We present some of the Shadow Justice Secretary’s televised highlights to date.
Their manifesto doesn’t provide any costings for their most expensive plans. The IFS says their tax pledge is not believable. But will they get away with it?
The Lib Dem leader’s approach has a logic to it, but it is risky. But instead of delivering a surge, her numbers are on the slide.
The abuse scandal revealed Watson as either fool or knave – either ought to mean the end of his career
“The Light of Lights looks always on the motive, not the deed; the Shadow of Shadows on the deed alone.”
The Prime Minister’s opponents are entirely within their rights to condemn his choice of words, but not to the useful lie that he’s breaking new ground.
Class war was the tried and trusted theme. Yet the Labour leader has managed to come across as both weak and extreme.
Contempt for the Labour leader is no substitute for the hard work of showing why his policies are wrong
Corbyn has been wily enough not to plunge into the Brexit trap set for him by Johnson.
McDonnell’s promise of a four-day working week with no loss of pay is an attempt to defy economic gravity
The workers being promised fewer hours for the same money would also have to fund huge increases in the cost of public services.
It is not, repeat not, always right to “believe the victim” – precisely because, as in this case, the victim is sometimes not a victim at all.
It seems they hope that if they can weather the antisemitism scandal long enough, it will simply be accepted as background noise.
Labour’s latest Brexit policy pleases Shadow Cabinet Remainers, but will it actually win over voters?
Will pro-EU voters ditch the Lib Dems in favour of a Labour Party that has been dragged only reluctantly to a mushier, more confused version of the position?
The union’s conference applauded speeches about the NHS not having enough money. Then voted to overstretch its resources even further.
It’s right to protest against the UK rolling out the red carpet for Saudi Arabia. But don’t then invite Houthis to Parliament.
One Labour MP appears to be performing a dedicated Jeremy Corbyn tribute act by mimicking his foreign policy double standards.
More likely, they hope they can force him to give them something they want – and in return they will continue to ignore their many misgivings about him.
No strategic judgement, no grassroots depth, no clear command structure, no unifying belief system, and a bunch of fractious personalities make for big trouble.