Scandal-hit ambulance trust put into special measures after 111 scandal

27 Sep

Under NHS rules, calls designated as “life-threatening” are supposed to receive an ambulance response within eight minutes – regardless of whether the caller dials 999 or the non-emergency 111 line. But the ambulance trust, which covers Sussex, Kent, Surrey and North East Hampshire, unilaterally invented its own system to “stop the clock” and routinely downgrade […]

Jeremy Corbyn rules out any pledge to cut immigration

27 Sep

Jeremy Corbyn will say on Wednesday that a Labour government will not “sow division” by promising to cut immigration, despite pressure from key backbenchers to shift the party’s stance after the Brexit vote. Freedom of movement has emerged as a fresh dividing line in the party, with some MPs saying the message from the public […]

Corbyn: ‘We’ll win election as socialist party’

27 Sep

Speaking to Sky News, Mr Corbyn said socialism should not be treated “as a sort of bad word you should only talk about late at night”.  “It’s is an ideology that is based on the principle that everyone should contribute and those in need should benefit the most from our common endeavours,” he said.  “The NHS is […]

Labour conference: Jeremy Corbyn to urge end to ‘trench warfare’

27 Sep

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Labour must be on an election footing, Jeremy Corbyn will say Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to call for an end to the “trench warfare” in the party and for it to unite to fight a potentially early general election. In his close of conference speech, Mr Corbyn will say […]

Marilyn Monroe and Bobby Kennedy ‘were an item’, letters to the Hollywood icon suggest

27 Sep

The letter is being auctioned as part of a trove of Monroe’s personal belongings in Beverly Hills, California on Nov 17. Martin Nolan, executive director of Julien’s Auctions which is handling the sale, said: “There’s always speculation about her relationship with the Kennedys. “This speaks to the fact that there was in fact a relationship […]

Marilyn Monroe and Bobby Kennedy ‘were an item’, letters to the Hollywood icon suggest

27 Sep

The letter is being auctioned as part of a trove of Monroe’s personal belongings in Beverly Hills, California on Nov 17. Martin Nolan, executive director of Julien’s Auctions which is handling the sale, said: “There’s always speculation about her relationship with the Kennedys. “This speaks to the fact that there was in fact a relationship […]

10 year old from Liverpool teaches Corbyn the violin – video

27 Sep

A 10 year old in Faith Primary School in Liverpool gives the Labour leader a lesson in the violin. Corbyn is taught how to hold the instrument and to harmonise by Jessica Kelly in a visit to their youth orchestra. He met the pupils involved in the In Harmony project run in association with the […]

Keith Vaz parades into Labour party conference despite on-going probe into scandal  

27 Sep

Vaz in act of defiance as he braves the cameras at conference in Liverpool  Disgraced Leicester East MP cancelled his traditional Diversity Nite party Still faces investigation from Parliament’s sleaze watchdog into sex claims By Matt Dathan, Political Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 12:16 EST, 27 September 2016 | Updated: 14:13 EST, 27 September 2016 e-mail […]

LABOUR’S BREXIT BETRAYAL: Party launches covert bid to overturn EU referendum result

27 Sep

And it is an embarrassment for the party leader coming just days after he comfortably defeated Mr Smith in the leadership contest. Mr Smith had advocated holding a second EU referendum, something Mr Corbyn opposes.  The motion does not automatically become Labour policy just because it was passed, but it will now feed into the […]

Corbyn: ‘We’ll win election as socialist party’

27 Sep

Speaking to Sky News, Mr Corbyn said socialism should not be treated “as a sort of bad word you should only talk about late at night”.  “It’s is an ideology that is based on the principle that everyone should contribute and those in need should benefit the most from our common endeavours,” he said.  “The NHS is […]