Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn scored a lasting triumph at PMQs

12 February 2020 18:05

Things got pretty tasty at PMQs. Jeremy Corbyn was well prepared and emerged, messily, as the victor. It started badly for…

Labour’s radicals need to grow up

9 February 2020 8:00

As the well-worn cliché has it: if you’re not a socialist at 16, you don’t have a heart; if you’re…

PMQs: Boris relishes his new-found power

29 January 2020 15:45

Jeremy Corbyn has stopped asking questions at PMQs. The lecture-circuit now looms for the Labour leader, so he uses the…

Emily Thornberry’s leadership pitch: Corbynism, but neater

22 January 2020 19:37

Emily Thornberry is the straggler in the Labour leadership contest. Unlike Keir Starmer and Lisa Nandy, she’s not going to…

Blackford’s bid to skewer Boris falls flat at PMQs

22 January 2020 14:22

PMQs began with a tussle over Universal Credit. Jeremy Corbyn’s team of wordsmiths and brainstormers had spent the morning ransacking…

PMQs: Corbyn just can’t counter Boris’s election trump card

22 January 2020 13:15

Until Labour gets a new leader, PMQs will be a rather predictable affair. Whatever topic Jeremy Corbyn goes on, Boris…

Corbyn is the best Labour leader of the last century*

22 January 2020 11:36

*According to Labour party members. Research carried out by the polling company YouGov reveals the surprising fact that party members…

Keir Starmer’s revisionist history

18 January 2020 19:33

Keir Starmer has clearly decided that in order to win over the membership he must appear sympathetic to Corbyn and…

Why Labour lost

18 January 2020 12:53

I thought I would take as my starting points what seems to be the internal debate inside the Labour party…

Labour’s moral superiority problem

18 January 2020 8:00

Keir Starmer has been described as a ‘moral leftwinger’. He certainly liberally peppered his leadership campaign launch speech with references to…

Is Labour heading for another Kinnock moment?

17 January 2020 16:08

‘You end in the grotesque chaos of a Labour council – a Labour council – hiring taxis to scuttle round…

Boris Johnson’s conciliatory approach takes the sting out of PMQs

15 January 2020 13:35

Boris Johnson has been Prime Minister since July, but he has done PMQs relatively few times. This means that he…

Corbyn’s Stop the War protest speech was his worst yet

13 January 2020 13:30

About a hundred Stop the War activists gathered outside BBC Broadcasting House on Saturday to protest against a possible conflict…

What does Jess Phillips actually believe in?

3 January 2020 18:27

Jess Phillips is expected to launch her bid for Labour leader this evening, having only said up to this point…

‘Smile Jeremy, it won’t kill you!’

19 December 2019 15:01

The Conservative MP Tracey Crouch was invited to make the so-called ‘loyal address’, a parliamentary procedure used to formally open…

New Corbynite MP’s car-crash interview

19 December 2019 11:55

The newly-elected MP for Leicester East and loyal Corbynite Claudia Webbe spoke to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme earlier this…

Ghosts of Labour’s past and future gather in Commons as MPs return

17 December 2019 16:08

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have just faced one another in the Commons for the first time in this new…

Did Greta do a Corbyn?

16 December 2019 12:32

Has Greta Thunberg been caught out repeating the same trick as Jeremy Corbyn? Thunberg tweeted an image of herself sitting…

Listen: Labour MP claims BBC ‘consciously’ undermined Corbyn

16 December 2019 11:00

The last few days have seen a rapidly coarsening Labour debate over who is ultimately responsible for the party’s historic…

It was Corbyn wot lost it

13 December 2019 16:39

At 10:10pm last night, the shadow chancellor began the inevitable firefight against claims that it was Jeremy Corbyn and the…