Momentum’s leaders taught supporters to reject any criticism, and encouraged a siege mentality. Now they are under attack by their own grassroots.
The excuses have become dully predictable – we cannot allow this hatred itself to become a dully predictable party of everyday life, too.
After glacial progress in dealing with vile racists, Corbyn’s team seem remarkably swift to move against someone accused of criticising the leader.
The Opposition Chief Whip is reported to have “physically intimidated” MPs, but was “ignored” nonetheless.
This week was meant to be all about Tory rebellions and blue-on-blue conflict. Instead, the Opposition’s civil war has intensified.
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor reports on his day out at the unpopular celebration of all things Jeremy Corbyn.
Michael McManus uses the theatre to explore the potential for an anti-immigrant party to break away not from the Tories, but from Labour.
The Opposition is still pursuing its strategy of deliberate ambiguity – while committing to a policy it knows to be “bollocks”.
He might need to read up on his new boss’s record a little more closely.
The Opposition also won’t trust 16- and 17-year-olds to attend unless “accompanied by an adult guardian”, but simultaneously wants to give them the vote.
With the Bill expected to return in the week of 11th June, the Government is weighing up which amendments must be fought and which could be defeated.
Their solution to the unpopularity of Corbyn’s views is to avoid providing detail. But how can they debate and develop with new ideas while remaining tight-lipped?
“I think we can burn off a few of ours plus get a few Labour votes and, equally important, absentions”, this site is told.
Those representing working class seats in the Midlands and North will be nervous of any suggestion that they’re betraying the referendum result.
The new Home Secretary dually offends the twisted illogic of identity politics, and many of Corbyn’s followers hate him for it.