Watch: Israeli ambassador takes a pop at Jeremy Corbyn

25 September 2018 22:49

The Labour Friends of Israel reception at the party’s conference has traditionally been attended by the Labour leader. But this…

What Jeremy Corbyn will say in his leader’s speech

25 September 2018 22:30

Jeremy Corbyn will use his leader’s speech on Wednesday to promise change. The Labour leader will vow to change the…

Corbyn’s rallying cry at Mirror bash

25 September 2018 21:36

It’s the eve of the Leader’s Speech at Labour conference and Jeremy Corbyn has attempted to set the mood with…

Watch: Diane Abbott makes yet another number blunder

25 September 2018 17:34

When it comes to numbers, Diane Abbott doesn’t have a good track record. And it seems that’s still the case…

Emily Thornberry’s speech shows why Team Corbyn went cold on a female deputy

25 September 2018 16:54

For those wondering why exactly Labour vetoed plans for a new female deputy leader this morning over fears the role…

Life ‘n’ Arts Podcast: Knight of the Living Philosophers

25 September 2018 16:20

In this week’s Spectator USA Life ‘n’ Arts podcast, I’m casting the pod with Sir Roger Scruton, the knight of…

Emily Thornberry’s leadership pitch, part 1

25 September 2018 16:08

The Labour leadership may be rowing back from the idea of having a second, female, deputy leader, but that isn’t…

Tosh McDonald: I set my alarm early so I could hate Thatcher more

25 September 2018 16:04

Jeremy Corbyn has famously said that he wants a ‘kinder, gentler politics’. But it seems one of his close allies…

Full text: Emily Thornberry’s Labour conference speech

25 September 2018 15:36

Conference, as we all know, this is a year of important anniversaries in the history of the socialist movement –…

Watch: Labour supporter refuses to leave the stage

25 September 2018 15:21

It’s all kicking off at Labour conference. A Labour supporter has just given a speech on Palestine from the main…

Live blog: Labour’s Brexit position, 25/9/18

25 September 2018 14:24

It’s Labour conference and the party is supposed to be setting out its plan for government. Only when it comes…

The dreadful state of British politics

25 September 2018 14:11

Conference season always shows our political parties at their worst. It would be a kindness if these things were not…

Keir Starmer’s Brexit speech triggers Labour barney

25 September 2018 13:16

Well, that lasted long. From the moment Keir Starmer left the conference stage after setting out Labour’s Brexit position, rumours…

Watch: Kate Hoey’s Brexit warning to Corbynistas

25 September 2018 13:00

The Corbynistas don’t have much time for Kate Hoey, the Labour MP and ardent Brexiteer. Owen Jones accused Hoey of…

Scottish Labour leader’s conference snub

25 September 2018 12:20

It’s fair to say to say that the leader of Scottish Labour, Richard Leonard has struggled to make his mark…

The probation crisis could totally undermine the government’s domestic abuse law

25 September 2018 11:54

It has long been accepted in Westminster, including by those who were actually in the Ministry of Justice when it…

Keir Starmer goes off script in Brexit conference speech

25 September 2018 11:38

This year’s Labour conference has been praised for adopting a more professional tone than previous years. However, today that message…

Sweden’s PM is out – but for how long?

25 September 2018 11:32

If Theresa May feels a bit disoriented and lonely – under pressure from her own friends in parliament – she…

Corbyn and Watson rift claims its first victim: a new female deputy

25 September 2018 11:19

The Tom Watson/Jeremy Corbyn feud has claimed its first conference victim: a female deputy leader. Plans to create a new…

Full text: Keir Starmer’s Labour conference speech on Brexit

25 September 2018 11:18

Conference, the last two years have not been easy. Like many of you, I was devastated by the referendum result. Like many…

Through the looking glass: Labour’s future foreign policy

25 September 2018 10:25

To the dismay of many of Jeremy Corbyn’s parliamentary colleagues, foreign policy is the Labour leader’s main passion. Corbyn rarely…

Why Labour’s Brexit MPs are finally feeling more upbeat

25 September 2018 8:50

Kate Hoey has paid a heavy price for being a supporter of Brexit. The Labour MP has been hounded online…

Labour’s conference, day three: The Spectator guide

25 September 2018 8:15

It’s Brexit day at Labour conference: Keir Starmer will be on his feet in the conference hall this morning, detailing…

Labour Left plans to force Jeremy Corbyn into deselection process to make a point

24 September 2018 22:57

Jeremy Corbyn could be subject to a trigger ballot designed for the deselection of MPs, under plans discussed tonight by…