JEREMY CORBYN NEWS AND UPDATES ON THE LABOUR PARTY LEADER
'He hasn't even won an election yet!' Corbyn ally Chris Williamson teased by Labour MPs for saying Jeremy is a better party leader than father of the welfare state Clement Attlee
Chris Williamson said Jeremy Corbyn is 'the best leader that this party has ever had' in its 117-year history - sparking derision from MPs who pointed out he has not even won a General Election.
Corbyn says Labour would ‘rewrite the rules’ on outsourcing to private companies and stop ‘middlemen creaming off the profits’ in the wake of Carillion collapse
He wants to prevent the government and local authorities from contracting out work - with the public sector legally obligated to prepare an in-house bid.
Ministers set up a task force to support businesses and workers whose jobs have been plunged into crisis by the collapse of outsourcing giant Carillion
The Business Department said the new body, which will meet later today, will involve businesses and unions and support to anyone affected by the bankruptcy.
May says Carillion bosses CAN have bonuses clawed back as Corbyn demands blanket ban on companies providing public services
The Prime Minister flatly denied that ministers had been 'negligent' in continuing to hand out contracts to the stricken firm despite profit warnings.
Corbyn aides insist he is 'extremely vigorous' amid warnings from colleagues that veteran left-winger will be TOO OLD to lead Labour into a 2022 election
The leader's spokesman denied the 68-year-old had a 'senior moment' at PMQs after a shadow cabinet source told MailOnline he could be too old to fight an election in 2022.
Labour moderates fear comeback for Ken Livingstone and George Galloway after hard-Left seizes control of disciplinary body
Labour centrists fear the controversial hard-left duo will be allowed to return after Momentum activist Christine Shawcroft was elected Labour's new disciplinary chief.
We must give the NHS £100m a week to beat Corbyn, says Boris: Foreign Secretary demands Government adopt Vote Leave pledge because of voters' concerns about funding
Boris Johnson wants Theresa May to counter the threat of Jeremy Corbyn by pledging to give the NHS an extra £100million a week. Pictured: Boris speaking in Canada yesterday.
A shadow cabinet source, who did not wish to be named, told MailOnline that if the parliament runs for a full five years Mr Corbyn, at the age of nearly 73, will be unable to cling on.
Corbyn fuels speculation over Labour shift on Brexit by declining to rule out backing second EU referendum
The Labour leader pointedly avoided ruling out support for another national vote when the shape of a proposed deal with the EU becomes clear.
You're NOT that special! Corbyn says relationship with the US is not 'most important' for Britain - as close ally Emily Thornberry brands Trump an 'asteroid of awfulness falling on this world'
The Labour leader questioned whether the much-vaunted Transatlantic tie existed as he condemned Donald Trump over alleged racist jibes about African countries.
Jeremy Corbyn REFUSES to condemn ally John McDonnell for branding new Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey a 'stain on humanity'
The Labour leader sidestepped questions about whether he endorsed Mr McDonnell's vicious attacks on Ms McVey.
Jeremy Corbyn under fire for introducing new category of 'self-defining women' in Labour elections after pressure from transgender lobby
Jeremy Corbyn was at the centre of a row last night after introducing a new category of ‘self-defining women’ in Labour elections in response to pressure from transgender rights supporters.
'We won't let a puffed up pompous popinjay damage the special relationship!' Boris tears into Corbyn and Khan as he blames Labour for Trump cancelling his UK trip
Boris Johnson said Labour's leadership appears 'determined' to damage the special relationship and imperil America's investment in Britain.
Close Corbyn ally Chris Williamson QUITS the Labour frontbench after sparking controversy by saying council tax should DOUBLE for high-value homes to fund spending
Chris Williamson has resigned as shadow fire minister saying he is returning to the backbenches so he can campaign 'on a broader range of issues'.
STEPHEN GLOVER: Why can't the slow-witted Tories get across the message that the REAL sexists and bigots belong to Corbyn's Labour?
Who is smarter when it comes to depicting their opponents as misogynistic knuckle-draggers — Labour or Tories? I’d say that the Corbynistas are, by a country mile, writes STEPHEN GLOVER.
The Foreign Secretary, pictured, hit out yesterday at the decision by Virgin Trains to stop stocking the Daily Mail, describing it as an ‘absurd’ and ‘pompous’ ban that resembles censorship.
Pro-Corbyn group Momentum shuts down its youth wing over vile social media attacks which brought the group 'into disrepute'
Momentum chairman Jon Lansman has ordered Momentum Youth and Students (MYS) to hand over the passwords to their Facebook account, which has nearly 5,000 followers.
Close Corbyn ally says council tax should DOUBLE for high-value homes so that town halls can spend more
Shadow fire minister Chris Williamson said the charge for the average Band D property should be increased by a fifth and the largest Band H homes should double.
Fresh Labour splits on Brexit as Corbyn tells MPs Britain cannot stay in the EU single market and refuses to attend summit with the SNP and Liberal Democrats
Jeremy Corbyn told a meeting of his MPs that quitting the Brussels club meant Britain must also leave the single market - sparking frustration among arch-Remainers on his backbenches.
Jeremy Corbyn leads attacks on the government over NHS crisis... while sunning himself on holiday 5,000 miles away in Mexico
Jeremy Corbyn has been churning out criticism of the Government over the NHS crisis. But as Theresa May visited hospitals yesterday, the Labour leady was relaxing in sunny Mexico.
Labour's economic policy is s*** or bust, says Corbyn ally: Angela Rayner acknowledges that the party's strategy to raise taxes and borrow billions is a 'high-risk' gamble
The shadow education secretary, pictured, made the comment as she defended Labour’s lavish spending and borrowing plans in a frank interview with The Spectator magazine.
Pressure grows on Jeremy Corbyn to speak out against the Iranian regime following protests that have killed at least 21 people
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, pictured appearing on Iranian state TV, has come under pressure to speak out against the regime after he has remained silent on the current protests.
‘2018, here we come’: Jeremy Corbyn is accused of triumphalism after publishing video of himself on the campaign trail - set to a hip hop soundtrack
The clip, which features Mr Corbyn meeting adoring fans, making speeches and playing football with children, has been slammed as suggesting the Labour leader's ‘extreme demagoguery’.
Labour is 'staking out the new centre ground' in politics, claims Jeremy Corbyn as he says the prospect of a 'new Britain' is closer than ever before
Jeremy Corbyn has declared Labour is 'staking out the new centre ground' in British politics and he is leading a 'government in waiting'.
Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's plans to raise income tax for the wealthy by claiming everyone has a 'moral imperative' to pay their 'fare share'
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said his party will raise taxes on the wealthy in order to invest for the rest of society and told middle class people they will need the NHS so need to fund it.
Jeremy Corbyn is trying to 'rig' the next election by refusing to allow the Commons to be slashed to 600 MPs, minister warns
Constitution Minister Chris Skidmore said Labour's opposition to redrawing the political map was 'gerrymandering'. Changes have been underway since the coalition passed reforms in 2011.
Jeremy Corbyn DENIES Labour is confused about Brexit despite polls showing the public has no idea what the party thinks
The confusion was laid bare in a YouGov poll which found 32 per cent of people believe Labour is 'completely against Brexit' while 31 per cent see the party as 'completely in favour'.
Corbyn claims porridge for breakfast and avoiding alcohol will allow him to lead Labour to the 2022 election after his allies promise to rip up strike laws
The 68-year-old Labour leader denied he lacked the energy to grind through five years of opposition before the next scheduled general election.
Theresa May faces calls to kick Lord Heseltine out of the Tory party after he said Brexit will be worse for the UK than a Corbyn Labour Government
Lord Heseltine should be stripped of the Tory whip for suggesting Brexit could be more damaging to the country than a Corbyn government, the Bow Group has said.
Corbyn reveals he does not have a traditional Christmas as he shuns roast dinner and celebrates it the night before as that is what Mexico does
Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, said he usually starts the day with a run and shuns the big dinner on December 25 and instead has a small meal with his wife Laura, who is Mexican.
Corbyn is branded 'irresponsible' after he issues a call for Brits to take to the streets and PROTEST against Trump when he visits the UK next year
Jeremy Corbyn said demonstrators should 'turn out' in force when the US President visits London in February to formally open the new American embassy.
May got stuck in, thrashing Corbyn like a dusty carpet: QUENTIN LETTS sees the PM send Tories into orbit
Theresa May ended a generally iffy year by giving Jeremy Corbyn a cheerful spanking at PMQs. She threw off her glumbucket persona and got stuck in to the old boy.
I'll probably be in Downing Street within a year, claims Corbyn: Labour leader says he is 'ready to be Prime Minister tomorrow'
Jeremy Corbyn risked being accused of arrogance after declaring he will be in Downing Street next year. The Labour leader said he'd probably win an election and he's ready for it.
Jeremy Corbyn supporter, 21, who boasted on Twitter of voting TWICE for Labour in the General Election is fined
Mohammad Zain Qureshi, 21, was registered twice at his home in Waltham Forest, in the East London constituency of Chingford and Woodford Green, using a slight variation of his name.
Deselection of moderate Labour MPs by Corbynistas is just 'democracy' at work, says shadow foreign secretary
Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry (pictured) claimed MPs should be thankful for a flood of young and idealistic activists into Labour.
'We will put your head on a spike': Left-wing trolls threaten MP's pregnant wife and 'wish death on her baby' after he heckled Jeremy Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn said a Troy MP should be 'called out' for heckling him during a debate, after which Labour MPs named him on Twitter, leading to a barrage of abuse from Left-wing trolls.
Jeremy Corbyn wins peace prize named after former IRA leader for his campaign for nuclear disarmament
Jeremy Corbyn was commended by the International Peace Bureau for lobbying to cut military spending and for his work with the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.
Jeremy Corbyn was heckled and called a liar as he tried to persuade Jewish activists his party had ‘zero tolerance’ of anti-Semitism.
May heads into the Grenfell Tower memorial service through the back door amid fears she could be heckled after Boris slams the decision to ban Tory councillors from the service
The Prime Minister attended the memorial service at St Paul's Cathedral alongside Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, members of the Royal family and survivors of the disaster.
Jeremy Corbyn posed for pictures with student activist who has been forced to apologise for anti-Semitic remarks at the launch of Labour Muslim group
The Labour leader attended the launch of the Labour Muslim Network whose executive includes Ali Milani, who has previously said Israel has 'no right to exist'.
Tories take the LEAD in the polls for the first time since the election as May is urged to carry out a New Year Cabinet reshuffle and bring in new blood
Theresa May's Brexit deal appears to have led to a small bounce for her party with YouGov putting them on 42 per cent - a single point ahead of Labour on 41 per cent.
Bobby Vedral (pictured), a banker partner at Goldman Sachs, said the Labour leader could win power within months if Theresa May's ailing government breaks under pressure.
Corbyn faces pressure to condemn Venezuelan ally Maduro after he BANS opposition parties from elections
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (pictured) swept mayoral races in most of the state capitals and major cities in elections boycotted by several opposition parties.
Britain must stick to EU single market, keep paying money to Brussels, and have 'easy' migration rules, says Labour's Keir Starmer – as he hints at backing for second Brexit referendum
Sir Keir Starmer gave the most detailed account yet of Labour's stance as he hinted that the party could back a second referendum on relations with the EU.
Ed Sheeran says he 'loves' Jeremy Corbyn because the Labour leader 'cares about all classes, races and generations'
The musician revealed in a tell-all interview that while he had never put himself 'behind' Mr Corbyn, he said that he loves 'everything he's about' and that he was 'the kind of person that I really dig'.
Tory-hating Corbynista says she can’t afford to buy a house on £76,000 MP’s pay... then snaps up 'superb' three-bed detatched house in historic village
North West Durham MP Laura Pidcock faced Tory accusations of ‘hypocrisy’ after it emerged that she snapped up a newly refurbished detached home in County Durham.
Lord Swampy now faces new expenses row over thousands of pounds in secretarial allowances paid to his wife
Steve Bassam, who resigned as Labour's Chief Whip in the House of Lords, admitted he paid his wife 'much' of a £44,000 secretarial allowance he received since 2010.
Corbyn ally Shami Chakrabarti condemns 'appalling' idea of airstrikes targeting British jihadis fighting for ISIS in Syria and Iraq
Baroness Chakrabarti branded Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson 'appalling' after he said airstrikes against potential threats were 'legitimate'.
Did Corbyn activists break election law? Momentum raised £120,000... but declared just £38,000 spending
Momentum group faced an official investigation into its election spending last night after it declared just £38,000 of expenditure – while raising more than £120,000.
Did left-wing supporters of Jeremy Corbyn break election law? Watchdog probes whether Momentum really only spent £38,742 on its national effort to support Labour's election campaign
Momentum - which was born out of Jeremy Corbyn's first Labour leadership campaign - is a vast grassroots organisation that campaigned for Labour across the country.
Corbyn is a grandpa of 68 who collects not magazines but manhole covers, who makes jam and who toils on his allotment. And that’s why millions love him, writes RACHEL JOHNSON.
Corbyn's aide 'Lord Swampy' RESIGNS as Labour's chief whip in the Lords over expenses scandal after pocketing £41,000 in travel fares and £260,000 for a 'home' that doesn't exist
Lord Bassam, Labour’s Chief Whip in the Lords, announced he will stand down as his party's Chief Whip in the House of Lords after becoming embroiled in an expenses scandal.
David Gandy blasts Corbyn's latest PR stunt: Model claims Labour leader 'can't be working very hard' if he has time for magazine photo shoots
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn must have thought it was a smart move to appear as a cover boy on GQ magazine posing in an M&S jacket and red tie, writes SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE.
Don't allow £13bn aid spending to fall, says Corbyn: Labour leader suggests cuts in the Budget mean not enough money will be handed out
Jeremy Corbyn, pictured, wants Britain's foreign aid budget protected as it is set to be slashed by almost £1bn over the next two years because of a projected economic slowdown.
Expenses scandal of Corbyn aide 'Lord Swampy' is revealed: How the squatter turned Labour peer pocketed £41,000 in travel fares AND £260,000 for a 'home' that doesn't exist
Lord Bassam, Labour’s Chief Whip in the Lords, admitted he had been wrong to claim tens of thousands of pounds in taxpayers’ money after his travel expenses were investigated.
The owner of the New York and Chicago mercantile exchanges has warned the pound could face a ‘nightmare scenario’ if Jeremy Corbyn becomes prime minister.
Camden Council, led by Georgia Gould (pictured), was advised by fund manager London CIV that moving cash overseas would shield the authority against 'political risks'.
Labour rising star refuses to take Corbyn loyalty vow: Angela Rayner calls for Momentum to end its purge of moderate MPs and councillors
Labour's shadow education secretary Angela Rayner has said she will refuse to sign a pledge of loyalty to Jeremy Corbyn as demanded by Momentum.
Rail ticket website Trainline in talks with Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour to try to head off threats to its business
Trainline, which is owned by private equity firm KKR, said in its annual report that it was facing risks from Brexit and ‘current political uncertainties’.
Theresa May is 'hanging by a thread' and business should prepare for Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn, leading City firm warns
CME Group, an American financial market company with a major office in the City of London, issued the warnings in a briefing last month at the height of the harassment scandal sweeping Westminster.
London taxi driver dubbed 'Corbyn's cabbie' sparks anger among local activists as he gets a fast ride on to parliamentary candidates shortlist
Against the wishes of activists in Watford – a marginal seat won by the Tories by just 2,000 seats in June – Mike Hedges has been added to a shortlist for the next Election.
Shock EIGHT-point lead for Labour: Corbyn stretches his lead over Tories to largest gap for five months, says only pollster to call the Election right
The poll by Survation, which was the only company to accurately forecast June’s General Election result, puts Labour on 45 per cent, with the Conservatives trailing on 37 per cent.
DOMINIC SANDBROOK: The City and the Bank of England have suddenly woken up to the fact Corbyn's shadow chancellor John McDonnell would beggar Britain
The real danger, though, lies not with Mr Corbyn, who is basically a glorified frontman, it comes from his puppet master and Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, writes DOMINIC SANDBROOK.
When it comes to putting names to advisers or numbers to policy proposals, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his beguiling economic cohort John McDonnell like to keep things vague.
'If only he was shown the kindness he showed to others': Friend of Welsh politician who hanged himself amid the Westminster sex scandal tells mourners 'questions must be answered by others not in this room'
Welsh Labour politician Carl Sargeant's son Jack comforted his mother Bernie as they led mourners which included the Labour leader and his wife Laura Alvarez at the funeral in Wales.
Corbyn was 'harder than a Hollywood celeb' to photograph, is 'not fantastic on detail' and gets 'pushed around like a grandpa' by advisers: GQ editor's damning verdict on Labour leader
The editor of GQ delivered the withering assessment after the Labour leader appeared on the cover of the latest edition of the magazine.
Corbyn's brother Piers backed Trump on far-right posts and retweeted former BNP activist who branded May an 'Islamic appeaser'
Piers Corbyn, who describes himself as a 'long rage weather and climate forecaster', posted a Twitter rant claiming the US President was only interested in publicity.
Corbyn declares war on the city: Labour leader agrees that he is a threat to bankers if he is elected
Jeremy Corbyn singled out Wall Street lender Morgan Stanley after it warned that his hard-Left policies would be catastrophic for the economy and a bigger threat than Brexit.
‘F*** Jeremy Corbyn, he’s a Communist!’ Noel Gallagher tears into the Labour leader and brands Donald Trump ‘pretty scary’
The Oasis star - who was one of the key figures of 'Cool Britannia' in the 1990s when he went to visit Tony Blair in No10 - has attacked the Labour leader before.
Corbyn winning power is 'bigger risk than Brexit' for the economy and could send stock markets plummeting, top investment bank warns
Morgan Stanley said the 'double whammy' of a hard-Left Labour PM as the UK struggled to leave the EU could prove devastating.
Corbyn allies are PURGING Labour moderates so hard Left can take control, warns former top councillor
Tim Gallagher, a councillor from Haringey, north London, decided to stand down last week after not being automatically re-elected to stand at the next election.
Labour MP Emma Dent Coad says she 'loves' a post by a Corbynista accusing Theresa May of being 'ugly because she has ugly thoughts'
Emma Dent Coad retweeted the message - which uses a quote by the author Roald Dahl to accuse the PM of being 'ugly' and Jeremy Corbyn of being 'lovely'.
BBC left red-faced after subtitle gaffe says Jeremy Corbyn praises 'Harry and HEZBOLLAH' as he welcomes the news of the royal engagement
Jeremy Corbyn was praising the work which 'Harry and his brother' have done for mental health - but the BBC mistranslated it as 'Harry and Hezbollah' - the banned terror group.
Would-be Labour MPs are told to make pledge to obey Corbyn: Momentum asks candidates to swear loyalty in exchange for its support
Several contenders to be Labour candidates in marginal seats across the UK are understood to have signed Momentum's pro-Corbyn contract, according to reports.
Jeremy Corbyn is accused of 'abusing his position' in a bid to scupper MP Emily Thornberry's attempt to succeed him as Labour leader
Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of ‘abusing his position’ in a bid to scupper Labour MP Emily Thornberry’s bid to succeed him as leader by favouring left-wing rising star Dawn Butler.
It's the Jezza annual! The perfect gift for those dreaming of a red Christmas as Corbyn 2018 book is released (complete with a game of pin the beard on the Jeremy!)
Like Corbyn himself, the hardback is rooted in 1970s tradition, and might appeal to those idealistic young Left-wingers too daunted to tackle traditional texts, like the Communist Manifesto.
Voters overlooked his befriending of extremists and crazy Marxist policies, and compared him favourably with Theresa May’s robotic performances but he will never be Prime Minister.
Spreadsheet Phil became a veritable thigh slapper: QUENTIN LETTS on a moment of pantomime hokum during the budget
Don't yet book him as warm-up man for comedian Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown in Dundee tomorrow night, but Philip Hammond worked plenty of gags into his 62-minute Budget yesterday.
'Picking up my dead brother was the most horrific thing I've ever done': Jeremy Corbyn reveals moment he flew sibling's body to Australia so his distraught children could say goodbye
Mr Corbyn, the youngest of four brothers and grew up in a rural manor in Shropshire, told how he was sent to Papua New Guinea after his geologist brother Andrew died due to high blood pressure.