Tag Archives: Dennis Skinner MP

The Labour Leadership Chicken Coup

If you are looking for anyone to blame for the chaos in the British Labour Party …look no further than Ed Miliband. By any standards, he was a decent bloke, a professional Islington type who landed a safe seat in … Continue reading

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Politicians Owe The Media Nothing

In January 2011, I had a discussion with a SDLP MLA in his office on the Lisburn Road in South Belfast. I do not want to name him because he is now retired from politics. I am the soul of … Continue reading

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“Yer Own’s The Worst”

Nearly everyone in Norn Iron will be familiar with the phrase “yer own’s the worst”. We have two (arguably three) tribes here. Basically “R-wuns” and “Themmuns”. The theory is that one of “Themmuns” makes a better colleague, boss than one … Continue reading

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