New Labour anti-Semitism row as Unite’s Len McCluskey tells Peter Mandelson to ‘count his gold’ 

New Labour anti-Semitism row as hard Left union boss Len McCluskey tells Tony Blair’s half-Jewish former spin chief Peter Mandelson to go and and ‘count his gold’ Unite kingpin took to Twitter last night to hastily apologise for remarks to BBC   Mr Mandelson, whose father was Jewish, had praised new Labour Keir Starmer  McCluskey is … Read more New Labour anti-Semitism row as Unite’s Len McCluskey tells Peter Mandelson to ‘count his gold’ 

Red Wall Tories accuse southern colleagues of ‘f***ing things up’ with Manchester Tier 3 plea

In the missive penned by Norfolk MP Jerome Mayhew (above) they urging the opposition politicians to support moves to get the virus ‘under control’ in Manchester to avoid the ‘pain’ of a national lockdown Tory backbenchers are embroiled in a bruising north v south coronavirus civil war today after MPs urged Greater Manchester to accept … Read more Red Wall Tories accuse southern colleagues of ‘f***ing things up’ with Manchester Tier 3 plea

VINCE CABLE: Circuit-breaker idea is crude, lazy and defies common sense

Until last week, I had thought Sir Keir Starmer was doing a great job pulling Labour out of the swamp into which Jeremy Corbyn had sunk it. But I fear that he may live to regret his recent call for a new national lockdown Until last week, I had thought Sir Keir Starmer was doing … Read more VINCE CABLE: Circuit-breaker idea is crude, lazy and defies common sense

Labour MP admits they would shut down the UK again and again over the winter to control coronavirus

Labour would shut down the UK again and again over the winter to control coronavirus, senior figures admit MP Kate Green admits the lockdown might have to last longer than three weeks Shadow Cabinet Office minister Rachel Reeves said it might have to be repeated several times It came after Sir Keir Starmer called on Boris … Read more Labour MP admits they would shut down the UK again and again over the winter to control coronavirus

Teaching union backs Keir Starmer in calling for an urgent two week ‘circuit breaker’

Two-week-long ‘circuit breakers’ would see tough restrictions introduced temporarily across the whole country to suppress the virus, before they would be lifted for a time and then re-introduced if necessary. Measures could include bans on social between households, shutting down hospitality and leisure venues such as bars and restaurants, or restricting their opening hours. But … Read more Teaching union backs Keir Starmer in calling for an urgent two week ‘circuit breaker’

Greater Manchester unites in fury at PM’s bid to force Tier Three lockdown

Andy Burnham launched a fresh salvo at the government’s bungled bid to make Greater Manchester a ‘sacrificial lamb’ by imposing tougher lockdown today – demanding bigger bailouts and accusing Boris Johnson of southern bias.  The region’s mayor said the North was being treated like a ‘canary in the coalmine’ with experimental restrictions, claiming that if … Read more Greater Manchester unites in fury at PM’s bid to force Tier Three lockdown

Coronavirus: HALF of England in Tier 2 or 3 lockdown amid backlash

What is the difference between Tier One and Tier Two?  TIER ONE  Normal social distancing should be followed. Face masks on public transport and in shops etc. Rule of Six on gatherings indoors and outdoors, and 10pm curfew on pubs.   TIER TWO The Tier One rules still apply.  In addition, households are banned from mixing … Read more Coronavirus: HALF of England in Tier 2 or 3 lockdown amid backlash

Greater Manchester unites in fury at PM’s ‘sh**show’ bid to force Tier Three lockdown

Andy Burnham launched a fresh salvo at the government’s bungled bid to make Greater Manchester a ‘sacrificial lamb’ by imposing tougher lockdown today – demanding bigger bailouts and accusing Boris Johnson of southern bias.  The region’s mayor said the North was being treated like a ‘canary in the coalmine’ with experimental restrictions – claiming that … Read more Greater Manchester unites in fury at PM’s ‘sh**show’ bid to force Tier Three lockdown

Could a ‘circuit breaker’ STILL happen at half-term? Claims Cummings and Gove back a broad crackdown

Could a ‘circuit breaker’ STILL happen at half-term? Claims Dominic Cummings and Michael Gove back a broad crackdown in badly-affected ‘urban areas’ over school half-term Gove and Cummings said to be pushing for two-week closure from October 26  Would affect only parts of England with the worst coronavirus levels But faces opposition from Chancellor Rishi Sunak … Read more Could a ‘circuit breaker’ STILL happen at half-term? Claims Cummings and Gove back a broad crackdown