Jeremy Corbyn

Glastonbury wouldn’t survive under a Corbyn government

24 June 2017 18:00

Only Jeremy Corbyn could speak at Glastonbury and think he was addressing the oppressed proletariat. Glastonbury, he said, while introducing…

Plato and Aristotle would have understood Corbyn’s appeal to the young

24 June 2017 9:00

Whether the youth vote had any serious impact on the result of the general election or not, Jeremy Corbyn knew…

Theresa May’s exhaustion makes more blunders inevitable

23 June 2017 15:09

Theresa May’s body language on leaving the European Council summit last night shows quite how much of a toll the past…

Corbyn overtakes May on question of who would make the best PM

23 June 2017 8:25

Would Jeremy Corbyn or Theresa May make a better Prime Minister? In April, when Theresa May called the election, that…

Labour and the Lib Dems are as much to blame as the Tories for Grenfell Tower

22 June 2017 19:04

I haven’t been in Camden this afternoon, so I can’t vouch for there being no marches of activists holding banners…

If Jeremy Corbyn can rise from the depths, why can’t Theresa May?

22 June 2017 9:00

When John Curtice speaks, listen. That’s one thing we learned in the general election. This week we hosted John at the Social…

Corbyn regains his confidence – but his Brexit troubles aren’t far away

21 June 2017 16:43

Today’s exchanges between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in the Commons following the Queen’s Speech showed how much difference confidence…

Labour is now the party of the middle class

20 June 2017 16:26

I’m not sure I’ve ever been so pessimistic about this country’s future, and I’m not usually a barrel of laughs…

Please can the bullying of Theresa May stop?

19 June 2017 18:02

We all remember it from school, whether as perpetrator, or assistant of perpetrator, or victim: the moment when everyone turns…

Sunday shows round-up: Hammond undermines May over Brexit ‘no deal’

18 June 2017 16:49

Philip Hammond – No deal would be ‘a very, very bad outcome’ One day before Brexit negotiations get underway, Philip…

Theresa May’s problem is that she is far too British for her own good

17 June 2017 16:40

While I was rummaging through data on what Treasury officials had spent on their credit cards, back in George Osborne’s…

Trying to turn Grenfell Tower into a morality tale about the rich and poor stinks

16 June 2017 14:59

Who would want to be a political leader in the wake of a disaster such as that of Grenfell Tower?…

Those who died at Grenfell Tower were the victims of bad government

16 June 2017 14:24

Had the Grenfell Tower tragedy befallen one of the millionaire high-rises built along the Thames recently, it would still be…

The Spectator Podcast: Rebooting the Maybot

15 June 2017 16:08

On this week’s episode, we examine the fallout from last week’s shock election result, and ask what’s next for both Theresa…

Why didn’t Theresa May meet Grenfell Tower survivors?

15 June 2017 14:05

We can’t yet be sure what caused the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower. Early speculation, some of it expert, some…

Are conservatives a bunch of neanderthals? Some on the left seem to think so

15 June 2017 13:05

How tragic that the country – and indeed the world – is being dragged rightwards by a bunch of Neanderthal…

The future belongs to the Left

15 June 2017 8:36

When I was in my early 20s and quite conservative I assumed I was just an anomaly, someone who develops…

The Tories must learn fast to avoid the chilling prospect of Prime Minister Corbyn

14 June 2017 20:46

Nick Timothy has penned an honest and reflective piece about the Tory election boorach. It can’t have been easy to…

Corbyn-mania hits the Parliamentary Labour Party

13 June 2017 20:23

It tends to be the case that if you hear cheers from outside a meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party, it’s…

What is Labour’s policy on Brexit? We’re still no closer to knowing

13 June 2017 16:10

What is Labour’s policy on Brexit? No one has ever really known the answer to this question, and it doesn’t…

Jeremy Corbyn is now bookies’ favourite to be next UK Prime Minister

13 June 2017 15:26

Well, this is going well. As the Tories pretend that all will be well under a reprogrammed Maybot, the expectations…

Corbyn: I’m ready for a second election

11 June 2017 11:43

With Theresa May currently AWOL, Jeremy Corbyn has been making the most of her absence this morning. As Tory ministers…

George Osborne: Theresa May is a ‘dead woman walking’

11 June 2017 9:32

George Osborne has been enjoying himself in the last few days – no more so than on the sofa of…

Jeremy Corbyn’s growing ambitions

11 June 2017 0:10

Jeremy Corbyn may have lost the election, but in many peoples’ eyes he’s still the big winner. After the Labour leader…

How the dementia tax – a ‘nasty party’ policy – lost Theresa May her majority

10 June 2017 12:32

Pundits and pollsters have spent the last year trying to explain what the Brexit vote meant. Was it right-wing or left-wing?…