Kevin Schofield (@PolhomeEditor )

Kevin Schofield

Bio Ex-Herald, Scotsman, Daily Record and Sun. Now editor of PoliticsHome.com. Husband, dad-of-two and lifelong Celtic fan. Sometimes on the TV and wireless
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iPhone : Angela Rayner says it was “totally unacceptable” for Kate Osborne to share the image, but that it will be up to Labour’s NEC to decide whether she should be an election candidate.

iPhone : ... If Kate Osborne is selected, it would undermine any claim our party makes to stand resolutely against the harassment and intimidation of women in public life.”
Osborne has “unreservedly apologised” for sharing the image in the run-up to the 2017 election. 3/3

iPhone : They say: “When women in public life are facing unacceptable levels of intimidation, sharing this image not only indicates an extreme lack of judgement, but further feeds into the cycle of abuse that we are all currently experiencing ... 2/

iPhone : EXCL Nearly 30 female Labour MPs write to Jennie Formby and the party’s NEC asking that Kate Osborne, who shared a Facebook post of Theresa May with a gun pointing to her head, not be selected tomorrow as Labour’s candidate in Jarrow. 1/

iPhone : NEW: I hear Keir Morrison has been selected for Bassetlaw - expect this one to be very controversial in light of Sally Gimson case. The option of Julia Long could have been less tricky (though I’m told she was shortlisted without having applied this time around).