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UK General Elections: Winners and Losers

The UK electorate produced another fascinating election result to match those elections of 2015 and 2010. I did expect a hung parliament but never imagined the Labour Party to win in places like Kensington and Canterbury. (Thomas Beckett must be … Continue reading

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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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Are Labour Party Women Just for Window Dressing?

Labour MP Caroline Flint’s exact quote back in 2009,  before resigning from Gordon Brown’s government was.. “Several of the women attending cabinet – myself included – have been treated by you as little more than female window dressing,” she wrote. … Continue reading

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Chilcot Reaction: Don’t just blame Tony Blair

One of the sad aspects of the Chilcot report is that most of its contents was known at the time leading up to the Iraq War in 2003. Through Whitehall & various media sources – e.g.  Govt leaks, Private Eye … 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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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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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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Labour Party Leadership: Pacemaker Corbyn May Just Do It

The British Labour Party leadership race is generating more headlines than anyone could have imagined. This surge in coverage is thanks to the rise of perceived rank outsider – the left wing MP Jeremy Corbyn Some senior Labour politicians supporting … Continue reading

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