Rather than simply leaving Corbyn in limbo, the decision not to restore the whip will be seen by the hard left as another provocation.
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Adrian Pascu-Tulbure: As the recent US election showed, the minority vote is no longer automatically Democrat
There are all sorts of explanations about why people voted the “wrong” way. But the simplest may be the appeal of conservative values.
Starmer could not lay a glove on an opponent who felt emboldened by the discovery of fresh ways to fight the pandemic.
The fundamental premise of Trumpism, namely that globalisation is bad for ordinary people, is false.
Jonathan Hughes: In memory of Jonathan Sacks – whose words and writing contributed so much to British politics and society
He had a rare gift for reaching Jewish and non-Jewish and popular and elite audiences with his advocacy of community over individualism.
Labour leader defends the decision to suspend his predecessor after publication of a report into anti-semitism in the party.
He repeats the one he offered earlier on Labour’s behalf – but ducks whether Corbyn should now be expelled.
Interview: Goodhart says Johnson understands better than Starmer that a graduate meritocracy alienates manual workers
The author warns we are sending far too many people to university and creating “a whole great bloated cognitive bureaucratic class”.
The duplicity from the Mayor of Greater Manchester amounts to a dire failure of leadership.
James Frayne: Coastal towns – next for the Conservatives after the Red Wall seats. And essential for a shore-to-shore majority.
I will be returning regularly to this theme: the need to create a mainstream English and Welsh majority from shore to shore.
Bella Wallersteiner: Let the young work, play and be free of the rule of six – while older people learn to live with the virus
It is about time we had an honest conversation about segmenting the population, with more targeted protection for the elderly and vulnerable.
Pledges on housing and the environment were abandoned. The Labour Group became embroiled in bullying and anti-semitism.
Richard Holden: If Starmer stands – or kneels – for each passing fad, he won’t rebuild trust with working class voters
The volte-face that he is currently trying to manage in seeking to defend a Withdrawal Agreement that he opposed is farcical.
We must demonstrate that we are able to protect the values that people cherish, and provide the means through which their lives can be improved.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Johnson has a bad first day back, with no plausible excuses for not doing his homework
Starmer had a success, conveying genuine moral indignation as he asked tough questions.