been hoping against hope not to hear in during today’s PMQs (Prime Minister’s questions) was about the involvement of at least four of her Cabinet Ministers’ involvement with the Vote Leave group that has been referred […]

More Enfield councillors join calls for full NEC investigation into alleged rigging

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 claim has taken over the council by anti-democratic means. Those means included huge departures from proper procedure in the selection of council […]

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 […]

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 […]

Labour members launch petition calling for action against ‘centrist’ sabotage

Last year, the SKWAWKBOX revealed a number of instances of right-wing Labour staffers undermining the party’s efforts and electoral prospects – and yesterday the Times published revelations that showed ‘Southside’ HQ staff faking social media campaigns to deceive the party’s leadership during last year’s general election campaign. Those suffering now under the Tories are suffering […]

Video: a tale of two Toms – Watson’s five-day about-face on May’s Brexit deal

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson They say a week is a long time in politics. It seems five days is a very long time in the life of politician Tom Watson. Just last Tuesday, Watson – along with a number of other Labour ‘moderates’ – enraged many Labour supporters by telling the BBC that he […]

Expelled ‘centrist’: “renaming Labour moderates” to UKIP would be the way to go

Labour ‘moderate’ Andy Bigham was recently expelled from the Labour Party for supporting the Tories, both in comments on Facebook and even in running a Tory Facebook group. Bigham came to wider attention after making offensive comments on the same platform about putting Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott in a ‘box with the lid fastened […]

Video: extraordinary scenes, House suspended as Raab starts by continuing Tory Brexit chaos

The Tories’ handling of Brexit negotiations and preparations have been marked by persistent incompetence and dishonesty punctuated by moments of utter chaos – of which the shambles of last week’s Chequers ‘agreement’, followed promptly by the resignation of what seemed like half of Theresa May’s front-bench team, was a case study. New Brexit Secretary Dominic […]