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Mural honours Jo Cox MP

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Murdered MP Jo Cox, who lived in Tower Hamlets, was honoured at the LiFe 2016 festival in Lincolnshire, where she posthumously received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Before she entered Parliament, Jo had worked for charities including NSPCC, Save the Children ...

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Local Labour out of touch?

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The Labour Party in Tower Hamlets was in two minds last Thursday (28th July) as the two Constituency Labour Parties (CLPs) nominated different candidates in the Labour Party leadership contest. Poplar and Limehouse CLP nominated Jeremy Corbyn by a narrow ...

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Theresa May: the casualties

Casualties: Cameron, Gove and Osborne.

While the mainstream media is busy telling us Theresa May is as kittenlike as her heels, the new Prime Minister is busy appointing ministers who will carry on Cameron’s Tory programme of cutting work, pay and benefits; clamping down on ...

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Labour Left “here to stay”

Angela Eagle: genuine candidate or Owen Who's stalking horse?

Labour faces annual leadership contests until the fractious Parliamentary Party is replaced by new MPs who are prepared to respect the members’ vote warned one Labour Party insider after the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting which decided the arrangements for ...

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