Momentum

Momentum’s plan to get the student vote out

17 September 2019 12:27

Thinking of digging deep for a good cause? Mr S is a big fan of giving his hard-earned cash to those…

The myth behind Corbyn’s plan to transform Britain

31 July 2019 8:18

This week, The Sun instructed Remain Conservative MPs to unite behind Boris Johnson or see Jeremy Corbyn’s desire to ‘turn Britain…

Momentum’s shameful refusal to condemn Venezuela’s Maduro

1 May 2019 9:10

When young Venezuelan revolutionary Juan Guaido won the backing of Western leaders back in January, the political winds seemed to…

Has Jon Lansman been ousted from Momentum?

4 April 2019 19:01

Ever since Jeremy Corbyn first put himself forward to be Labour leader in 2015, the founder of Momentum, Jon Lansman,…

Momentum’s job search fails

27 January 2019 10:03

If there’s one thing that really gets under the skin of Momentum, the campaign group for Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn, it’s…

John McDonnell vs Momentum

30 October 2018 10:20

Oh dear. John McDonnell has found himself in hot water this morning after he declared that Labour would support Philip Hammond’s…

Momentum’s Brexit fudge would make the Labour party proud

26 September 2018 9:25

What Momentum thinks about Brexit matters. But is Momentum prepared to ask its members what it really thinks about Brexit?…

The latest Labour rift: Momentum vs the trade unions

24 September 2018 11:14

In the beginning, it seemed as though the Labour civil war consisted of the Corbynistas vs the moderates. Now things…

Momentum’s NEC candidates: a beginner’s guide

31 July 2018 10:58

Labour’s latest anti-Semitism row has gone from awful to even worse thanks to a recording leaking in which veteran left-winger…

Do Labour MPs have the courage to stand up to Momentum?

22 January 2018 14:16

As Jeremy Corbyn’s grip over the Labour party tightens, the threat of deselection for more moderate Labour MPs who do…

Labour Against the Witchhunt welcome Corbynista’s appointment as chair of Disputes Panel

22 January 2018 13:39

Talk of trigger ballots, deselection and factional manoeuvres is rife in the Labour party after three Momentum candidates were elected…

Momentum’s purge of the NEC is a sign of things to come

16 January 2018 18:03

The election of three Momentum candidates – including key Corbyn ally Jon Lansman – on Monday to Labour’s national executive…

Sunday shows round-up: Diane Abbott sounds public sector alarm

17 December 2017 16:15

Diane Abbott – Public sector at risk if migration collapses The Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott has told Andrew Marr…

The Spectator Podcast: Corbyn 2.0

16 November 2017 14:40

On this week’s episode we look at the social media revolution which could sweep the Tories away. We also discuss…

Labour’s biggest danger is falling for the cult of Corbyn

25 September 2017 16:10

Labour conference has begun in earnest – earnest being the operative word, as Brighton finds itself swamped with Jeremy Corbyn’s…

The Tories need houses, not memes, to win over the young

29 August 2017 13:13

The Tory party has a new youth wing called Activate to try to win over the kids with ‘memes’ –…

Momentum’s attack ad is close to the bone for Corbyn

27 July 2017 12:47

After the Tories went on the attack this week over student debt, Momentum – the grassroots pro-Corbyn group – has…

Everyone in Labour is pretending to get along. It won’t last

6 July 2017 15:37

Since Jeremy Corbyn’s surprisingly good election defeat, his MPs who previously plotted to get rid of him have been queuing…

Corbyn supporters are peddling ‘fake economics’

3 June 2017 16:47

Labour have been up-in-arms this weekend about a viral Conservative campaign video, which used some dubious editing to suggest that Corbyn…

Momentum plot to boost Corbyn’s electoral appeal proves costly

20 April 2017 13:50

Oh dear. The first rule of political plotting: tell no-one, or at least tell very few. So it was a…