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Starmer takes the stage – and this time he owns it

For too long, many Labour supporters have felt unsatisfied with Keir Starmer’s leadership. He has had a tough run, having come to the post during the pandemic, when politics had been placed on the back burner in favour of cross-party consensus on health policy. However, it is undeniable that Starmer has landed himself in testy […]

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The Labour Party: Dead In The Water?

Editors note: This article was originally submitted for publication on 13th October. Eighteen months into Keir Starmer tenure as leader of the Labour Party, he remains an anathema to the majority of the public. With very few definable policies and a lack of political mettle that has been consistently exposed in interviews, those who believe […]

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How has Starmer been able to claw back support for Labour?

Keir Starmer’s first five months of leadership have been busy. In the context of a global pandemic, he’s walked a difficult tightrope – insisting that labour “will have the courage to support the government where it gets things right; but challenge it where it gets things wrong”. With an Observer poll at the end of […]