Category Archives: Website Specials

Web Special: GREAT BRITAIN review

GREAT BRITAIN Martin Upham Richard Bean’s new play, directed by Nicholas Hytner, opened at the Lyttleton Theatre on 30 June. It made rather a splash because the National Theatre, fearing contempt of court, had commissioned and rehearsed in secret, only … Continue reading

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Archive: What if the trade unions reclaimed Labour?

From our archives:  Briefing Tuesday, 24 April 2012 Martin Mayer, Chair of United Left and a Unite delegate on Labour’s NEC, reports that Unite is taking on a political role. Imagine it’s 2015, just before the next General Election. Labour’s … Continue reading

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Website: Parliament debates the tenth anniversary of the war in Iraq

Mike Phipps reviews Parliament’s debate on the Iraq war. Three months later than the actual anniversary of the war in Iraq, left MPs managed to secure a parliamentary debate on an issue most would rather not talk about. Caroline Lucas … Continue reading

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Website: Remembering Emily

Val Graham reviews:  ‘Emily Wilding Davison- the one who threw herself under the horse’ No not Emmeline, Emily- the one who threw herself under the horse! Thousands now know about Emily Wilding Davison because this Derby day, a century ago, she … Continue reading

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Website Special: Austerity and the two Eds

Mick Brooks on Labour’s swerve to the right: There has been consternation among Labour’s supporters at two speeches from the leadership over the past week. First Ed Balls declared that the next Labour government would abolish winter fuel payments for … Continue reading

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Website Special: Eye witness report from Turkey

From Liz Knight. Erdogan Tayyip says that the protests aren’t happening outside the big cities, but in the small western coastal town of Ayvalik people are coming out in their hundreds every evenng at 7 pm, co-inciding their demonstrations with … Continue reading

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Archive on-line – February 2013

We are just trialling this at the moment (it is a free account so please forgive the advertising.) This is an epublishing version which allows you to flick through Briefing online. Labour Briefing 2013-02 It won’t ever be a replacement … Continue reading

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