A Northern Jewish Labour Councillor speaks about anti-Semitism in his party. A towering figure with a large beard, Oskar Avery
In search of the new Attlee: Labour must abandon Corbynism and respect the opposition to stand any chance of future success
Labour is in dire need of new fresh leadership after Jeremy Corbyn led the party to their worst result since 1935 back in December. The new leader will be confirmed on Saturday as either Keir Starmer, Lisa Nandy or Rebecca Long-Bailey, but can any of them really become the next Clement Attlee?
It will not have been lost on many observers that the seemingly endless line of nationwide Labour Hustings have been consistent with a party that looks set to back a radical redistribution of power and opportunity away from the clutches of Whitehall.
Shadow cabinet ministers said pro-Leave Northern voters were “bigoted and racist”, Labour Party Chairman Ian Lavery claimed in Wigan on Saturday.
There seemed to be a different atmosphere down at ACC Liverpool at the first in a line of hustings which will take place before the next Labour leader is announced on April 4th
The Corbyn experiment has been going for four years now where Labour has moved unapologetically to the left. While he has successfully grown the party membership especially among young people, two electoral defeats and being on the losing side of the Brexit referendum must signal that this experiment has failed.
A number of days have passed since the hope of a progressive country that protects its most vulnerable and funds the basic social systems required in order for its citizens to survive was consigned to history.
The e-edition is packed with all the results and reaction from Greater Manchester… and beyond.
This Christmas will not be a happy one for Jeremy Corbyn, whose four-year leadership of the Labour party has seemingly been buried once and for all.
Labour have faced a catastrophic result across the country, as even seats once considered safe have fallen one after the other to a bulldozing Conservative campaign – with the exception of Manchester Central veteran Lucy Powell.
Jeremy Corbyn announces he won’t lead Labour into another election… but he’s not going anywhere just yet
Jeremy Corbyn will remain as leader of the Labour Party, but will not lead Labour in the next general election.