Sir Keir Starmer Escapes Protest Mob

TWO PEOPLE ARRESTED OVER PROTEST AGAINST POLICE PROTECTING THE LABOUR LEADER KEIR STARMER, AMID PROTEST OVER FALSE SAVILE CLAIMS A large group of demonstrators surrounded and mobbed the Labour Leader, Sir Keir Starmer today as he and David Lammy were walking from the Ministry of Defence along the Victoria Embankment towards Portcullis House, The incident meant Sir Keir had to taken away by a police car escort that came to his assistance shortly after 17:00 (GMT). Police arrested a man and a woman after a traffic cone was thrown at police officers, who attended to ensure safety, the Metropolitan Police … Continue reading Sir Keir Starmer Escapes Protest Mob

Byrne wins West Midlands – LabourList Update

The race is over. No, not the big one you’ve been waiting for – there’s still over eight weeks to go in the Labour leadership race. But Liam Byrne has won the contest to be Labour’s candidate in the West Midlands metro mayoral election, which will take place in May this year. The MP for Birmingham Hodge Hill won the process after second preferences were taken into account. But the candidate received nearly enough first preferences alone, taking 45% of the vote in the first round, with Pete Lowe receiving 29% as Salma Yaqoob took third place with 26%. Byrne … Continue reading Byrne wins West Midlands – LabourList Update