Emily Thornberry

Watch: Emily Thornberry’s strange concussion anecdote

23 September 2019 16:03

Emily Thornberry took to the stage today at Labour conference to try and make the case for her party backing…

Emily Thornberry refuses to sing from same hymn sheet as Corbyn

22 September 2019 14:58

Although Jeremy Corbyn used his Andrew Marr interview to try to smooth over and move on from internal party rows…

Will John McDonnell lock Tories up if Labour wins the next election?

7 August 2019 10:31

Smiley, fluent and softly spoken, John McDonnell sometimes comes across as a bit cuddly. Yesterday Labour’s shadow chancellor was interviewed…

Labour chooses party political interest over tackling Commons bullying

16 October 2018 14:06

Why has Labour decided to give John Bercow at least a stay of execution as Speaker? Emily Thornberry was asked…

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…

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…

Sunday shows round-up: Emily Thornberry – ‘I really think Amber Rudd should quit’

22 April 2018 17:05

The Shadow Foreign Secretary has called for the Home Secretary to resign over the Windrush debacle that has been dominating…

Sunday shows round-up: Emily Thornberry says Britain is heading for ‘no deal’

22 October 2017 17:46

Emily Thornberry – Britain is heading for ‘no deal’ The Shadow Foreign Secretary has warned that the United Kingdom is…

Emily Thornberry’s low blow over Boris

25 September 2017 12:07

Oh dear. As the speeches get underway on day two of Labour conference, Emily Thornberry has kicked off proceedings with…

Emily Thornberry outshines Damian Green – and Corbyn – at PMQs

12 July 2017 16:18

Mrs May couldn’t make PMQs today. She was lunching with royalty up at the Palace. The happy atmosphere of the…

Thornberry’s BBC gaffe: ET can’t phone home

5 May 2017 11:03

Poor old Emily Thornberry. Labour is having a torrid time in the local elections and during her appearance on the…

Labour’s General Election plan is already coming unstuck

20 April 2017 10:07

What does it mean to be rich? That’s the question already getting the Labour party into a tangle as it…

What Corbyn calls Lady Nugee

1 March 2017 11:47

Last week Mr S revealed that Jeremy Corbyn and Seumas Milne had come up with affectionate nicknames for one another.…

Lady Nugee blames fake news for Labour’s defeat in Copeland

24 February 2017 11:56

Labour is doing its share of soul searching this morning following its disastrous defeat in the Copeland by-election. There are…

Watch: Emily Thornberry’s opposition blues on Question Time

20 January 2017 9:34

On Thursday, Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet found themselves in disarray after the Labour leader suggested he would issue a three-line whip for…

Emily Thornberry’s PMQs performance should worry Jeremy Corbyn

7 December 2016 18:44

The PM is abroad. Her vacant throne was occupied by David Lidington, the agreeably lightweight Leader of the House. He’s…

Labour remembers what it’s like to be an effective opposition

7 December 2016 14:09

Is Labour actually managing to do its job as a decent opposition? Yesterday, the party forced the government into a…

PMQs: Emily Thornberry’s battle over the customs union

7 December 2016 13:29

With Theresa May away, it was David Lidington v Emily Thornberry at PMQs today. The shadow foreign secretary asked Lidington…

Emily Thornberry’s Marr interview sparks more Brexit confusion for Labour

27 November 2016 17:28

Today Emily Thornberry appeared on the Andrew Marr show to talk left-wing dictators and Brexit. Following in the footsteps of…

Boris Johnson vs the virtue signallers

22 November 2016 12:42

As the government ‘consider’ inviting Donald Trump for a state visit, the president-elect was top of the agenda at today’s Foreign Office…