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Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn

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,…

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No real opposition from Labour to May’s Brexit speech

17 January 2017 15:32

With Theresa May opting to give her speech in the grand settings of Lancaster House rather than the Commons, it…

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Jeremy Corbyn needs to work on his Trump impression

15 January 2017 9:59

‘I’m really interested about the similarities between me and Donald Trump,’ joked Jeremy Corbyn this morning on Marr. ‘Is it…

Why Theresa May isn’t the new Iron Lady

15 January 2017 8:00

Curbs on executive pay, restrictions on foreign takeovers and workers on boards. Not Jeremy Corbyn’s plan for Britain, but ideas…

Jeremy Corbyn Is Announced As Labour Leader

Will more Labour MPs quit Parliament in despair?

13 January 2017 11:37

How many other Labour MPs will decide to quit Parliament mid-term as Tristram Hunt and Jamie Reed have done? Some…

Possible Labour Leadership Contender Tristram Hunt Gives Post-election Speech

Tristram Hunt’s resignation is another blow for Corbyn’s Labour

13 January 2017 10:18

Listen to Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth and Ayesha Hazarika on Tristram Hunt’s departure: Another month, another Labour MP resigns. Following Jamie…

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…

What the papers say: Jeremy Corbyn’s day to forget

11 January 2017 9:04

Jeremy Corbyn’s botched relaunch yesterday was successful in only one way: it kept the Labour leader in the headlines throughout…

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Jeremy Corbyn attacks the government for ‘disarray’ while tripping over his own policies

10 January 2017 16:44

For a man prepared to stick to his principles over decades, no matter how unpopular they make him, Jeremy Corbyn…

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…

Nicola Sturgeon is making it up as she goes along

9 January 2017 14:32

Because the SNP have won so often and so conclusively in recent years there is an understandable temptation to suppose they…

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Wanted: ‘first class’ networker to spin for Labour

6 January 2017 13:12

With Labour predicted to win as little as 20pc of the vote in the 2020 election, there’s been little cause…

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Face it, Labour: you are now a painfully middle-class party

3 January 2017 16:34

Today’s Fabian Society paper on the state of the Labour Party — and what a state it is — has…

Speakers Rally To Commemorate The 80th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Cable Street

Labour is heading for electoral disaster – will Corbyn now put his money where his mouth is?

3 January 2017 13:28

New year, new start? Not for Labour. The party’s 2017 has got off to a bad start with the publication of…

Jeremy Corbyn Is Announced As Labour Leader

Labour’s bad poll rating? It’s fake, says Corbyn’s brother

3 January 2017 8:31

Anyone reading the news of late would be forgiven for thinking that Labour is far from election ready. In fact, the…

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Why is Labour so worried about a crackdown on voter fraud?

28 December 2016 9:21

Just what is it about the proposal to require voters to show ID that so frightens the Labour party? Funny,…

Podcast: Will Tories or Ukip profit from abandoned Labour voters?

23 December 2016 11:42

The Copeland by-election will be a fascinating test of whether Brexit can open up more votes for the Tories in…

What the papers say: Labour’s ‘new low’, ‘meddling’ EU courts & ‘Merry Brexmas’

22 December 2016 8:22

The hunt continues for the man thought to be responsible for the attack on Berlin’s Christmas market. But despite the urgency of…

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…

Commuter Trains Are Carrying 40 Per Cent Above Their Passeneger Capacity

Strikes shouldn’t be able to shut down key railway lines

17 December 2016 10:31

300,000 people were hit by Aslef and the RMT’s strike on Southern Rail yesterday. The bad news for commuters is…

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Watch: Labour MPs release their ‘National Living Rage’

15 December 2016 11:30

Oh dear. Just in case there weren’t enough novelty Christmas songs out there, brains at Labour have decided it is…

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Could Labour give the Boris Johnson row the attention it deserves?

14 December 2016 11:35

What could Jeremy Corbyn attack Theresa May with this week at Prime Minister’s Questions? The Labour leader has already had…

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Christmas drinks – Chilcot, trouser-gate and pork pies

13 December 2016 8:30

Since Jeremy Corbyn was elected Labour leader, the party has struggled when it comes to forging a positive relationship with…