Elections: Tories Copy & Paste Cock-Up

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Yesterday Haringey Conservatives attempted to put out their message on Twitter - unfortunately for them it was Labour's message. https://twitter.com/SeemaChandwani/status/989120888594419712

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Brexit: May Must Back Customs Union

Peter Dowd, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, has written for The Guardian today about how it is becoming clearer that the only way for Brexit to proceed is to support Labour's stance on negotiating a new customs union. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/26/theresa-may-labour-customs-union

Just for Fun: Lib Dems Take on First Bus

Well not really - maybe that should read "Lib Dems Talk to First" as some town councillors from neighbouring Otley took a 'fact finding' mission to one of First Bus's facilities. Did they rebuke them for their failing service? No. Did they take a hard stance on drivers passing stops because they are already late? … Continue reading Just for Fun: Lib Dems Take on First Bus

Trade: Defence Contracts Going Out To International Tender

A lot is going on in British politics at the moment and somewhere in the dim and distant past there's a memory of a Dutch / French firm winning the contract to make our shiny new blue passports and it not going down too well. Well, the GMB are pointing out that a £1bn defence … Continue reading Trade: Defence Contracts Going Out To International Tender

Labour Party: Corbyn Vows to Banish Anti-Semitism

Jeremy Corbyn has written in today's Evening Standard ahead of his meeting with the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Jewish Leadership Council. In the piece he explains how he intends to deal with the issue of anti-Semitism within the Labour Party. https://www.standard.co.uk/comment/comment/jeremy-corbyn-what-i-m-doing-to-banish-antisemitism-from-the-labour-party-a3821961.html