Three weeks ago I left the Labour Party. When the split that formed The Independent Group was announced, I looked in my heart and knew it was time to go.
I’ve been involved in the Labour party all my adult life and the party has been the central pillar of my political identity. In July last year I ran for candidacy in my ward for the local elections in May this year. I’ve previously run as a Labour candidate n Brighton and Hove, back in 2007, and the difference in the experience of the process this time was significant. Continue reading “The Bearable Lightness of Leaving Labour”