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Watch: Cameron makes Corbyn squirm with email predicting Labour’s disunity

13 July 2016 12:48

Today’s PMQs have proved to be a lively affair as David Cameron and Jeremy Corbyn traded jibes at the despatch…

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Tom Watson tries to calm tensions ahead of crunch NEC meeting

11 July 2016 20:23

With Angela Eagle clear that she will run to be the next Labour leader and Jeremy Corbyn willing to contest any…


What Labour coup? Tom Watson parties the night away at Glastonbury

26 June 2016 10:49

As Jeremy Corbyn tries to hold off the threat of a coup from members of his shadow cabinet, it’s probably for the…

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Tom Watson dumps all over David Cameron’s EU renegotiation deal

14 June 2016 17:39

Tom Watson’s comments today that a future government would have to try to reform freedom of movement rules in the…


Watch: Tom Watson jokes about Labour’s misery

29 February 2016 18:09

Although the Tories currently find their party divided over Europe, they can at least take heart that the opposition face greater…

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Corbyn sacked Michael Dugher while ally Tom Watson was out of the country

8 January 2016 9:14

Michael Dugher was sacked while his key ally and Labour deputy leader Tom Watson was out of the country, Coffee…

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Tom Watson asks Cameron to delay Syria vote

1 December 2015 11:02

The biggest problem with Labour’s furious and seemingly endless infighting is that it is preventing the party from doing its…


I’ve come up with the perfect way to deal with TV Licensing officers

12 November 2015 15:33

Faithful readers of this column will know that I do not have a television licence for my flat in London, because…


Tom Watson gets a tickling from the Home Affairs Committee

21 October 2015 18:38

Tom Watson, the man who hated Brittan, appeared before the Home Affairs committee this afternoon. In earlier evidence it became…

Tom Watson listens to a session entitled "Rebuilding Our Party" during the first day of the Labour Party Autumn Conference on September 27, 2015 in Brighton, England.

The hardest word: Tom Watson still won’t apologise for smearing Leon Brittan

12 October 2015 17:27

Tom Watson, Labour’s embattled deputy leader, delivered a statement to the House of Commons this afternoon on accusations about the former home…

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Tom Watson is in the same class as Titus Oates and Joe McCarthy

9 October 2015 14:51

With the help of the BBC’s Panorama this week, the full evil lunacy of the child abuse and murder conspiracy allegations relating…

Security, stability and opportunity is the message of this year's Tory conference. It's everywhere.

In pictures: the most Tory things at Conservative conference

4 October 2015 16:13

The Conservatives are wrapped in the quiet cocoon of Manchester Central today and the conference has a subdued vibe — many activists…

The Labour Party Autumn Conference 2015 - Day 4

Tom Watson has no intention of practising Corbyn’s ‘kinder, gentler’ politics

30 September 2015 16:09

If Jeremy Corbyn’s speech yesterday was the musings of a left-wing activist, Tom Watson’s today was that of someone who…

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When will Labour move against Corbyn?

16 September 2015 17:32

The Labour party must dig deep into roots if it is to survive. The Blairites cannot do it, they are…

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Welcome to the era of conspiracy-theory politics

14 September 2015 15:03

Who argues that a ‘shadow state’ controls Britain? That a gang of faraway, faceless suits ‘orchestrate public life from the…

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Tom Watson covers for Jeremy Corbyn in the new Labour leadership’s first outing

13 September 2015 13:15

24 hours into his leadership and Jeremy Corbyn is already defying the conventions of being an opposition leader. He cancelled…

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As deputy leader, Tom Watson may now be the Labour Party’s only hope

12 September 2015 11:39

Last week I was talking to a member of the shadow cabinet about Jeremy Corbyn’s impending victory as Labour leader.…


Podcast: Angela Merkel’s mistake on refugees — and is Tom Watson Labour’s saviour?

10 September 2015 8:47

Angela Merkel’s offer to welcome any Syrian refugees who reach Germany will have far reaching, potential devastating consequences. On this week’s View…

Labour MP Tom Watson arrives at the High Court in London on June 4, 2015 to challenge the government on emergency suveillance legislation passed last year.

Tom Watson plans results party

4 September 2015 11:05

The results aren’t in, the votes haven’t been counted, but you can still book a place at Tom Watson’s election…

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The rival factions at war over Labour’s leadership contest

24 July 2015 15:29

Which factions have the most influence in the Labour leadership and deputy leadership contest? The biggest split in the party…

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Who in Labour will fight to bring back sanity and honesty and dignity? Not John Prescott

23 July 2015 14:10

When I heard John Prescott was going on the Today programme, I must admit that I expected him to urge…

Jeremy Corbyn poses for a portrait on July 16, 2015 in London, England.

Jeremy Corbyn on track to be next Labour leader, according to new poll

21 July 2015 22:57

Could Jeremy Corbyn actually win the Labour leadership race? A new poll from The Times/YouGov suggests that he will. The new poll of…


Labour’s response to #ToriesForCorbyn shows they really have lost the plot

24 June 2015 15:39

There’s a lot to admire about Jeremy Corbyn. For one, you can’t fault his conviction. While his entire party falls…

Labour MP Tom Watson arrives at the High Court in London on June 4, 2015 to challenge the government on emergency suveillance legislation passed last year.

The ‘anyone but Tom Watson’ campaign has its first success

17 June 2015 13:11

Five candidates have made it onto the ballot paper for deputy leader of the Labour party. Tom Watson and Caroline…

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Alex Salmond insists on Nats dining separately from hacks

28 May 2015 11:34

The Kennington Tandoori is a favourite late-night eatery for MPs of all persuasions. Last night was no exception, with Tom Watson…