With Starmer focused on technical internal battles, senior Labour figures are openly vying to succeed him as leader.
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A new essay by Starmer will merely raise questions about how much longer he can be Labour leader.
After his involvement in Labour’s second referendum proposal, he shouldn’t assume voters have short memories.
Emily Carver: The Higher Education dream has been shattered. Could Covid provide the catalyst for change?
Tony Blair’s plan to get 50 per cent of young people to go to university was a disastrous one. Thankfully, decision-makers know things need to change.
Plus: The far left really has captured Labour’s conference; too many Conservatives misunderstand the Supreme Court; and my conference agenda.
Unity of purpose requires debate, compromise and ultimately putting collective interest above self- interest.
Contempt for the Labour leader is no substitute for the hard work of showing why his policies are wrong
Corbyn has been wily enough not to plunge into the Brexit trap set for him by Johnson.
McDonnell’s promise of a four-day working week with no loss of pay is an attempt to defy economic gravity
The workers being promised fewer hours for the same money would also have to fund huge increases in the cost of public services.
The Conservative Party has been at the forefront of reforms which have helped the disadvantaged. Modern history is full of evidence of this vital strain of conservatism.
Corbyn has upped his rhetorical game – and he appears to be developing his political savvy a bit, too
His promises are unaffordable, and his spending plans are reckless, but he has started to offer retail policies.
“We have defined the new common sense,” the Labour leader tells his Party conference.
It’s a bold gambit. The Labour Party may be changing, but the people the Shadow Brexit Secretary is taking on still have claws.
The Shadow Brexit Secretary’s comment is at odds with his colleague the Shadow Chancellor.
Rayner’s new proposals would mean that the progress we have seen over the last eight years would be sacrificed – and it is our kids that would pay the price.
Rees-Mogg on Javid’s approach to the post-Brexit immigration system. And he sees no way in which Parliament can block Brexit if the Government holds its nerve.