Caroline Flint

Caroline Flint puts the boot in over Diane Abbott’s ‘Brexit flu’

5 February 2017 11:47

After Diane Abbott missed the Article 50 vote thanks to ‘a migraine’, her comrade John Mann accused the shadow home secretary of ‘bottling…

Conference party round-up: Corbyn-mania hits Liverpool

28 September 2016 18:48

As Labour conference draws to a close for another year, over the past four days there has been plenty of drama played…

Labour members’ stand-off with MPs shows things can only get more bitter

26 September 2016 15:14

Jeremy Corbyn might have wanted to wipe the slate clean and start over with his MPs after the summer’s leadership…

Labour’s ex-frontbenchers make the most of life outside the shadow cabinet

9 September 2016 16:13

What can you fill your time with if you’re a former Labour frontbencher left twiddling your thumbs as a result…

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…

Labour MPs furious at NEC’s decision to let off Corbyn aide

27 November 2015 15:30

The Labour Party has lifted its suspension of Andrew Fisher, a political aide to Jeremy Corbyn, following an investigation into…

Business as usual for Labour as shadow teams get to work

15 September 2015 13:21

If you’d missed Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader, and pitched up to business questions in the Commons today, you…

It is too late to stop a shadow hanging over the Labour leadership result

25 August 2015 8:59

Concern about how the Labour leadership contest has been run is spreading throughout the party. The former home secretary Charles…

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…

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…

The tension in Labour’s energy policy between prices and decarbonisation

20 April 2015 16:13

There has always been a tension in Ed Miliband’s energy policy between its aim to get prices down via the…

A masterclass in dodging questions from Philip Hammond and Caroline Flint

8 March 2015 11:50

Two politicians put in very assured and impressive performances on Marr this morning – if you can include nimbly dodging…

The government needs to attack the enemies of energy consumers, including Ed Miliband

11 June 2014 15:10

‘I don’t know why energy companies invest in Britain,’ said a former energy minister to me a couple of weeks…

Caroline Flint and Ed Davey clash over who cares most about consumers

2 December 2013 16:49

One of the Conservatives’ great victories in government has been to portray the party as on the side of consumers…

Exploiting a conservative moment

25 September 2011 22:43

Away from the resurrection of David Miliband, other Labour modernisers convened at the Progress rally earlier this evening. These weren’t…

What Labour women think of Gordon

12 July 2009 15:00

For those of you who missed it, Radio Four has just broadcast a piece about what the women who worked…