After a terrible general election defeat, this week’s success is a ringing endorsement for a new kind of politics and a strong base to build on, explains JON LANSMAN
Saturday 7th May 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Detractors who gleefully predicted Corbyn’s downfall will certainly want to gloss over these election results, writes EMILY MAIDEN
OF ALL the reams of commentary churned out on yesterday’s election results, Diane Abbott put it best: “This is the beginning of something, not the end of everything.”
And in most parts of Britain Labour has done well considering the obstacles in its path.
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
LABOUR will lead the government in Wales for a fifth straight term despite falling short of an overall majority after the shock loss of a heartland seat.
Carwyn Jones remains First Minister after Labour took 29 of 60 Assembly seats with 35 per cent of the constituency votes.
posted by Luke James in Britain
by Luke James
posted by Morning Star in Britain
John McDonnell tears into moaning Labour right ‘Maquis’
A LABOUR councillor was sensationally returned in David Cameron’s back yard after initially being told he had lost.
Duncan Enright, who represents Witney East on West Oxfordshire council, initially believed he had been beaten by his Conservative opponent by 70 votes. He tweeted:...
PADDY McGUFFIN is distinctly unimpressed by the elections
Friday 6th May 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
LONDON mayoral candidate Sophie Walker made a formal complaint yesterday after spectacular bungling by Barnet Council meant many voters were turned away from morning polling.
The Women’s Equality Party candidate registered a complaint with the council and the London Assembly when...
‘It’s just banter’ whine caught-out Conservatives
Thursday 5th May 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain