Tristram Hunt

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…

Tristram Hunt bows out of Labour leadership race and backs Liz Kendall

20 May 2015 10:42

Tristram Hunt is not standing as Labour leader and will instead back Liz Kendall, he finally confirmed at the end…

The Labour leadership checklist

19 May 2015 13:04

There seems to be a checklist for Labour leadership hopefuls which all of them are very keen to tick off.…

Can Tristram Hunt persuade enough MPs to back him for Labour leader?

18 May 2015 17:58

The Labour leadership candidates are starting to release lists of names supporting them, with more announcements on the way. So…

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…

Tristram Hunt: Education Secretaries can send their kids private

23 April 2015 16:17

In the Daily Politics education debate just now on the BBC, Tristram Hunt declared that it was acceptable for an…

Watch: Schoolchild tells Tristram Hunt he would vote Ukip to ‘get all the foreigners out’

16 April 2015 13:32

Tristram Hunt encountered every politician’s nightmare on the campaign trail this morning. When visiting a primary school in Derbyshire, the…

Ed Miliband couldn’t care less about education reform

8 April 2015 18:17

The editor of The Spectator isn’t the only person thinking about the prospect of Ed Miliband becoming the next Prime Minister.…

Campaign kick-off: 29 days to go

8 April 2015 8:44

Finally, we have a policy to debate. Ed Miliband has set the agenda for the campaign today with a pledge…

The doom and gloom of the unions shows how out of touch they are with teachers

6 April 2015 15:52

From school places to behaviour to teacher training, the teaching unions have excelled themselves with their doom and gloom pronouncements at…

Tristram Hunt is wrong — pupils should be schooled in the creed that unites the West

24 March 2015 17:10

What is Tristram Hunt trying to say in the Times today? He seems to say that the teaching of British…

Will Tristram Hunt’s business-savvy wife be voting Labour?

9 February 2015 13:44

It was his contempt for nuns that got shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt into trouble on last week’s Question Time,…

In defence of Tristram Hunt

8 February 2015 15:15

I have never had any particularly strong views on Tristram Hunt other (naturally) than finding it bleakly hilarious that he…

Sisterhood responds to Tristram Hunt’s nun comments

7 February 2015 8:00

Tristram Hunt caused upset on Question Time when he appeared to question the abilities of nuns as teachers during a debate with…

Tristram Hunt says he ‘meant no offence to nuns’

6 February 2015 13:00

So far in the run-up to this election, we’ve had Ed Miliband saying he feels ‘respect’ whenever he sees a…

Tristram Hunt and nuns: an anti-Catholic snob lets his guard slip

6 February 2015 11:53

Question Time last night. My colleague Cristina Odone of the Legatum Institute  is explaining that ‘some of the most inspiring…