Rachel Reeves admits there is no point voting for Labour any more

Last Updated: August 27, 2023By Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

The truth: if you oppose the Conservatives, you MUST now oppose Keir Starmer’s Labour as well – because they are on the same side as the Conservatives.

Obviously, she didn’t say it in as many words.

But the Labour Party was brought into being in order to re-balance the UK’s system of government so that people who had to work – or seek work – for a living would have improved rights and a fair share of the profits accruing from the work they did.

Part of the latter would come from pay deals, and part from a re-distribution of wealth using progressive taxation.

Keir Starmer’s version of that party has already kicked any plan for improved workers’ rights into the long grass, and his attitude to the current wave of strikes and the cost of living crisis shows that his party won’t be imposing better pay for workers on profit-gouging bosses.

And now Rachel Reeves is telling us there won’t be any change to progressive taxation under a Starmer Party government.

His Labour will support the current, corrupt system from the first day of any government it forms to the last.


Labour is finished – as a party representing working and working-class people. A change of name is in order but Starmer won’t go that far because he wants tribal party supporters to keep voting for him and his cronies, following the Peter Mandelson maxim that they don’t have anywhere else to go.

This Writer isn’t convinced about that, though.

The Green Party offer of a £70 billion wealth tax is looking mighty attractive just now.

You might also take a look at what the Breakthrough Party is doing.

And there are myriad Independents springing up to offer alternatives.

But those are thoughts for the future.

The message today is that if you don’t want to see Tory policies and corruption continue, then you must not vote for either the Conservatives or Labour at the next election.

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  1. Chris Sterry commenting August 27, 2023 at 12:23 pm - Reply

    In reality is there any point in voting for anyone for they either lie, are idiots or incompetent and some are even all 3, but every one is at least one of the 3.

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