When will Silent T start talking about reassurance Labour?

Like Labour here Labour in the UK is in disarray. Not only is there leadership squabbles,there is also fratricide:

In what is likely to be read as a thinly coded assault on the leadership of his brother, Mr Miliband said Labour should reform, rather than simply defend, the “central state”, saying it is “likely to become bureaucratic and out of touch”.

He accused the party of failing to defend its record in government and calls on the leadership to regain economic credibility, writing: “We have a lot to be concerned about.”

He said that Labour must admit “loud and clear” where it got things wrong in power, but – in what may be seen as a defence of New Labour against his brother’s criticisms – he insisted that the party must assert that the gains made between 1997 and 2010 “far outstripped the mistakes”.

Mr Miliband was careful to praise his younger brother’s leadership, but his decision to set out his own thoughts on Labour’s future direction will inevitably spark speculation that he has not ruled out a return to the party’s top ranks.

Writing for the New Statesman, Mr Miliband criticised a recent article by Roy Hattersley, a former Labour deputy leader and a vocal supporter of Ed Miliband, which accused Labour of abandoning its values. Mr Miliband said Mr Hattersley was advocating “Reassurance Labour”.

Pretty much everything Labour has ever done here in the last 20 years has been pinched from the UK so I wait with baited breath for David Cunliffe ot start talking about “Reassurance Labour”.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

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