Friday, 1 July 2016

Shortlist Short Shrift

A coup does not take a working week, with no end in sight. Corbyn has beaten them. Onwards to Chilcot.

Following this complete and utter shambles, why would anyone ever again engage the services of Portland Communications?

"How can he lead without the confidence of his MPs," we are asked? As if that were a rhetorical question. 

But the Labour Party is now enormous. There are plenty of people in it who would be more than capable of being parliamentary candidates. No one is indispensable.

Speaking of parliamentary candidates, three names are already being touted to succeed Pat Glass. But they are all men, and there looks likely to be another all-women shortlist.

Moreover, one of them is one of the 57 county councillors who voted to sack all 2700 Teaching Assistants and rehire them on a 25 per cent pay cut.

Might one of those be available?

If not, and with the Left's leading woman in the constituency having ruled herself out (although to what has it come, when the Left as an entity has to take up a cause of this kind, against a Labour council?), then vote for Owen Temple.

1 comment:

  1. In the last few minutes, NW Durham CLP has passed a motion of confidence in Jeremy. The left can have this seat, it can be done.