UK Politics

The tumultuous day Jeremy Corbyn was crowned Labour leader

The new Labour leader’s far-left politics mean the Conservatives no longer need to play Blairite games. The modernisers’ days are over

By electing a far-left internationalist, Labour has failed to listen to the hopes and fears of its core voters on immigration and welfare

New media technologies allow us to listen only to those we agree with. Journalists must fight that tendency

Like the Gadarene swine, the Left are hurtling toward destruction

“Jeremy Corbyn is a polite, decent and evidently sincere man encumbered by lunatic beliefs. On BBC Question Time he attributed the beach massacre in Tunisia to ‘austerity'”

Tony Blair has discredited Blairism, enabling a far-left ideologue to gain control of the party despite his grotesque worldview

The Labour leadership candidate’s new young supporters are naive, but his political opponents are intellectually lazy

The European Convention is no longer fit for purpose. It is time for the Lord Chancellor to enshrine our freedoms in British law

The costly and impractical Climate Change Act was nodded through by a lazy Commons and has been rendered obsolete by the oil price collapse