Category Archives: westminster

Is Corbyn’s Time Up?

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn continues to have a rough time. Labour’s lost at the recent by-election in Copeland to the Tories was the bluntest of rebukes for Corbyn. Corbyn is fire fighting on so many fronts whether from his … Continue reading

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Theresa May: The Revenging Feminist?

What we learnt from Prime Minister Theresa May’s first cabinet is that she is loyal yet revengeful, a pragmatic feminist who is not afraid to humiliate those she has little time for. Loyal at Home Damian Green, Karen Bradley and James … Continue reading

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Labour Party’s Report into Internal Anti-Semitism, Racism & Diversity

  Shami Chakrabarti’s report into anti-Semitism, racism and other diversity flaws within the Labour Party is a landmark for me and long overdue. It is just a shame that the antics of Marc Wadsworth took the headlines away from the report’s … Continue reading

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Shami Chakrabarti is Leaving Liberty

Shami Chakrabarti  will step down after 12 years as head of the UK’s civil liberties and human rights advocacy group Liberty. Good for her. Shami’s departure from Liberty is a blow to the British public’s battle to defend its civil liberties … Continue reading

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As Britain considers Air Strikes in Syria

MPs in Britain will soon vote on other whether the nation’s armed force should join the airstrikes against Daesh (IS) in Syria. Most are likely to vote for airstrikes. But a few MPs have voiced concerns on British involvement much … Continue reading

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Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet – First Impressions

3 days since Jeremy Corbyn announced his first shadow cabinet. My first reaction was “Uh oh John McDonnell as Shadow Chancellor?” Then I realise as Corbyn’s campaign agent in the leadership race McDonnell was bound to be “rewarded” with his preferred … Continue reading

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