Pat McFadden

Labour’s tantrum over Pat McFadden’s ‘toddler terrorists’ question was very revealing

7 January 2016 12:53

Two points stand out from Pat McFadden’s career-killing question to David Cameron. ‘May I ask the prime minister to reject…

Jeremy Corbyn never really wanted a ‘revenge reshuffle’

6 January 2016 9:51

Jeremy Corbyn is expected to make changes to his junior ministerial team today, though some might choose to walk anyway,…

Labour MPs attack Stop The War and Corbyn’s views on terrorism

17 November 2015 16:19

Labour MPs appear to be just as annoyed by Jeremy Corbyn’s links to the Stop The War coalition as they…

Eurosceptics lambast David Cameron’s rhetoric on EU reform

10 November 2015 17:11

David Cameron’s speech and letter on EU reform have gone down as you might expect with Eurosceptics: they hated them. MPs…

Labour’s EU debate focuses on workers’ rights and not working with the Tories

28 September 2015 12:24

Labour conference has been debating the EU referendum this morning and there was not a scintilla of indication that the…

There’s supposed to be a ‘cost of living crisis’, Ed. Will free gym use solve it?

17 April 2014 13:03

There was much excitement on Tuesday night when Labour’s Pat McFadden, a former business and employment minister, appeared on Newsnight…

Gove takes the attack to ailing Burnham

13 May 2011 17:12

There are intriguing manoeuvres on the education front today. Michael Gove has written a letter to Andy Burnham, calling on…

The coalition prepares for trouble

22 July 2010 17:05

Labour’s relentless pursuit of the cancelled Sheffield Forgemasters’ loan is finally paying dividends. The government maintain that the loan was…

McFadden talks sense

14 July 2010 18:09

Pat McFadden, the sullen-looking Shadow Business Secretary, has given an important speech to the Fabian Society. He said: ‘Fight the…