Tristram Hunt

What by-election? Tristram Hunt starts his new job

20 February 2017 13:11

When Tristram Hunt resigned as the MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central last month to take up a job as director of…

Is Maria Balshaw such a good choice for Tate? I tremble for the art I love

19 January 2017 16:30

The last couple of years have seen changes at the top of all of London’s major art musuems. In 2015…

Labour MP turns on Tristram Hunt

13 January 2017 13:02

With Tristram Hunt stepping down as Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central, Jeremy Corbyn has issued a statement wishing his old…

Will more Labour MPs quit Parliament in despair?

13 January 2017 11:37

How many other Labour MPs will decide to quit Parliament mid-term as Tristram Hunt and Jamie Reed have done? Some…

Tristram Hunt’s resignation is another blow for Corbyn’s Labour

13 January 2017 10:18

Listen to Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth and Ayesha Hazarika on Tristram Hunt’s departure: Another month, another Labour MP resigns. Following Jamie…

Watch: Philip Davies and Tristram Hunt go to war over the white working class

14 November 2016 16:34

Once upon a time Labour was seen to be the party of the working class while the Conservatives that of…

WATCH: Tristram Hunt lays into Corbyn at Progress rally

25 September 2016 19:54

Well that didn’t last long. After Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as Labour leader on Saturday, Corbyn sceptic MPs appeared to put…

Theresa May has done a poor job of stealing Labour’s clothes

12 September 2016 18:17

‘I don’t think we are a charity.  We are a successful, multi-national educational institution,’ explained the public school head to…

Labour’s dismal showing gives Sajid Javid a gentler first day in the job

18 July 2016 16:13

Theresa May’s new government gets to work today, and first to face the heat of the Chamber was the Communities…

The Spectator podcast: Hillary’s America

21 May 2016 9:00

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The Spectator podcast: Hillary’s America

19 May 2016 7:56

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Watch: Tristram Hunt feels the heat over the EU on Sunday Politics

18 April 2016 9:13

With the outcome of the EU referendum predicted to be on a ‘knife edge’, there are growing concerns that David…

There’s nothing patriotic about William Blake’s Jerusalem

14 January 2016 12:28

In this week’s diary, Tristram Hunt puts his money behind Jerusalem as a new English National Anthem. ‘God Save the…

I’m sure the Queen could cope with a new English national anthem

13 January 2016 12:34

‘Thy choicest gifts in store / On her be pleased to pour.’ The prospect is upon Twickenham and Wembley regulars…

Tristram Hunt shares his views on Labour with the one per cent

2 November 2015 15:36

With Tristram Hunt reported to be one of the Labour MPs on the list of targets for de-selection, the former…

Dan Jarvis’s only conference appearance is pleasant, but devoid of policy detail

28 September 2015 18:03

In Brighton, eyes are on two rising stars who are tipped to replace Jeremy Corbyn. The first is Keir Starmer,…

Watch: Tristram Hunt and Ian Lavery shows who is up and down in Labour

28 September 2015 16:05

As the first day of Labour’s conference came to a close, LabourList hosted a ‘winning again’ rally in a dark…

Welcome to the era of emoji politics, where debate and rationality are suffocated

4 September 2015 14:23

I break off the family holiday to campaign for my colleague Liz Kendall in the Labour leadership election. In Ipswich…

Tristram Hunt stands firm on Corbyn despite threat of ‘Labour purge’

3 September 2015 14:00

Yesterday Channel 4’s Michael Crick reported that a pro-Corbyn Unite official had told him ‘careerist’ MPs will be purged from Labour if Jeremy Corbyn…

An evening with Andy Burnham and his conventional Labour supporters

24 August 2015 22:10

Andy Burham’s rally this evening had only one similarity with Jeremy Corbyn’s last week: it was held in a place…

Labour will become a ‘pressure group’ if Corbyn wins, says Tristram Hunt

22 July 2015 8:30

Labour is waking up this morning to the news that Jeremy Corbyn might stand a chance of actually become Labour…

How to get social mobility right

15 June 2015 18:50

Today’s report from Alan Milburn’s Commission on Social Mobility found young people from working class backgrounds are being ‘systematically locked…

Tristram Hunt backs scrapping GCSEs and urges Labour to be more radical on education

9 June 2015 9:35

Tristram Hunt’s education policy was assumed to be a victim of Ed Milband’s straitjacket. But now, the shadow education is…

Harriet Harman and Tristram Hunt knife Miliband in the front

8 June 2015 8:45

The fear and loathing within Labour continues with the admission from Harriet Harman that its voters were relieved it didn’t…

Nicky Morgan faces her first big blob battle with new academies bill

3 June 2015 8:34

The march of academies takes a step forward today. The government will publish the  Education and Adoption Bill, which will…