Articles by Richard Osley

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

June 27, 2019 // 3 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". [READ ON]

Mayor accuses Labour councillors of ‘misogynistic bullying’

June 26, 2019 // 7 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." [READ ON]

Banging out Simon Ricketts

May 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

'CheersSimon' was trending last night was not just that he was a 'top bloke', although he clearly was, but also because people yearn for what Twitter was in earlier drafts, when somebody like Simon showed how you could join up the dots [READ ON]

The Lib Dem doorknock

May 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

LIB Dems in Camden were looking their happiest since the (pre-coalition) Cleggomania of 2010 after a whole pride of TV cameras and newspaper photographers arrived this [READ ON]

Dipped in blood

May 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

AFTER Ed Fordham’s local election win yesterday, see last post, there was another blast from the past when former Conservative councillor Laura Trott popped up as a [READ ON]