Tagged: Labour Leadership

Jeremy Corbyn has failed to take responsibility for recent by-election defeats, despite his low approval ratings holding his party back. (Photo: Telegraph)

Copeland and Stoke: Learning the Lessons

After an historic defeat in Cumbria and a narrow victory in Stoke during last week’s by-elections, Antony Tucker examines where Labour go from here. There are five stages to by-election grief: 1) Denial –...

On the 24th September 2016, Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected leader of the Labour Party receiving 313, 209 votes: 61.8 per cent of the total vote share (Photo: Flickr/Gary Knight)

Keep Calm and Corbyn On

With the Labour leadership contest finally over, the big question is what happens next? Frankly, no-one knows. But what’s certain is you cannot fight darkness with darkness; Labour need to offer a vision full...

Jeremy Corbyn at a recent Newcastle leadership rally, one of many rallies held in support of the leader. (Photo: Julian Hamilton/Daily Mirror)

Say ‘Yes’ to Jez

As an inevitable September victory for Jeremy Corbyn awaits, Labour must move forward more united than ever. The deep chasm dividing the Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP) and Labour membership continues to widen, as Jeremy...

Peas in a pod: Corbyn’s core support is from young people, and George is vocal amongst them. (Photo: Next Ballot Box)

In Conversation with George Aylett

At just 19, George Aylett was one of the youngest ever parliamentary candidates in last year’s general elections. Matt Gillow spoke to him about the issues Labour faces, and how best to tackle them....

Owen Smith launching his bid to win the Labour leadership – seeking to unify both the party and ultimately the country, starting in his hometown and constituency. (Photo: Guardian/ Getty Images)

Owen Smith: Saving Labour

With Angela Eagle’s withdrawal from the Labour leadership race, Antony Tucker explains why Owen Smith is the best choice facing the party. It’s on: with Angela Eagle’s withdrawal, Owen Smith has become the sole...

Corbyn’s massive mandate is not a guarantee of electoral success. (Photo: The Mirror)

Challengers Beware

Corbyn’s politics are good. His leadership not so. He has to go if Labour is to win, but a coup solves nothing – gentle coercion is the answer. Corbyn has to go: his failure...

Jeremy Corbyn is supposed to inspiring hope within the Labour party. (Photo: PA)

Standing By, Not Standing Up

Brexit has shown Jeremy Corbyn to be an elitist seller of magic beans. But for Corbynistas, the sand looks to be a welcoming place for one’s head. Britain is divided, the Prime Minister has...

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...

Corbyn has struggled to adapt to life as a leader. (Photo: The Mirror)

Corbyn Must Go

After the reshuffle, Labour supporter Craig Robertson is nonplussed with his leader’s first few months. I do not have a problem with Jeremy Corbyn’s policies or ideals. In fact, I think his plans for...

The two just after the results had been announced. (Photo: New Statesman)

Is Watson the Brutus to Corbyn’s Caesar?

Labour’s new enforcer and MP for West Bromwich East pledged himself to serve Jeremy Corbyn. However, could Tom Watson be the man to lead a coup against Jeremy Corbyn? In September 2006, Watson wrote...

Mind the Gap!

As Labour descends into a squabbling mess, Vida Adamczewski marks her return with a rallying cry for left wing solidarity. Here Labour stands with Corbyn and, despite the cheering (some from this corner, I’ll...

A New World Full of Old Faces

Joseph Ward offers some pithy advice for ex-leaders getting involved in their parties: back off! Last week, Gordon Brown made a speech about the Labour leadership election and joined the long list of former...

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...

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