Jeremy Corbyn

Labour conference: Jeremy Corbyn says 'there's going to be a lot of movement' of EU workers after Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn has said there will be "a lot of movement" of EU workers after Brexit if the UK wants a successful trading relationship with …

Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn promised ‘straight talking, honest politics’. What went wrong?

<i>The scene: BBC studio, Brighton. Jeremy Corbyn is waiting to be interviewed by Andrew Marr.</i><p>BBC intern: “Could I get you anything, Mr Corbyn? Glass of water? Tea? Coffee?”<p>Jeremy Corbyn: “Look. I understand the importance of liquid refreshment. A lot of people drink water. Others drink tea. Others …

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Labour in party conference row as ex-minister claims MPs are 'banished' from the main floor

A former minister has hit out after claiming MPs were "banished" from the main floor of Labour's party conference.<p>John Spellar said MPs were being …

Labour Party

Labour ‘stitch-up’ wipes Brexit off the agenda as the party is described as a 'laughing stock' by its own MPs

Labour was reduced to a “laughing stock”, in the words of its own MPs, after the party decided Brexit will not be debated at this year’s party conference.<p>After a day in which deep divisions within the party over Brexit were exposed, the pro-Jeremy Corbyn group Momentum told members and unions to …

Brexit

Labour conference 2017: Corbyn suggests staying in EU single market could stop Labour implementing its policies - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the first day of the Labour conference in Brighton

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Labour Members Boo And Shout 'Shame' Amid Row Over Brexit Vote

'It’s never good when the party just starts talking amongst itself rather than to the country.'<p>Labour MPs have torn into the decision not to hold a …

Brexit

Labour's decision not to debate Brexit shows Momentum's power

The pro-Corbyn group ensured the divisive issues of single market membership and free movement were kept off the agenda.<p>Brexit was expected by many …

Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn's straight talking honest politics: I'm honestly not going to give you a straight answer

It’s two full years since a chap called Jeremy Corbyn stole the Labour show with a promise of straight talking honest politics, and finally he is …

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Uber memory lapse

The Uber ban presents something of a dilemma for the Labour party. The decision by Transport for London not to renew the taxi company’s licence has angered the party’s young voters. Yet Labour politicians are inclined to side with the unions rather than those affected by the ban. But when Jeremy …

UK Politics

Labour look like an army on the march to power but that is only inside the Brighton bubble

Record View believes the party need to persuade millions of sceptical voters they have the policies and the competence to govern before anyone takes …

Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn Refuses To Talk Brexit During Latest Labour Party Conference

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in the hot seat yet again with his fellow party members, after he borderline refused to discuss Brexit during the …

Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn: The man who won't be king?

If Labour can spin Corbynmania into a working majority it will be a momentous break with history<p>Prime Minister Corbyn: amazing as those three words …

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Ed Miliband refuses to rule out return to front bench and admits he was 'wrong' about Corbyn

Ed Miliband has said he would not rule a return to Labour’s front bench and admitted he was wrong to doubt Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.<p>The former …

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Labour no-motion — Brexit’s back in Brussels — Woody’s words

<b>By JACK BLANCHARD</b><p><b>Good Monday morning</b> from Brighton, where the Labour Party’s annual conference is entering its second day.<p>DRIVING THE DAY<p><b>GOING</b> …

Brexit

Taoisigh-in-waiting? Meet the next generation of Ireland's young politicians

The homeless crisis, Brexit, the upcoming Budget and the garda dilemma are all topics of importance waiting for the Government. But what would the …

Labour Party

Can Australia's socially democratic Left defeat neoliberalism?

<i>There is an urgent need for a fighting political left to challenge current neoliberal economic and social policy, says John Passant.</i><p>IT HAS BEEN an …

Australian News

Bernie Sanders on Australian politics: ‘Taken a troubling turn’

Senator Sanders said there was “a troubling turn” in Australian politics and urged grassroots campaigners to stand up against it, news.com.au can …

Bernie Sanders

Five to watch: the key players on Jeremy Corbyn's front bench

Why Emily Thornberry, Keir Starmer, Angela Rayner, Andrew Gwynne and John Ashworth are worth keeping an eye one<p>Emily Thornberry<p>The shadow foreign secretary has been loyal to Jeremy Corbyn from the start and was rewarded with a series of senior jobs where she has excelled in the House of Commons. As …

Brexit

Tom Watson admits he was 'wrong' about Jeremy Corbyn's leadership

Tom Watson has admitted he was 'wrong' about Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.<p>The deputy Labour leader insists he wasn't behind the 'coup' against Corbyn …

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Donald Trump and Jeremy Corbyn prove it's not about left vs right

Donald Trump and Jeremy Corbyn’s bolts against the blues prove recent political upset is not about left vs right. So why are voters of all colours …

UK Politics

Confused about Labour's position on Brexit?

Brexit is the defining political issue of our time, and it is currently causing the biggest headache for the government.<p>But Labour's position, or some might say lack of one, on some of the big questions about life after the EU will also come into focus.<p>30 MPs along with other high-profile figures …

Brexit

Forget for the many, not the few. Labour's new slogan is 'no screw-ups'

Jeremy Corbyn shows how far he has come by skilfully avoiding talking about Brexit at a party conference that is mainly a party<p>Everywhere you look, there’s someone grinning. And almost all the smiles are genuine; only a few look forced. Wind back a year and it was different story. At the 2016 party …

UK Politics

The success of Momentum's festival – and the failure of the Tory one – proves where young people want to be in politics

Last week the founder of the Big Tent Ideas Festival – or “Tory Glasto” was forced to admit the idea was a flop. It was less big tents and more empty …

UK Politics

Naomi Klein to address Labour conference

Writer will appear in Brighton on Tuesday in international speaker slot previously filled by Nelson Mandela and Bill Clinton<p>The climate campaigner Naomi Klein will address the Labour party conference this year as its international guest speaker, a slot previously given to prominent international …

Climate

Jeremy Corbyn contradicts Diane Abbott as he says it's 'impossible' to guess length of Brexit transition

Britain's Brexit transition period should be "as long as necessary", Jeremy Corbyn has said - contradicting a statement hours earlier by Diane Abbott.<p>…

Brexit

Momentum Founder Jon Lansman Tells Labour MPs Jeremy Corbyn Won Their Seats, Not Them

'Under Tony Blair MPs were treated like robots .'<p>Labour MPs owe their election victories to Jeremy Corbyn and party members not their own personal …

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A four-step plan to keep Labour’s revolution rolling

Corbyn is hugely popular but the spirit of our age is digital and collaborative. Pluralism and progressive alliances are vital if the party is to own the future<p>No one saw the Labour revolution coming. Not even Jeremy Corbyn. From nowhere new life was breathed into an old party. But with the Tories …

Opinion

Jeremy Corbyn urges Birmingham council and unions to 'move it on' and end the bin strike quickly

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has urged Birmingham City Council and striking refuse workers to end the city’s bin strike.<p>He said: “Let’s move it on and …

Birmingham, UK

Jeremy Corbyn says he would invest in former mining communities and steel industry

Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that a future Labour Government will invest in former mining areas which are blighted by poverty.<p>The Labour leader also …

Brexit

Labour officials hoped Jeremy Corbyn would "walk on water" in conference rally speech from the sea

Labour officials wanted Jeremy Corbyn to “walk on water” as he addressed followers from a floating platform in the sea.<p>Organisers looked at the idea …

UK Politics