Video: OFOC’s Milligan claims Corbyn-supporter status on #BBCDP. Really?

Tess Milligan today Anti-Brexit OFOC’s (Our Future Our Choice) Tess Milligan appeared on the BBC’s Daily Politics today in a debate with Novara’s Aaron Bastani about the company’s – or ‘grassroots movement’, depending on your viewpoint . – demonstration at last Saturday’s LabourLive event. The show’s presenter accepted uncritically OFOC’s claim that its people were thrown […]

Excl: protesters’ vile behaviour to #LabourLive-goers

  A tweet critical of the protesters and their claims. The reality of the ‘protest’ at last Saturday’s LabourLive event has begun to percolate into the wider awareness after evidence challenged protesters’ claims to have been ‘ejected’ from the event – and the facts about the Tory-funded, Mandelson-hosted organisation involved came to light. But more […]

The troubling history of man behind #LabourLive protest group

The SKWAWKBOX has covered at some length the televised claims of a small group of protesters to have been ‘ejected’ from Saturday’s successful LabourLive event in London – and the video evidence and eyewitness testimony that challenges it. The protest was organised by two anti-Brexit organisations – in fact, limited companies – one of which was Our […]

Video and eyewitnesses challenge Beckett’s Sky claim ‘ejected’ from #LabourLive

Former NEC member and current NEC candidate on the right-wing Labour First/Progress slate Jasmin Beckett appeared on Sky News on Sunday morning with a colleague and claimed they had been ‘turfed out’ of Saturday’s Labour Live. There appear to be serious question marks over this claim. A barrister who witnessed them leaving refuted the allegation […]

THREE Enfield ethnic groups’ protest letters over ‘dubious’ deselection of ALL black councillors

  The SKWAWKBOX has covered at length the serious issues and conflicts of interest in the London borough of Enfield, in which unqualified candidates were selected through a process found to have been unequal and deeply defective – and those candidates then helped oust the sitting council leader, replacing him with the same campaign secretary who […]

Liverpool Riverside arranges AGM for Saturday of NHS march – to favour right?

Liverpool Riverside CLP (constituency Labour party) has a dire recent of right-wing machinations to keep a grip on the structures of the local party since the national resurgence of the left. The CLP was forcibly switched by Labour’s regional office to a branch/delegate structure to enable right-wingers to maintain control – delegate-based CLPs offer more […]

Gwynne defends Israeli visit

Shadow Communities Secretary Andrew Gwynne Front-bencher Andrew Gwynne is one of several Labour MPs whose visit to Israel as part of a Labour Friends of Israel (LFI) delegation this week has attracted outrage in the wake of the slaughter of over sixty Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza – and the serious wounding of thousands more – […]

Labour MPs react to Gaza massacre – by posing for ‘tourist’ snaps in Israel

Labour Friends of Israel (LFI) caused outrage recently by issuing a ‘victim-blaming’ statement in response to the massacre of around sixty Palestinians by Israeli soldiers. Three Labour MPs distanced themselves from the group after the statement, asking for their names to be removed from LFI’s list of supporters – two even claimed that their names […]

Labour First confuse by nominating LEFT candidate. Left candidate protests

Gateshead councillor and NPF rep Mary Foy Right-wing Labour faction Labour First routinely nominate – usually together with Blairite group Progress – right-wing candidates it wants its supporters to vote for in elections for key positions. But it has now been accused of muddying the waters by including left-wing candidates in its recommendations. Allies of Mary Foy, a […]

Excl, extraordinary – LFI ‘throws supporter MP under bus’ in ‘damage-limitation’

Tulip Siddiq (source: As the SKWAWKBOX reported earlier, a news site revealed that Labour MP Tulip Siddiq told a constituent by email that she had not ‘signed up’ as a Labour Friends of Israel (LFI) supporter and was going to query with the organisation the fact that she was listed in its parliamentary supporters’ […]