Labour leadership contest still has 12 years to run

There has been widespread public dismay at the news that the Labour leadership contest still has 12 years left to run. The contest, which will select the person who party members deem will stand the best chance of losing general elections, started a number of decades ago, well before some of the candidates were born.…

Tony Blair: Even Trotsky thinks Corbyn is too left-wing

Tony Blair has waded into the Labour leadership debate by claiming that Leon Trotsky told him that he thinks Jeremy Corbyn is a dangerous left-wing radical. Speaking at some event or other in London, the former Labour Prime Minister said, “It isn’t just me that thinks Jeremy Corbyn is a dangerous left-wing ideologue hell-bent on…

SNP bid to make hunting Tories legal

Hunting Tories is already legal north of the border and an amendment being tabled by the SNP aims to bring the law in England and Wales in line with Scotland. The Scottish National Party are to table an amendment in Parliament calling for hunting Tories to be made legal in England and Wales. The move…