Keir Starmer

How Keir Starmer plans to rule through the courts

22 June 2024 9:00 am

Never mind Labour’s promise not to raise income tax, national insurance or VAT – the party will soon be jacking…

Voters still don’t know what Keir Starmer stands for

22 June 2024 9:00 am

Keir Starmer is frustrated. He wants to talk about the future but interviewers like me will insist on asking him…

Whoever you vote for, the Blob wins

22 June 2024 9:00 am

At the age of 66 I feel like a first-time voter. As a member of the House of Lords, I…

Portrait of the Week: Farage returns, Abbott reselected and Trump guilty

8 June 2024 9:00 am

Home Nigel Farage took over leadership of the Reform party from Richard Tice and is standing for parliament in Clacton.…

Inside Labour’s fight with the unions

25 May 2024 9:00 am

By the end of the year, Britain may be one of the few countries in the democratic world where the…

The day Keir Starmer cried on me about his childhood

18 May 2024 9:00 am

I have had a good idea. It may even be an important idea. See what you think. The other day…

Can Starmer and Reeves add some fizz to the economy?

18 May 2024 9:00 am

If the 0.6 per cent first-quarter GDP uplift reported by the Office for National Statistics is sustained for the rest…

Do voters really prefer Starmer?

11 May 2024 9:00 am

Rishi Sunak has been widely ridiculed for trying to spin the local election results as bad news for Keir Starmer.…

Letters: the real problem with a Labour super-majority

13 April 2024 9:00 am

Good trade-off Sir: I applaud your excellent editorial (‘Trading in Falsehoods’, 6 April) – a succinct and insightful essay on…

Cameron says ‘military action was only option’ in Yemen

14 January 2024 11:45 pm

David Cameron: western strikes on Houthi rebels are ‘a very clear message’ This week the US and UK launched military…

Does the public want reheated Blairism?

9 September 2023 9:00 am

To understand the political journey of Sir Keir Starmer, look to Liz Kendall. This week the Blairite and one-time leadership…

The Greens are coming for the Tories

19 August 2023 9:00 am

So far, Keir Starmer has been unmoved by complaints from left-wingers that his policies differ little from those of Boris…

Corbyn’s plan to cause trouble for Sir Keir

12 August 2023 9:00 am

Earlier this summer, a hundred or so Londoners gathered around a solar-powered stage truck at Highbury Fields to celebrate 40…

How Labour won back Britain’s millionaires

29 July 2023 9:00 am

Labour’s new private donors

Will Sunak and Starmer now ditch their green promises?

22 July 2023 7:45 pm

Where do the by-election results leave Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer? The Labour leader had been hoping for a victory…

Labour’s reality check

22 July 2023 9:00 am

Rishi Sunak goes into the summer holidays in the same position he began the year: 20 points behind in the…

Letters: Biden is alienating Britain

22 July 2023 9:00 am

Joe Shmoe Sir: Your piece ‘Not so special’ (Leading article, 8 July) was right. Joe Biden doesn’t like us and…

Labour vs the unions

15 July 2023 9:00 am

The Labour party is preparing for power and the unions are deciding what role they might play. Friend or foe?…


15 July 2023 9:00 am

A manner of speaking

15 July 2023 9:00 am