What’s perhaps most striking about the opinion polls over the last quarter is what isn’t there: a large Labour lead. … Read the full post »
Read about the Labour MP for Islington North and life-long Eurosceptic who was elected leader of the Labour Party in 2015.
You can also find out more about Corbyn in Rosa Prince’s biography, Comrade Corbyn.
Both Jeremy Corbyn for Labour and Theresa May for the Conservatives are having to try to hold together rather strained voting coalitions. … Read the full post »
The Labour Party’s new line on Brexit is designed to fool Remain supporters: look at the details to see what it really says. … Read the full post »
Complete with the trailed reference to an erotic spasm (not a plug for his recent novel but rather a reference to the pleasure some got from voting Leave), changed to “exotic” when delivered, Vince Cable gave his autumn conference speech – perhaps his last such as party leader – today. … Read the full post »
Labour MP Chuka Umunna gave a speech in which he used a common literary allusion, dating back to William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, calling on Jeremy Corbyn to “call off the dogs” in Labour’s internal infighting. … Read the full post »
Best known for his role as Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation, actor Patrick Stewart has been a supporter of the Labour Party since holding up posters for it in the 1945 general election at the age of 5. … Read the full post »
A former treasurer of Jeremy Corbyn’s local Labour Party has quit the party over the latest anti-Semitism row to hit Labour. … Read the full post »
YouGov’s latest set of leadership ratings contains cautiously promising news from the Liberal Democrats: Vince Cable has the best (least worst) ratings of the three main UK party leaders. … Read the full post »
Going all the way back to 1975, Jeremy Corbyn has a long and consistent attitude on Britain’s relations with Europe culminating in Brexit. … Read the full post »
The following graph shows all the leaders of the Labour Party who have been in post when the party has been in opposition at the time of at least one round of annual council elections. … Read the full post »