We’re back…

May 25, 2012 8:45 am

…did you miss us?

Apologies to those who tried to access the site yesterday – we experienced a server issue which took longer to resolve than we first anticipated.

Thanks for bearing with us.

We’re looking forward to a bumper day on LabourList – with great content from yesterday (that we couldn’t publish) as well as everything that we have planned for today.

Keep checking back today for great content from across the Labour Party and the Labour movement.

Thanks again for your patience.

  • Peter Barnard

    Phew! That’s a relief (“We’re back …). It was a strange feeling … the prospect of no more “conversations” with people that I had got to “know” over the years.

    Yesterday must have been a difficult day for you, Mark., and well done for resolving whatever the problem was.

    I guess “The Osborne effect” will be on your agenda, given the downwards revision to 2012 Q1 GDP published yesterday?

    For the record, at the time of the election GDP per capita (constant £2008) was running at £22,360 per annum ; in 2012 Q1, it was running at £22,320 per annum. On your base line (Spending Review 2010), GDP per capita is down 1.2 per cent.

    • AlanGiles

      I was surprised that  nobody picked up on the fact that Cameron has proven himself to be the true “heir to Blair” in that in his constant  and arrogant defence of the dodgy and discredited Jeremy Hunt, Cameron now has his very  own “Mandy”. Just how much more has to be dragged out about Hunt before the wretched man  has to go – and how long before he is bought back?

      * Sonny Rollins (1930 –   )


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