Michael Gove piles pressure on Beijing over coronavirus coverage

Yesterday, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster implied, live on the Andrew Marr Show, that Chinese coverage of the coronavirus outbreak has led to Britain's slow testing rate. Gove claimed that: "some of the reporting from China was not clear about the scale, nature and infectiousness" of the pandemic. These comments come as a … Continue reading Michael Gove piles pressure on Beijing over coronavirus coverage

Jess Phillips pulls out of the Labour leadership race

The member of parliament for Birmingham Yardley's decision to quit the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn comes after the candidate released a video on Twitter informing her supporters that she would not be able to unite the Labour Party. Phillips, who was immensely critical of Corbyn, also took aim at Rebecca Long-Bailey, telling supporters that … Continue reading Jess Phillips pulls out of the Labour leadership race

The Labour Party: A Future? What Future?

'The Conservative landslide has not only changed the dynamics of Britain’s position in the world, but it has also left the future of the Labour Party lies on a knife-edge. The choice for Labour, however, is unclear and unpredictable. Whether the parliamentary Labour party and Labour party members back a Blairite or a Corbynista one could argue that neither have the credentials to reunite the loosely connected coalitions of voters, which were shockingly fragmented under the rise of Boris Johnson.'