FORMER Labour Party deputy leader John Prescott has hit out at backbenchers who criticised Jeremy Corbyn over Venezuela for having never spoken about the country in Parliament.
Mr Prescott shared a tweet on Monday night exposing three Labour MPs from the newly formed all-party...
Wednesday 9th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Prescott is right to point out hypocrisy of Corbyn's dishonest critics – and the left must challenge these pernicious attacks on Venezuela
Tuesday 8th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
TONY BLAIR’S decision to go to war with Iraq was “illegal” and motivated by a desire to be a “special friend” to the US, his former deputy John Prescott said yesterday.
The Labour peer, who publicly backed the war at the time, spoke out as a cross-party...
Monday 11th Jul 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
FORMER deputy prime minister John Prescott hit out against Andrew Marr yesterday after the TV presenter bombarded Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn with a series of outdated questions.
Appearing on Mr Marr’s show, Mr Corbyn was asked about trade union laws introduced by Margaret...
Monday 18th Jan 2016
JOHN PRESCOTT has accused David Cameron of trying to restart the crusades in a scathing attack on his plans to bomb Syria, writes Luke James.
The Labour peer, who was deputy prime minister at the time of the Iraq war, spoke out against air strikes last night in an interview with Russia...
Saturday 28th Nov 2015
FORMER deputy prime minister John Prescott called yesterday for the Privy Council to be scrapped.
Lord Prescott said the historic body that formally advises the monarch was undemocratic and should be abolished.
His comments came amid continued criticism of new Labour leader...
Monday 28th Sep 2015
LABOUR rightwingers Tristram Hunt and and Chuka Umunna could lead a new SDP-style breakaway, John Prescott hinted yesterday.
The pair have set up a new platform called Labour for the Common Good (LCG), believed to be a petulant response to Jeremy Corbyn’s rise to pole position in...
Monday 24th Aug 2015
Corbyn sees surge in donations and supporters, giving Labour right a bloody nose as public responds to sneers of former PM
Friday 24th Jul 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
The Labour Party leadership contest turned into a tale of two lords a-leaping yesterday.
Lord Prescott deplored Tony Blair’s sneer that anyone inclined by their heart to support Jeremy Corbyn should “get a transplant.” The former deputy prime minister pointed out that...
Prescott hits out at Blairites as Howells slates Miliband for being dull
Tuesday 26th May 2015