Corbyn, by contrast, leads a Labour Party that is ready to govern in the interests of the many, writes KEN LIVINGSTONE.
THE success of Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn-led general election campaign in defying the odds and denying Theresa May a majority continues to transform the political scene in Britain, and nothing illustrated this more than the Queen’s Speech this week.
Key plans of the Tory manifesto were nowhere to be seen.
From scrapping free school lunch meals, to the hated “dementia tax” — which has been replaced by a review — to scrapping the winter fuel allowance for millions of pensioners through means-testing, to the proposed return of the barbaric practice of fox hunting, Theresa May simply can’t be confident of getting most of their manifesto through Parliament.
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Theresa May entered the general election promising to be a strong and stable leader but is now reliant on the deeply reactionary DUP to govern, after one of the biggest own goals in British political history. Her government will be deeply unstable and can be defeated.
One reason why she can be defeated is that the scale of enthusiasm generated for Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour message during the General Election campaign – especially amongst younger voters – was stunning and can provide a base to build on and change the direction of British politics for years to come.
Read the full article “Theresa May can be defeated and Jeremy Corbyn be the next PM”
THERESA MAY entered the general election promising to be a strong and stable leader but is now reliant on the DUP to govern, after one of the biggest own goals in British political history. Her government will be deeply unstable and can be defeated.
The Tories expected to write a script for Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour during this election campaign: incompetence and weakness. Yet as they review the wreckage of this week, it’s clear that it didn’t go to plan.
Read the full article “Jeremy can take the fight to May’s coalition of chaos”