Category Archives: Labour

Parliament Ltd – You must read this book

I have just finished reading one of the most interesting and enlightening books I have ever read.  Parliament Ltd by Martin Williams is a book which everyone should read.  If, as the new Independent Group say, politics is broken, this book makes it clear it isn’t just broken it is shattered and probably beyond repair with… Read More »

Corbynista Hypocrisy?

Today seven Labour MPs resigned the party whip and have formed an Independent group in the House of Commons.  The seven are not particularly surprising and it was probably only a matter of time before something like this happened.  The seven include my own MP, Angela Smith the now Independent MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge. … Read More »

Shame on Barnsley Councillors

Yesterday, in the Barnsley Chronicle, I read an article about how our newly elected Lib Dem councillor Hannah Kitching had been treated when she had turned down the nomination to sit on the planning board of Barnsley council.  You can read the article here https://www.barnsleychronicle.com/article/councillor-declines-role-amid-bullying-claims The claims in the article made me feel incredibly uncomfortable… Read More »