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.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Progress column

Why I'm lamenting Tribune's demise: http://www.progressonline.org.uk/2011/10/26/tribune-reborn/


Anonymous Anonymous said...

"It has consistently championed CND and unilateral nuclear disarmament..."

What a pity the same could not be said about Kinnock and Bevan! John Biffen, a former Conservative Cabinet minister, did more to help the cause back in 1988. And since then Michael Portillo has advocated non-replacement of Trident. Michael Ancram has also expressed deep scepticism.

And, in his memoirs, even Blair came out with some strong arguments for Britain not having nuclear weapons.

P.S.I do hope that Tribune survives.Perhaps it could carry on as a website.

Well done, Luke, for this article (except for the part about nuclear weapons)

12:50 pm, October 27, 2011


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