Tag: Labour Party

Caveat Emptor, Labour Voters!

Labour’s shadow home secretary would like to inform everyone how she would treat the country’s laws should we ever have the misfortune to see her in that position: We will probably never know if any of the Grenfell survivors simply…

Owen Jones Goes To The Seaside

As part of my journey through the leave-supporting areas, I have come to Brexitland-on-Sea. He means South Thanet. The beauty does indeed jar with the visible signs of decline. “If you’re on the harbour looking at the sea, you could…

Lofty Labour

The Conservatives are repositioning themselves as the party of the working class. Forty-three per cent of David Cameron’s new cabinet members were educated at state or faith schools, up from 21% in the first Coalition cabinet in 2010. Among them:…

Disaffected English voters

Whilst party leaders are dismissive of last Thursday’s Clacton by-election result, Labour and Conservative Party members are figuring out ways to re-engage with UKIP voters. Comments from a fringe meeting at the recent Labour Party conference revealed home truths about…

Labour, Obama techniques and membership

Yesterday’s post discussed David Cameron’s infatuation with Obama’s administration at the expense of Conservative Party membership. Today’s entry looks briefly at the same issues at the heart of the Labour Party. A cross-section of Labour Party members — including potential…