Author Archives: macclabour

Building a support base ‘Grafting’

The day after the night before: I had no real plans for today except to go to the Conference Centre and be there at the Q and A session. Having become familiar with the layout if the Conference Centre, I … Continue reading

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The Race to the Top

Well done Ed! What a storming speech The wait outside the Conference doors was worth it and my goodness we did wait … Outside lined up on the stairs. Although I have been occupying the same numbered seat, and as … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Family

My new best friends are the young people ‘manning’ the exhibition stall promoting the Nuclear industry. (NIA) Somewhat controversially I have been supporting them and visit daily, but dear reader, they have a system of lockers where you can charge … Continue reading

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Two Eds are better than one

…And so the shadow chancellor, Ed Balls who has such a hard time with the media pushing the notion that the Economy is somehow safe in the hands of Geirge Osborne. It may well be for millionaires but not for … Continue reading

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Conference Lite

I am in the FUjitsu Room (plug) at the Conference Centre, where we are offered free wifi, free charging and free computer access, so I write and publish my blog: a sign of how digital political life has become.THere are … Continue reading

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Trivial Pursuits

Apart from star gazing, the aim of conference for some people seems to be where to find the best reception. By that, I mean free food and drink: the best so far being the SCottish group on SUnday evening. Delicious … Continue reading

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The Monstrous Regiment of Women

What an incredible day! At noon Yvette Cooper gave the 1000 #labwomen13 a clear and concise summary of Labours achievements of which she and we were proud. Sadly of course many of these noble achievements have been unpicked by the … Continue reading

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