June 2019

Now Labour’s chief whip warns group to stop ‘terrible behaviour’

June 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

THE fallout from the Mayor’s inauguration ceremony continues with Labour’s chief whip Lazzaro Pietragnoli telling colleagues today that he is “truly and honestly shocked” by the anonymous attack on Maryam Eslamdoust over the cost of the celebration. Shocked may not be the obvious word given the often combative group relations among Labour councillors, but he also calls it "terrible behaviour". [...]

Mayor accuses Labour councillors of ‘misogynistic bullying’

June 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

Mayor of Camden Maryam Eslamdoust has sent a furious email from her maternity leave after an unnamed Labour councillor attacked the spending on her inauguration ceremony in the press. She said: "I feel doubly hurt that individuals from my own Group would use this period in my life as an opportunity to publicly bully me for matters outside of my control because it suits their political agenda." [...]

Rory’s new friends

June 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Conservative leadership candidate Rory Stewart’s tour of anywhere reached Hampstead Heath over the weekend, where he bumped into some of the locals. [...]