Unrest in Labour ranks amid mixed messages over Nato mission

Unrest in Labour ranks amid mixed messages over Nato mission JEREMY CORBYN has attacked British troops’ deployment to Eastern Europe for “ratcheting up” tensions with Russia. In comments that sparked fresh anger with among Labour MPs, his chief spokesman said today he had “concerns” the new NATO mission …

The Sun

Former Labour minister compares Jeremy Corbyn’s botched relaunch to pants

Former home secretary Jacqui Smith has strongly criticised Jeremy Corbyn’s well-trailed relaunch this week telling the Labour leader’s press team to “stop embarrassing the party”. In a blog for moderate Labour group Progress she compared good media …


Why Jeremy Corbyn can’t seem to solve Labour’s immigration conundrum

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The Conversation UK

PMQs live: Jeremy Corbyn faces Theresa May for the first time in 2017

Today has seen the first PMQs of 2017 – and there’s been plenty for Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May to chew over. Labour’s leader focused all six of his questions on the deepening NHS crisis. Meanwhile Corbyn launched his new Brexit strategy yesterday, …


Why Jeremy Corbyn’s Relaunch Will Cause More Problems for the Labour Leader

After months of extremely poor poll ratings, Jeremy Corbyn is relaunching for 2017. The Labour leader is focusing on a changed vision for immigration after Brexit and calling for a cap on high earnings. Corbyn’s team has clearly come to the view that …


Benighted Corbyn: The Labour leader’s slap in the face

Human rights lawyer and barrister Jonathan Cooper reflects on the evolution of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Jeremy Corbyn’s New Year makeover appears to have stumbled. He didn’t even survive Round One with John Humphries on the BBC’s Today …


Will Momentum be able to affiliate to Labour?

The party’s current rules bar the group from doing so – and that is unlikely to change. Sign up to the Staggers Morning Call email *. By George Eaton · Print HTML. In Momentum’s internal war, Jon Lansman has won. The group’s founder and owner has drawn …

New Statesman

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking in Peterborough

SOUTH Lakes MPs have reacted to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s statement the party was not “wedded” to freedom of movement after Britain leaves the EU. Mr Corbyn used his first major speech of 2017 as an opportunity to clarify Labour’s immigration …

NW Evening Mail

Jeremy Corbyn accuses UK’s NATO forces in Eastern Europe of ‘escalating tensions’ with Russia

His spokesman said the Labour leader did not support the deployment of hundreds of UK troops to deter aggression by President Putin and implied that a future Labour government might not come to the aid of a Nato ally if it were attacked by Russia.

Daily Mail

Jeremy Corbyn is showing how left populism fails

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the UK’s Labour Party, is the most authentically left-wing politician currently leading a major party in the industrialized world. He is also presiding over that party’s historic political collapse. Labour lags 12.5 points


Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour pains show no sign of easing

I am City A.M’s deputy editor, having joined the newsroom in late 2010 as an eco [..] Show more. Follow Julian. The Labour Party Autumn Conference 2015 – Day 3. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is now just 7/4 to be ousted this year (Source: Getty).

City A.M.

Unrest in Labour ranks amid mixed messages over Nato mission

Jeremy Corbyn, whose spokesman’s warnings about escalating tensions abroad seemed to clash with a Labour defence view. Photograph: Chris Radburn/Press Association. Heather Stewart Political editor. Wednesday 11 January 2017 16.13 EST Last …

The Guardian

UK can be ‘better off’ after Brexit: Corbyn

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will say that Britain “can be better off” after leaving the European Union (EU), softening his tone on Brexit, according to the released parts of the speech he is set to make on Tuesday. The opposition leader, who …

Pakistan Observer

Labour Does Want To Reduce Immigration Says Shadow Minister, Despite What Jeremy Corbyn Says

The Labour Party does want to see a reduction in immigration a shadow cabinet minister has said, despite Jeremy Corbyn having said just yesterday that he did not believe the level was too high. Speaking to the BBC’s Daily Politics programme on …

Huffington Post UK

Labour ‘content’ with Jeremy Corbyn relaunch despite media criticism

Labour has insisted it is “content” with Jeremy Corbyn’s New Year relaunch, despite widespread media criticism of his performance. A senior party source said Mr Corbyn’s widely-mocked interventions on Brexit and executive pay had got the country

Isle of Man Today

PMQs live: May rejects ‘irresponsible’ British Red Cross description of ‘humanitarian crisis’ in NHS

Welcome to The Independent’s live blog of the first Prime Minister’s Questions of 2017. Here are the latest updates: May rejects British Red Cross description of ‘humanitarian crisis’ in NHS; Corbyn accuses May of ‘fiddling figures’ on hospital waiting

The Independent

Labour’s Corbyn reboot shows exactly why he has to go

This was the week that we were given the ‘real’ Jeremy. But for populism to work, it has to be popular in a way Corbyn can never be. Jeremy Corbyn, January 2017. Jeremy Corbyn 2.0: the same as the old one, but ‘populist’. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty …

The Guardian

‘Fury’ over Corbyn aide’s Nato comments

Labour’s shadow defence secretary is “absolutely furious” after Jeremy Corbyn’s spokesman said the UK should help “wind down” tensions on the Nato-Russian border, the BBC has learned. A source close to Nia Griffith told political correspondent Ben

BBC News

Pay caps are neither economically crazy nor morally wrong

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has called for a maximum wage for Britian’s highest earners, an ostensibly draconian measure necessary to stop the UK becoming a grossly unequal, bargain basement economy. The suggestion was met by a deluge …

Irish Times

Shadow Defence Secretary “absolutely livid” over Jeremy Corbyn spokesman’s comments on NATO mission in eastern …

Labour splits on defence burst into the open tonight over NATO’s role in defending allies against Russia. Asked if RAF Top Guns should be pulled out of Estonia to ease tensions with Moscow, Jeremy Corbyn’s spokesman said: “There clearly needs to be a …


Jeremy Corbyn rewrites Brexit speech following immigration backlash

LONDON — Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday said he would not rule out continuing to support the free movement of people from the European Union, just hours after his party briefed that he was no longer “wedded” to the idea. Labour had sent …

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