What’s the current excuse for #BorisJohnson still being prime minister?

It’s hard to keep up with all the justifications now, isn’t it? At the weekend, we were all eagerly awaiting Sue Gray’s report on the Downing Street parties, after learning that one was held for Boris Johnson’s birthday – that he can’t slither out of admitting he attended. But then Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick…

What’s the current excuse for #BorisJohnson still being prime minister?
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

#KeirStarmer seizes control of #Labour candidate selection. Members are no longer needed

The Labour Party leadership has seized control of Parliamentary candidate selection from local parties. Grassroots members now have no control at all over who represents them in Westminster. Longlisting of candidates will now be carried out by national and regional executive committees run by hard-right-wing apparatchiks whose aims are unlikely to correspond to those of…

#KeirStarmer seizes control of #Labour candidate selection. Members are no longer needed
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Labour leaders keep Corbyn out of Parliamentary party after welcoming right-wing Tory

Leaders of the political party that falsely claims to provide an alternative to the hard-right Conservative government but welcomes the most right-wing of Tories to its ranks with open arms has voted to extend Jeremy Corbyn’s banishment from its Parliamentary membership. Labour’s ruling National Executive Committee agreed by 23 votes in favour, 14 against and…

Labour leaders keep Corbyn out of Parliamentary party after welcoming right-wing Tory
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Forde report delayed AGAIN, 18 months late and not even complete – and will not cover right’s actions anyway

Inquiry should have reported in July 2020 but QC commissioned by Starmer says it’s only ‘largely completed’, despite repeated promises by party that it would be released The interminable wait for the findings of the Forde Inquiry continues – the investigation originally commissioned by Keir Starmer immediately after his regime began, supposedly to look into […]

Forde report delayed AGAIN, 18 months late and not even complete – and will not cover right’s actions anyway
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

It isn’t the week of redacted reports after all; it’s the week of POSTPONED reports #FordeReport

Even Martin Forde has lost track of what his inquiry is supposed to discover, I reckon. Why else would his report – now around 18 months late – still be unfinished? Originally intended to find out whether allegations in the leaked Labour Party report The work of the Labour Party’s Governance and Legal Unit in…

It isn’t the week of redacted reports after all; it’s the week of POSTPONED reports #FordeReport
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

#Partygate: Downing Street won’t investigate MP #blackmail claims – but does it matter?

The prime minister’s office has said there will be no investigation of claims that Tory whips have blackmailed MPs to keep them from launching a leadership challenge against Boris Johnson. But does it matter? It’s being claimed that the Sue Gray inquiry into parties at Downing Street has seen an email warning Johnson’s Principal Private…

#Partygate: Downing Street won’t investigate MP #blackmail claims – but does it matter?
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Starmer promised members more power over candidate selections – so of COURSE he’s taking it away

Starmer ‘seizes control’ of selection processes and marginalises members Keir Starmer has moved to ‘seize control’ of the process for selecting Labour’s candidates and snatched away all choice from local members except which to pick out of the list of approved drones he and the Labour right present them with. Of course he has. During…

Starmer promised members more power over candidate selections – so of COURSE he’s taking it away
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

#Labour is dead; who’s joining #PAL instead?

Rachel Reeves: it has been suggested that she would be more at home in the actual Conservative Party than Labour – but now Keir Starmer has turned the Red party into Tepid Tories it seems she has become comfortable again. Rachel Reeves really put her foot in it on the morning media round today (Thursday, […]

#Labour is dead; who’s joining #PAL instead?
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

MPs demand full restitution for all pensioners hit by “shambles” of underpayments to over 134,000 people

A truly damning report by MPs on the Commons Public Accounts Committee today castigates the Department for Work and Pensions for running an “unfit for purpose” system to pay pensions to more than 12 million people. The scandal of 134,000 pensioners being underpaid by around £1 billion dates back over 37 years and a number […]

MPs demand full restitution for all pensioners hit by “shambles” of underpayments to over 134,000 people
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Price Of Basic Food Products Rises by 340%

Whilst we are all aware that food prices have increased dramatically over the past few years, how much is a question that I’ve been trying to answer myself. Most people that I help, including myself are struggling to feed ourselves and families. Going without three meals a day is a reality for so many. Buying […]

Price Of Basic Food Products Rises by 340%
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment