His selective remorse speaks volumes about his priorities, and fuels perceptions that his apology was more a calculated political move than a genuine admission of culpability and sincere expression of regret.
The Speaker and the leader of the Scots Nats both rebuked Sunak for giving irrelevant and frivolous non-answers.
“He talks about people in the House of Lords – perhaps he could explain why he put forward for a peerage… Tom Watson, who spread vicious conspiracy theories”.
He shamelessly amplified the slanders of a dangerous fantasist and deserves no political afterlife. Starmer should know better.
The former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party abused his parliamentary privileges. Holding the powerful to account means blocking his peerage.
In vino veritas: talking to voters in pubs usually works. We saw how four of these five contests could be expected to play out.
Most voters will have what to them are more pressing reasons to reject Corbyn than anti-semitism. But none expose more fully why he must be stopped.
Tied to no faction, former Blair backer turned Corbyn supporter, the shadow Trade Secretary is a law unto himself.
The Government has been bold on this so far and now it must be bolder still. For some, this pause may have tragic consequences.
I have nothing in common with the militant unionists and left-wing MPs involved in the campaign on this matter. But on the wider principles concerned, I’m wholly in agreement with them.
Plus the Deputy Speaker election. Alun Cairns & Damian McBride. And: has Adam Afriyie lost his marbles?
By Mark WallaceFollow Mark on Twitter. The Falkirk scandal, and the wider attempted union takeover of the Labour Party, has claimed its first scalp. Tom Watson has resigned as head of Ed Miliband's general election campaign. There are various very good reasons for Watson to go over the various brazen attempts to fix Labour's selection process, as […]
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. This morning, Tory MP Greg Hands tweeted: "Still lots of Labour MPs on Twitter carping and trying to find fault – any fault – they can with the Jubilee. Sad, but not surprising." Hands was referring to the lack of positive tweets about the Jubilee celebrations coming from Labour […]
By Joseph Willits Follow Joseph on Twitter Last week we reported some bad news for Ed Miliband, that according to a poll in the Sun, only 1 in 5 Labour voters would back him. Today signals further disappointment for the Labour leader with a poll on LabourList blaming Miliband's handling of public sector pensions strikes on 30th November for […]