I used to think I knew a lot about politics and about what people wanted from politicians. But this year has really tested me. I mean I understand the frustration that people want a different kind of politics that speaks for them.… Read on
In the run up to Labour Party conference there were predictions of doom and gloom, and bust-ups throughout the week in Liverpool. As an attendee it couldn’t have been further from the truth. While the party is in a bit of an unhappy place, it felt like business as usual.… Read on
Readers of my blog will know last week was the first time in my six years within the Labour Party that I’ve been branded a “Blairite” to my face. This is despite having never voted for a Blairite, and being too young to even have voted for Tony Blair.… Read on
It’s the era of the resignation. Since the EU referendum, in just a space of two weeks, we’ve seen plenty. From Nigel Farage to David Cameron to Chris Evans and the England manager and most of the Labour front bench. Even Lucy Alexander off Homes Under the Hammer (it’s a travesty, my mum assures me).… Read on
After much debate, discussion, and thought I did not vote for Jeremy Corbyn in the leadership election last year.
I felt there were candidates more in touch with the views I held, and I thought they had a better chance with the electorate.… Read on
One of the saddest aspects of this whole referendum has been the increase in racially motivated attacks in Britain.
I am saddened that instead of acknowledging what has happened this month, social media has instead been filled with those continually repeating the claim that the leave voters were not racist for voting how they did when responding to these attacks.… Read on
When the public voted on June 23rd they were urged to “take back control”. Four days later, I’m not convinced anyone is in control. Whether that’s in the Labour Party, the Conservatives, the Leave camp, or the Government.
It was my dad who posed the question “why is it whenever the Tories go into meltdown the Labour Party follows them?”.… Read on
The outcome of Brexit is one of political uncertainty. Not just for the Conservative Party, but the knives are out in the Labour Party. Right on cue, Jeremy Corbyn’s enemies know now is the time to try and oust him.
I didn’t vote for Jeremy Corbyn, but know he was given a massive mandate by the Labour Party when he was elected only nine months ago.… Read on
A lot has been said on my Twitter about the EU Referendum result and so, without flooding it further, I thought I’d write a blog…
Most of you know I’m incredibly upset about the result, and what it means for Britain.… Read on