Jeremy Corbyn

Labour Youth vote to leave Nato

15 October 2017 22:15

Oh to be young and free and a member of Young Labour. Labour’s youth wing held its annual conference this weekend.…

The best way to learn about socialism is to experience it

6 October 2017 15:33

I think it’s fair to say that Theresa May did not have a cracking conference, but the sympathy vote might…

The Tories had an election-winning conference – for Jeremy Corbyn

5 October 2017 12:42

If Labour’s party conference in Brighton suggested the party was in a celebratory mood, that sense of triumphalism has been…

Sunday shows round-up: Is Boris Johnson unsackable?

1 October 2017 17:07

Theresa May – We’ve listened on student fees The Prime Minister marked the start of the Conservative party conference (and…

Slugs, melts and centrist dads: How to talk like a Corbynista

29 September 2017 17:11

Are you considering a career in Labour politics but fear you may be left behind amid all the exciting changes…

The Spectator Podcast: Corbyn’s big chance

28 September 2017 16:12

On this week’s episode, we turn our attention to Brighton where Jeremy Corbyn, potentially our next Prime Minister, has been…

The Labour party has now embraced Corbynism – will the public?

27 September 2017 19:01

When Jeremy Corbyn gave his speech on Wednesday, the conference hall bore a closer resemblance to a stadium concert than…

Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn is no longer a joke

27 September 2017 15:43

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to Labour conference started strongly before flagging in an overly long middle section. But I suspect this…

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech showed how much of Labour’s power comes from the Tories’ mess

27 September 2017 13:52

What is Jeremy Corbyn’s vision for Labour in government? Before the snap election, that question seemed so very irrelevant and…

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour conference speech, full text

27 September 2017 13:12

We meet here this week as a united Party, advancing in every part of Britain, winning the confidence of millions…

‘Where is he?’: No-show Corbyn heckled at Israeli fringe event

26 September 2017 23:28

This year’s Labour conference has been largely overshadowed by a row about anti-Semitism. At a Labour Friends of Israel event on…

Tom Watson signs up to the cult of Corbyn

26 September 2017 19:14

At this year’s Labour conference, party moderates are an endangered species. A lot of centrist MPs have given the event…

Watch: Stop the War blames America – not North Korea

26 September 2017 13:06

In recent months, North Korea have fired missiles over Japan, tested a hydrogen bomb and boasted of expanding their nuclear…

Watch: Corbyn joins Keith Vaz to celebrate ‘Diversity Nite’ comeback

25 September 2017 23:02

After a conspicuous one year absence, Keith Vaz’s ‘Diversity Nite’ has made a comeback at Labour’s conference. Vaz kept a low…

Labour’s biggest danger is falling for the cult of Corbyn

25 September 2017 16:10

Labour conference has begun in earnest – earnest being the operative word, as Brighton finds itself swamped with Jeremy Corbyn’s…

Ignoring Brexit to spare Corbyn’s blushes is a price worth paying for some

25 September 2017 14:11

Labour’s Brexit row rumbles on. While the issue won’t be the subject of a vote at the party’s annual gathering,…

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…

Sunday shows round-up: Corbyn’s single market dilemma

24 September 2017 16:39

Jeremy Corbyn – We need to ‘look very carefully’ at any future EU trade relationship As the Labour party conference…

Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit confusion continues

24 September 2017 10:54

One of the daily rituals in British politics at the moment is each of the main parties sending out press…

Jeremy Corbyn’s Uber memory lapse

24 September 2017 10:16

The Uber ban presents something of a dilemma for the Labour party. The decision by Transport for London not to…

Battle lines drawn ahead of Labour conference

24 September 2017 10:10

Comrades, Labour conference is here. Today MPs and members descend on Brighton for four days of speeches and discussions on…

Labour’s conference, day one: The Spectator guide

24 September 2017 9:00

As the  Labour party conference kicks off, Jeremy Corbyn’s grip on power has never been stronger. The party’s moderates have been…

Can evolution solve the mystery of why Jeremy Corbyn did so well at the last election?

24 September 2017 9:00

One of the mysteries of our age is why socialism continues to appeal to so many people. Whether in the…

The new test for true Corbynistas: do you support the Uber ban?

22 September 2017 12:46

Forget power to the people, today it’s power to black cab drivers! Transport for London has announced that Uber will not be issued…

What the papers say: Tory Brexit infighting could hand Corbyn victory

20 September 2017 9:08

Boris Johnson’s Brexit intervention ‘is a dismal reflection on Theresa May’s position’, says the Times. But worse than that, this…