“Instead of talking about the things that most people care about, we talked about what we cared about most. While parents worried about childcare, getting the kids to school, balancing work and family life – we were banging on about Europe.” - David Cameron, Conservative Party Conference, 1 October 2006
The Tory Party may have lost all sense of party loyalty and discipline as they charge headlong into the welcoming (?) arms of UKIP, but thankfully there’s some common sense from Labour on the madness of MPs standing on a joint ticket with UKIP. Last night Angela Eagle confirmed that: “Any Labour candidate who tried to stand on a joint ticket with UKIP would be auto-excluded from the Labour Party...
Rumours are circulating this afternoon that four councillors from the breakaway “Independent Labour” group in Harrow have been issued with expulsion letters by the Labour Party. Thaya Idaikkadar, Nana Asante, Husain Akhtar, Asad Omar all look likely to be expelled from the party. The hope appears to be that by issuing letters those four, the pressure will mount for the remaining rebels to rejoin...
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