Party Politics

Starmer staves off the wolves, for now

Kim Leadbeater’s narrow victory in the Batley and Spen byelection has eased the immediate pressure on Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer. After a tough campaign, in which George Galloway’s Workers Party stood with the intention of helping to unseat Labour and pile the pressure on Starmer, he lives to fight another day. Another Labour byelection… Read more »

New national food strategy offers ‘little more than crumbs’

Responding to the publication of England’s National Food Strategy, Sarah Woolley, General Secretary of the Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union (BFAWU) said: “With 10 million people across the UK facing food poverty, this new strategy needed to bring meaningful change and recommend a ‘Right to Food’ law, instead it offers little more than crumbs… Read more »

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MDU and CORESS partner to promote safety in surgical practice

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with the Confidential Reporting System for Surgery (CORESS) an independent charity which promotes safety in surgical practice in the NHS and the private sector. Founded in 2005, CORESS receives confidential incident reports from surgeons and theatre staff. These confidential… Read more »

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Batley and Spen preview

Previewing the Batley and Spen by-election, Ian Dunt says that anyone expecting a re-run of Hartlepool should think again. Labour trail six points behind the Conservatives in the polls, going into the by-election on 1st July.’s editor-at-large also spoke about why the Kim Leadbeater is the “perfect candidate” for Labour, and why Ed Davey… Read more »