George Galloway

Galloway in bid for Boris’s job?

By Marcus Dysch, June 13, 2013

George Galloway has announced his intention to stand as a candidate in the 2016 London mayoral election. Or has he?

The Respect MP said this week that he wanted to succeed Boris Johnson at City Hall and had formed a “committee which is seriously looking at the prospect of me running”.


George Galloway — no return to Labour Party

By Marcus Dysch, April 25, 2013

Labour officials have insisted that there are no plans for George Galloway to rejoin the party after it was revealed that the Respect MP had held a secret meeting with Ed Miliband.


From the Gorgeous to the glam

By Tracy-Ann Oberman, March 5, 2013

I have been in Los Angeles this week at the rock face of the entertainment industry having meetings, talking projects but mainly throwing myself on the grenade of endeavour by attending nearly every Oscars party going.


Few left to fight in Galloway's Bradford

By Jennifer Lipman, March 1, 2013

If Rudi Leavor has a concern, he won't go to his local MP. A constituent of George Galloway in Bradford West, he is resigned to incidents such as the Respect leader storming out of a debate with an Israeli.

"That's Galloway, unfortunately," said Mr Leavor, chairman of Bradford Reform Synagogue, who speaks instead to nearby MP Kris Hopkins.


Galloway's boycott a 'bully' act

By Marcus Dysch, February 28, 2013

The British-Israeli student boycotted by Respect MP George Galloway during an Oxford University debate says he was the victim of "an act of bullying".

Mr Galloway walked out of a debate with Eylon Aslan-Levy last Wednesday after discovering the student had joint citizenship.


Galloway: Only friends of Israel given Middle East minister role

By Jennifer Lipman, February 28, 2013

George Galloway has accused the minister for the Middle East of being in his post because of his past involvement with Conservative Friends of Israel in an attack on Britain's history in the region.


The Israeli with whom Galloway is happy to debate

By Jennifer Lipman, February 22, 2013

The British politician who stormed out of a university debate after discovering that his opponent was Israeli has said he would sit down with an anti-Zionist historian.

George Galloway, Respect MP for Bradford West, refused even to engage in a discussion with Oxford student Eylon Aslan-Levy on Wednesday night because the student has dual citizenship.


Respect MP George Galloway storms out of Israel debate

By Marcus Dysch, February 21, 2013

Respect MP George Galloway walked out of an Oxford University debate after discovering a fellow panellist was Israeli.

Mr Galloway was on a panel alongside Eylon Aslan-Levy on Wednesday night discussing whether Israel should pull out of the West Bank.

The Bradford West MP had initially spoken for around 10 minutes in favour of a motion supporting immediate Israeli withdrawal.


Lee Jasper: 'Israel is racist oppressor'

By Jennifer Lipman, January 22, 2013

Respect Party politician Lee Jasper has used the upcoming Holocaust Memorial Day to mount an attack on Israel as a "racist oppressor".

Mr Jasper, a former equalities adviser to Ken Livingstone and an activist on race relations issues, made the comments about Israel and the Holocaust on his Facebook page.