By-election

Could the Tories lose the South?

11 May 2021 2:02 am

The coming Batley and Spen by-election — triggered by the incumbent MP’s election as the first mayor of West Yorkshire — is currently attracting a…

Why the Hartlepool election result doesn’t really matter

6 May 2021 4:00 pm

Ah, Hartlepool. The by-election there brings back memories: I am old enough to have reported on the last one, back…

Hartlepool and the theft of the Labour party

5 May 2021 4:00 pm

When the unthinkable happened in 1882 and England lost a test match on home soil to Australia there followed a…

The Northern Independence Party’s Hartlepool woes

9 April 2021 5:20 pm

Oh dear, it all seemed to be going so well for the ‘Northern Independence Party’, a Corbynite breakaway outfit standing…