New Labour

Ed Miliband buries New Labour. Again.

12 January 2013 13:15

If you didn’t like New Labour much, then you have something in common with Ed Miliband — who appears to…

Is Gordon Brown a Scottish Nationalist?

12 August 2012 9:06

In 1997 the Labour government tampered with the UK constitution. They then vetoed anyone reading the minutes of the cabinet…

Helping troubled families

11 June 2012 19:15

Earlier today, the government, in the form of Eric Pickles, announced that it was launching new incentives to encourage local councils to…

Vintage Brown

11 June 2012 13:00

Gordon Brown’s appearance at Leveson is yet another reminder of his stubborn refusal to ever admit error. The contrast between…

The two Eds go electioneering

30 April 2012 15:28

The leadership duo of Ed and Ed made an appearance this morning to rev up support for Labour ahead of…

Why David Miliband’s article matters

2 February 2012 8:59

The most curious thing about David Miliband’s article for the latest New Statesman — which is causing quite a stir…

Why all the apologies, Ed?

27 September 2011 15:04

The Labour Conference 2011 has turned into a horrible misery-fest. What a daft idea to make the theme of the…

Labour tries to make its mark

25 September 2011 9:07

Global events may soon relegate Labour conference to the News in Brief sections of newspapers, especially as it appears that G20 financeministers…

The colour purple

23 September 2011 16:17

A group of Labour figures have contributed to The Purple Book, which some modernisers hope will deter the apparent move…

Exorcising the devil…

23 September 2011 15:25

Ed Miliband is busy trying to shift both his party and the centre ground to the left. To that end, he…

The quiet man barks

31 August 2011 14:16

Almost exactly a year ago, Tony Blair’s memoirs wafted into bookshops to cause a stir ahead of conference season. Now…

From the archives: When Gordon loved Rupert

15 July 2011 17:57

Gordon Brown graced the political stage with a rare cameo this week – if half an hour of deluded invective…

Brown’s version of events

13 July 2011 18:52

Gordon Brown’s speech in the House of Commons just now was remarkable. It was completely deluded, one of the most…

What didn’t make it into today’s reform paper?

11 July 2011 18:32

“It’s like Blair and Brown — but without the acrimony.” So sayeth one Cabinet Office source, describing the prolonged build-up…

Enter Gordon Brown, with dynamite

11 July 2011 16:21

The clunking fist is descending on Rupert Murdoch. After rumours all afternoon about Gordon Brown giving a statement on phone…

From the archives: Ed Miliband, before the leadership

17 June 2011 18:32

It has been a turbulent, ol’ week for Ed Miliband — all the way from thoseEd Balls files, through his…

Labour’s blunt knives

12 June 2011 11:46

According to the Observer, and a slew of other papers, “senior Labour figures are believed to have put their leader…

Labour is working towards a decade of Opposition

12 June 2011 9:43

Is Ed Miliband finished? That’s the implication of many of the papers today — and David is portrayed as waiting…

Your three-point guide to today’s Ed Balls files

11 June 2011 10:25

Less soap opera, and more policy grit, in today’s batch of Ed Balls files. There is, for instance, a lot…

From the archives: New Labour’s civil war

10 June 2011 18:21

The Telegraph’s publication of all those documents today has got everyone talking about that feud again. Here is what The…