Côtes du Corby Labour Candidate Caught Off Guard in South of France

A group of disheartened Labour activists who wanted to hit the streets of Corby today have been found themselves leaderless at the beginning of the by-election campaign. Sources on the ground whisper to Guido that they were blind-sided by Louise Mensch’s resignation this morning. Despite claiming this morning that he was  “fired up, ready to go” Andy Sawford, the party’s candidate for the November by-election, is currently sunning himself on holiday in the south of France. Like all good members of the Labour aristocracy…




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Stephen Bush writing in the New Statesman‘s morning briefing…

“The terrifying truth is that the Opposition is too divided – within the parliamentary party, within the trades unions, within the Shadow Cabinet and even within the leader’s office – to be anything other than a veto player as far as Brexit goes, and the party’s whole gambit is really about trying to make that weakness look like a strength. Keir Starmer saying that Labour is “increasingly likely” to vote down the deal is simply a reflection of the fact that the one thing the Labour party will be able to agree on as far as Brexit goes is that Theresa May’s deal is no good.”

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