Laura Pidcock is right: Lab/Con MPs are too often more than friendly


The SKWAWKBOX’s interview with Labour MP Laura Pidcock set in motion a long chain of faux-outrage articles by right-wingers and continues to set a significant part of the political narrative.

In this outstanding guest post, Liverpool-based writer and student activist Rory Hughes looks at the wider context of the unhealthy cosiness of some Labour MPs and functionaries with their Tory counterparts – and with organisations that often seem at odds with what most would consider true Labour principles.

Please read, share – and join the SKWAWKBOX in wondering just what the hell the current, right-dominated Conference Arrangements Committee (CAC) were thinking in allowing Conservative think-tanks to stage a fringe event at this year’s annual Conference in Brighton. That one of them is Iain Duncan Smith’s CSJ beggars belief.

The fantastic news today that two left-wing members have been overwhelmingly elected to the CAC should make this nonsense a thing of…

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