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Jeremy Corbyn’s biscuit choice made me like the man

20 September 2016 12:24

Personally, I should have no hesitation in identifying my favourite biscuit. It would be Bahlsen’s Choco Leibniz, which is as much…

Jeremy Corbyn takes the biscuit on Mumsnet

19 September 2016 14:38

Any Britain politician of note will at some point in their career face the question: what is your favourite biscuit?…

Keeping finances secret can be bad for your wealth (and health)

12 September 2016 11:31

How much do you know about your spouse? Hair colour, date of birth, where they grew up, what they do for…

Andy Burnham: I don’t like biscuits

30 July 2015 16:20

The Labour leadership candidates have been canvassing the yummy mummies on Mumsnet and today it was Andy Burnham’s turn. Steerpike was shocked…

Jeremy Corbyn takes part in Mumsnet chat: ‘I do not have a rare skin condition’

28 July 2015 14:02

This morning Jeremy Corbyn told Radio 4’s Women’s Hour that a thread on Mumsnet in which he was described by…

Yvette Cooper: Ed Balls Day has become too commercial

29 April 2015 13:12

After Tristram Hunt subjected himself to an array of questions from Mumsnet users on Monday, today was Yvette Cooper’s turn in…

Labour’s ‘secret plan’ attack exploits Tory silence on welfare cuts

29 April 2015 11:40

A common technique in gothic horror novels is to avoid describing whatever monster the author is trying to scare readers…

Tristram Hunt: I am hugely in favour of yummy mummies

27 April 2015 13:24

After Gordon Brown was famously forced by Mumsnet members to reveal his favourite biscuit, Mr S was intrigued to see that…

Mumsnet risk wrath of ‘Mrs Clegg’

26 September 2014 19:03

First we had Mrs Miliband redefining her role from elusive lawyer to political campaigning wife; now we have another once…

My generation of women will have the confidence to run the country

27 June 2014 11:21

Uh oh. The ‘all-women shortlist’ is again being touted as a good idea for the Conservatives, this time by Nicky…

The Mumsnet racketeers

23 December 2013 14:59

The other day Mumsnet asked whether I would talk to its audience about my Spectator pieces (here and here) on the universities’…

Childcare for all: a necessity not a luxury

7 June 2013 10:36

How many small children do you think you could look after? Three? Four? Maybe not even one without someone else…