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Militant | Politicos.co.uk

politicos.co.uk — When it was originally published in 1984, Michael Crick's treatise on the Militant Tendency was widely acclaimed as a masterly work of investigative journalism, and although the rise of Jeremy Corbyn can be attributed more to the phenomenon of 'Corbynmania' than hard-left entrism, to some within the party, Crick's ground-breaking book must seem like a lesson from history.

Tories must tell us the truth about General Election spending or face a probe by authorities

mirror.co.uk — Did the Tory Party use its financial muscle to try to cheat our democratic system and buy a series of crunch election victories? This is the very grave question the Tories , or possibly the police, must now answer. The Electoral Commission is investigating Conservative spending in three battleground by-elections; Newark, Clacton, and Rochester & Strood in 2014.

Militant | Biteback Publishing

bitebackpublishing.com — When it was originally published in 1984, Michael Crick's treatise on the Militant Tendency was widely acclaimed as a masterly work of investigative journalism, and although the rise of Jeremy Corbyn can be attributed more to the phenomenon of 'Corbynmania' than hard-left entrism, to some within the party, Crick's ground-breaking book must seem like a lesson from history.

February Releases from Biteback Publishing

bitebackpublishing.com — Little Cyclone by Airey Neave Hammer of the Left Little Cyclone is the extraordinary tale of one woman's defiance during adversity. 24-year-old Belgian Andrée de Jongh appeared in the Bilbao British consulate in August 1941 accompanied by a British soldier; a solider she had smuggledall the way from Brussels.

Peter Farquhar obituary

theguardian.com — Few people taught by Peter Farquhar, as I was, would ever forget him. A powerful personality, who taught English for 34 years at Manchester grammar school and Stowe school in Buckinghamshire, Peter, who has died aged 69, gained unusual respect and affection from his students. Dozens became close friends for life.

Fish and chips the Mexican way

bbc.co.uk — The famous story about Peter Mandelson was that he once went into a northern fish and chip shop, spotted the mushy peas on display, and asked for "some of that guacamole". A total fabrication, of course, from the days when Mandelson was the ogre of the Labour Party.

Blair to Bloom: the best political 'doorstep' interviews

channel4.com — Getting answers to difficult questions from politicians can be tough. Channel 4 News presents the top 10 'doorstep' interviews from Political Correspondent Michael Crick, a master of the art.

David Cameron agrees to single seven-way debate

channel4.com — The Tory leader says he will take part in one seven-way TV debate between all the party leaders. But Labour wants him to participate in two more debates, including a head to head with Ed Miliband. The debate would take place on 2 April, during the election campaign.

Ukip's Mr Lambert: 'When are you going to resign?'

channel4.com — Formerly known as "Gobby" in Westminster for hurling questions at politicians during his time as a BBC producer, Paul Lambert became head of communications for Ukip in December. The long-serving producer was often heard in the background to TV news packages. He once asked David Cameron and Nick Clegg: "Are you off to renew your vows?"

Fear and loathing on campaign trail: Chippenham

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. The Lib Gems are at their lowest level of support for 25 years. As a new poll puts them on just six per cent, Michael Crick takes his pink Cadillac to Chippenham to find out why the slump.
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Apr 30, 2016

RT @markpack: How the Tories could lose their Parliamentary majority, courtesy of the police and the voters bit.ly/21l8Arv

Apr 29, 2016

David Abrahams: "Jewish people don't even like the name Labour mentioned at this time." pic.twitter.com/FZangcUzx0

Apr 29, 2016

It's time for Jeremy Corbyn to go, Labour former donor David Abraham tells #c4news. "We need strong leadership." pic.twitter.com/g4FuAgAX9q

Apr 29, 2016

This is a passage from the book Ken Livingstone cites by Lenni Brenner, "Zionism in the Age of the Dictators" pic.twitter.com/kCFaLLQKNC

Apr 29, 2016

RT @TimPBouverie: This is the book which Ken Livingstone says will justify his remarks on Hitler & Zionism httppic.twitter.com/OivbdMMRKy


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