Election ’17: Smears, Cuts and Real Alternatives with Jon Woods Part I

Katie Roberts talks to Jon Woods of Portsmouth Against the Cuts Together and the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) about Jeremy Corbyn’s election chances, the shifting loyalties in Portsmouth politics and a Conservative councillor’s audacious attempt last year to smear Jon and other local activists. Katie Roberts: Could you start by telling us a little bit Read more

City Solicitor: Council Does Not Have “Any Powers” to Address Tory Smear Plan

Responding to one of the local residents named in the recent Tory smear plan, City Solicitor and Deputy Chief Executive of Portsmouth City Council, Michael Lawther, says councillors were “acting in a private capacity and not as a councillor.” By Sarah Cheverton. S&C exclusively revealed yesterday a leaked email that exposed Cllr Scott Harris’ call to all serving Conservative Read more