In his youth he was mocked for being weird, but in middle age he upholds conventional wisdom.
His selective remorse speaks volumes about his priorities, and fuels perceptions that his apology was more a calculated political move than a genuine admission of culpability and sincere expression of regret.
He shamelessly amplified the slanders of a dangerous fantasist and deserves no political afterlife. Starmer should know better.
He should apologise for the public panic he instilled, and leave the public arena to reflect on the unquestionable harm he has caused.
He overturned the principle of innocence until proven guilty. He has questions to answer and apologies to make.
The former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party abused his parliamentary privileges. Holding the powerful to account means blocking his peerage.
There are three main issues for us. The HE/FE balance, making all students welcome on campus and the Conservatives’ own internal housekeeping.
Only yesterday, Andrew Gimson reported for this site that the party’s Deputy Leader was in deep trouble in his West Bromwich constituency.
It is not, repeat not, always right to “believe the victim” – precisely because, as in this case, the victim is sometimes not a victim at all.
The row over his sacking is a sign of a Party pulled in different directions by the way politics works – and by culture wars. Now a new competitor is knocking at the door.
By inflicting such pain, Corbyn has compelled a discussion. But the Jewish contribution to Britain should not be reduced to mere political calculation.
It isn’t necessary to be one of his supporters to believe that it is time for Wiltshire Police to put up or shut up.
Yesterday evening the House of Lords defeated attempts to grant the British people a referendum on the EU Treaty. Published below are extracts from the contributions that Tory peers made to the debate. Lord Howe of Aberavon argues that the 1975 referendum damaged Britain’s standing in Europe: "Although it went the right way, having the […]