Hypocrisy tops the list of dangers for a politician – and Labour’s leader is dangerously exposed.
If ‘one rule for them’ seems to apply to both Government and Opposition, politics as a whole will suffer.
An off-colour joke between colleagues. Why say it? Why leak it? Why print it? Why lie about telling it?
All concerned were anxious to declare in the clearest possible terms that they and their colleagues oppose sexism and misogyny.
The paper and its daily equivalent are Britain’s most popular with female readers. Are they really that interested in Angela Rayner’s legs?
Rayner, standing in for Starmer, insisted in a shocked tone that the absent Prime Minister had consumed champagne and caviar.
Blair stepped down shortly after the cash-for-honours debacle. Will history repeat in every sense?
“There are now record numbers of people in work”, says the Prime Minister, as Labour’s Deputy Leader steps in for Keir Starmer.
Outside Westminster Hall, a baffled group of tourists noticed Oliver Cromwell giving a nod of approval.
From my experience, the days of photocopying and making coffee in a seedy office are over. Being an intern is a chance to learn.
The Deputy Leader lays into the Tories, accusing them of “sleaze after sleaze, corruption after corruption”.
He says “our history is the history of freedom”, which includes the freedom to rebel when you think the Government is getting it wrong.
He says that road haulage interests are trying to revive the pre-Brexit economy – but that the Government will stand firm for higher wages.
Here, in a nutshell, is why Labour is struggling to make progress. Its obsession with identity politics puts it at odds with the majority of British people.
With Starmer focused on technical internal battles, senior Labour figures are openly vying to succeed him as leader.