A blog by Luke Akehurst about politics, elections, and the Labour Party - With subtitles for the Hard of Left. Just for the record: all the views expressed here are entirely personal and do not necessarily represent the positions of any organisations I am a member of.

Monday, April 30, 2007

3 More Hazelites

Continued momentum - endorsements from Roberta Blackman-Woods MP, Russell Brown MP and Barbara Keeley MP.


Anonymous Andrea said...

I can almost swear that Roberta Blackman-Woods was on Herman's list some months ago. Then she disappeared and now she has appeared on Blears' list.
If I'm not day-dreaming, I think it's a blow to Harriet to see her supporters switching away

5:47 pm, April 30, 2007

Anonymous jacqui smith said...

Let's just say that I'm not on Harriet Harman's Christmas card list at the moment.

I'm pulling out all the stops for our Hazel, though. She'll have no trouble getting those nominations!

Mark my word

9:19 pm, April 30, 2007

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Comment please on Blear's sourcing of campaign materials.

10:29 am, May 01, 2007

Anonymous Ian Kingston said...

See link for comments on Hazel's merchandise.


10:48 am, May 01, 2007

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I was looking for Luke to say something actually.

11:35 am, May 01, 2007

Blogger Luke Akehurst said...

As Ian says, Hazel has issued a statement about this which says everything there is to say.

11:38 am, May 01, 2007

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Will there be a donation made out of the profits that Blears has made to help Bangladeshi trade unions organise?

2:41 pm, May 01, 2007

Blogger Luke Akehurst said...

Cut out the middle man and
ask her office. Good idea though. "Profits" suggests you think there have been lots of sales ...

2:50 pm, May 01, 2007

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't particulary think there have been many sales really based upon who would wear one of the items. Any they have sold have been for novelty value or because they think they might fetch a bit on ebay in the future.

I was asking you as you are a supporter of hers and (although I disagree fundamentally with your politics) a good trade unionist.

2:59 pm, May 01, 2007

Blogger Luke Akehurst said...

I said I think a donation would be a good idea. It's a genuine screw-up and she has apologised. It's not like she instructed her people to source campaign materials from the most exploitative sources possible - they thought the stuff was made in Germany and this connection was buried about 4 layers into the supply chain.

3:05 pm, May 01, 2007


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