The Budget has prompted further disarray in the Labour Party. But they do show a willingness to “compromise with the electorate”.
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Marr puts it to her that they’re designed to ensure that the Government fails them – and have no other purpose.
When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
Johnson’s critics who accuse him of Islamophobia are either confused or disingenuous. Their tactics harm mainstream Muslims.
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“We have ended up with him proposing a dog’s Brexit,” the Shadow Foreign Secretary charges.
Thornberry gave no sign that she might be an improvement on the present Leader of the Opposition.
This week was meant to be all about Tory rebellions and blue-on-blue conflict. Instead, the Opposition’s civil war has intensified.
Leaving the Single Market while keeping the Customs Union would reduce the United Kingdom economy to the status of a bargaining chip for Brussels.
It wasn’t just about antisemitism. The Conservatives pledged to maintain weekly bin collections. Labour did not.
“We think if you’re a politician in charge of a department, and a department does its job as badly as the Home Office has clearly been doing, you should resign.”
Labour’s Brexit fudge would allow the EU to sign us up to deals like TTIP with no veto or NHS safeguard
The latest attempt by the Opposition to fudge their policy runs counter to all Corbyn’s stated principles.
The Shadow Foreign Secretary seeks to fend off the claim that the party’s leadership is unwilling to listen to its pro-Remain members.
We feel a commission, a working group, an inquiry coming in – to look these inconsistencies, accidents of history and quirks, to see if some tidying-up is required.
“It’s a delight to me to see the Right Honourable Lady still in her place when no fewer 97 members of her front bench have either been sacked or resigned.”
Thornberry, standing in for Corbyn, spoke still more forcefully than he does for Islington.