August is traditionally known as the Silly Season in Fleet Street. Its the annual jamboree of silly stories made up by journalists when Parliament is in recess and the country … Continue reading Summer Silly Season Suspended for 2022 as harsh reality bites.
Boris Johnson faces Tory wrath as party slumps in shock poll …. screams the Observer headline on my return to the news. Party in despair, senior MP says, as Labour … Continue reading Back from a Summer Break.
I don’t often write about ‘process’ stories as the point of this blog is to understand and connect politics into building a coalition of voters for a Labour government. I … Continue reading Cummings Plan to Smash up the State ?
I have a spring back in my step. The first 48 hours of Keir Starmer’s leadership of the Labour Party has gone as well as I could have hoped for given the extraordinary political circumstances which form the backdrop.
This feels a strange day. In normal circumstances news would be dominated by the announcement of the new Labour leader. Quite rightly the special conference arranged for today was cancelled. So instead I sat at home refreshing my twitter feed like thousands of others across the country.
I meant to write this post last week and then again at the weekend. I hoped that I would have been inspired by the Labour Leadership election campaign enough to … Continue reading Lack of Inspiration in Leadership election is worrying me…
With just four days to go and most of us thinking about our normal Bank Holiday routines rather than the election it did seem it was another of those non-days … Continue reading 4 Days and Counting…
There is another week of this election to go. I am not sure how that makes you feel but I did get the impression from the Tory announcement today that … Continue reading Thinking of Exit Polls Already