Why is he standing? “Diane [Abbott] and John [McDonnell] have done it before, so it was my turn.”
Two of Labour’s most prominent commentators get their claws out over the vexed question of whether Jeremy Corbyn’s candidacy is good for the party.
Sky News provides at-a-glance crib sheets for the four people in the running to be the next Ed Miliband.
Plus: ComRes – waving. Harris-Quinney – drowning. Bring on Zac Goldsmith. Welcome, Paul Abbott. Jeremy Corbyn, my part in his rise. And: I will miss Charles Kennedy.
Even those of us who want the Conservatives to win the general election cannot help feeling a bit discouraged by the tactics they are employing in order to do so.