JEREMY CORBYN NEWS AND UPDATES ON THE LABOUR PARTY LEADER

Labour is in a 'much worse' position under Jeremy Corbyn than when Michael Foot was leader in the 1980s, says Tony Blair

22/01/18 17:18

22/01/18 14:19

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.

19/01/18 12:49

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.

18/01/18 15:25

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.

17/01/18 21:31

The Prime Minister flatly denied that ministers had been 'negligent' in continuing to hand out contracts to the stricken firm despite profit warnings.

17/01/18 16:58

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.

17/01/18 16:09

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.

17/01/18 13:52

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.

16/01/18 20:37

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.

15/01/18 07:54

The Labour leader pointedly avoided ruling out support for another national vote when the shape of a proposed deal with the EU becomes clear.

14/01/18 16:50

The Labour leader questioned whether the much-vaunted Transatlantic tie existed as he condemned Donald Trump over alleged racist jibes about African countries.

14/01/18 16:47

The Labour leader sidestepped questions about whether he endorsed Mr McDonnell's vicious attacks on Ms McVey.

14/01/18 15:24

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.

12/01/18 16:06

Boris Johnson said Labour's leadership appears 'determined' to damage the special relationship and imperil America's investment in Britain.

11/01/18 16:58

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'.

11/01/18 01:26

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.

11/01/18 00:19

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.

10/01/18 21:22

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.

10/01/18 12:56

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.

09/01/18 16:29

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.

08/01/18 01:58

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.

04/01/18 11:22

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.

04/01/18 10:35

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.

02/01/18 15:25

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’.

01/01/18 17:41

Jeremy Corbyn has declared Labour is 'staking out the new centre ground' in British politics and he is leading a 'government in waiting'.

31/12/17 12:08

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.

29/12/17 16:12

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.

28/12/17 16:36

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'.

28/12/17 11:28

The 68-year-old Labour leader denied he lacked the energy to grind through five years of opposition before the next scheduled general election.

27/12/17 17:05

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.

22/12/17 19:49

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.

22/12/17 16:12

Jeremy Corbyn said demonstrators should 'turn out' in force when the US President visits London in February to formally open the new American embassy.

21/12/17 00:23

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.

19/12/17 14:35

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.

19/12/17 11:37

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.

18/12/17 12:34

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry (pictured) claimed MPs should be thankful for a flood of young and idealistic activists into Labour.

17/12/17 12:22

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.

15/12/17 16:36

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.

15/12/17 05:15

Jeremy Corbyn was heckled and called a liar as he tried to persuade Jewish activists his party had ‘zero tolerance’ of anti-Semitism.

14/12/17 18:17

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.

12/12/17 21:33

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'.

12/12/17 12:10

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.

11/12/17 18:21

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.

11/12/17 15:30

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (pictured) swept mayoral races in most of the state capitals and major cities in elections boycotted by several opposition parties.

11/12/17 11:07

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.

10/12/17 19:52

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'.

10/12/17 17:20

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.

10/12/17 17:19

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.

10/12/17 17:09

Baroness Chakrabarti branded Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson 'appalling' after he said airstrikes against potential threats were 'legitimate'.

08/12/17 07:05

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.

07/12/17 21:09

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.

07/12/17 10:23

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.

07/12/17 08:40

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.

07/12/17 07:25

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.

07/12/17 00:05

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.

06/12/17 22:02

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.

04/12/17 13:50

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.

04/12/17 12:08

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'.

04/12/17 07:51

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.

03/12/17 23:43

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’.

03/12/17 18:49

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.

03/12/17 15:19

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.

03/12/17 14:55

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.

02/12/17 16:03

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.

02/12/17 12:32

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.

02/12/17 12:12

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.

01/12/17 16:51

The editor of GQ delivered the withering assessment after the Labour leader appeared on the cover of the latest edition of the magazine.

01/12/17 10:53

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.

01/12/17 00:24

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.

30/11/17 12:01

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.

28/11/17 17:54

Morgan Stanley said the 'double whammy' of a hard-Left Labour PM as the UK struggled to leave the EU could prove devastating.

28/11/17 11:12

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.

27/11/17 18:28

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'.

27/11/17 13:05

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.

27/11/17 12:55

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.

26/11/17 17:04

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.

26/11/17 15:15

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.

25/11/17 09:47

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.

23/11/17 17:20

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.

23/11/17 12:55

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.

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