Friday 25 July 2008

Reaction to Glasgow By-election Result

I have sent out the following press release as a first reaction to the disastrous by-election result in Glasgow.

Fatal to dismiss Glasgow result as protest vote.

Commenting on the result of the Glasgow by election Labour MP John McDonnell said If this result does not demonstrate to the Labour Government the need for change nothing will. It would be a fatal mistake to dismiss this result as a by election protest vote. The message is straightforward. Labour must change or we are finished.