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Today: Jeremy Corbyn

this morning (thursday 20th), 7.50-7.58am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb) includes …

“The Labour left-winger Jeremy Corbyn, who’s seen as the front runner to be the party’s next leader, has admitted he did meet…

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PolLaw Express: 12th August edition.

Your daily dose of politics and the law. NI intrigued? Covered. UK focused? Sure. US-centric? You got it.

Welcome to the daily news round-up via my e-newspaper.

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Uk Politics

The ex-DPP doesn't do Twitter spats

AMONG the new MPs who followed party orders and abstained on the welfare bill, Keir Starmer in Holborn and St Pancras has had a bit of a chewing-out from those who feel he should’ve matched his fellow Camden Commons newbie Tulip Siddiq’s course of action of simply voting against it. 261 more words

The 'Neil Fallacy' of Attitude Differentials

I am going to coin a term called the ‘Neil fallacy,’ or more pompously, ‘fallacy of attitude differentials.’

In an interview with Diane Abbott, the Labour MP, the interviewer Andrew Neil seemed displeased at Abbott’s words: 536 more words

Labour's London Mayor candidates coming to Croydon, Aug 10

Croydon’s Ruskin House will stage a Labour London Mayoral hustings on Monday week, August 10.

The event is being co-ordinated on behalf of 10 outer London constituency Labour parties by the same officials from Croydon Central who are…

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Britain's first Black female MP

When I first started this blog for my MA in International Journalism I knew that one of the areas I really wanted to cover was the impact of Caribbean people on British politics. 332 more words


Andy Burnham wins the vote - but it's history now

Andy Burnham has topped the vote, but sadly for him, the timing was wrong. Could it happen again?

Labour Leadership