Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday said Britain’s next prime minister must put their Brexit plan to a second referendum on European Union (EU) membership, saying his party would campaign to remain.
British politics is being reconfigured – if there were any doubt about this, just look at what has happened in the Conservative Party this last week. It is a party that is unrecognisable
Boris Johnson was “blindsided” by Labour’s refusal to support an early election, I am told. If so, he was not the only one. At the start of last week, Jeremy Corbyn, Ian Blackford of the Scottish
It seems the man with the Mandela placard is seen as no more trustworthy or principled than Boris Johnson. An Opinium poll published over the weekend found that less than a quarter of the public thinks Corbyn is “trustworthy” — a lower share than Johnson — and 36 per cent find him principled, the same
As a weak and divided opposition party trying to gain some traction on the main political story of the moment, and at a time when parliament is on holiday, the usually clueless Labour leadership is employing unexpectedly smart tactics on Brexit. Jeremy Corbyn’s letter to the cabinet secretary, Mark Sedwill,
To get his way at Labour conference, Jeremy Corbyn had to turn his showdown with Labour Remainers at his party’s conference into a loyalty test. Afterwards, many Labour MPs who wanted an unambiguous
The Labour Party is often searching for a big idea. All politicians like to show some evidence of wanting “change”, but in Labour — as with other parties of the left — there often an appetite for a renewed statement
Will the next leader of the Labour Party be a “Corbynite” or a “centrist”? Some may see that as an oversimplification of the question that faces the party currently led by Jeremy Corbyn, but it is the bottom line.
It will come as a surprise to absolutely no one that the Conservative Party is once again having to provide its own opposition to the government, this time