Keir Starmer

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

Don’t write off Rishi

15 July 2023 9:00 am

Were I sure this was about me alone, I’d hardly bother to mention it: but I may be typical of…

I feel sorry for Kwasi Kwarteng

8 October 2022 9:00 am

In Singapore last week, I was asked: do ministers just come in, reach for the dumbest available policy and go…

‘We’re so close’: there’s a cautious optimism at Labour conference

1 October 2022 9:00 am

Cautious optimism at the Labour party conference

Labour surge to 33-point lead over Tories

30 September 2022 2:55 am

Today Kwasi Kwarteng attempted to calm concerns in his party over the fallout from the not-so-mini Budget – telling MPs: ‘We…

The problem with nationalising energy

28 September 2022 5:52 am

Is nationalisation the vote-winner which Keir Starmer believes it to be? We will find out in due course, but my…

Labour storm ahead of Tories in latest poll

27 September 2022 7:18 am

Tonight’s YouGov poll in the Times is brilliant news for Keir Starmer ahead of his conference speech tomorrow. It has…

Revealed: Labour's tactics to deal with Truss

6 September 2022 6:14 am

Keir Starmer tonight told the weekly parliamentary Labour party meeting that ‘we will never underestimate Liz Truss’. The Labour leader…

Angela Rayner ally sacked by Starmer

28 July 2022 2:56 am

Sam Tarry, who joined today’s picket line at Euston and gave various interviews from there, has been sacked from the…

Why should anyone trust Keir Starmer?

26 July 2022 7:00 pm

The last few months have been a godsend for the Labour party. Ten points ahead in the polls, with the…

Why Starmer shouldn't relaunch

15 June 2022 4:20 pm

Yesterday’s Times carried a report that will only add to Sir Keir Starmer’s troubles. It quoted several members of the…

Keir Starmer isn’t working

9 June 2022 5:28 pm

Silence. That is what we heard during Gloria de Piero’s recent focus group which she held for her GB News…

My list of Britain’s national character flaws

14 May 2022 9:00 am

Before we start, let’s firmly establish my long-standing affection for the United Kingdom. Why, some of my best friends are…

After Starmer: what’s next for Labour?

14 May 2022 9:00 am

What’s next for Labour – and the Tories?