Diane Abbott

Venezuela’s crisis exposes the true depravity of the hard-Left

2 August 2017 13:27

Which British politician would be loopy enough to defend the Venezuelan regime as it guns down protesters and arrests opposition…

Diane Abbott’s vanishing act

23 July 2017 23:12

On Thursday, Diane Abbott came unstuck in an interview with ITV News after she failed to explain how Labour would pay…

Watch: Diane Abbott fails to do her sums, again

20 July 2017 21:37

Here we go again. During the General Election campaign, Diane Abbott came under fire when it became apparent in an…

Labour’s treatment of Diane Abbott raises questions about Corbyn’s judgment

7 June 2017 13:57

Last night, Diane Abbott appeared — perhaps for the first time — to have something in common with Philip Hammond.…

Diane Abbott’s disappearing act

6 June 2017 9:08

Last night, Diane Abbott used an appearance on Sky News to insist that she had not been sidelined by the…

Watch: Diane Abbott’s disastrous turn on Sky News

5 June 2017 21:24

With Theresa May on the back foot today over Tory cuts to police numbers, CCHQ can count their lucky stars…

Did Jeremy Corbyn forget to unlock Diane Abbott’s talent?

1 June 2017 12:46

Reading Jeremy Corbyn’s latest election document on the perennially hot potato of race, it was hard to know whether to…

The Labour movement must denounce Jeremy Corbyn for his IRA lies

30 May 2017 20:48

The ongoing argument about Jeremy Corbyn’s support for the ‘armed struggle’ of the Provisional IRA is vacuous and circular. Very…

Sunday shows round-up: Sturgeon sticks up for Corbyn

28 May 2017 16:38

Amber Rudd – Abedi operation is still at ‘full tilt’ In the wake of Monday’s horrific attack in Manchester, Andrew…

Watch: Diane Abbott’s hair-raising Andrew Marr interview

28 May 2017 10:37

With Labour beginning to gain ground in the polls, the party will be keen to keep its momentum going in…

Diane Abbott, the brain of Labour

2 May 2017 17:41

I awoke this morning to hear Diane Abbott’s brains leaking out of her ears and all over the carpet during an…

Listen: Diane Abbott’s car-crash interview on Labour’s plan for extra policemen

2 May 2017 9:14

Is there something in the water today? First Nick Clegg lost his temper on Good Morning Britain, and now Diane…

Watch: Diane Abbott taken to task by furious Brexit voter

7 April 2017 13:58

Diane Abbott suggested last year that some voters backed Brexit because they wanted to see ‘less foreign-looking people on their streets’.…

Diane Abbott spurns David Davis in Strangers’ Bar

9 February 2017 0:09

After the government’s Brexit Bill passed through the Commons unamended, whips, government ministers and Brexiteers were in the mood to celebrate. Alas,…

Diane Abbott makes a speedy recovery

6 February 2017 16:05

It’s a miracle. After coming down with a migraine at the exact time of the Article 50 vote last week,…

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…

Wanted: good press for Diane Abbott

3 February 2017 12:04

As Diane Abbott continues to receive flak today for missing the Article 50 vote thanks to ‘a migraine’ (with #PrayForDiane doing…

Labour MP: Diane Abbott ‘bottled it’ over Article 50 vote

2 February 2017 15:04

Oh dear. With Diane Abbott currently off work with ‘a migraine’, the shadow home secretary is facing a growing work…

Diane Abbott gives Article 50 a miss

2 February 2017 9:06

Last night, 47 Labour MPs rebelled against a three-line whip and voted against the triggering of Article 50. Embarrassingly for…

Watch: Diane Abbott’s Brexit confusion

22 January 2017 14:31

Is there something in the water at BBC broadcasting house? First Theresa May appears on Marr where she refuses to…

Diane Abbott and Tom Watson’s turf war at PMQs

23 November 2016 12:18

It’s a big day in the Commons with the Autumn Statement. Perhaps that’s why seat tensions ran so high at…

Labour’s frontbench hypocrisy on grammar schools

10 October 2016 8:11

On Sunday, Shami Chakrabarti was forced to use an appearance on Peston on Sunday to claim that she was not…

Labour’s conference, day one: The Spectator guide

25 September 2016 8:30

Jeremy Corbyn promised to wipe the slate clean following Labour’s fractious leadership race. Now that he’s officially clinched victory, it’s time for…

Diane Abbott sticks the knife into Owen Smith as she compares him to David Cameron

21 July 2016 9:30

If we didn’t know it before, Diane Abbott has made it clear that this summer’s Labour leadership contest is going…

Listen: Diane Abbott says it’s ‘Westminster-centric’ to ask if Corbyn can win an election

28 June 2016 10:52

With Jeremy Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet now somewhat depleted, brains at Labour are left with less choice when it comes to who…