He risks appearing either to endorse whatever EU demands ended up making Johnson walk away, or being left with no good reason to oppose his doing so.
As nearly 70 of the party’s MPs successfully campaigned to remove 30 criminals from a flight, their leader has gone quiet. Again.
Rather than simply leaving Corbyn in limbo, the decision not to restore the whip will be seen by the hard left as another provocation.
Drakeford’s ban on “non-essential items” sounded like a bad idea – and the results speak for themselves…
The Welsh government has found itself getting involved in an argument about sanitary towels, thanks to its bizarre policy.
The duplicity from the Mayor of Greater Manchester amounts to a dire failure of leadership.
After his involvement in Labour’s second referendum proposal, he shouldn’t assume voters have short memories.
Starmer has been scathing about Williamson’s U-turn. But what right does he have to criticise?
The leader of the party has been quick to take action. But changing it for good will take time.
He signals a new toughness on antisemitism…and invites a favourable comparison with Johnson over Jenrick.
Keir Starmer: For all his “forensic brilliance”, the Labour leader’s chances at the next election are overhyped
His barrister credentials have impressed the media. But they will only take him so far in the future election.
Johnson will be well aware of this – and will be more concerned about heading Labour’s leader off than by the restive Tory press.
Sturgeon, Wales, the shutdown row – and why a Four Nations policy is no substitute for a One Nation policy
The unique circumstances of the pandemic temporarily forged a common response, but cracks are already appearing and will only deepen.
The leaked report undoubtedly poses serious difficulties, but it may also offer a chance to move decisively against the previous regime.
It’s not usually the Opposition’s job to do the Government’s thinking for it. But these are exceptional times. And Ministers need all the help they can get.
It looks like a comprehensive rout for the hard left, with neither Long-Bailey nor Burgon getting close in their respective contests.