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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…

Jeremy Corbyn Visits The North East

The battle for Labour’s soul

30 April 2016 10:18

Normally, when we talk about a party being in ‘crisis’ we are really referring to a policy dispute or a…

The Spectator podcast: When the right goes wrong

30 April 2016 8:30

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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…

Labour’s anti-Semitism problem stems from its grassroots

28 April 2016 20:03

If I were the Conservative party I’d be getting worried: Labour’s implosion is happening too fast. At this rate they…

Today in audio: Ken’s day to forget

28 April 2016 17:29

Ken Livingstone has been suspended by the Labour party after plonking himself firmly at the centre of the anti-Semitism row…

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Ken Livingstone suspended by Labour

28 April 2016 13:50

Ken Livingstone has been suspended by Labour after wading in to defend Naz Shah in the anti-Semitism row. Labour officials…

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Labour’s halfwits have revealed their anti-Semitic side

28 April 2016 11:51

My guess is that the people who voted for Naz Shah at the last election think she did not go…

The Spectator podcast: When the right goes wrong

28 April 2016 8:10

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Jeremy Corbyn’s McDonald’s boycott shows he’s a terrible snob

19 April 2016 16:33

What has Jeremy Corbyn got against McDonald’s? He wants to block the fast-food chain from having an outlet at the Labour party conference, a…

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Labour MPs fry Corbyn over McDonald’s ban

18 April 2016 20:18

Although the weekly meeting of the parliamentary Labour party is a private affair, Jeremy Corbyn’s spokesman offers journalists lurking in…

The Labour Party Autumn Conference 2015 - Day 4

Sadiq Khan’s London property pledge on shaky ground

14 April 2016 18:39

As part of Sadiq Khan’s London mayoral bid, the Labour candidate has rallied against foreign investors buying up London property.…

David Cameron Leaves Downing Street For Prime Minister's Questions

PMQs Sketch: Cameron’s far-sighted statesmanship

13 April 2016 16:43

A vandal smashing a window and calling it air conditioning. A mother marrying her son and declaring it a lesson…

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What is Labour’s official position on John Whittingdale?

13 April 2016 14:39

A Shadow Cabinet split has opened up over whether John Whittingdale should step aside from making decisions about press regulation.…

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Labour’s war on the media rumbles on: Corbyn tells off hacks outside his home

8 April 2016 12:00

As David Cameron finds himself in hot water over his admission that he once owned shares in an offshore fund,…

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Labour secures the full fruits of Clause IV

7 April 2016 16:00

During the Labour leadership election, Jeremy Corbyn found himself in hot water after he appeared to claim in an interview…

Jeremy Corbyn is the John Terry of British politics

5 April 2016 12:19

Jeremy Corbyn has launched Labour’s local election campaign today with the promise that his party will stand up to the…

Steel Production In North East England

The government would not do more for the steel industry, even if the EU allowed them to

30 March 2016 16:51

Sajid Javid is the driest and most Thatcherite member of the government. So, it is no surprise that he is…

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Jeremy Corbyn’s brother backs Brexit: ‘the EU is the tool of big corporations and asset strippers’

26 March 2016 11:16

The upcoming EU referendum has proved to be a divisive issue for families as well as politicians. With Boris Johnson the…

The Labour Party Conference Continues

Did a Momentum activist suggest Chuka Umunna wasn’t ‘politically black’?

24 March 2016 16:35

It’s been a bad week for the Tories, but it hasn’t exactly been a great week for Labour. After a…

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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…

Shadow cabinet reshuffle

What’s behind Labour’s little list of ‘hostile’ MPs?

23 March 2016 14:19

Why have Jeremy Corbyn’s allies drawn up a list ranking Labour MPs according to how hostile they are to the…

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PMQs unifies Tory MPs and weakens Jeremy Corbyn

23 March 2016 14:03

On Sunday at noon, few would have predicted that Tory MPs would have come out of PMQs cheered and unified. But…

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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…