We’re back…

25th May, 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.

To report anything from the comment section, please e-mail [email protected]
  • 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 –   )

Latest

  • Featured News LIVEBLOG: shadow cabinet resignations

    LIVEBLOG: shadow cabinet resignations

    Rumours are swirling that half of the shadow cabinet could be expected to resign today, after Hilary Benn was last night sacked from the Shadow Cabinet. Corbyn’s decision to sack the Shadow Foreign Secretary came after it was reported Benn was talking to his colleagues about removing Jeremy Corbyn after the EU referendum result We’ll be bringing you all the shadow cabinet news as it comes through today. 20.01 Here is Karl Turner’s letter in full. Resignation letter in full. Will be […]

    Read more →
  • Comment Featured The plot to oust Corbyn is anti-democratic and offensive to Labour members

    The plot to oust Corbyn is anti-democratic and offensive to Labour members

    Here in Yorkshire, Labour voters and Labour members have been asking me what on earth some of our Labour MPs are up to. They are telling me that they just don’t understand why, with the Conservative Government up to its neck in trouble, the priority of some Labour MPs appears to be to make divisions in the Parliamentary Labour Party front-page news and engineer a coup against the democratically elected Labour Party Leader. They feel that some Labour MPs are […]

    Read more →
  • Comment Featured What’s going on with the anti-Corbyn plot?

    What’s going on with the anti-Corbyn plot?

    “You up? Call me, I have a big story for you.” That was the text I received just after one o’clock this morning. Within minutes, it was public that Hilary Benn had been sacked as Shadow Foreign Secretary. That began a chain of events that, since Heidi Alexander’s resignation just after 8am, have moved at some breakneck speed. At the time of writing, eight Shadow Cabinet minister have gone: Hilary Benn, Heidi Alexander, Ian Murray, Seema Malhotra, Kerry McCarthy, Lilian Greenwood, […]

    Read more →
  • Featured News Labour is facing “political oblivion” with Corbyn as leader – Labour MPs circulate anti-Corbyn letter to colleagues

    Labour is facing “political oblivion” with Corbyn as leader – Labour MPs circulate anti-Corbyn letter to colleagues

    Margaret Hodge, former minister, and Ann Coffey, MP for Stockport, have said that Labour is looking at “political oblivion” with Jeremy Corbyn as leader, in a letter that has been circulated around the Parliamentary Party. The two Labour MPs submitted a motion of no confidence against Corbyn after they said he didn’t give a clear enough message on the EU referendum. They have hit out at the leader again in a letter (below) and said that Corbyn is “standing in […]

    Read more →
  • Featured News John McDonnell: we have a responsibility to the country, not to party squabbles – Corbyn is going nowhere

    John McDonnell: we have a responsibility to the country, not to party squabbles – Corbyn is going nowhere

    Amid two shadow cabinet resignations, John McDonnell has said Labour have a responsibility to the country, not to party squabbles. He has added that Jeremy Corbyn is going nowhere. McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor and Corbyn ally, has been doing the rounds this morning, in an effort to pour water on attempts to remove Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party. Late last night Jeremy Corbyn sacked Hilary Benn as Shadow Foreign Secretary after rumours that Benn was contacting fellow MPs […]

    Read more →
x

LabourList Daily Email

Everything Labour. Every weekday morning

Share with your friends










Submit