Liz Kendall

Liz Kendall on safe ground for Newsnight debate

17 June 2015 12:07

Tonight’s Newsnight debate will see the four Labour leadership hopefuls — Liz Kendall, Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Jeremy Corbyn — head…

When will the Labour leadership contenders realise it’s the 2020 election they’re fighting?

17 June 2015 9:28

Tonight’s Newsnight Labour leadership debate is a sink or swim moment for Liz Kendall. So far, there has been a lot of…

Forget Jeremy Corbyn, I’m backing Liz Kendall for Labour leader

16 June 2015 22:43

I daresay some of you lot are amusing yourselves by joining the Labour Party for three quid so as to…

2015 Labour leadership contest — who’s nominated who

15 June 2015 13:50

The Labour leadership contest is in full swing, with Labour MPs announcing who will they be backing to be the…

Jeremy Corbyn makes Labour leadership ballot paper

15 June 2015 13:45

Thanks to a last minute rush of nominations, Jeremy Corbyn has made it onto the Labour leadership ballot paper. Corbyn had…

Team Burnham: ‘Taliban New Labour’ remarks came from Cooper’s campaign

15 June 2015 12:35

Who described the folks backing Liz Kendall as the ‘Taliban New Labour’? The Telegraph’s story this morning attributed the vituperative comments to a ‘sources close…

The Labour leadership contest is about to get nasty

15 June 2015 9:10

Today is the last call for nominating candidates in the Labour leadership contest. At noon, the nominations will close and we’ll…

Mary Creagh drops out of Labour leadership contest

12 June 2015 20:39

Mary Creagh has announced she is withdrawing from the Labour leadership contest. The shadow international development secretary has explained in tomorrow’s Guardian that she…

Gloria de Piero becomes 35th MP to back Liz Kendall — putting her on the ballot paper

8 June 2015 22:09

Liz Kendall is now on the ballot for Labour leader, thanks to the support of Gloria de Piero. The shadow…

Labour’s role in the EU referendum campaign dominates party hustings

8 June 2015 15:14

‘There’s a sense that no one is hitting it out of the park right now’, commented one Labour MP after…

Liz Kendall offers tentative support for cutting benefits for EU migrants

7 June 2015 11:59

Liz Kendall’s turn on the Andrew Marr sofa was slightly shaky and vague on details. She continued on the theme of…

Yvette Cooper and Liz Kendall put in strong performances at Fabian hustings

6 June 2015 19:21

The Fabian Society hosted a hustings for the Labour leadership this afternoon, featuring all five of the declared candidates: Andy…

Liz Kendall: the ‘change everything’ Labour leadership candidate?

5 June 2015 13:43

The Labour leadership contest will heat up in the next few days. Tomorrow, the Fabian Society will host a hustings…

Podcast: the high priests of health and the collapse of Andy Coulson’s perjury trial

4 June 2015 9:02

Is the NHS bossing around the British people too much? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Douglas Murray and Christopher Snowden discuss this week’s Spectator cover…

Labour leadership contenders make their case at health questions

2 June 2015 13:15

The odd thing about the Labour leadership contest is that while it runs, two of the most different candidates, Liz…

Team Yvette: We are setting the agenda in the leadership contest

1 June 2015 17:00

Now that the three main candidates in the Labour leadership contest have established themselves, they are vying to be the…

Labour leadership race touches a sore spot for Andy Burnham

1 June 2015 13:24

Andy Burnham may be the odds-on favourite for the Labour leadership but that doesn’t mean it’s all plain sailing for…

Yvette Cooper makes coded attack on Liz Kendall for ‘swallowing’ the Tory manifesto

31 May 2015 12:30

Yvette Cooper may lack some of Andy Burnham and Liz Kendall’s momentum but she remains a formidable opponent in the…

The real Yvette Cooper is standing up

26 May 2015 13:01

In many ways, Yvette Cooper has a perfect CV for Labour leader: a wealth of experience in government, not factional,…

Kendall is a hard act to follow for Cooper and Burnham

21 May 2015 16:36

Liz Kendall is the great unknown Labour leadership candidate. She is the only one who hasn’t been in government or…