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Brexit Vote Live

Written By: - Date published: 7:59 am, March 13th, 2019 - 55 comments

Theresa May’s final Brexit deal is voted down by the UK Parliament. What next?

The Independent Group Grows

Written By: - Date published: 9:06 am, February 21st, 2019 - 25 comments

In the UK, 3 Conservative MP’s have now aligned themselves with the 8 dissenting Labour MP’s in the ‘Independent Group’. What does this mean for both parties and how will it affect Brexit?

And the antisemites are…?

Written By: - Date published: 9:30 am, September 5th, 2018 - 65 comments

UK Labour adopted the IRHA definition of antisemitism in full, and…

Lessons for NZ Labour?

Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, June 10th, 2017 - 159 comments

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour just reshaped the political landscape of the UK.

Lessons for NZ?

Corbyn has already won so this is a good election for UK Labour to lose

Written By: - Date published: 7:31 am, June 8th, 2017 - 114 comments

If the campaign was a month longer I have no doubt that Labour would win outright. As it is they will I think they will probably lose, and this will be a good thing for UK Labour long term.

UK Labour campaign ad

Written By: - Date published: 5:01 pm, June 3rd, 2017 - 30 comments

UK Labour manifesto – for the many not the few

Written By: - Date published: 6:28 am, May 17th, 2017 - 29 comments

UK Labour unveils a plan that is both radical and responsible.

BREXIT Sitrep

Written By: - Date published: 11:39 am, July 17th, 2016 - 72 comments

BREXIT has brought into sharp relief the cleavages in British politics. The ordinary members of the UK Labour Party are consolidating their take back of Labour from entitlement minded Blairite Third Way careerists.

Eagle vs Window Pane

Written By: - Date published: 5:14 pm, July 10th, 2016 - 81 comments

So Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership has been openly challenged.

UK Labour now what?

Written By: - Date published: 9:16 am, July 2nd, 2016 - 73 comments

What will happen to the UK Labour Party? The chances of a split into a pro Corbyn activist based and Union based Labour Party and a MP dominated careerist party appear to be very high.

Corbyn Coup; Hilary Benn is Sacked for Disloyalty

Written By: - Date published: 2:52 pm, June 26th, 2016 - 129 comments

Jeremy Corbyn is fighting back against those plotting to force his resignation. But is it too little too late?

Making Like Private Frazer

Written By: - Date published: 1:20 pm, September 14th, 2015 - 20 comments

Political awakenings.

Surprise – ordinary UK voters like Jeremy Corbyn too

Written By: - Date published: 7:26 pm, August 16th, 2015 - 70 comments

According to a new poll, Corbyn appears very electable indeed, despite more squeeling from Tony Blair and the right wing establishment of UK Labour.

left wing leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn well ahead

Written By: - Date published: 2:34 pm, July 29th, 2015 - 25 comments

Hard lefty Jeremy Corbyn has a 22 pt lead in the UK Labour leadership race. The Labour Party Blairites are definitely not happy.

ABC: The Lexicon of Labour

Written By: - Date published: 9:10 am, July 23rd, 2015 - 62 comments

In a major shock, it appears veteren socialist Jeremy Corbyn is set to win the leadership of the UK Labour Party. Can his anti-austerity platform lift Labour up following their drubbing at the general Election? And can his ideas impact on our Labour Party here?

UK Election; the lessons.

Written By: - Date published: 6:52 pm, May 8th, 2015 - 393 comments

Like a punch drunk boxer, the pollsters didn’t see it coming. Three leaders could be writing their resignation letters over night. David Cameron is pinching himself at how easy it all turned out. And Scotland had another referendum.

Some brief thoughts on the UK Election and what can be learned.

Update: Ed Miliband resigns. Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage have also quit.

Ed Miliband UK Labour Leader

Written By: - Date published: 10:29 pm, September 26th, 2010 - 10 comments

Ed Miliband has narrowly beaten his brother David to become the new leader of Labour in the UK.  They now get to move on from the Brown-Blair era and fightback against the Tories.

Internet campaigning

Written By: - Date published: 2:39 pm, January 12th, 2009 - 2 comments

There have been two interesting pieces from the Guardian recently on the way UK Labour are beginning to embrace the opportunities of the internet for political campaigning. The first is here and describes Labour’s spoof of an online meeting of the shadow Tory cabinet (pictured above). The second is here and details UK Labour’s new ‘broad […]

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