Labour

Labour’s NEC in plot to oust Tom Watson

20 September 2019 21:52

This evening, Labour’s ruling National Executive Committee has started to discuss a motion which would oust Tom Watson as deputy…

‘F–k Boris’: London climate change protest turns red

20 September 2019 17:35

Students went on strike today worldwide to protest against climate change. Luckily, the London protest took place only a stone’s…

Labour’s latest bid to alienate Jewish members

18 September 2019 13:28

Labour has yet again shown it doesn’t care about its Jewish members. Jeremy Corbyn said earlier this year that “there…

Momentum’s plan to get the student vote out

17 September 2019 12:27

Thinking of digging deep for a good cause? Mr S is a big fan of giving his hard-earned cash to those…

Is Jeremy Corbyn preparing to purge moderate Labour MPs?

16 September 2019 12:03

Ahead of the looming general election, moderate Labour MPs are understandably upset by an instruction they say the party has given to…

Will Labour MPs really back a general election?

2 September 2019 16:09

There’s an assumption in Westminster that the Labour Party would have to back a snap general election if Boris Johnson…

What will the Tory and Labour election campaigns look like?

29 August 2019 20:03

We know that the Conservatives are gearing up for an election in the next few months. Their official line is…

Gordon Brown has done enough damage in Scotland

27 August 2019 16:59

Gordon Brown has broken his silence again. The former prime minister told the Edinburgh International Book Festival that the Scottish…

Jeremy Corbyn capitulates in cross-party Brexit talks

27 August 2019 14:19

Jeremy Corbyn’s cross-party talks to stop a no-deal Brexit have broken up, with opposition leaders and MPs releasing a statement…

CCHQ leaves potential candidates scratching their heads

23 August 2019 18:16

Mr S was curious to spy a puzzling email sent out by CCHQ to their prospective parliamentary candidates today. The…

The real reason Corbynites turned on Caroline Lucas and the Greens

14 August 2019 6:30

Caroline Lucas’s plan for an all-female emergency Cabinet to stop a no-deal Brexit is a fantasy, with no prospect of success.…

If Boris plays the system on Brexit, Corbyn can hardly complain

12 August 2019 12:22

A standard version of this autumn’s events is beginning to emerge. Labour brings a no-confidence vote in the Government on…

John McDonnell’s banker bashing backfires

8 August 2019 15:45

John McDonnell spent a large amount of his time this week attacking the career history of the newly-promoted Chancellor, Sajid…

Labour MP: I think all countries should be abolished

8 August 2019 12:42

‘Imagine there’s no countries,’ John Lennon once sang. It seems that one Labour MP is taking that song literally. Paul…

It’s time for David Lammy to join the Tories

31 July 2019 13:57

I’ve never voted Conservative and I never will. Having been raised in a working-class home, I can’t get past the…

The myth behind Corbyn’s plan to transform Britain

31 July 2019 8:18

This week, The Sun instructed Remain Conservative MPs to unite behind Boris Johnson or see Jeremy Corbyn’s desire to ‘turn Britain…

The leadership result that has Labour worried

27 July 2019 10:45

As the Westminster rumour mill goes into overdrive over the likelihood of an early general election, talk has turned to…

How Tom Watson reinvented himself to become the new challenger to Corbyn

20 July 2019 16:47

Tom Watson has had more reinventions than Kylie Minogue has had mid-performance outfit changes. His performances over the years have…

The Spectator Podcast: the latest plot to oust Corbyn

19 July 2019 12:12

When Labour moderates tried to oust Jeremy Corbyn in 2016, their attempt only made him stronger, protected by swathes of…

The only way to solve Labour’s anti-Semitism problem

17 July 2019 14:43

‘The Labour Party welcomes everyone* irrespective of race, creed, age, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (except, it seems, Jews)’. So…