Seumas Milne

Seumas Milne and Russia – a brief history

15 March 2018 10:26

Oh dear. A number of  Labour MPs are calling for Jeremy Corbyn to sack Seumas Milne after the Labour leader’s…

Winchester College honours its Corbynistas

27 July 2017 11:53

As Jeremy Corbyn feels the heat this week over his decision to row back on an election pledge to ‘deal’ with…

Seumas Milne and the Stasi

6 June 2017 16:37

Few noticed in 2015 when Seumas Milne excused the tyranny that held East Germany in its power from the Soviet…

Revealed: Jeremy Corbyn and Seumas Milne’s nicknames

21 February 2017 12:13

Although Owen Jones, Derek Hatton and Glenda Jackson are just a few of the Labour left to turn on Jeremy…

Seumas Milne exits the Guardian for good

19 January 2017 17:34

When Seumas Milne first announced that he was joining Labour as Jeremy Corbyn’s director of communications in 2015, it was…

Wanted: ‘first class’ networker to spin for Labour

6 January 2017 13:12

With Labour predicted to win as little as 20pc of the vote in the 2020 election, there’s been little cause…

Guardian in a pickle over Seumas Milne’s return

13 October 2016 12:36

With Seumas Milne on the way out as Jeremy Corbyn’s director of communications, he is widely expected to return to the…

Paul Mason vs the MSM

30 September 2016 11:24

With Seumas Milne rumoured to be on the way out, Jeremy Corbyn could soon be on the prowl for a new…

Is Seumas Milne about to be shown the back door?

28 September 2016 0:36

Oh dear. It’s not been a great conference for Seumas Milne. Jeremy Corbyn’s director of comms managed to make himself…

Vlad the corrupter and the crisis on the left

2 September 2016 14:03

Julian Assange still has not found the courage to face the women who accuse him of sexual abuse. Rather than…

Coffee Shots: Seumas Milne gets in Corbyn’s way

17 July 2016 16:13

With Labour in turmoil, Owen Smith and Angela Eagle have both spent their Sunday explaining why they should be the…

The Spectator podcast: The Tory leadership contest turns nasty

30 June 2016 8:01

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Jeremy Corbyn wades in on Labour’s war with the BBC – ‘they are obsessed with trying to damage the leadership’

1 June 2016 9:33

When Seumas Milne wrote a letter of complaint to the BBC after Stephen Doughtly resigned from the shadow Cabinet live…

Seumas Milne fails to help Sadiq Khan’s cause

25 April 2016 15:52

In recent weeks, Labour’s Sadiq Khan has faced flak over his decision to share platforms with extremists. In a recent Evening…

Coffee Shots: Whitto reveals Seumas Milne’s Maoist manifesto

8 March 2016 15:51

Today’s lobby lunch was the cause of much amusement among hacks. John Whittingdale used his speech to cast a light on Labour…

Ed Miliband meets Team Corbyn

23 February 2016 14:37

Ed Miliband has been keeping a low profile since stepping down as Labour leader, but could he now be angling for…

Is Seumas Milne’s Guardian ‘leave’ coming to an end?

12 February 2016 10:10

When Seumas Milne — the Guardian associate editor and columnist — was hired as Jeremy Corbyn’s director of communications, Labour released…

Who’s who in Team Corbyn

3 February 2016 9:56

The first week of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership in September was reminiscent of a The Thick of It omnishambles. The Labour leader pulled out…

Watch out Laura! Corbynistas strengthen ties with Robert Peston

27 January 2016 13:18

Even though Robert Peston has only been in his new job as ITV’s political editor for little more than a week, he…

Seumas Milne breaks the first rule of spin: never become the story

25 January 2016 18:10

Given that the first rule of spin doctoring is to never become the story, Seumas Milne hasn’t had a great…