• Who’s filibustering who?

    October 12, 2018 // 1 Comment

    IN the new council chamber at the Crowndale Centre, countdown screens have been erected in a bid to stop councillors waffling on. The seconds tick down until the display turns red and then it’s supposed to be time to sit down. On debut on Monday evening, there was little indication that [READ ON]

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  • We have limited cake options

    October 1, 2018 // 6 Comments

    TIME to head to the Conservatives in Birmingham but an ICYMI from last week in Liverpool: Here was the BBC touring the Labour conference centre with cupcakes bearing the [READ ON]
  • The left-winger from Haverstock School

    September 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

    AFTER Oona King, David Miliband and Ed Miliband, Labour’s annual conference has got used to contributions from former Haverstock School pupils over the years. Step [READ ON]
  • ‘We’re not out to deselect everyone’

    September 25, 2018 // 10 Comments

    JUST before Labour members from Hampstead and Kilburn headed up here to Liverpool for their conference, they met to discuss how delegates might vote on certain issues. The [READ ON]
  • Just visiting

    September 20, 2018 // 1 Comment

    JUST for one brief second – just one second – I thought I had the scoop of scoops from Lib Dem conference when I was walking along the seafront in Brigthon on [READ ON]
  • Flick takes to the stage at Glee Club

    September 20, 2018 // 1 Comment

    AN unofficial code of the Liberal Democrat conference is that recently-elected new councillors should continue their initiation by singing at an annual karaoke. Sadly, no [READ ON]
  • Falsehoods, errors and fake news

    September 14, 2018 // 2 Comments

    LABOUR’S chief whip Lazzaro Pietragnoli responds to the New Journal’s story about ‘stage-managed’ (a term coined by his colleagues, not me) council [READ ON]
  • Team Tulip set for expansion

    September 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

    THERE may be one or two Labour figures who’d like to give the party’s conference in Liverpool a miss. Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq has a good excuse to [READ ON]
  • THE election of the full JC9 slate to Labour’s National Executive Committee, and particularly that of Pete Willsman, last week led all the chat/anger/analysis about [READ ON]
  • Camden’s new parliamentary constituencies?

    September 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

    THE final draft of the Boundary Commission recommendations for a new parliamentary map of the UK has been released today, and the headline everyone will jump on is the [READ ON]
  • Phil Rosenberg v Camden Momentum goes national

    September 10, 2018 // 1 Comment

    FORMER Labour councillor Phil Rosenberg’s collision course with Camden Momentum continues. He has already puzzled aloud over which side some members of the left-wing [READ ON]

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The ghost of Christmas future

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SALLY Rose White is the ghost of Christmas past. She haunts me, and others should feel the same; more so. Fifteen years ago, at Christmas time, the killer who ended her [READ ON]



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