Labour

Corbyn has all but declared class war with this manifesto

21 November 2019 19:35

I am not sure if it is class war exactly but something very like it is back. Perhaps it is…

Watch: Andrew Neil challenges John McDonnell on Labour’s housebuilding record

21 November 2019 16:35

Labour has pledged to build 100,000 council homes a year as part of their so-called ‘housing revolution’. But how likely…

The ten worst ideas in Labour’s manifesto

21 November 2019 16:00

It is quite a challenge to boil down the Labour manifesto to its 10 silliest ideas, but here are my…

‘Simply not credible’: IFS verdict on Labour’s manifesto

21 November 2019 15:32

The IFS has delivered its verdict on Labour’s manifesto and it’s not good news for taxpayers. Jeremy Corbyn’s party has…

Tories under fire over fake Labour manifesto

21 November 2019 14:41

The Tories were accused of spreading fake news during the election debate after they changed the name of the official…

Sunday shows round-up: Jeremy Corbyn- There will be a great deal of movement

17 November 2019 16:43

Jeremy Corbyn – ‘I want a close relationship’ with the EU The Labour leader was Andrew Marr’s chief guest of…

Labour’s women-friendly work policies are anything but

14 November 2019 16:40

Labour has pledged to close the gender pay gap by 2030 and the party has chosen today – ‘Equal Pay…

The apocalyptic self-righteousness of Laura Pidcock

11 November 2019 19:04

While launching her campaign to be returned as MP for North West Durham, Laura Pidcock revealed the barmy self-righteousness that…

Is a vote for the SNP really a vote for prime minister Corbyn?

8 November 2019 13:29

Nicola Sturgeon says she wants to form a “progressive alliance” after the election to evict Boris Johnson from 10 Downing…

Will former Labour MPs help the Tories break the ‘red wall’?

7 November 2019 12:19

Will former Labour MPs help the Tories break the red wall? A key plank of the Tory path to a majority…

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson quits parliament

6 November 2019 20:08

In the past few minutes, Tom Watson has announced that he is stepping down at this election. In a surprise…

The shamelessness of the Labour moderates

30 October 2019 17:37

Anti-racism campaign Labour Against Anti-Semitism (LAAS) has today issued its position on the General Election. LAAS, responsible for exposing a…

Corbyn reveals his election attack lines at PMQs

30 October 2019 13:34

The last PMQs before the general election offered a teaser for what to expect over the next six weeks. With…

A vote for Labour is a vote for anti-Semitism

29 October 2019 15:24

The December election that now looks inevitable will be, as all elections are, a test. A test of a decade-old…

Jeremy Corbyn kicks off ‘fun’ snap election

29 October 2019 12:54

‘It’s going to be fun’. Thus a beaming Jeremy Corbyn announced that he had decided his condition for a general…

How Boris’s opponents are making this week much easier for him

28 October 2019 16:54

The stronger the prospect of a general election, the easier it will be for Boris Johnson to get through the…

What Caroline Flint’s Brexit critics fail to understand

22 October 2019 13:38

It must feel pretty lonely being Caroline Flint right now. The Labour MP has made herself unpopular with her comrades…

Louise Ellman

Will Labour MPs do anything now Louise Ellman has quit?

17 October 2019 8:53

Another female Jewish MP has left the Labour party, apparently bullied out of the movement she has worked in for…

Labour is following in the doomed footsteps of the French left

27 September 2019 10:57

The left no longer exists as a coherent political force in France. Embarrassed in the 2017 presidential election, the Socialist…

Is this the beginning of the end for Jeremy Corbyn?

25 September 2019 13:11

Did Labour’s conference help or hinder Jeremy Corbyn’s chances of becoming prime minister? For some, Corbyn ended up stronger than…