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Labour’s Dawn Butler was one of the few to battle for the rights of the individual over the state.
The centre isn’t where he or ConservativeHome or anyone else wants it to be. It’s where it is – “Far From Notting Hill”.
Growing anti-lockdown sentiment among northern Labour mayors and councils offer him new opportunities – and dangers.
Plus: There is speculation of a Cabinet reshuffle soon, but I hear otherwise…
Plus: Trump. Racist, divisive, narcissistic. I can say that – but Johnson can’t. And: the return of the #virtuesignallingtastic Gardiner.
Plus: Sturgeon’s failures as a leader and her successes as a communicator. And: the lobby has a reshuffle.
Butler claims the fact that Bercow is yet to receive a peerage ‘is also a form of bullying’.
Jeremy Corbyn’s Surrender Bill won’t just delay Brexit. It threatens to stop it altogether.
Cleverly can undercut perceptions of the party as being just for the rich and those born with a silver spoon in their mouths.
In an atmosphere when anyone can close down the conversation by saying “I feel uncomfortable”, rational discussion becomes impossible.
The Party Deputy Chairman set an example for his colleagues to follow by fighting back on Twitter over identity politics and “cultural appropriation”.
The Shadow Equalities Minister alleges that the task force the Prime Minister has put together to deal with Windrush cases is inadequate.
As debate swirls about increasingly negative attitudes to our representatives, people have taken to Twitter to show their appreciation.
This would be the very definition of political corruption – using the party’s influence to intimidate a legally independent institution would be reprehensible.