Labour conference 2018

Why we should fear Corbyn’s socialism

27 September 2018 10:06

Donald Trump was at the UN this week sticking it to the globalist elites and bragging about being the greatest…

Corbyn’s confident conference speech will send Labour members home happy

26 September 2018 14:30

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to Labour conference showed how confident the Labour leader is now. He knew his way around the…

Full text: Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour conference speech

26 September 2018 12:37

Thank you for that welcome. I want to start by thanking the workers, the fantastic staff at the Conference Centre…

How blaming the media keeps Labour activists happy

26 September 2018 9:27

One of the features of conference season, along with the stale sandwiches and lack of natural light, is the obsession…

Momentum’s Brexit fudge would make the Labour party proud

26 September 2018 9:25

What Momentum thinks about Brexit matters. But is Momentum prepared to ask its members what it really thinks about Brexit?…

Watch: Israeli ambassador takes a pop at Jeremy Corbyn

25 September 2018 22:49

The Labour Friends of Israel reception at the party’s conference has traditionally been attended by the Labour leader. But this…

Watch: Diane Abbott makes yet another number blunder

25 September 2018 17:34

When it comes to numbers, Diane Abbott doesn’t have a good track record. And it seems that’s still the case…

Emily Thornberry’s leadership pitch, part 1

25 September 2018 16:08

The Labour leadership may be rowing back from the idea of having a second, female, deputy leader, but that isn’t…

Tosh McDonald: I set my alarm early so I could hate Thatcher more

25 September 2018 16:04

Jeremy Corbyn has famously said that he wants a ‘kinder, gentler politics’. But it seems one of his close allies…

Full text: Emily Thornberry’s Labour conference speech

25 September 2018 15:36

Conference, as we all know, this is a year of important anniversaries in the history of the socialist movement –…

Watch: Labour supporter refuses to leave the stage

25 September 2018 15:21

It’s all kicking off at Labour conference. A Labour supporter has just given a speech on Palestine from the main…

Watch: Kate Hoey’s Brexit warning to Corbynistas

25 September 2018 13:00

The Corbynistas don’t have much time for Kate Hoey, the Labour MP and ardent Brexiteer. Owen Jones accused Hoey of…

Full text: Keir Starmer’s Labour conference speech on Brexit

25 September 2018 11:18

Conference, the last two years have not been easy. Like many of you, I was devastated by the referendum result. Like many…

Why Labour’s Brexit MPs are finally feeling more upbeat

25 September 2018 8:50

Kate Hoey has paid a heavy price for being a supporter of Brexit. The Labour MP has been hounded online…

Labour’s conference, day three: The Spectator guide

25 September 2018 8:15

It’s Brexit day at Labour conference: Keir Starmer will be on his feet in the conference hall this morning, detailing…

Labour Left plans to force Jeremy Corbyn into deselection process to make a point

24 September 2018 22:57

Jeremy Corbyn could be subject to a trigger ballot designed for the deselection of MPs, under plans discussed tonight by…

Watch: Labour supporting teacher on getting rid of Tories

24 September 2018 16:56

A teacher and Labour party member has just taken to the stage at the party’s conference talking of the importance…

Diane Abbott’s immigration plan fails to add up

24 September 2018 15:02

What would the government’s immigration policy look like if Diane Abbott was Home Secretary? Abbott’s speech on the fringe of…

John McDonnell’s unashamedly socialist pitch to Labour conference

24 September 2018 13:20

John McDonnell started his Labour conference speech with a tribute to his ‘friend’ Jeremy Corbyn, praising the way in which…

Full text: John McDonnell’s Labour conference speech

24 September 2018 12:44

I want to start by thanking the Treasury Team: Peter Dowd, Shadow Chief Secretary, Jonathan Reynolds, Annaliese Dodds, Clive Lewis,…