Owen Smith may have failed in his bid to unseat Jeremy Corbyn but he still managed to raise more than £800,000 for his abortive campaign from fat-cat backers, says SOLOMON HUGHES
Friday 13th Jan 2017
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Leadership challenger backed by Tories, Lib Dems and Greens
Saturday 8th Oct 2016
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OWEN SMITH urged Labour to unite to fight the Tories yesterday — but is still refusing to join the shadow cabinet after his failed leadership challenge against Jeremy Corbyn.
The Pontypridd MP said he has not spoken to the Labour leader since his attempt to oust him from his...
Friday 7th Oct 2016
Labour rival admits he wasn’t ready to challenge Corbyn
Tuesday 20th Sep 2016
With Labour’s latest purge well under way, CHARLEY ALLAN asks if the right could really get away with rigging this election
Monday 29th Aug 2016
MP gets defensive after Bob Crow Brigade brands him a ‘backstabber’ over Isis round-table policy
Saturday 27th Aug 2016
OWEN SMITH was accused of “pandering” to right-wing scaremongering yesterday after claiming refugees were putting public services in south Wales under strain.
The Labour leadership candidate claimed schools in particular were under pressure from “significant...
by Luke Jame
OWEN SMITH will “fight tooth and nail” to block Brexit if he becomes Labour leader, according to his campaign pitch today.
The Pontypridd MP will say that Labour should not accept a formal separation from Brussels until...
Wednesday 24th Aug 2016
Labour leadership contender forced to backtrack on negotiating-with-terrorists comments
Thursday 18th Aug 2016
ONCE again, Owen Smith’s campaign team has had to intervene to save its candidate from an ill-thought-out political position — his call to involve Islamic State (Isis) in peace negotiations.
Team Smith explained that he meant an Isis that agrees to “renounce violence,...
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