Monthly Archives: December 2015

Corbyn’s comrades – Momentum

This is the second in a series of blogs examining the hard left groups  that are supporting Corbyn and working to take the Labour Party to the left.  It is too easy to relax and enjoy the prospect of a … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Oldham – a triumph for Corbyn or localism?

The Oldham by-election result seems to have surprised the media and angered Nigel Farage.  Some are claiming it as a triumph for Corbyn and vindication of his “leadership” of the Labour Party.  Others, more savvy, have noted that the successful … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Corbyn’s comrades – Bianca Todd

This is the first of a series of blogs highlighting the company that Jeremy Corbyn keeps.  It is too easy to relax and enjoy the prospect of a permanent Conservative government while Corbyn leads the Labour Party but we need to … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Your father would have been proud of you, Hilary

I shared some exchanges with Hilary Benn from time to time when I was Leader of the Council and we also shared a scary journey in a speeding 4×4 when he came to Oxfordshire in the floods and he was Secretary of … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , | Leave a comment