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Patel remains ‘committed’ to the Rwanda policy

In a statement to the House of Commons, home secretary Priti Patel told MPs that she remains “committed” to the policy to fly asylum seekers to Rwanda when they illegally enter the UK despite the European Court of Human Rights halting the flight. Labour’s Yvette Cooper accused the home secretary of knowing “she didn’t have…

Sir Keir enjoys the vetting process

Christian Wakeford’s shock defection from the Conservative party to Labour has been the talk of Westminster this week – with Sir Keir Starmer surprising almost everyone – including his own MPs. The high stakes move by Labour’s leader to let the MP for Bury South into the Party has raised questions as to whether Labour…

Assessing Corbyn’s legacy – How has Labour changed?

  It’s been 18 months since Jeremy Corbyn passed on the Labour leadership baton to Keir Starmer, and already a lot has changed. The dust hasn’t quite yet settled on Corbyn’s four years as Labour leader, but the speed of change begs the question: is the Labour party a fundamentally different political animal now, or…

The quest for a four-day working week

It could have been so different. Back in 2019, two leaders on the opposite ends of the political spectrum pitched their vision to their country. Boris Johnson boldly set out his stall: “Get Brexit done”. Jeremy Corbyn promised to empower workers’ rights. The public emphatically chose Johnson. Nearly two years later, could the prime minister…

Corbyn says he is ‘with’ Lab MP who says Starmer not fit to be leader over Sun article

Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, whose leadership era Keir Starmer sharply criticised at last week’s party conference, has spoken out about the current leader’s decision to write an article for the Sun newspaper, stating: “I am with Ian and the people of Liverpool” in response to a tweet from Liverpool West Derby MP Ian Byrne’s…

Breakfast in the Corbyn household

    Jeremy Corbyn may be a divisive figure, but events this week have proven yet against that he’s far from the most unpopular member of his household. Piers Corbyn decided that the perfect time to protest against lockdown rules (which have already ended) and vaccines was to stand outside the Old Bailey following the…

2 conferences in 1

The old adage that life is nothing more than a popularity contest is especially true in politics. The tenures of leaders across the political spectrum are defined by the level of support they retain amongst their own parties. So it may cause Sir Keir Starmer some concern that his predecessor, Jeremy Corbyn, has been showing…

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