The New Era in Politics Begins

I was fortunate to have the complete distraction of the start of the Parliamentary Rugby World Cup yesterday to take my mind off the historic events of the Labour Leadership contest on Saturday. Of course – with it being a rugby competition full of 300 politicians from home and abroad it wasn’t quite the complete…

Live Blog Updates on Labour Leadership

12.37 – I have been gripped by my twitter timeline, the news, facebook. The fact is that much of the commentariat now believe Labour is now unelectable as does my non-labour member friends on social media. I have thousands of friends/ ex constituents. people who voted and supported me in a marginal seat but wouldn’t…

One Down 2 to go

So today Sadiq Khan was selected as the Labour candidate for one of the most powerful jobs in Politics – Mayor of London. Once again the ‘polls’ got it wrong as Tessa Jowell seemed to be the firm favourite for quite some time. In the end the margin was 59% to 41% (on about the…