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Prime Minister Theresa May: No big surprise

In May 2010 Theresa May came in as our new Home Secretary following David Cameron’s victory at the polls. I was surprised at May’s appointment given that when the Tories was in opposition it was Chris Grayling who shadowed Home … 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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British Labour’s Party Kamikaze Mission

In my previous blog I questioned Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership on whether he was effective or that he was by being poorly advised. I now realise that despite some leadership issues I have with Corbyn, his biggest Achilles heel has been … Continue reading

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Brexit or Remain – Don’t Panic!

Remain for me. Not an easy decision despite Cameron’s lackluster campaign. David Cameron’s”we’re all doomed” led Remain campaign, should have emphasised that the UK will survive whether in or out of the EU; but would benefit and influence far more … 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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Jeremy Corbyn – Labour’s 21st Leader

Jeremy Corbyn’s meteoric rise to become Labour Party leader has been stunning. I have never witnessed such a rise to the top of a mainstream political party in all the years I have followed this politics. The bookmakers had Corbyn … Continue reading

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More Immediate Elections for the British Labour Party

A week following the Labour Party’s loss at the UK general elections, a new leader is needed. Battle has commenced with 4 MPs so far declaring their interest  – Yvette Cooper, Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall and Mary Creagh. Few more MPs … Continue reading

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