Sandy Martin, a local Labour Councillor and leader of the opposition on Suffolk County Council, has been selected as the Labour Parliamentary Candidate to fight Ipswich at the General Election on June 8th. Mr Martin is a well known face and voice, and is possibly the most high profile Labour politician in Ipswich after David Ellesmere, the Leader of Ipswich Borough Council, who stood in … Continue reading Sandy is standard bearer for Labour
Ipswich Lib Dems have selected former Vauxhall candidate Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett to be their standard bearer for remain in the forthcoming General Election. Mr Hyyrylainen-Trett was born in Norwich, was delighted to be selected. He said “I believe every constituency in the country needs to give people the option of voting against the government’s current hard Brexit stance. The 41% who voted Remain in this constituency and those that voted … Continue reading Lib Dems select Adrian from Vauxhall
For those on Social Media who celebrate today, 28th April, is Ed Balls Day. Good grief.. but how could I say No? RT @YvetteCooperMP We've insisted he bake a cake. How else would you celebrate? pic.twitter.com/tfm7aKTLIs — Ed Balls (@edballs) April 28, 2016 Last year it was so important, he even baked a cake. But this year, while Mr Balls has so far ignored the … Continue reading Ed Balls Day
One of Labour’s star performers, Sir Kier Starmer, former Director of Public Prosecutions turned Labour Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, today announced a range of measures as part of the Party’s platform on Brexit. The measure spun to the media as the most controversial is the plan to allow 3 million EU citizens to remain in the UK after Brexit – … Continue reading Labour’s key Brexit promise delivers Leave agenda
There was a time when UKIP were considered a respectable party to the right of the Tories. As the Cameroons moved to the centre, telling their right wing “who else are you going to vote for” became more dangerous, because increasingly the answer was UKIP. While the Left has always howled “racist” at UKIP, because their language is frequently from a generation that didn’t value … Continue reading Is UKIP racist now?