Tag Archives: Militant

Does politics have to be partisan and aggressive?

I am in London yesterday and today working on LGA business relating, separately, to health and social care issues and local government investment strategies. I have been in a meeting firstly with fellow Lib Dems and then cross-Party meetings with … Continue reading

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Liverpool Labour becomes a tragic Soap Opera!

Well what a day it was in Liverpool yesterday for the Labour Party. All seemed normal (for Liverpool Labour that is!) when the Council meeting started at 5 p.m. The first thing that was instantly noticeable was that more than … Continue reading

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What’s the momentum of Momentum?

At our last Council meeting before the elections in Liverpool Councillors who have given more than 8 years’ service and will not be standing for re-election are allowed to speak for two minutes to say their good byes. This provided … Continue reading

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The resurgence of Militant in Liverpool

The Militant of the 80’s which so badly damaged Liverpool has become the Momentum of the 10’s As most people know I’ve been around a long time!  I was a Councillor here in the 80’s when the Militant Tendency rose … Continue reading

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I have looked into the belly of the Labour Beast (it isn’t pretty!)

On 17th July I wrote a blog about a Compass meeting held the night before when one of the speakers about creating a ‘progressive alliance’ was Labour MP, Lisa Nandy. She was in the news again yesterday when she shared … Continue reading

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