Last weekend, the Sunday Times published an article claiming that former Labour Shadow Cabinet member Clive Lewis had registered two websites in readiness for a leadership bid on 29 June last year, just days after being appointed to the Shadow Cabinet. Lewis had denied any involvement in the registration of the sites.

lewis denies.pngMany might think, ‘well he would say that, wouldn’t he?’  On the contrary, it is extremely credible.

Because he’s not the only senior Labour MP to have ‘leader’ websites registered against his name – some on the same date and others only a day later.


The SKWAWKBOX has heard reports of a large number of registrations at the same time and invites any readers who know of specific examples to contact the blog, but for now we’ll look at one example for which full details are available.

Not many will remember it now, but Wigan MP Lisa Nandy…

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