Posts Tagged ‘Boris Johnson’

Tories get it all wrong on Livingstone campaign donations

by Andy Newman.

The Transport Secretary Philip Hammond has briefed the Evening Standard, asking “what exactly Bob Crow will be getting in return for his campaign donations” to Ken Livingstone’s campaign. Yet no donation has been received. Specifically Philip Hammond said: “I’m sure many Londoners, like me, will be wondering what exactly Bob Crow will be getting in return […]

On Ken and Lutfur and winning London

by Fred Kite.

“Under Ed Miliband, Labour lost Scotland. Now under his leadership, Labour has lost London”. This could very well be one of the top lining political stories in a year’s time, and while it is easy to look into a crystal ball and easier still to paint a bleak picture, Labour is facing a much tougher […]

Boris Johnson thinks Obama’s a bit of a mobster too

by Jon Lansman.

Last week, Ken Livinstone, defending the rule of law, said that the manner of the killing of Bin Laden “undermines any commitment to democracy and trial by jury and makes Obama look like some sort of mobster.” For this, he was denounced by “moderate” Labour bloggers — “the madness of Ken’s attack on Obama” and […]

BBC withdraws Question Time invite for Bob Crow to appear with Boris Johnson

by Newsdesk.

Transport Union RMT today slammed the BBC’s Question Time for “outrageous political bias” after an invitation to General Secretary Bob Crow to appear on the programme this evening with London Mayor Boris Johnson was withdrawn at short notice. It seems that Bob Crow has been replaced with Mark Serwotka of the PCS union.

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