At a rally in east London on Tuesday night night, Sam Tarry, the Labour leader’s campaign director, told the crowds that Branson had released the letter because he was upset about Corbyn’s plans to renationalise the railways. “Some of you might have seen on social media today there’s been a little bit of a spat,” he said. “Richard Branson has decided he’s very upset about our not particularly radical plans to renationalise our railways, so he’s having a little pop at us. … [Read more...] about Jeremy Corbyn fends off Branson attack over ‘ram-packed’ Virgin train
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He said: ‘Conservatives will be able to stuff their coffers with swag money from hedge fund bandits and then have the cheek to lecture trade union members about accountability.’ But on the subject of ‘stuffing coffers’, how much money did Comrade Kenny’s giant GMB union give Labour after Ed Miliband became leader? … [Read more...] about ANDREW PIERCE: A broadside for Corbyn – from the Left!
PREPARING for the role of Natasha Rostova (who had to wait a year for her fiancé to recover from battle injuries) in the BBC’s new production of Tolstoy’s War And Peace, actress Lily James was advised by the director: ‘Imagine not seeing your boyfriend for a year, having promised yourself to him before having had sex.’ Ms James (above) says: ‘Unbelievable, really.’ So it is now. Which woman — outside those in primitive Saudi Arabia — is promised to a man and waits? Not Ms James. She has a new boyfriend: actor Matt Smith, 33, the former Time Lord Dr Who. … [Read more...] about PETER MCKAY: The Eagle has landed her claws into Corbyn
Corbyn said: “We have got to reach out to everybody all over the whole country, and so this is one of many visits I am making to constituencies – particularly Tory-held marginals, which I think need to be reminded that there is an alternative and that we offer it. … [Read more...] about ‘There is an alternative’: Corbyn brings message to Conservative seats
Fans of Rumpole of the Bailey will probably recognise this quote from their ruddy-cheeked hero: 'I often think that knowledge of the law is a bit of a handicap to a barrister.' The same sentiment could be applied to Attorney General Geoffrey Cox (seen speaking in the House of Commons) after his legal advice scuppered the Government's deal last night … [Read more...] about ANDREW PIERCE : How the preening Rumpole of the Commons Geoffrey Cox sank the prime minister’s Brexit deal with just five deadly words