Labour Leadership

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

'There is no chance Jeremy Corbyn could become Prime Minister at the moment', says Labour's former head of press

Blair's former press chief rubbishes Corbyn's chances of becoming prime minister

Blair's former press chief rubbishes Corbyn's chances of becoming prime minister

Labour's former head of press Matthew Doyle says the numbers simply aren't there for Jeremy Corbyn to walk into 10 Downing Street

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

'Asking Jeremy Corbyn if he's going to resign due to polls is idiotic', says Novara Media

'Asking Jeremy Corbyn if he's going to resign due to poll ratings is idiotic' says supporter Aaron Bastani

'Asking Jeremy Corbyn if he's going to resign due to polls is idiotic'

Jeremy Corbyn became frustrated in an interview when he was asked about resigning due to the polls

Friday, September 30, 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016

George Galloway hails Jeremy Corbyn and says some 'coupmakers' might face punishment

George Galloway hails Corbyn and says some 'coupmakers' might be punished

Galloway says Corbyn would have been re-elected with an even bigger majority had huge numbers of his supporters not been 'purged'

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn re-election: John Mann reserving judgement

Jeremy Corbyn vow to win election 'encouraging' says critic John Mann

Jeremy Corbyn vow to win election'encouraging' says critic John Mann

But Bassetlaw MP suggests he´ll reserve judgement on Corbyn following his leadership victory over Owen Smith

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn: 'If he is right and MPs are wrong then he will win over the public', says Labour MP John Woodcock

MP who called Jeremy Corbyn a 'f**king disaster' vows to get behind him

MP who called Jeremy Corbyn a 'f**king disaster' vows to get behind him

Jeremy Corbyn has won the Labour leadership election with 61.8% of the vote, against Owen Smith, despite MPs passing a vote of no confidence earlier in the year

Jeremy Corbyn: 'There will always be a group of embittered Blairites undermining him', says Ken Livingstone

Jeremy Corbyn critics are just 'bitter, disgraceful Blairites', says Ken Livingstone

Jeremy Corbyn critics are just 'bitter, disgraceful Blairites' - Ken Livingstone

Former mayor of London says Corbyn is trying to make Labour a 'democratic' party again, but 'the party is riddled with people who followed Blair's big bank agenda'

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn beats Owen Smith in Labour leadership contest

Jeremy Corbyn beats Owen Smith in Labour leadership contest

Corbyn sees off his challenger but now faces the task of reuniting his party

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

LISTEN: George Galloway rips into 'jihad' against Jeremy Corbyn

George Galloway rips into 'jihad' against Jeremy Corbyn

George got into a heated argument with Corbyn critic Bobby Friedman on his show, suggesting the Labour leader's critics are biased against him

Labour party: 'The right thing to do is probably a split, there’s a massive gap opening up in centre ground politics', says editor of The Times' Red Box

'The right thing for Labour to do is split' if Jeremy Corbyn wins, says Times editor

'The right thing for Labour to do is split' if Corbyn wins, says Times editor

The result of the Labour leadership election will be announced tomorrow, and many expect Corbyn to win despite having little support from his MPs

'How to leave the Labour Party' tops Google searches after leadership election closes

'How to leave the Labour Party' tops Google searches

Thousands may be seeking a way out of the party after joining to vote for Jeremy Corbyn or Owen Smith

'If Labour gets itself together we can come back into government quite quickly', says Labour's Progress

We must stay and fight Jeremy Corbyn if he wins Labour leadership contest, says Blairite pressure group

We must stay and fight Corbyn if he remains leader, says Blairite pressure group

Richard Angell, of Labour's Progress group, says the party could get back into power with a few small changes

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn's achievements have 'come with the help of the whole party', says Labour and Momentum activist

Jeremy Corbyn opponents represent 'a small minority' says Momentum activist

Jeremy Corbyn opponents represent 'a small minority' says Momentum activist

Santiago Bell-Bradford rubbishes idea of split in party on final day of voting in Labour's leadership contest

Labour leadership contest: 'Things could get much worse' if Jeremy Corbyn wins

Labour leadership contest: 'Things could get much worse' if Jeremy Corbyn wins

Adam Bienkov, of politics.co.uk, believes the party has yet to hit rock bottom and the nadir could be yet to come

'The whole challenge against Jeremy Corbyn was misjudged from the start', says deputy editor of Politics.co.uk

Labour leadership contest: Attempt to topple Jeremy Corbyn 'was doomed to fail from the start'

Attempt to topple Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader 'was a disaster from the start'

Political editor Adam Bienkov says the challenge against Jeremy Corbyn should have been made at a later date, and his opponents 'chose a candidate very few people had heard of'

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

'Jeremy Corbyn has started a whole campaign towards winning the next general election', says Labour councillor

'Labour leadership contest will help Jeremy Corbyn win general election'

'Labour leadership contest will help Jeremy Corbyn win general election'

Councillor Claudia Webbe says leadership challenge has enabled Corbyn to connect with the public and build support

Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

'The shadow cabinet should be chosen by their peer group', says former advisor to Tony Blair

Jeremy Corbyn Shadow Cabinet comments ridiculed by former advisor to Tony Blair

Jeremy Corbyn Shadow Cabinet comments ridiculed by former advisor to Tony Blair

John McTernan said Labour party members 'don't know what they're doing' and Corbyn is simply making a power grab by including them in Shadow Cabinet selection

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Labour abuse list: 'The question is why on earth were they keeping a list in the first place', says former Labour MP

Jeremy Corbyn enemies list ridiculed as 'student politics' by former Labour MP Tom Harris

Jeremy Corbyn enemies list ridiculed as 'student politics' by former Labour MP

Harris says the list overshadowed Corbyn's success in PMQs and suggests Corbyn 'is from a tradition of left-wing politics which sees the Labour Party as an obstacle to true socialism'

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

Labour leadership: 'Jeremy Corbyn will win', claims Labour List

'Jeremy Corbyn had more support but no-one landed killer blow' - Labour List editor on leadership debate

'Corbyn had more support in leadership debate but no-one landed killer blow'

Peter Edwards believes Jeremy Corbyn will see off his challenger but 'the really dramatic question' is what happens then

Labour leadership candidates Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith are heckled during a live TV debate

Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith heckled during live TV debate

Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith are heckled during live TV debate

The two Labour leadership candidates were booed and jeered at in the first few minutes of a live TV debate

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Lord David Blunket on disabilities, Labour Leadership and the Great Wall of Calais

Sam Delaney speaks to Lord David Blunkett

Lord Blunkett discussed disability, Labour Leadership and Calais

Corbyn now faces Owen Smith in a run-off for the Labour leadership

Corbyn, the Tory view: Dethroning Jeremy will do nothing to cure Labour's cancerous problems'

'Corbyn, the Tory view: Dethroning Jeremy will do nothing to save Labour'

Labour is in a mess and ditching Corbyn won't help. In fact it might just delay the much-needed change

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Labour leadership: 'There will be some form of truce' if Jeremy Corbyn wins, says political commentator

Labour leadership: 'There will be some form of truce' if Jeremy Corbyn wins, says political journalist

'There will be some form of truce' if Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour leadership

Adam Bienkov was speaking to talkRADIO after Jeremy Corbyn came out on top in a Labour leadership poll.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Ed Balls' comments: 'You'd expect a little more humility', says founder of Novara Media

Jeremy Corbyn supporter mocks Ed Balls over 2015 electoral disaster

Jeremy Corbyn supporter mocks Ed Balls over 2015 electoral disaster

After Balls called Jeremy Corbyn's leadership style a 'leftist utopian fantasy', Aaron Bastani said the former shadow chancellor 'isn't all that' when it comes to winning elections

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Traingate: Jeremy Corbyn got it wrong and 'people will now think he's a liar', says political strategist

Traingate: Jeremy Corbyn got it wrong and 'people will now think he's a liar', says political strategist

Traingate: Corbyn got it wrong and 'people will now think he's a liar'

Tony Blair's former advisor John McTernan says Labour leader should have just said sorry

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Virgin Trains Corbyn image

Jeremy Corbyn walked past empty seats before sitting on floor, claims Virgin Trains

Corbyn walked past empty seats before sitting on floor, claims Virgin Trains

Train company rubbishes Labour leader's claim that train was 'ram-packed' and he had to sit on the floor

Monday, August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Owen Smith reveals he will support Jeremy Corbyn if he wins the Labour leadership contest

Owen Smith promises to support Jeremy Corbyn if he wins the Labour leadership contest

Owen Smith will support Corbyn if he wins the election

Leadership candidate Owen Smith has revealed support for his opposition

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale reveals her support for Owen Smith

Labour leadership contest: Jeremy Corbyn loses another key figure as Scottish leader Kezia Dugdale backs Owen Smith

Jeremy Corbyn suffers fresh blow as Scottish Labour leader backs Owen Smith

The Scottish Labour leader has announced who she is backing to lead the party

Journalist explains Sadiq Khan's decision to back Owen Smith

Jeremy Corbyn 'lost Saqid Khan's support during Brexit campaign'

Jeremy Corbyn 'lost Saqid Khan's support during Brexit campaign'

Guardian commentator Dave Hill tells Paul Ross that Corbyn's lack of clarity over Brexit was a key factor in Khan's decision

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

In a Labour leadership debate Owen Smith suggested talks with militant groups might be a good way forward

Owen Smith ISIS talks: 'If you talk to terrorists you legitimise them', says security expert

Security expert warns against terror talks after Owen Smith Isis gaffe

Afzal Ashraf reveals his views on negotiations with terrorist groups after Labour leadership contender Owen Smith appeared to suggest he was open to talks with militant groups

Monday, August 15, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

'People have got no idea what Jeremy Corbyn stands for' - political commentator John Rentoul on the Labour leadership election

New Labour members have no idea what Jeremy Corbyn stands for and shouldn’t have a leadership vote, says journalist John Rentoul

New Labour members have no idea what Corbyn stands for, says journalist

John Rentoul reveals his view on the Labour leadership election

'A new phase of the war against Corbyn' - George Galloway's monologue on the Labour leadership

‘It’s war on Corbyn’: George Galloway hits out at Labour Party after Tom Watson declined to appear

‘It’s war on Corbyn’: George Galloway hits out at Labour Party

George Galloway opened his show with a fiery monologue on the Labour leadership

Friday, August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

Listen in as Labour MP Jenny Chapman and talkRADIO evening show presenter Jonny Gould enjoy a spirited debate about meritocracy and women-only shortlists, with Chapman saying she wished her party had already appointed a female leader

Women-only shortlists: good or bad? Jonny Gould and Jenny Chapman MP go head-to-head

Women-only shortlists: good or bad? Jonny Gould and Jenny Chapman MP debate

The talkRADIO evening show presenter goes head-to-head with the Labour member for Darlington to discuss the value of 'positive discrimination' and whether the party will ever appoint a female leader…

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Tom Watson's comments are 'not as hostile as some are making out', says Momentum steering committee member

Labour Leadership: Corbyn camp hit back at Tom Watson's 'Trotskyite' claims

Labour Leadership: Corbyn camp hit back at Tom Watson's 'Trotskyite' claims

Supporters of the under-fire leader dismiss suggestions from the party's deputy-head that they "don't have the best interests of the party at heart" as the battle to control Labour heats up…

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

With the NEC set to appeal against a High Court decision to allow 130,000 new members to vote, the member for Birmingham Selly Oak tells talkRADIO that allowing the courts to decide Labour's affairs is "madness"…

Labour leadership election must be "put on hold", says MP Steve McCabe, as voter farce rumbles on

Labour leadership election must be "put on hold", says MP Steve McCabe

With the NEC set to appeal against a High Court decision to allow 130,000 new members to vote, the member for Birmingham Selly Oak tells talkRADIO that allowing the courts to decide Labour's affairs is "madness"…

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

Galloway on... The Owen Smith Labour Coup and reparations for the slave trade

Galloway on... The Owen Smith Labour Coup and reparations for the slave trade

George Galloway's Monologue: Friday 29 July

"We were at the centre of the greatest crime in human history"

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

'Owen Smith is a pound shop Neil Kinnock', says presenter George Galloway

'Owen Smith is a pound shop Neil Kinnock. His campaign is dead in the water', says ex-MP George Galloway

'Owen Smith is a pound shop Neil Kinnock. His campaign is dead in the water'

talkRADIO presenter and former MP George Galloway tells Sam Delaney that Labour's prospective new leader is all mouth and no trousers as the battle for the party goes on…

Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee believes Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith can help "pull the party back again" and has hit out at critics who have called her a Blairite.

'Abuse from Corbyn supporters is obnoxious', says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

'Abuse from Corbyn supporters is obnoxious', says Guardian's Polly Toynbee

The political columnist discusses her support for Owen Smith in the Labour leadership battle, and calls the behaviour of the current leader's followers "no way to treat comrades"…

Friday, July 22, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016

Galloway on... the Munich shooting and the Labour leadership

Galloway on... the Munich shooting and the Labour leadership

George Galloway's Monologue: Friday 22 July

"They're out to destroy Jeremy Corbyn and that is for sure."

Labour's reselection battle will 'go down like a cup of cold sick', says political reporter Alex Wickham

Labour's reselection battle will 'go down like a cup of cold sick', says political commentator

Labour's reselection battle will 'go down like a cup of cold sick'

Jeremy Corbyn yesterday launched his campaign to retain the Labour Party leadership, but journalist Alex Wickham says the incumbent's approach is unlikely to win him many friends among sitting MPs