Jeremy Corbyn dodges disaster but fails to inspire at PMQs

11 January 2017 13:36

At PMQs today, Jeremy Corbyn didn’t have a disaster: there was no repeat of yesterday’s shambles. But he didn’t take…

Full text: Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech

10 January 2017 15:57

Listen to the whole speech here: Whether you voted to Leave or to Remain, you voted for a better future…

Can Jeremy Corbyn reinvent himself as a Trot Trump?

10 January 2017 15:45

‘Populism’ is a useless word. By definition, anyone who wins an election is more popular than his or her opponents…

Why isn’t Labour focusing its efforts on the NHS crisis?

10 January 2017 15:33

Jeremy Corbyn will shortly give his speech on Labour’s position on freedom of movement, hopefully clarifying whether that is his…

Labour MP Jamie Reed takes the nuclear option and quits parliament

21 December 2016 14:04

Jamie Reed, the Labour MP for Copeland, has announced he is stepping down from Parliament from the end of January…

Marxist-Leninists are now the Labour party’s moderates

7 December 2016 15:43

There are three misconceptions about the far left. Not one of them is true. And all of them hide the crisis in…


Jeremy Corbyn gives Theresa May a tougher time at PMQs

12 October 2016 13:26

PMQs isn’t the total walk over it once was. Jeremy Corbyn has improved, albeit from a low base, and Theresa…


Jeremy Corbyn makes an impression at Labour’s ‘Friends of Israel’ bash

28 September 2016 7:33

Has Jeremy Corbyn turned over a new leaf? This time last year at the Labour Friends of Israel reception, the…

Labour conference, day four: The Spectator guide

28 September 2016 7:26

Jeremy Corbyn’s conference speech will be the highlight – or lowlight (depending on your perspective) – of the day as…


Sadiq Khan’s power ballad to Jeremy Corbyn

27 September 2016 14:13

Sadiq Khan’s speech to Labour conference just now could be summed up in a single word: power. He repeated it…


Parliamentarians vs Corbynistas – two tribes at war in the Labour Party conference

27 September 2016 12:35

Quite extraordinary scenes here at the Labour Party conference. I’m typing this in the main conference hall and have just…


Coffee House Shots: Labour conference’s uneasy peace

26 September 2016 12:14

Labour’s conference is well underway but the mood so far is far from lively. Rather than rallying around their newly…

John McDonnell’s fight against capitalism steps up a gear

26 September 2016 10:37

With Labour’s bloody leadership contest behind them, John McDonnell wants to get back to business. This is a man who…

How long will the brittle peace at Labour’s conference survive?

25 September 2016 19:50

Labour conference is now firmly underway in Liverpool, as is the ‘World Transformed’ festival organised by Corbynite grassroots organisation Momentum.…

Bust-up over influence of Scottish Labour

25 September 2016 9:47

Now that Jeremy Corbyn has won, the fight moves to the jungle of Labour Party rules, regulations and procedures. Whoever…

Labour’s ex-frontbenchers make the most of life outside the shadow cabinet

9 September 2016 16:13

What can you fill your time with if you’re a former Labour frontbencher left twiddling your thumbs as a result…


Jeremy Corbyn calls in UB40 to bolster his campaign

5 September 2016 10:42

Although a poll in the Times last week suggested that Jeremy Corbyn will win the Labour leadership with an even…


Paul Mason lifts the lid on Labour’s guardians of elite power

28 August 2016 23:00

After the nation voted in favour of Brexit in the EU referendum, Jeremy Corbyn faced a coup from Labour MPs left unsatisfied…

Labour’s problems go far beyond Jeremy Corbyn

4 August 2016 16:28

Owen Smith takes on Jeremy Corbyn in the first Labour leadership hustings this evening. The moderates are desperately hoping that…

Is Owen Smith ‘radical’ or ‘normal’? He needs to be both to defeat Corbyn

20 July 2016 8:45

Owen Smith has told us he’s both ‘radical’ and ‘normal’. It doesn’t take a genius to work out those characteristics…

Is Owen Smith the answer to Labour’s Corbyn problem?

18 July 2016 16:32

As Katy reports, Labour appeared rather divided at its leadership hustings today. Behind the scenes, Owen Smith does seem to…


Watch: Jeremy Corbyn’s botched bid to escape from camera crew

29 April 2016 17:07

If there’s one thing Jeremy Corbyn does not like, it’s being hassled by journalists. The Labour leader was filmed yesterday…


Green Party MEP accuses BBC of bias over party broadcast

7 April 2016 8:21

These days the BBC can’t seem to get anything right. On top of regularly riling Brexit-ers with ‘EU bias’, the corporation has…

Jamie Reed, BBC

Introducing ‘Team Hostile’ – the superhero edition

23 March 2016 17:52

With the PLP more divided than ever today thanks to the discovery of Team Corbyn’s ‘hostile list’ — which ranks MPs…


Corbyn’s PMQ performance receives a ‘hostile’ verdict from Labour MP: ‘f—ing disaster’

23 March 2016 12:39

Today’s PMQs ought to have been a walk in the park for Jeremy Corbyn following days of in-fighting and rebellion…