Jeremy Corbyn

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Will Labour MPs do anything now Louise Ellman has quit?

17 October 2019 8:53

Another female Jewish MP has left the Labour party, apparently bullied out of the movement she has worked in for…

Did anyone take the Queen’s Speech seriously?

14 October 2019 17:38

If today’s Queen’s Speech was meant to offer a preview of what the next general election and life after it…

John McDonnell suggests Labour could be open to referendum before election

11 October 2019 16:09

The Labour party is abuzz with talk that the party could back a second referendum before a general election. It’s…

Corbyn’s cynical Brexit scheme will end in tears for Labour

1 October 2019 14:47

My piece for Coffee House last week likened Boris Johnson to the naked emperor, puffed up with self-importance but devoid…

The Tories only have themselves to blame for Labour’s threat to Universal Credit

28 September 2019 17:29

The Labour Party is buzzing about in Iain Duncan Smith’s constituency today, threatening both to unseat the former Conservative leader…

Labour’s reckless net zero promise

25 September 2019 16:08

On the face of it, the Labour party conference commitment to bring forward Britain’s net zero greenhouse gas emission target…

Is this the beginning of the end for Jeremy Corbyn?

25 September 2019 13:11

Did Labour’s conference help or hinder Jeremy Corbyn’s chances of becoming prime minister? For some, Corbyn ended up stronger than…

Jeremy Corbyn would destroy the market for specialist medicines

25 September 2019 10:54

Amid Labour’s jubilation over the Supreme Court decision yesterday it would have been easy to miss Jeremy Corbyn’s latest attack…

Corbyn takes aim at Labour’s favourite bogeymen in conference speech

24 September 2019 18:09

Jeremy Corbyn has just delivered one of his better party conference speeches. It wasn’t just because it was much shorter…

Full text: Jeremy Corbyn’s conference speech

24 September 2019 17:35

This is an extraordinary and precarious moment in our country’s history. The Prime Minister has been found to have acted…

Ken Loach: Tom Watson is the biggest threat facing Labour

24 September 2019 14:17

What’s the biggest threat facing the Labour party? The Tories? The Lib Dems? Brexit? All wrong, says pro-Corbyn film director…

Corbyn to address Labour conference this afternoon

24 September 2019 13:12

Time was when the box office attraction at Labour conference was going to be Tom Watson’s speech this afternoon. The…

What’s on today at Labour conference: The Spectator guide

24 September 2019 7:30

There is no love lost between Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson, so the Labour leader will have to grin and…

Fury at Labour conference over Brexit votes

23 September 2019 18:07

On paper, Labour’s conference has managed to unite around the Brexit position set out by the leadership. Delegates this afternoon…

Tories should be terrified of John McDonnell

23 September 2019 15:08

Once again, question marks surround Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership. This is not new. While I was at 10 Downing Street, with the small…

Will Labour conference defy Jeremy Corbyn and back Remain?

23 September 2019 11:57

Labour conference will this afternoon vote on three different motions on its Brexit position. There are two – one from…

Labour’s anti-Semitic followers aren’t welcome in Brighton

23 September 2019 10:39

When Labour last came to Brighton for its annual conference, I sat in a studio listening to people who had…

What’s on today at Labour conference: The Spectator guide

23 September 2019 7:30

Labour’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell takes to the stage in Brighton today. Last year, he made an unashamedly socialist pitch.…

Labour shouts down its own message

22 September 2019 21:02

Labour was supposed to be having only one big row this week at conference – on Brexit. Instead, it’s ended…

As top aide quits, is Corbyn’s leadership now sinking?

22 September 2019 8:56

The best way to understand the chaos engulfing the start of the Labour party conference is by looking at the…