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McCluskey: Labour has no “God given” right to exist
McCluskey: Labour has no "God given" right to exist

Len McCluskey (right) the leader of Britain’s largest union Unite has declared that Labour’s “variations of austerity” was not good enough to win the next election. Saying “I believe the British electorate are of a mind that unless there is a real alternative to say, ‘We’d best stick with the devil we know.’” McCluskey added “Can I […]

Labour win controversial Brighton council by-election
Labour win controversial Brighton council by-election

Tonight Labour have narrowly won the Hanover & Elm Grove council by-election in Brighton after a controversial campaign “marred” by bin strikes and public disagreement among Green Party activists. Labour turned a substantial Green majority into a win by  only 38 votes – a significant victory for them and a serious loss for the Greens. The successful Labour candidate, Emma Daniel, […]

Unite the union balloting over Political Fund
Unite the union balloting over Political Fund

Unite the union is balloting members on the political fund, which it is legally obliged to do. They have produced this video of our Len explaining why it’s something the union needs. It’s an interesting video in that funding for the Labour Party barely features until near the end, which is odd because Unite is the single […]

Labour broadcast conjures spirit of the Ordinary Joe
Labour broadcast conjures spirit of the Ordinary Joe

Having looked at the Green broadcast the other day it’s now time to examine the way Labour using film to campaign, because it’s fascinating; Once again we have an over-all well put together broadcast with a few random rough edges thrown into the mix. In this case the rough edges are in the form of Ed Miliband, but I suppose […]