Labour

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…

The message behind Labour’s latest party broadcast

30 April 2019 8:17

As the Tories set expectations low for Thursday’s local elections, Labour is in campaign mode. The party has released its…

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves after casting his vote at a polling station at Pakeman Primary School in Islington on June 23, 2016 in London, England.

Jeremy Corbyn won’t be forced to campaign for a second referendum

28 April 2019 13:32

A concerted attempt by Labour MPs and MEPs to engineer that their party would campaign unambiguously for a ‘confirmatory’ Brexit…

Jeremy Corbyn is wrong: we don’t need any more bank holidays

23 April 2019 11:37

The sunshine was glorious. There was a new episode of Game of Thrones to watch in the middle of the…

Is Labour trying to troll the Jewish community?

20 April 2019 13:41

On religious holidays it’s customary for politicians and parties to send out well-wishing notes to the celebrating group. An ‘Eid…

Fretting over ‘land inequality’ is a waste of time

18 April 2019 12:08

As if the nation is not already mired in enough scandal, now comes the revelation that half the land in…

My encounter with Young Labour makes me fear for the party’s future

5 April 2019 8:00

To understand the decay of the Labour Party since 2015, look no further than its London youth wing. London Young…

Revealed: How Jeremy Corbyn is ‘training for power’

27 March 2019 12:58

Tories beware – Jeremy Corbyn is in ‘training for power’. But the Labour leader isn’t readying himself for Downing Street…

Corbyn’s strategy for a softer Brexit

20 March 2019 11:42

Probably the most important event at yesterday’s shadow cabinet was a presentation by Labour’s campaigns director Niall Sookoo of polling…

Jess Phillips says she would make a good prime minister. I’m not convinced

13 March 2019 10:46

On Saturday, the Times published a much-lauded interview with Jess Phillips. As with all her public outings, she comes across as…

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

7 March 2019 17:03

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

A pincer movement is closing around Jeremy Corbyn

28 February 2019 8:29

Chaos theory’s assertion that tiny changes can have dramatic effects is being vindicated with a vengeance in Westminster. If not…

Sparks fly at Parliamentary Labour Party meeting on second referendum

25 February 2019 20:29

Jeremy Corbyn’s announcement that the Labour party is prepared to back another EU referendum to prevent a ‘damaging Tory Brexit’…

The Tory defections to the Independent Group could help Corbyn

20 February 2019 11:44

After days of bad news for Labour over the decision of several moderates to quit and form The Independent Group,…

Watch: George Galloway compares journalist to Goebbels

20 February 2019 11:07

George Galloway has just waded into Labour’s anti-Semitism row and it is safe to say his intervention won’t do much…

Joan Ryan quits Labour and joins the Independent Group

19 February 2019 22:28

Another Labour MP, Joan Ryan, has tonight announced she is leaving the party to join the Independent Group. This is…

Watch: Angela Smith blames ‘funny tinge’ comment on tiredness

19 February 2019 18:08

Angela Smith unwittingly became the story of the day yesterday when she referred to people of a ‘funny tinge’ on…

Luciana Berger’s departure is the beginning of the end for Labour

19 February 2019 17:33

Manny Shinwell knew how to deal with anti-Semites. Born in London’s East End, reared in Glasgow, and once jailed for…