In 2011 the now-Shadow Chancellor praised a mob attack on Conservative headquarters. That is a much better reflection of his true nature.
Justified calls for a national government’s overthrow are usually confined to those in which there is a serious threat of tyranny or the breakdown of civil order.
Victory poses his internal opponents with a painful dilemma, and a lot may hinge on how they resolve it.
The Opposition want to raise it to double the level of our nearest neighbour whilst simultaneously making our labour market much more restrictive and expensive. During Brexit.
Officially, Corbyn and McDonnell plan to soak the rich. In practice, they’d be left squeezing the rest of the workforce for an extra £30 billion.
Corbyn has called for May’s resignation in the aftermath of Saturday’s attacks, but his own plans spell out no additional funding for counter-terrorism.
Abolishing higher education fees and writing off existing debt is not only less than fully costed in monetary terms, it’s regressive and would have negative human consequences too.
Buying out this single industry would cost more than a quarter of Labour’s unfunded ‘Transformation Fund’, according to Ofwat estimates.
The Opposition’s revenue projections are at the mercy of a small, highly responsive group of taxpayers.
The cost of this scheme is five times that of Labour’s book-balancing exercise, yet apparently it’s going to be ‘leveraged’ from private investors.
Tim Farron has led his party into an electoral cul-de-sac on the EU. He needs a change of course to save his MPs – and his leadership.
The Opposition plan to raise £6.5 billion, a figure reached by splitting the difference between numbers the IFS says were ‘made up’.
The Labour manifesto isn’t just full of bad ideas, it’s based on dubious or non-existent costings. At least it makes their grassroots happy.
The Bevan “quote” he keeps citing was made up for a 1990s television play.
New evidence suggests their supposed voter base doesn’t exist. Meanwhile, they’re taking the day off.