McDonnell rallies Labour supporters to oppose Robinson march

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has called on “all Labour members and anyone who cares about the future of our country” to join a Momentum demonstration to oppose far-right activist Tommy Robinson, who intends to lead a march in London on Sunday 9 December. it doesn’t matter whether you voted leave or remain, Tommy Robinson doesn’t […]

May blocked security service investigation into Arron Banks’ funding sources

As has been known in certain circles for well over a year,  during the EU referendum campaign in 2016 the UK’s security services had serious concerns about the sources of then-UKIP donor Arron Banks’ funding for the referendum campaign – and as Home Secretary Theresa May intervened to block their investigation. Banks has now been […]

Breaking: Arron Banks referred to National Crime Agency over referendum donations

Brexiteer and former UKIP funder Arron Banks has been referred by the Electoral Commission to the National Crime Agency for investigation over millions of pounds of donations and loans allegedly from ‘impermissible’ non-UK companies. Rumours have long abounded about the source of Banks’ donations, which he has maintained he funded himself. Companies in the Isle […]

EU: Corbyn’s Brexit plan was right all along

Comment In February this year, Jeremy Corbyn gave a major speech on Labour’s Brexit stance in which he announced that Labour, in government, would look to agree ‘a customs union’ with the EU. Corbyn was derided by both centrists and right-wingers, who fell over themselves to rubbish the idea. The BBC even arranged a company […]

Sandwell leader’s remarkable response to questions re confidential leaks: “Don’t waste my time”

Edit: this article originally described Julian Saunders as a ‘UKIP-supporting blogger’. He has been in touch to advise that he is not a UKIP supporter. Steve Eling Sandwell council leader – and delegate of right-wing MP John Spellar’s Brandhall Labour Club – Steve Eling has been slated for alleged leaks of sensitive information on political […]

Murdoch press covers poll showing Labour fall. Ignores poll showing Labour ahead

The Times features a YouGov poll showing the Labour Party dropping three points in Westminster voting intention and the Tories rising by a single point: The poll found that 39 per cent of people said they would vote Tory, up one point compared with last week when both parties were level. Labour dropped three points […]

Tories falling apart as MEP wants to execute ‘extreme’ remainers. Which is extreme…

A Tory MEP wants to ‘update’ the Treason Act to include execution for ‘extreme EU loyalty’. David Bannerman tweeted this morning that those exhibiting too much loyalty to the European Union should be treated like jihadis if the law is updated to allow Islamic extremists to be tried as traitors. Although Bannerman later replaced his […]

Latest polling shows Corbyn still playing Brexit hand just right

Corbyn: playing a tough hand intelligently as latest polls show A small flood of polls released over the past few days show Labour opening a significant lead over the Tories as the Conservatives’ vote share crashes: The polling suggests the Tories are leaking support back to UKIP as a result of Theresa May’s disastrous week […]

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 […]

‘Shock’ result in Curborough by-election as Labour wins big in Tory heartland

Labour took a seat in the epitome of a Tory heartland on Thursday evening, in a council by-election win that was treated as a ‘shock’ by election pundits – but to those who remember the ‘Corbyn surge‘ last year against Establishment expectations, the only mild surprise is the scale of the win. Labour made a […]