Monthly Archives: February 2017

Mythbusting in Copeland: what the “Quality Press” will not tell you

Originally posted on rebel notes:
The narrative around Labour’s defeat in the democratic process at Copeland was written well before the day of the vote by those who have a determination to undo the democratic election and re-election of Jeremy…

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Urgent: UK-US trade inquiry and consultation quietly launched by select committee, deadline for submissions this Monday

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
A Commons Select Committee launched a public inquiry on 2 February. The International Trade Committee invited the public to send their views regarding the upcoming UK-US trade deal. The Committee will use those ideas to form…

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Latest #McNicol non-response on #Labour parasite groups – and CLP’s brilliant reply

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
The SKWAWKBOX has published a number of letters from Weaver Vale CLP (Constituency Labour Party) in Cheshire to Labour’s NEC (National Executive Committee) and its General Secretary, Iain McNicol – and the weak, evasive replies…

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Why I won’t be giving up the fight for a socialist Labour Party

The challenge that faces Labour today is whether to run from the fight, or stand firm and see it through? I won’t be running. Source: Why I won’t be giving up the fight for a socialist Labour Party

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Dangerous new changes planned to force sick people into work – or into poverty – Debbie Abrahams

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
With many thanks to Open Democracy. The government promised to help disabled people back into work. They’re failing – and now it looks like they’re targeting those who need higher levels of support. The…

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Tories force all councils to become private landlords in white paper

The ONLY new houses that councils will ever build from now on will be private rented properties at full private rent levels.   That is what the Tories housing white paper released 8 February says a… Source: Tories force all councils … Continue reading

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#UKIP tweets its #peoplesarmy ‘in Stoke’ – except they’re in BOLTON #WalterNutty

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
You really couldn’t make it up. UKIP’s leader Paul Nuttall has been humiliated this week by the exposure of his false claims regarding the Hillsborough disaster – and then by the abject failure of his attempts…

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