Labour

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech is a trap for the Tories

26 May 2017 13:35

The most dangerous thing about Jeremy Corbyn’s speech today, blaming terror attacks in Britain on wars we have fought abroad,…

Could Theresa May blow this general election?

26 May 2017 11:40

Until recently, the prospect of Theresa May flopping in this general election would have been absurd – but today’s YouGov…

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech on terrorism, full transcript

26 May 2017 11:19

Our whole nation has been united in shock and grief this week as a night out at a concert ended…

Will Corbyn’s supporters blame their election defeat on the Manchester attack?

25 May 2017 16:30

The Manchester murders have given British politics its first conspiracy theory with a grain of truth in it. It may…

The death of the Welsh Labour party appears to have been exaggerated

22 May 2017 19:19

Never underestimate the resilience of the Welsh Labour party. Up until now, this year’s general election had looked like it…

Theresa May forced into ‘dementia tax’ U-turn by Jeremy Corbyn

22 May 2017 12:06

Theresa May promised ‘the first ever proper plan to pay for – and provide –social care’ in the party’s manifesto.…

What the papers say: Is Corbyn’s poll boost the start of a Labour fightback?

22 May 2017 8:42

Optimistic Labour supporters are greatly cheered by the party’s boost in the polls. Labour has now cut the gap to single figures for…

Labour candidate’s campaign leaflet fail

19 May 2017 15:26

Oh dear. Come June 8, Labour are hoping to take the marginal seat of Blackpool North and Cleveleys from the…

Labour’s elections chief expects party to be cut down to 140 seats

19 May 2017 13:58

Labour’s elections team expects the party to be left with just 140 seats after the election, The Spectator has learned. I…

Watch: Workers Revolutionary Party march on the Daily Politics

18 May 2017 15:43

Although the Mainstream Media would have you believe that the major political force in this election is the Tories, is it…

Election 2017: Do you believe in miracles?

18 May 2017 11:14

If you want to imagine the future of British politics, consider the tale of Kristy Adams, the Conservative candidate in…

Ten Labour MPs that Tories should vote for

18 May 2017 8:30

The Conservatives are going to win the election — that much we know. The question is what kind of opposition Britain…

The one question Theresa May should ask Labour voters — in order to win them over

16 May 2017 17:14

Prime Minister, I have good news and bad news.  The good news is that you have been denounced in the…

Labour’s manifesto adds up… to economic ruin

16 May 2017 14:18

Another day, another tax rise. So far in this campaign, the Labour party has rolled out one hit or another…

Labour’s manifesto steals from the rich – and gives it back to the wealthy

16 May 2017 12:04

The consequence of last week’s leak of a draft Labour manifesto is that all eyes today have fallen on what…

Labour Party manifesto 2017 (official version): full text

16 May 2017 11:38

Labour have this morning launched their manifesto for the election. A big part of being the leader of a political…

This election isn’t about policy – and it shows

16 May 2017 11:00

One of the complaints that allies of Jeremy Corbyn often issue is that his critics – whether in his own…

To tax the rich, introduce a tax cut

14 May 2017 8:45

Jeremy Corbyn wants to put up income tax only for people who earn more than £80,000 a year, he says.…

Labour’s plan to ban unpaid internships will do more harm than good

13 May 2017 9:30

Nothing better sums up middle-class millennials’ sense of entitlement than their demand that they be paid for interning. ‘Paid internships…

What politicians mean by a ‘great response’ on the doorstep

12 May 2017 13:57

It’s that time of the year when politicians start posting pictures of groups of people smiling eerily while holding party…

Jeremy Corbyn’s Chatham House speech, full text

12 May 2017 13:26

Chatham House has been at the forefront of thinking on Britain’s role in the world. So with the General Election…

Labour’s manifesto: the newspapers’ verdict

12 May 2017 8:45

Labour had a day to forget yesterday: the party’s leaked manifesto was plastered all over the newspapers, its leader was…

Labour’s manifesto is a fiscal fantasy land – but the Tories would be wrong to ignore it

12 May 2017 7:33

Labour’s leaked manifesto is, predictably enough, a fiscal fantasy land with lots of spending pledges and rather few tax rises…

The counter-revolution begins, comrades, on 12 June

11 May 2017 21:49

Think of the Parliamentary Labour Party as a regiment ordered over the top in the First World War. The soldiers…

Labour’s manifesto reveals one thing: the Left has run out of ideas

11 May 2017 16:07

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse for Labour, Noam Chomsky goes and endorses Jeremy Corbyn. ‘If I were…