The multi-faceted attack on Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the Labour Party continues to include unjustified attacks on his economic policy.
By Tom Williams
The results of the 5 May elections are good news for Labour. It regained the post of London Mayor, beat the Tories in the English local elections and remains the largest party in the Wales Assembly. It was unfortunately further set back in Scotland, which was predictable given its right wing policies there.
By Jo Green
The issue of Trident is a major one itself. But Labour’s recent and continuing dispute on Trident also has key general lessons.
Trident is a gigantically expensive irrelevance
The outcome of recent reshuffle was to strengthen Jeremy Corbyn’s authority within the Shadow Cabinet, including through making it clear it would not be tolerated that members of Labour’s front bench publicly attack the party leadership.
The reshuffle itself
First the good news on Labour’s reshuffle. The sacking of Dugher and McFadden shows that straightforward disloyalty and sabotage will not be tolerated.