Labour

Why some Tories are deeply worried about the DUP deal

26 June 2017 12:51

The Tory DUP deal has been signed in Downing Street this morning, the text of it is on the government…

Theresa May’s Government is safe – for now

26 June 2017 11:32

The Government’s deal with the DUP is done – but it has come at a price. The confidence and supply…

What the papers say: Corbynism isn’t funny any more

26 June 2017 8:47

The laughing should stop, says the Sun, which calls Corbynism a ‘joke’ which ‘simply isn’t funny any more’. The Labour…

Neither the Tories nor Labour shows any sign of being a truly national party

26 June 2017 7:58

I am not sure I can think of any great public assembly in Britain I’d enjoy less than Glastonbury. Within…

Theresa May’s exhaustion makes more blunders inevitable

23 June 2017 15:09

Theresa May’s body language on leaving the European Council summit last night shows quite how much of a toll the past…

Corbyn overtakes May on question of who would make the best PM

23 June 2017 8:25

Would Jeremy Corbyn or Theresa May make a better Prime Minister? In April, when Theresa May called the election, that…

Labour and the Lib Dems are as much to blame as the Tories for Grenfell Tower

22 June 2017 19:04

I haven’t been in Camden this afternoon, so I can’t vouch for there being no marches of activists holding banners…

If Jeremy Corbyn can rise from the depths, why can’t Theresa May?

22 June 2017 9:00

When John Curtice speaks, listen. That’s one thing we learned in the general election. This week we hosted John at the Social…

Labour should form a coalition with the DUP

21 June 2017 21:37

So, they limp on, and Corbyn is justified in holding aloft the Queen’s Speech in jubilantly derisive fashion. Some of…

Corbyn regains his confidence – but his Brexit troubles aren’t far away

21 June 2017 16:43

Today’s exchanges between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in the Commons following the Queen’s Speech showed how much difference confidence…

What the papers say: The Queen’s Speech is the Tories’ last chance

21 June 2017 8:19

Today’s Queen Speech will be a muted affair, with Her Majesty dressing down for the opening of a Parliament which will…

Gerard Coyne’s show trial is a stark warning to Labour moderates

20 June 2017 20:31

‘There is no step, thought, action, or lack of action under the heavens,’ wrote Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, ‘which could not be…

Labour is now the party of the middle class

20 June 2017 16:26

I’m not sure I’ve ever been so pessimistic about this country’s future, and I’m not usually a barrel of laughs…

Listen: Ed Miliband hosts toilet discussion on Radio 2

20 June 2017 14:11

Poor old Ed Miliband. The former Labour leader was once convinced he was destined for Downing Street. Now, he’s hosting discussions…

Please can the bullying of Theresa May stop?

19 June 2017 18:02

We all remember it from school, whether as perpetrator, or assistant of perpetrator, or victim: the moment when everyone turns…

No, the election was not a rebellion against Brexit – or ‘austerity’

17 June 2017 9:00

The lessons to be learned from the Conservatives’ poor showing in the election could fill more pages than the national…

Trying to turn Grenfell Tower into a morality tale about the rich and poor stinks

16 June 2017 14:59

Who would want to be a political leader in the wake of a disaster such as that of Grenfell Tower?…

Theresa May is failing to learn from Gordon Brown’s mistakes

16 June 2017 12:22

One of the truisms that has emerged from this election is that maybe Gordon Brown was right to veer away…

Are conservatives a bunch of neanderthals? Some on the left seem to think so

15 June 2017 13:05

How tragic that the country – and indeed the world – is being dragged rightwards by a bunch of Neanderthal…

The future belongs to the Left

15 June 2017 8:36

When I was in my early 20s and quite conservative I assumed I was just an anomaly, someone who develops…

The Tories must learn fast to avoid the chilling prospect of Prime Minister Corbyn

14 June 2017 20:46

Nick Timothy has penned an honest and reflective piece about the Tory election boorach. It can’t have been easy to…

The cost of Theresa May’s deal with the DUP

14 June 2017 18:04

Theresa May’s deal with the DUP has been delayed as the government deals with the Grenfell Tower blaze. Even without the…

What next for Labour moderates?

14 June 2017 14:42

Normally after an election, the leader of the party that came second comes to the first meeting of their parliamentary…

What is Labour’s policy on Brexit? We’re still no closer to knowing

13 June 2017 16:10

What is Labour’s policy on Brexit? No one has ever really known the answer to this question, and it doesn’t…

It’s delusional to claim the election result was a vote against Brexit

12 June 2017 12:19

How deliciously tempting it must be to do as the Times and FT has done today, along with many others…