Labour leader

How damaging will the latest anti-Semitism row be for Jeremy Corbyn?

15 August 2018 15:59

Will the latest anti-Semitism row damage Jeremy Corbyn? The row over the Munich memorial rumbles on for another day following…

Owen Jones’s election advice falls flat with Alastair Campbell

13 September 2015 11:44

With Jeremy Corbyn appointed as the new leader of the Labour party, few could be more pleased by the news than…

Jeremy Corbyn’s boiler plate victory speech was no move to the centre

12 September 2015 12:44

No one in the hall was in any doubt about the result, the only thing in question was the scale…

Jeremy Corbyn wins a celebrity backer

22 July 2015 13:20

Although the majority of the MPs who helped to get Jeremy Corbyn on the ballot paper have remained mysteriously silent…

The missing candidates in the Labour leadership contest

18 June 2015 17:29

This Labour leadership contest is almost as notable for who isn’t standing as for who is. First, there is the…

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…

Lesley Garrett: Labour chose the wrong Miliband brother

15 June 2015 16:55

As a Doncaster resident, Lesley Garrett is well acquainted with her local MP Ed Miliband. However, the soprano was left disappointed by Labour’s…

Ed Miliband’s fate shows that how you win a leadership contest matters almost as much as winning it in the first place

18 May 2015 18:58

Any new party leader needs legitimacy, an acceptance that they won the contest fair and square. Ed Miliband didn’t have…

Chuka Umunna will no longer be the ‘English Obama’

15 May 2015 10:56

Chuka Umunna has surprised many today with the news that he has withdrawn from the race for the Labour leadership.…

Having a leader won’t solve all of Labour’s problems

13 May 2015 12:11

The Labour party has decided on a medium-length campaign to elect its new leader, the Press Association reports, with the…