Despicable campaign against refugees

8th January 2019 Socialist Action 0

Tiny numbers of people risking the icy waters of a Channel crossing in small boats during the holiday period was apparently enough to send the media and various government Ministers into a state of panic, with the Home Secretary declaring it a ‘national crisis’.

Tories in trouble on Brexit

26th July 2017 Socialist Action 0

By Ian Richardson

The open warfare in the Tory Party with leaks from the Cabinet discussions and Ministers briefing against each other may be suspended temporarily during the summer holidays. But the Tories are in disarray on the decisive issue of Brexit, and their crisis is likely to deepen and hostilities resume ahead of the party conferences.

Desperate to keep Corbyn out, allies prepare to prop up the Tories

3rd July 2017 Socialist Action 0

By Ian Richardson

The Tory deal with the DUP has faced widespread criticism both for its blatant bribery and the threat it poses to the Good Friday Agreement. But the degree of hostility to Jeremy Corbyn from pro-establishment political forces in general is so great that other potential allies are also preparing to come to the Tories’ rescue if needed.