Posts Tagged “derek draper”

LabourList, meet the Electoral Commission; Electoral Commission meet LabourList

by Stephen Tall on April 16, 2009

Who exactly is funding LabourList? That’s the question which is beginning to be asked in the wake of ‘Smeargate’, in which Gordon Brown’s chief spin-doctor, Damian McBride, conspired with the website’s founding editor Derek Draper to defame various Tory figures. (…)

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‘Smeargate’: That Was The Easter Weekend That Was

by Stephen Tall on April 14, 2009

I know it’s the Westminster Village story de jour, but I’m finding it very hard to work up motivation to blog on what is being portentously dubbed ‘Smeargate’, Labour’s cretinous attempts to stick the boot into the Tories. Damian McBride, (…)

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What do you make of

by Stephen Tall on January 12, 2009

LabourList – self-consciously branded by its founder, Derek Draper, as Labour’s answer to ConservativeHome – officially went live today, earning generous press coverage (in terms of column inches, if not warmth of reception). So, what do we make of it (…)

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