Jeremy Corbyn

Labour in chaos: what are the party’s options?

15 July 2015 17:45

Labour is in an almighty mess at the moment. Those involved in the leadership campaigns are surprised by how the…

Britain would be the loser if Jeremy Corbyn is elected Labour’s leader

15 July 2015 16:42

It’s hit Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and the New York Mets and now the Labour Party has become the victim…

Jeremy Corbyn’s extraordinary success is a coup for the Tories

15 July 2015 16:38

It wasn’t meant to work out this way. A month ago, Westminster watched to see if Jeremy Corbyn could get…

The Iranian regime is anti-Western and anti-Semitic. Can we really trust its nuclear deal?

14 July 2015 21:10

It is often said that British ambition and influence in the world are on the wane. But there can be…

Liz Kendall’s Facebook Q&A offers a window into the Labour party’s madness

14 July 2015 19:48

Liz Kendall spent an hour on Facebook this evening answering questions from Labour supporters. Those sitting on a social network on…

What should be done about welfare? Don’t ask the Shadow Cabinet

14 July 2015 17:17

The Shadow Cabinet has split all ways on what to do about welfare. Andy Burnham says he wants a reasoned…

Watch: Jeremy Corbyn’s cantankerous interview on his ‘friends’ in Hamas

13 July 2015 20:43

Jeremy Corbyn is finally receiving the scrutiny he deserves. On Channel 4 News this evening, the hard-left Labour leader hopeful…

Idealists tend to cause far more misery to humanity than cynics

13 July 2015 11:28

I’ve often wondered if Freudian theories could be applied to the Left in the same way they have been applied…

Andy Burnham talks equality at £1400 private members’ club

10 July 2015 13:20

Throughout his career, Andy Burnham has been keen to point out that he is not one of the ‘metropolitan elite’.…

Coffee Shots: Jeremy Corbyn goes corporate

29 June 2015 18:27

Never let it be said that Jeremy Corbyn is the most anti-business of the four Labour leadership candidates. The left-wing…

Labour’s response to #ToriesForCorbyn shows they really have lost the plot

24 June 2015 15:39

There’s a lot to admire about Jeremy Corbyn. For one, you can’t fault his conviction. While his entire party falls…

Liz Kendall on safe ground for Newsnight debate

17 June 2015 12:07

Tonight’s Newsnight debate will see the four Labour leadership hopefuls — Liz Kendall, Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Jeremy Corbyn — head…

When will the Labour leadership contenders realise it’s the 2020 election they’re fighting?

17 June 2015 9:28

Tonight’s Newsnight Labour leadership debate is a sink or swim moment for Liz Kendall. So far, there has been a lot of…

Forget Jeremy Corbyn, I’m backing Liz Kendall for Labour leader

16 June 2015 22:43

I daresay some of you lot are amusing yourselves by joining the Labour Party for three quid so as to…

Battle of the pundits: Owen Jones vs ‘the Katie Hopkins of the Blairite right’

16 June 2015 13:54

Today the BBC invited arch-enemies Dan Hodges and Owen Jones onto Daily Politics to discuss the Labour leadership battle. What began…

Jeremy Corbyn is definitely not what Labour voters want

15 June 2015 14:20

The clock struck noon and it was if the past 32 years had never happened. Veteran Left-wing MP Jeremy Corbyn…

Jeremy Corbyn makes Labour leadership ballot paper

15 June 2015 13:45

Thanks to a last minute rush of nominations, Jeremy Corbyn has made it onto the Labour leadership ballot paper. Corbyn had…

The Labour leadership contest is about to get nasty

15 June 2015 9:10

Today is the last call for nominating candidates in the Labour leadership contest. At noon, the nominations will close and we’ll…

Labour’s left and right wings want Jeremy Corbyn on the ballot paper

12 June 2015 16:48

Jeremy Corbyn is adding some unlikely excitement to the Labour leadership contest. Although he does not have enough MPs yet…

How Jeremy Corbyn could still make it onto the Labour leadership ballot

10 June 2015 17:19

Nominations for the Labour leadership contest may have only been open for 24 hours but Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Liz…