Posts Tagged ‘Jeremy Corbyn’

Understanding Jeremy Corbyn’s Reshuffle

by Phil Burton-Cartledge.

Groundhog Day. Forgive me if I’m mistaken, but hasn’t Labour just gone through a ruinous and utterly unnecessary leadership contest that saw the party leader reconfirmed in his position? Please tell me the spectacle of sundry MPs appearing on Sunday politics television playing the unity card and positioning themselves as the paragons of such wasn’t […]

Corbyn sets out opposition to immigration controls

by Newsdesk.

Jeremy Corbyn has made further comments in support of immigration, in particular support for refugees, contrasting those in the party who want to end freedom of movement after Brexit. 

Corbyn makes changes to Shadow Cabinet

by James Elliott.

Yesterday Jeremy Corbyn made some changes to his Shadow Cabinet, although most of the top positions remained unchanged. Here’s a run down of the decisions so far:

Corbyn Rebooted?

by Mike Phipps.

Mike Phipps (Brent Central CLP) and Sue Lukes (Islington North CLP) suggest five priorities for the Labour leader following his re-election The 2016 campaign for re-election may have added new members to the Labour Party and helped popularise some of our key ideas, but ultimately it was always an unnecessary distraction. The reality is that […]

Labour Assembly Against Austerity welcomes Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election

by Newsdesk.

Labour Assembly Against Austerity, September 24 2016 Commenting on Jeremy Corbyn’s victory in the Labour Leadership election today, Lucy Anderson MEP, Vice-Chair of the Labour Assembly Against Austerity said: “The Labour Assembly Against Austerity welcomes Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election as Labour leader, staking out how a Labour government would deliver a £500bn public investment programme to […]

Victorious Corbyn increases mandate in Labour leadership election

by James Elliott.

Jeremy Corbyn has been elected Labour leader for the second time in just twelve months, beating Owen Smith by 313,209 votes to 193,229. By securing 61.8% of all votes cast, Corbyn has increased his mandate from last year’s election, where he won by 59.5%. Corbyn’s victory, which means he has now won more Labour leadership elections than […]

Ballot closes with Corbyn set to win, as party gears up for conference

by Newsdesk.

Labour’s leadership ballot closed at noon yesterday, bringing to an end weeks of campaigning, smears and attacks on Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters. Despite this, six bookmakers today had Corbyn at 1-100 (a 99% chance) of winning the election, while sources in Momentum believe he could beat Owen Smith by an even higher margin than […]

How Corbyn has changed Labour

by Andy Newman.

It is surely a remarkable illustration of how political parties change over time that the current Presidential candidate for the political party of Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses Grant is Donald Trump. Whereas, during the Reconstruction period after the Civil War, white supremacist terrorists hunted down and killed members of the Republican Party across the Southern […]

Corbyn considers granting members right to elect Shadow Cabinet

by Newsdesk.

Jeremy Corbyn will give party members greater say over Labour’s Shadow Cabinet and policymaking, the Observer reports. This “democratic revolution” could entail democratic elections for shadow cabinet positions and digital consultations for members on policy. Labour’s NEC is expected to meet on Tuesday to discuss a proposal from Tom Watson to reintroduce Shadow Cabinet elections, but where only the PLP will […]

Corbyn sets out vision to transform Britain’s economy

by Newsdesk.

Last week Jeremy Corbyn set out his vision for the British economy at a major speech at Bloomberg. Railing against the austerity economy that has failed so many, from workers at Sports Direct to those on zero hour contracts, the Labour leader pledged to create an economy built on investment, tax justice and harnessing the […]

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