Make no mistake, @PeoplesMomentum are the new Militant

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The Gerasites

by Cllr James Patterson

The deselections of moderate Labour councillors in Haringey have made headlines this week. These have been organised by Momentum. They are actively seeking control of Haringey Council. Given the circumstances, I have decided not to seek re-election.

I was immensely proud to be elected as a Labour councillor in Haringey in May 2014. Labour, at the time, was a pro-European, internationalist and socially liberal party of the centre-left. I had been inspired by the successes of Labour councils, up and down the country, in their pursuit of social justice objectives. These had been in hugely difficult circumstances.

During the last couple of years, however, the culture and values of the Party have been changed profoundly. It has been divested of its shared sense of purpose. Momentum has spearheaded a hostile takeover by the far left. The world view they promote is inconsistent with the Labour values…

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The Ballad of Mike Sivier

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Half Chips/Half Rice

Mike Sivier is the author of pro-Corbyn blog Vox Political. He was suspended for allegedly breaking the Labour Party’s rules on antisemitism. On Tuesday, his case was heard at the National Executive Committee (NEC) which now boasts of a hard-left majority with a new chair of the disputes panel to boot. The ousted chair, Ann Black, had received over 100,000 votes to sit on the NEC and was also elected chair of Disputes because her impartiality was implicitly trusted by all wings of the party to deal with very sensitive disciplinary cases including antisemitism.

A lot of antisemitism, in fact.

But as Luke Akehurst pointed out; the real reason for her ousting is because the chair of disputes “carries with it a seat on the NEC Officers Group that goes with that job, which is where the key decisions on appointing panels that control by-election & late selection shortlists are…

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List of the Twitter Accounts of UK Student Unions #StopBrexit #WATON #FBPE

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Aberdeen – @ausatweet

Abertay – @AbertaySA

Aberystwyth –  @UMaberSU

Aston – @aston_union

Bangor – @Bangorstudents

Bath – @thesubath

Bath Spa – @bathspasu

Bedfordshire – @BedsSU

Birmingham – @GuildofStudents

Birmingham City Students Union – @BCUSU

Bolton – @Bolton_SU

Bournemouth University – @SUBUBournemouth

Bradford – @BradfordUniSU

Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings – @SUBrighton

Bristol – @Bristol_SU

Brunel – @brunelstudents

Bucks New University – @buckssu

Cambridge – @CUSUonline

Canterbury Christ Church – @christchurchsu

Cardiff – @cardiffstudents

Central Lancashire – @UCLanSU

Chester – @ChesterSU

Chichester – @yourUCSU

City University London – @CULSU1

Coventry – @cusu

Cumbria – @CumbriaSU

De Montfort – @demontfortsu

Derby – @DerbyUnion

Dundee – @dusa_theunion

Durham – @durhamSU

East Anglia (UEA) – @UnionUEA

East London – @uelunion

Edge Hill – @edgehillsu

Edinburgh – @eusa

Essex – @EssexSU

Exeter – @ExeterGuild

Glamorgan – @USWSU

Glasgow – @gusrc

Gloucestershire – @yoursu

Goldsmiths (University of London) – @GoldsmithsSU

Greenwich – @sugreenwich

Heriot-Watt – @HWUnion

Hertfordshire – @hertssu

Huddersfield – @HuddersfieldSU

Hull – @Hullstudent

Imperial – @icunion

Keele – @KeeleSU

Kent @KentUnion

Kingston upon Thames, London – @union_kingston

Lancaster – @LancasterSU

Leeds – @LeedsUniUnion

Leeds Metropolitan – @leedsmetsu

Leicester – @LeicesterUnion

Lincoln – @lincolnsu

Liverpool – @LiverpoolGuild

Liverpool Hope – @LiverpoolHopeSU

Liverpool John Moores – @LiverpoolSU

London Metropolitan University @LondonMetSU

London South Bank – @lsbsu

Loughborough – @LoughboroughSU

Manchester – @ManchesterSU

Manchester Metropolitan – @TheUnionMMU

Middlesex – @MiddlesexSU

Newcastle – @NewcastleSU

Northampton – @northamptonSU

Northumbria – @NorthumbriaSU

Nottingham – @UoNSU

Nottingham Trent – @Trentstudents

Oxford – @OxfordStudents

Oxford Brookes Students Union – @BrookesUnion

Plymouth – @upsu

Portsmouth – @portsmouthsu

Queen Mary (London) – @QMSU

Queen’s University Belfast – @QUBSU

Reading – @RUSUtweets

Robert Gordon – @rguunion

Roehampton – @RoehamptonSU

Salford – @salfordsu

Sheffield – @SheffieldSU

Sheffield Hallam – @hallamunion

Southampton – @Union_Soton

Southampton Solent – @SolentSU

St Andrews – @standrewsunion

Staffordshire – @StaffsUnion

Stirling – @stirlingunion

Strathclyde – @StrathUnion

Sunderland – @sunderlandsu

Surrey – @SurreyUnion

Sussex – @USSU

Swansea – @SwanseaUnion

Teesside – @teessidesu

Ulster University – @UUSU

University Campus Suffolk – @UOSUnion

University College London (UCL) – @TheUnionUCL

Warwick – @WarwickSU

West London – @uwl_su

West of England (Bristol) – @TheSUatUWE

Westminster – @WestminsterSU

Winchester – @winchestersu

Wolverhampton – @WolvesSU

Worcester – @WorcesterSU

York – @yorkunisu

York St John – @YSJSU

Harold Macmillan said @Theresa_May, “Jaw, jaw is better than war, war.” Well, @Conservatives? #WATON #FBPE

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Labour needs to grasp that it won votes in the 2017 General Election from Remain voters who do not normally vote Labour.
And for those who prefer to see this data in the form of a chart …

Full list of local elections on Thursday 3rd May 2018!

Make Local Elections in 2018 a referendum on #BREXIT …

And on Labour’s approach to #LEXIT …

Go on, be a snowflake and make Cllr Tom Bewick’s day!

Winston Churchill said @Theresa_May, “Wars are not won by evacuations.” Well, @Conservatives? #WATON #FBPE

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Labour needs to grasp that it won votes in the 2017 General Election from Remain voters who do not normally vote Labour.
And for those who prefer to see this data in the form of a chart …

Full list of local elections on Thursday 3rd May 2018!

Make Local Elections in 2018 a referendum on #BREXIT …

And on Labour’s approach to #LEXIT …

Go on, be a snowflake and make Cllr Tom Bewick’s day!