Labour conference

Live blog: Labour’s Brexit position, 25/9/18

25 September 2018 14:24

It’s Labour conference and the party is supposed to be setting out its plan for government. Only when it comes…

Scottish Labour leader’s conference snub

25 September 2018 12:20

It’s fair to say to say that the leader of Scottish Labour, Richard Leonard has struggled to make his mark…

Hacks left in the cold at Labour conference

23 September 2018 14:14

Jeremy Corbyn’s relationship with the MSM has long been a strained one. When the Labour leader isn’t bad-mouthing hacks, he’s…

Jeremy Corbyn discovers the art of spin on a second referendum

23 September 2018 11:25

It’s the first day of Labour conference and Jeremy Corbyn has kicked proceedings off with an appearance on the Andrew…

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…

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…

Corbynistas fail to practise what they preach

25 September 2017 15:07

TFL’s decision not to renew Uber’s licence in the capital has gone down like a cup of cold sick with…

Labour MPs on the rampage over Brexit boycott

25 September 2017 9:38

Well, that lasted long. Despite hopes for a show of unity at this year’s Labour conference, the peace came to…

Labour conference, in pictures

24 September 2017 15:46

It’s that time of the year again. As Labour conference kicks off in Brighton, the annual event has managed 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…

Hacks banished from the floor at Labour party conference

18 September 2017 11:10

Oh dear. Since Jeremy Corbyn became Labour leader, he has had an at times difficult relationship with the ‘Mainstream Media’.…

Coffee House Shots: The verdict on Jeremy Corbyn’s conference speech

28 September 2016 18:47

Labour conference is over for 2016 and it concluded with a barnstorming speech from Jeremy Corbyn. After rumours that he…

‘Awesome’, ‘amazing’ & ‘divisive’: Jeremy Corbyn’s speech, the conference verdict

28 September 2016 17:07

Jeremy Corbyn has just brought down the curtain on the Labour conference. He earned a standing ovation at the end,…

Andy Burnham finally quits the shadow cabinet

28 September 2016 12:42

Andy Burnham has just announced he’s leaving the shadow cabinet. He said he was doing so to concentrate on his…

G4S makes a comeback at Labour conference

28 September 2016 11:49

There was a time when it looked as though this year’s Labour conference might not go ahead as they struggled…

Solidarity for Venezuela at Labour conference

28 September 2016 10:25

Recent reports on the situation in the socialist haven of Venezuela suggest that not everything is so tickety-boo. With five-hour…

Jeremy Corbyn is ‘relaxed’ about migration. He might not be after the next election

28 September 2016 9:19

What does Jeremy Corbyn have to say to Labour voters worried about migration? Not a lot, seems to be the…

Labour conference, day four: The Spectator guide

28 September 2016 7:26

Jeremy Corbyn’s conference speech will be the highlight – or lowlight (depending on your perspective) – of the day as…

Is Seumas Milne about to be shown the back door?

28 September 2016 0:36

Oh dear. It’s not been a great conference for Seumas Milne. Jeremy Corbyn’s director of comms managed to make himself…

Labour moderates find a glimmer of conference hope

27 September 2016 17:33

Labour’s conference has just waved through a raft of reforms which look set to tip the balance of power on…