Jeremy Corbyn And Alan Johnson Launch The Labour In Battle Bus

Labour’s attempt to get on first-name terms with voters backfires

22 May 2016 13:57

Oh dear. Spare a thought for whichever bright spark at Labour HQ is responsible for today’s email on the EU…

The Spectator podcast: Hillary’s America

21 May 2016 9:00

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Pat Glass calls voter a ‘horrible racist’ while out on the EU campaign trail

19 May 2016 15:01

In the General Election, a number of Labour supporters defected to Ukip over growing concerns that the party was no…

The Spectator podcast: Hillary’s America

19 May 2016 7:56

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The Labour Party Autumn Conference 2015 - Day 3

Labour MPs are stuck in a miserable stalemate – and some want out

17 May 2016 12:40

When are Jeremy Corbyn’s enemies going to get their act together? Today’s Times poll of the Labour membership shows that…

Jeremy Corbyn And Alan Johnson Launch The Labour In Battle Bus

Bus battle! Row brewing over Labour’s ‘corporate’ EU bus

12 May 2016 14:10

Throughout the EU referendum campaign, Labour figures have been somewhat underwhelmed by the efforts of their party leader to fight for…


Plaid Cymru’s Leanne Wood has created drama in Wales

11 May 2016 18:35

A dramatic day in Wales today. The vote for First Minister ended in a tie between Labour’s Carwyn Jones and…

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Little Englanders, it’s time to give Sadiq Khan a break

10 May 2016 10:27

Hell, I wait so long to be right about something and then two bits of stuff come along at once.…

The Labour Party Autumn Conference 2015 - Day 4

How much of a threat will Sadiq Khan be to Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership?

9 May 2016 15:46

Sadiq Khan starts his first day as Mayor today, and has spent more of his weekend distancing himself from Jeremy…

Shadow cabinet reshuffle

Dr Éoin Clarke’s Shadow Cabinet reshuffle fails to materialise

9 May 2016 12:31

Of all of Labour’s dubious cheerleaders, none is more prolific on Twitter than Dr Éoin Clarke. The clip art-loving activist…


Labour party relations hit a new low

9 May 2016 8:13

After Labour’s local election results proved to be less catastrophic than many pundits predicted, John McDonnell told party naysayers it was…

George Galloway campaigning in Bradford in 2015. Image: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

George Galloway was humiliated in London. Hooray!

8 May 2016 11:03

It’s rare that an election result leaves you with a sense of giddy, disbelieving glee, but there it was in…

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These results have made Labour’s problems worse

7 May 2016 9:00

As the dust settles on Thursday’s election, it becomes ever clearer that—with the exception of London—these were awful results for…

The Spectator podcast: Erdogan’s Europe

6 May 2016 16:54

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What will Labour moderates do now?

6 May 2016 12:32

The election results that we’ve had through so far are a pretty potent combination for the Labour party. Diane Abbott…

Jeremy Corbyn Addresses A Refugees Welcome Here Rally

Corbyn’s enemies’ greatest fear is coming true: he’s avoiding disaster

6 May 2016 7:17

This morning the Labour party is waking up to both disaster and relief. Disaster because the party is falling into…


Look away Corbyn! Charlotte Church trades Labour for Plaid Cymru in Welsh Assembly elections

5 May 2016 13:01

Although Charlotte Church is seen to be a die-hard Corbynista — previously speaking at rallies to support the Labour leader — it…

May 2016 elections: The Spectator guide

4 May 2016 18:38

Britain goes to the polls this week, as electoral contests take place in London, Scotland, Wales and across England. They’re…


I know who I’m supporting in the Corbyn-Hodge leadership contest

3 May 2016 19:27

Christ help us – Corbyn or Hodge! I think, given the choice, I’m pretty firmly with Jezza. One deranged bien-pensant…

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Have Hamas declared their support for Jeremy Corbyn?

3 May 2016 15:30

It’s less than 48 hours until the polls open for the local elections and following last week’s anti-Semitism media-storm, Corbyn…


Corbyn makes his life more difficult by saying Labour won’t lose local council seats

3 May 2016 13:30

Jeremy Corbyn’s critics may well be setting the Labour leader impossible challenges by demanding that the party wins 400 seats…

Ken Livingstone Leave Millbank Amid Calls For His Resignation

Zero tolerance for anti-Zionists? The right is now as PC as the left

3 May 2016 12:47

So now we know: the right and the respectable left are just as good at PC purges as potty, radical…

Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott says it is smear to say Labour has a problem with anti-Semitism

1 May 2016 12:35

Labour might have hoped that the announcement of an independent inquiry into the issue of anti-Semitism in the party would…

It will take more than Labour’s ‘inquiry’ to deal with the left’s anti-Semitism problem

30 April 2016 10:47

Anyone concerned about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party should welcome the appointment of Shami Chakrabarti, the former head of Liberty,…

Listen: Ken carries on digging after Labour’s anti-Semitism row

30 April 2016 10:32

Ken Livingstone’s doggedness has kept him in politics for 40 years. Yet the same tenacity was also on display this…