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, June 21, 2010

Worth looking at

Peter Kenyon on the components of the Grassroots Alliance disagreeing on their NEC slate:
Get your act together comrades or you might end up accidentally helping me get elected...

Michael Dugher MP on Labour and defence:

Maps and ward results of this year's London local election results: http://data.london.gov.uk/visualisations/atlas/local-election-2010/atlas.html


Anonymous ben said...

surely john hutton deserves as much of a roasting for supporting the tories as compass does for its green party antics (not a criticism, just a point, i agree with you on nearly everything)

1:35 am, June 22, 2010

Blogger Merseymike said...

Factionalism of the micro-variety is tiresome.

I'd like to see a stop to slates for NEC elections in any case. Let people stand as individuals and we can make a judgment based on what they say.

I always prioritise people not standing as part of a slate in any case or those who are independent minded like Ann Black

9:31 am, June 22, 2010

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I was going to xonpare this LINO nonsence as a pastich of "The Life of Brian" , But Toryboy on Kenyons own bleating Blog beat me to it !


10:22 am, June 22, 2010

Blogger GazetteNW said...

There is a problem on the left with too many soft left candidates. The facts are there are eight on a slate, with Susan and Peter the best of them by a mile, with some indepedent progressives standing such as myself. The choice is Labour New Labour First, or Some GRA/LRC with progressive independents. So if I want change I know the way to go.


9:50 pm, June 22, 2010


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