Jeremy Corbyn

Britain under Corbyn? Just look at Venezuela

19 February 2017 9:00

Twenty years ago Venezuela was one of the richest countries in the world. Now it is one of the poorest.…

Labour has no alternative

18 February 2017 10:35

In normal times, by-elections are bad for governing parties and good for oppositions. But it is an indicator of how…

Ken Loach discovers how the other half live

16 February 2017 16:01

Ken Loach has carved out a name as something of a Corbynista luvvie. The director put together a droning, hour-long…

Labour slumps to third place among working class voters

14 February 2017 10:18

Another week, another disappointing poll for Labour. This time it’s not even the Conservative’s 16-point lead, with Labour on just 24pc, that’s…

Tom Watson tells Marr that Labour will ‘make this country great again’

12 February 2017 11:29

With the latest polling on voting intentions from ICM putting Labour on 27 and the Conservatives storming ahead on 42…

The Corbyn effect

11 February 2017 10:09

Last month, Tim Farron ruled out any electoral pact between the Liberal Democrats and Labour — branding Jeremy Corbyn ‘toxic’. With…

What the papers say: Jeremy Corbyn’s road to nowhere

10 February 2017 8:41

Jeremy Corbyn has called reports of his departure ‘fake news’. This despite the Labour leader having a net approval rating…

Jeremy Corbyn’s new shadow cabinet favourite

9 February 2017 18:31

On Wednesday, 52 Labour MPs chose to defy Jeremy Corbyn’s three-line whip and vote against Brexit in the Article 50 vote. With…

Jeremy Corbyn blows a golden chance to roast Theresa May

8 February 2017 16:08

How to sabotage a deadly ambush. This was Jeremy Corbyn’s contribution to the political play-book today. He came to Parliament…

Will Philip Hammond’s Budget reveal the truth behind the Surrey ‘sweetheart deal’?

8 February 2017 14:01

Isabel Hardman has been investigating the social care issue in Surrey for the Spectator in recent days. Yesterday, she spoke…

Jeremy Corbyn ambushes Theresa May at PMQs

8 February 2017 13:20

Jeremy Corbyn ‘won’ PMQs today thanks to an old-fashioned ambush. The Labour leader had copies of texts that the leader…

May’s message to MPs: don’t obstruct the Article 50 Bill

6 February 2017 17:01

MPs will shortly begin their Committee stage of the Article 50 Bill in the Commons. Before that begins, Theresa May…

Sort the housing crisis, or a Corbyn will win a general election

4 February 2017 10:35

Jeremy Corbyn isn’t going to become Prime Minister. But if the housing crisis isn’t solved, the next left wing populist…

Owen Jones: I’d find it hard to vote for Corbyn

3 February 2017 15:58

Oh dear. Earlier this week, Mr S reported that Derek Hatton — the ‘socialist firebrand’ who joined Labour with the…

Is the government trying to avoid scrutiny of its Brexit policy?

2 February 2017 14:14

Is the government trying to avoid scrutiny of its Brexit policy? That’s the charge that MPs on the Labour and…

Jeremy Corbyn offers up another dismal showing at PMQs

1 February 2017 16:15

Mrs May has spent the week meeting naughty presidents. Today she was made to pay for it. Parliamentarians were queuing…

If Corbyn couldn’t Trump Theresa at today’s PMQs, when can he?

1 February 2017 13:52

Today should have been a good PMQs for Jeremy Corbyn. He had the chance to denounce Donald Trump and embarrass…

Derek Hatton turns on Corbyn

31 January 2017 12:29

Oh dear. Although Jeremy Corbyn faces plenty of opposition on the right of his party, up until now he has…

PMQs sketch: In which Jeremy Corbyn rebrands the plan to make Britain ‘an offshore tax haven’

25 January 2017 16:52

Mr Corbyn has spent a week shuddering at goblins that don’t exist. At least outside his head. But he wants…

Is Benoît Hamon France’s answer to Jeremy Corbyn?

24 January 2017 9:15

He was supposed to be the third man of the French Socialist primary held on Sunday. While all eyes were…

Corbyn’s speechwriter takes inspiration from Trump’s victory

23 January 2017 8:48

Over the weekend, John Prescott criticised Theresa May for arranging a trip to meet Trump as thousands of women marched in…

The irony of Corbyn’s three-line whip

19 January 2017 18:02

Jeremy Corbyn is a famous rebel, so famous that when he was elected, many in his party wondered how he…

Corbyn’s team are trying – and failing – to turn him into a famous wit

18 January 2017 16:28

Poor grey sad Mr Corbyn. So angry. So useless. And so weird as a visual spectacle. His sharp-featured head looks,…

PMQs: Corbyn’s confusion over the single market

18 January 2017 14:00

Jeremy Corbyn’s attack line on Theresa May at Prime Minister’s Questions today might have been more effective had the Labour…

What the papers say: Donald Trump’s deal with Britain

16 January 2017 8:51

It’s difficult to escape from Donald Trump’s interview with Michael Gove in the Times this morning. The president-elect’s view that he wants a…