Armistice Day

Today at 11:00am as in most towns up and down Britain there was a service at the Memorial Theatre in Frome to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. The service was solemn, dignified and well attended, the front of the theatre festooned in red poppies. A day, perhaps, to …

That was Conference – success for Corbyn’s team?

Labour Party Conference 2018 Liverpool

I think it is fair to say that I, along with many other Corbyn supporting Labour members, was looking toward to conference with a certain amount of trepidation. There were rumours of a planned assault on conference by the right wing of the party, there was concern over the NEC's apparent fudge over 'open selections', …

Where’s the Outrage?

On and on it has dragged! Labour's never ending "anti-semitism crisis". How many years now? It has, of course, reached fever pitch over this summer with Dame Margaret Hodge appearing to be self-appointed 'hectorer-in-chief', leading the chorus which seeks to persuade us all that Labour is drowning in Anti-Semitic bile. All the while, a bemused …

Write to David Warburton to support the Palestinian cause

gaza

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign have organised a briefing session for MPs to take place on 11th September. They say this about the current situation: "The crisis in Gaza has not disappeared. Since weekly peaceful protests began on the 30th March 2017, Israel have killed at least 166 Palestinians and wounded a further 18,000. Despite the …