Labour Party

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…

Keir Starmer’s morning of U-turns

14 January 2024 10:45 pm

Another day, another U-turn from Keir Starmer. Or to be precise, two new U-turns from the Labour leader before midday.…

Stella Creasy is wrong about the ‘motherhood penalty’

17 December 2023 8:39 pm

If you find yourself frazzled by the Christmas rush, spare a thought for Stella Creasy, MP for Walthamstow, who is…

Portrait of the week

14 October 2023 9:00 am

Starmer faces tough questions as Labour’s conference begins

8 October 2023 10:21 pm

Keir Starmer began his big conference interview with the BBC talking about the story that has dominated the weekend –…


30 September 2023 9:00 am

At least Britain isn’t that corrupt

30 September 2023 9:00 am

Long-time readers may recall that I take a special interest in the art of corruption. And this week America has…

Broken Britain: what went wrong?

9 September 2023 9:00 am

Who broke Britain?

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 Tories need a shake-up – and Sunak knows it

2 September 2023 9:00 am

When prime ministers sense the end is near, they tend to follow a similar pattern. They change senior civil servants…

Portrait of the week

26 August 2023 9:00 am

The covert campaign against field sports

12 August 2023 9:00 am

The renewed war on rural pursuits

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

Portrait of the week

29 July 2023 9:00 am

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…

Tory floundering over China is a gift to Labour

22 July 2023 9:00 am

The government’s floundering over China is a gift to Labour

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?…

Jonathan Ashworth: ‘We are at risk of a lost generation’

8 July 2023 9:00 am

Jonathan Ashworth on Labour’s plans to cut unemployment

Can Labour win back Scotland?

24 June 2023 9:00 am

When the political cabinet met on Tuesday, by-elections were on the agenda. The Prime Minister is facing four of them.…

Is Labour bluffing on Lords reform?

22 June 2023 9:22 pm

Is Labour really going to reform the House of Lords? The party has ended up in a bit of a…

Red Rishi: the Prime Minister’s political makeover

3 June 2023 9:00 am

The Tories are trying on Labour’s clothes