Labour

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…

I’d rather be politically homeless than stay in the Labour party

14 July 2019 8:00

Among the first things I did when moving to the UK from Australia was sign up to three British institutions:…

Kate Hoey’s exit will be a big loss to Labour

8 July 2019 17:26

Nothing better sums up the intolerance and sheer meanness of the hardcore Remainer set than their loathing for Kate Hoey.…

It’s time to no platform the Labour party

28 June 2019 18:05

This evening in Britain, the Jewish Shabbat dinner will follow the traditional order: blessing the candles and the wine, washing…

Labour’s victory in Peterborough should terrify the Tories

7 June 2019 11:11

Politics may seem to be deeply confusing at present, but in fact there is one very stark conclusion to come…

The probe into Labour’s anti-Semitism gives hope to Britain’s Jews

5 June 2019 10:11

The Equality and Human Rights Commission’s announcement last week that it is to formally investigate Labour over anti-Jewish racism is an hour…

Why the Brexit Party might be wise to form a pact with the Tories

3 June 2019 17:32

The no-deal Catch 22 for the Tories is well-established, bringing comfort to those who oppose no-deal (and Brexit) and worry…

The equality watchdog’s probe leaves Labour with a painful choice

28 May 2019 11:50

Today’s confirmation that the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is launching a formal investigation of the Labour party has…

Labour’s Welsh wipeout should terrify Jeremy Corbyn

27 May 2019 17:41

Elections in Wales are supposed to be boringly predictable. Until the 2019 European election, Labour had come first in 38…

Will Jeremy Corbyn bow to pressure on a second Brexit referendum?

27 May 2019 9:18

Has Labour finally got the message on Brexit? Since the referendum, the party has attempted to be all things to…

Labour’s anti-Semitism problem is losing its power to shock

14 May 2019 12:09

A Labour activist – since elected a councillor – sharing neo-Nazi material declaring that ‘the Jews declared war on Germany…

No ‘Brexit backlash’, says internal Labour election analysis

9 May 2019 17:16

After a disappointing local election result for Labour last week, politicians were quick to blame the party’s Brexit ambiguity for…

The Brexit political earthquake is only just beginning

3 May 2019 18:13

These are the most extraordinary local elections of my lifetime. The Tories’ loss of more than 1,000 councillors is way…

Tories lose over 1300 seats in local elections

3 May 2019 17:00

The Tories have lost over 1000 seats as both major parties were hit by a Brexit backlash in the local elections…

Baldrick quits Labour

3 May 2019 15:16

Things are going from bad to worse for Jeremy Corbyn. Labour has had a dismal night in the polls, losing…

The reason for Labour’s dismal local election performance

3 May 2019 10:50

At the end of today, the Tory party will have had a terrible night – perhaps losing as many as…

Anas Sarwar and the case that shames Labour

30 April 2019 19:32

Jews are familiar with the malice, prejudice and stupidity that governs the Labour Party’s complaints process when it comes to…

Jeremy Corbyn wins his Brexit showdown with Tom Watson

30 April 2019 18:04

Jeremy Corbyn has again shown his power over the structures of the Labour party by winning today’s national executive committee…