You don’t win friends with salad, but curry’s a different matter

A warning to begin with: stop reading if you’re hoping for an exploration of the politics of ethical nutrition. And now for something completely different.

The man on the Clapham omnibus, if he hasn’t heard of Refounding Labour, conference stitch-ups or the political culture in a certain London borough, might observe that the Labour party show themselves off as a pretty friendly bunch.

In recent years, our ‘friendships’ have filled volumes. Labour Friends of Israel, and Labour Friends of Palestine and the Middle East, are perhaps the two best known examples. But recently we’ve had the Forces, Turkey, China, and the list continues.

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