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Brendan Chilton

Brendan Chilton
Brendan Chilton is director of Labour Future and a councillor in Ashford.

Beware of the yellow Tories

Aristotle said that, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”  But what happens when all the Parts are rotten? In the late 1970s it was the Liberals under David Steel who broke the Lab-Lib Pact which began the fall of the then Labour government. They voted with Margaret Thatcher to bring down the Labour government in the famous no-confidence...

Boris Johnson: police called to loud altercation at potential PM’s home

Police were called to the home of Boris Johnson and his partner, Carrie Symonds, in the early hours of Friday morning after neighbours heard a loud altercation involving screaming, shouting and banging. The argument could be heard outside the property where the potential future prime minister is living with Symonds, a former Conservative party head of press. Boris Johnson's bid to...

Brexit is not an expression of hard-right politics

Clive Lewis described our leaving the European Union as a “hard-right Tory project”. In a LabourList article last week, Clive Lewis described our leaving the European Union as a “hard-right Tory project”. It is important to make one thing abundantly clear: there is no such thing as a hard-right Tory Brexit. There is just leaving the EU. A decision made in a democratic...
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