Tag Archives: Jeremy Corbyn

MP calls on Corbyn to ‘come out fighting’ over Wadsworth

High-profile Labour MP Clive Lewis has called on Jeremy Corbyn, “to come out fighting” over the controversial expulsion from the party of Marc Wadsworth, the anti-racism campaigner from Thornton Heath. Wadsworth was expelled as a Labour member in April, after … Continue reading

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MP Philp joins with Corbyn to object to widow’s eviction

Tomorrow, at around 11.30am, a widow and her five school-aged children seem likely to be rendered homeless, as bailiffs will be knocking on the door of their home in Benson Road to demand that they leave. The eviction is being … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn: ‘We are now the political mainstream’

CONFERENCE SKETCH: Something has changed in British politics in the past year, and it was palpable at the Labour Party conference. Party veteran DAVID WHITE reports from Brighton Transformed. I think that would be the word to describe the Labour … Continue reading

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Corbyn policy aide Andrew Fisher: ‘We changed politics’

Andrew Fisher, the former union official from Croydon who has been working as Jeremy Corbyn’s policy adviser for the past two years, says that many of the “political myths” of the 1990s have been laid to rest. “Socialist politics have … Continue reading

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Labour rouse their troops in the rain with a touch of park life

Park Hill Park was the venue last night for by far the biggest election campaign event in Croydon of the 2017 campaign, as Labour staged a rally, one of half a dozen similar events held simultaneously around the country Photographer … Continue reading

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Dear Jeremy Corbyn, I have an apology to make. I was wrong

ELECTION COMMENTARY: After two years under near-constant attack not only from the Tories but also from members of his own parliamentary party, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is nearing a true test at the ballot box. And former Tony Blair adviser … Continue reading

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Polls show that Labour needs a damage limitation exercise

ELECTION COMMENTARY: Former Labour Party campaign staffer JOHN BRAGGINS, pictured right, says the political situation is like a football match where his party is 4-2 down with four minutes to the final whistle. Anything can happen, but the result is … Continue reading

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