“1400 more people are accessing mental health services every day compared to when we came to power. Spending has increased to a record £11.6 billion.”
He is the laziest and most self-indulgent Leader of the Opposition in living memory.
At each turn to date, they have decided that the best shouldn’t be the enemy of the good. Which suggests that they won’t vote against any heads of agreement – however imperfect.
It’s time for us to acknowledge that it is a response to our own failures – and to listen to voters who are opting for it.
The failure to confront anti-semitism within the Labour Party has led to a total breakdown of trust.
The revelation that [he] personally defended an antisemitic mural has compounded matters. It’s time we say, ‘Enough is enough!’
“We do have to work collectively…Owen [Smith] has made it clear he’s not prepared to abide by the collective responsibility principle,” notes the Shadow Transport Secretary.
And Marr asks how it is possible that Corbyn didn’t look at an anti-semitic work which he was commenting on.
The Labour leader is presiding over a culture which empowers and emboldens racists within his party and without.
These two MPs have not found, at the first attempt, the sort of language that will appeal to the unconverted. But nor did David Cameron.
Only 28 years after the poll tax precipitated Thatcher’s downfall, no one called for a new system of local government finance.
“The independent statutory inspection, which concluded last week… was clear that Northamptonshire’s failure was not a case of under-funding.”
From the politicisation of committees and the near-deification of Corbyn to the absurd ‘fake news’ row over ‘Hatgate’, the parallels are troubling.
The author of the newly-published Gimson’s Prime Ministers: Brief Lives from Walpole to May reflects on what holders of the office have in common – and don’t.
The Treasury should be saved from itself by bringing the Party Chairman in to scrutinise the Autumn Budget before it is finalised.