Labour manifesto

Why agonise over things that will never happen?

20 May 2017 9:15

In attending to Labour’s Free Ice Cream For Everyone manifesto out of ghoulish voyeurism, I violated a personal rule of…

Labour’s manifesto adds up… to economic ruin

16 May 2017 14:18

Another day, another tax rise. So far in this campaign, the Labour party has rolled out one hit or another…

Labour’s manifesto steals from the rich – and gives it back to the wealthy

16 May 2017 12:04

The consequence of last week’s leak of a draft Labour manifesto is that all eyes today have fallen on what…

Labour Party manifesto 2017 (official version): full text

16 May 2017 11:38

Labour have this morning launched their manifesto for the election. A big part of being the leader of a political…

Labour’s manifesto: the newspapers’ verdict

12 May 2017 8:45

Labour had a day to forget yesterday: the party’s leaked manifesto was plastered all over the newspapers, its leader was…

Labour’s manifesto is a fiscal fantasy land – but the Tories would be wrong to ignore it

12 May 2017 7:33

Labour’s leaked manifesto is, predictably enough, a fiscal fantasy land with lots of spending pledges and rather few tax rises…

Labour’s manifesto reveals one thing: the Left has run out of ideas

11 May 2017 16:07

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse for Labour, Noam Chomsky goes and endorses Jeremy Corbyn. ‘If I were…

The last thing Brexit Britain needs is Labour’s old-fashioned socialism

11 May 2017 10:33

Big hikes in corporation tax. A sweeping programme of nationalisation. Large increases in the minimum wages, a 20-1 cap on…

Ed Miliband resorts to begging as Labour supporters hiss at hacks

13 April 2015 18:10

As regular readers will be aware, Mr S has tracked the growing hostility toward the press at Labour Party events.…

Did anyone proofread the Labour manifesto?

13 April 2015 15:37

‘Do you mind not splitting your infinitives then. Dear me’, said Alastair Campbell to a Tory candidate on Twitter last…

Labour tries to confound expectations with tough-sounding manifesto front page

13 April 2015 7:54

Labour’s manifesto launch today sees the party seeking to confound expectations. Even though the party would prefer to fight a…