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  • Featured News John McDonnell claims Corbynistas “purged” from leadership contest

    John McDonnell claims Corbynistas “purged” from leadership contest

    Tensions between the Labour leadership and party officials appeared to deepen tonight when John McDonnell claimed there had been a “rigged purge” of Corbynistas. The shadow Chancellor alleged that “thousands” of Labour supporters were being denied a vote in the leadership contest as he published an extraordinary statement in response to the earlier suspension from the party of Ronnie Draper, the leader of the Bakers’ Union. McDonnell, who chairs Corbyn’s campaign,  claimed the action against Draper, which bars him from voting […]

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  • Comment Featured Scotland Uncategorized Corbyn and Smith battle over Brexit but Scottish question remains unanswered

    Corbyn and Smith battle over Brexit but Scottish question remains unanswered

    The latest set piece debate between Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith – and the first in Scotland – offer much but showed neither candidate has a conclusive answer on how to deliver a fightback against the SNP. The two leadership candidates went head to head in Glasgow and this hustings, like others, was marred by the hostility and heckling that has been witnessed in previous debates. Yet the question most relevant to this event was how to win back an historic Labour heartland. When both candidates […]

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  • Featured News Uncategorized Hustings in Glasgow: your views on Corbyn vs Smith

    Hustings in Glasgow: your views on Corbyn vs Smith

    This evening marks the fifth hustings between Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith in the battle for the Labour leadership. The debate is taking place in Glasgow and begins at 7pm. You can watch it below. With the debate being streamed live online it is only right that Labour supporters at home are able to join in the discussion too. We would love to hear your views on tonight’s debate – leave a comment on this page below, with your name, and we will publish […]

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  • Featured News Unions Union chief who backed Corbyn blocked from voting in leadership contest

    Union chief who backed Corbyn blocked from voting in leadership contest

    The general secretary of one of Labour’s affiliated trade unions was today suspended from the party – meaning he will not get a vote in the leadership contest. Bakers’ Union chief Ronnie Draper revealed that he had received an email informing him of his suspension due to comments that he had made on social media. Draper is a vocal supporter of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, and his Bakers, Food and Alliance Workers’ Union (BFAWU) has formally endorsed Corbyn in the current contest. […]

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  • Comment Europe Featured Don’t let Boris appease the Tory right – a former diplomat writes to Emily Thornberry

    Don’t let Boris appease the Tory right – a former diplomat writes to Emily Thornberry

    Dear Emily, This letter assumes that Britain will have expelled itself from the EU within a few years, the Tories having apparently decided that it’s better to ruin the country in pursuance of a reckless promise by a discredited former prime minister than to risk the wrath of the Brexiteers by refusing to make the mess they have landed us in even worse by going ahead with Brexit. But that’s for a different letter. The new foreign secretary has an unenviable task adjusting […]

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