Labour

Labour MP’s academies double standards

23 January 2019 17:29

From an outside view, one could be forgiven for thinking now is a good time for academies in the UK.…

Why I spoke out about Labour’s anti-Semitism shame

23 January 2019 16:58

If you told me this time last year that, come January 2019, I’d be standing in Parliament, addressing a room…

In defence of Diane Abbott

22 January 2019 14:04

The question I had hoped to pose this week was this: “Do people dislike Diane Abbott because she is black…

Did Corbyn really just move closer to backing a second referendum?

21 January 2019 22:26

After Theresa May appeared before the Commons to reveal that her Brexit Plan B looks an awful lot like her…

The message behind Labour’s latest party broadcast

21 January 2019 16:17

When Labour released the party political broadcast Our Town, it was enough to worry aides in No.10. The slick video…

Watch: Richard Burgon turns nasty

16 January 2019 10:39

When he first came to power, Jeremy Corbyn promised a ‘kinder’ politics and told Labour supporters to ‘treat people with…

Labour MPs threaten to push Corbyn into supporting a second referendum

15 January 2019 17:21

Labour MPs who want a second referendum are threatening to table their own motion calling for one next week if…

Chris Williamson on the joys of Venezuela

14 January 2019 16:18

Venezuela is a country in crisis: inflation hit one million per cent last year and GDP has plummeted by half…

Fiona Onasanya goes AWOL

11 January 2019 12:01

At the end of last year Labour MP Fiona Onasanya was convicted of perverting the course of justice, after lying…

Jeremy Corbyn is right. We need a general election

10 January 2019 11:32

Brenda from Bristol, look away now. Jeremy Corbyn is pressing Theresa May to call a general election, saying: ‘To break…

Why Jeremy Corbyn won’t back a second referendum yet

3 January 2019 16:43

Jeremy Corbyn has come under pressure this week to back a second referendum after a YouGov poll found that seven…

Railway nationalisation could be Jeremy Corbyn’s route to power 

3 January 2019 11:49

Few things can kill the Christmas spirit as effectively as news about rail fare rises. This was demonstrated again this…

Nationalisation isn’t the solution to fixing Britain’s railways

2 January 2019 16:48

It’s the New Year, which must mean that railway fares are up again – this time by an average of…

Fiona Onasanya’s curious review of the year

28 December 2018 20:02

Oh dear. Fiona Onasanya’s 2018 didn’t go exactly as she would have hoped with the Labour MP found guilty of perverting…

Jeremy Corbyn is either deeply sinister – or a total idiot

22 December 2018 8:20

We’re closing 2018 by republishing our ten most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 10: Rod Liddle on the leader…

Ivan Lewis resigns from Labour – what was his real motivation?

20 December 2018 17:50

As Parliament rises for the Christmas recess, Jeremy Corbyn ends the term one MP down. Ivan Lewis has this afternoon quit…

Clive Lewis fails to get into the Christmas spirit

18 December 2018 9:53

Christmas – the time for peace on earth and goodwill to all men. It’s also the time of year for…

Could Labour drop its plan for a no confidence vote?

7 December 2018 15:14

The working assumption in Westminster at the moment is that Theresa May will lose Tuesday’s meaningful vote on her Brexit…

Labour’s war with the media moves up a gear

1 December 2018 18:00

Oh dear. It’s no great secret that under Jeremy Corbyn there is little love lost between the Labour party and…

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How Jeremy Corbyn could cause yet another Labour split on Brexit

26 November 2018 17:06

Jeremy Corbyn has been clear for a while that Labour will vote against Theresa May’s Brexit deal in the Commons.…

Momentum’s membership splits with Corbyn over Brexit

6 November 2018 19:22

At Labour conference this summer, the party’s leadership were clearly spooked when its previously loyal members demanded the party support…

Have the Labour moderates forgotten how elections are won?

2 November 2018 12:06

Labour, as we know, is a party which has fallen into the hands of a dreamy left-wing idealist who is…

Listen: John McDonnell’s disastrous Today programme interview

25 October 2018 9:27

Oh dear. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell’s interview on the Today programme started off a little oddly this morning, with the…

Chuka Umunna’s £451-an-hour new job will help his opponents no end

18 October 2018 13:47

The news that Chuka Umunna is getting paid £451 an hour to chair a new centrist think tank will go…

Labour chooses party political interest over tackling Commons bullying

16 October 2018 14:06

Why has Labour decided to give John Bercow at least a stay of execution as Speaker? Emily Thornberry was asked…