Tag Archives: Yvette Cooper 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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Labour Pains

Makes you sick, doesnt it? The Tories are in a mess and on cue the British Labour Party get into a bigger mess. To some extent it is irrelevant that only 40 MPs back the Leader Jeremy Corbyn and 172 … Continue reading

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(Knee) Jerks…And Bloggers

The best thing about my Blog is the title. In case you ever wondered “Keeping An Eye On The Czar of Russia” is a reference to the editor of a small County Cork newspaper who took an unlikely interest in … Continue reading

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Sometimes Failure Is A Success…Jeremy Corbyn

The Right-Wing Press is going to town on Jeremy Corbyn, the new Leader of the British Labour Party. But first things first…Corbyn won that Leadership election with 59% of the votes cast. His opponents got 19% (Andy Burnham), 17% (Yvette … Continue reading

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Miliband, Corbyn And Bonnie Prince Charlie

I have to admit I barely watched TV in the aftermath of the the British Labour Party’s disaster at the British General Election in May. Indeed I was in the Kings Hall in Belfast until 4am and had hardly any … Continue reading

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