I didn’t have private tutoring, I didn’t go to the local grammar school, I don’t fit the Left’s stereotype. Is that why it’s been kept back?
They want to bring down the system of free enterprise, and replace it with a committee of Corbyn, McDonnell and Abbott telling us how we should live our lives.
Diane Abbott is trying to forge an alliance between immigrant communities and an employer’s lobby keen to import labour.
The persistent myth that it is uniquely difficult to be publicly left-wing is challenged by new data.
There would, quite rightly, be outrage if a senior Conservative figure delivered a speech to a crowd which waved fascist flags.
The Home Secretary’s future is entangled with the calculations of May and the complications of Brexit.
May kept astride the Home Office tiger through relentless, grinding work and fearsome, dedicated SpAds. If Rudd can’t do the same, she risks being eaten.
Plus: Erdogan, Putin and Rouhani meet at the Three Wise Monkeys Summit – hear no evil, see no evil…and evil. Guess which is which.
In normal times Diane Abbott’s miscalculation on the cost of police, or Tim Farron’s “smell my spaniel” moment, might have won. But not this year.
The Shadow Home Secretary explores the causes of behaviour she has witnessed.
He discusses his new book, Hearts and Minds, in which he traces the change in Conservative ideas from Thatcher to Cameron and beyond.
No experiments! That is the reassuring message out of Manchester.
Corbyn thinks he is about to carry all before him, and conveys a kind of hubris.
The former Mayor of London appears to live by Lenin’s dictum that “A revolution without firing squads is a waste of time”.
There is a Labour tradition of defending brutal dictatorships.