Tagged: Ed Miliband

Is Jeremy Corbyn really set to be a revolutionary political leader? (Photo: PA)

The New Corbynomics

Jeremy Corbyn’s mandate from the Labour Party membership was founded on the “new politics,” but Labour’s State of the Economy Conference may well have signalled a relapse to the old agenda. “Wealth creation is...

Sorry, Ken: You’re a Liability

Examining Ken’s history of controversy and his historical illiteracy, Sam Glover argues that Ken Livingstone’s time in the Labour Party should be over. Who would’ve thought it? Ken Livingstone has finally been suspended from...

Jim McMahon: Oldham’s Local Hero

Despite poor nationwide poll projections and an increasingly unpopular leader, Labour have won the Oldham by-election. The credit must go to Jim McMahon and his community politics, says Antony Tucker. For all the premonitions...

An Upper Chamber Worth Voting For

Amidst what some are calling a “constitutional crisis”, Joseph Ward says that we need the House of Lords and we should be looking at ways to save it. Lords reform clearly is not the...

Corbyn gives me hope.

It’s time to stop mocking the candidate and his supporters, and start listening to them.   If you believe what the polls are saying, which many don’t, Jeremy Corbyn is the unlikely frontrunner in...

Where next for Labour?

Labour is currently in the throes of a leadership battle. With Andy Burnham and Liz Kendall out in front, Yvette Cooper hot on their heels and radical latecomer Jeremy Corbyn throwing his hat in...

Labour: As the Dust Settles

Will Matthias, a Labour Party member, reflects on his party’s dismal showing last Thursday and asks: where now? The Aftermath: Labour By Will Matthias ___________________ Ed Miliband holds his hands up and accepts full...

The Conservatives: Why We Won

Stephen McKenzie, the Conservatives’ Team2015 co-ordinator for the constituency of Hendon (which the Conservatives held) gives his reaction to the shock result of Thursday’s election and explains how David Cameron led his party to...

CAMERON WINS MAJORITY

CAMERON WINS MAJORITY

SHOCK RESULT CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY OF 12 CONSERVATIVES – 331 (+24) LABOUR – 232 (-26) SNP – 56 (+50) LIBERAL DEMOCRATS – 8 (-49) DUP – 8 (-) SINN FÉIN – 4 (-1) PLAID CYMRU...

Credit where credit’s due.

The first peacetime coalition since the 1930s is now coming to an end. Even as a Labour supporter, one has to concede that while it’s been far from perfect, this coalition has surpassed all...

Getting down and very, very dirty.

 With one of the closest elections in a generation, politicians, parties and media outlets on both sides are increasingly turning to dirty tactics to gain the upper hand. They ought to be ashamed of...

An earthquake which never happened.

Television debates are something that are part and parcel of US presidential elections. With Labour and Conservatives locked in a stalemate, do TV debates increase political participation amongst undecided young voters or are they...

Ed Miliband: A True Leader

A   fter seeing Ed Miliband speak at a recent Labour conference, Will Matthias examines the Labour leader under the microscope and offers his own verdict.     PoliticalBeat By Will Matthias _______________  ...

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