Last week I attended Labour’s autumn conference as an exhibitor. These are my thoughts on how it went. By Labour’s own standards, they have had a good conference – but it is a sign of how far they have fallen that those standards were so low. Simply put: the widely predicted civil war didn’t happen,… Continue reading The week Labour finally abandoned liberalism?
Lest I be accused of denigrating Jon Cruddas, it has to be said that he has emerged as one of the true victors of the Labour deputy leadership contest. To come third, even if not within the membership college, was a real achievement for a candidate who has never had ministerial experience. Reading Brown’s speech,… Continue reading Jon Cruddas: the real winner?