25 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn comment on the release of Shaker Aamer
I am very pleased to hear about the breaking news that British citizen Shaker Aamer will be released from Guantanamo Bay. He is the last Briton to be detained there despite never being brought to trial after his arrest in 2001.
17 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn – The orthodoxy has failed: Europe needs a new economic settlement (The Financial Times)
David Cameron is traversing Europe, apparently without much idea of what he wants to achieve in his much-feted renegotiation ahead of a referendum in 2016 or 2017. If the prime minister thinks he can weaken workers’ rights and expect goodwill...
16 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Housing, food banks, tax credits & mental health
Jeremy Corbyn: I want to thank all those who took part in an enormous democratic exercise in this country, which concluded with me being elected as leader of the Labour party and Leader of the Opposition. We can be very proud of the numbers of...
15 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn speaking on the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain
My mum served as an air raid warden and my dad in the Home Guard.
15 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the TUC
Sisters and brothers, thank you very much for inviting me here today. I must admit it seems to be a very fast journey we are on at the present time and, to me, it is an enormous honour to be invited to address the TUC. It only seems a very short...
14 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s intervention in the Trade Union Bill debate in the House of Commons
The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade (Sajid Javid): … I am also delighted to welcome the new Leader of the Opposition, the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn), to the Front...
13 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Thank You All For Making This Happen (The Morning Star)
THANK YOU to the Morning Star and its readers for the most incredible support throughout this leadership campaign — and for the detailed coverage of the policy proposals that we have made and the debate that these have encouraged.
13 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Britain can’t cut its way to prosperity. We have to build it (The Guardian)
Labour’s leadership election has been an extraordinary demonstration of grassroots democracy and public participation, which has turned the conventional wisdom about politics on its head. We have drawn in hundreds of thousands of people of all...
12 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s leader of the Labour Party acceptance speech
Can I start by thanking everyone who took part in this election; this huge democratic exercise of more than half a million people all across this country. It showed our party and our movement passionate, democratic, diverse, united and absolutely...
01 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Why it’s time to talk about our ageing society (The Telegraph)
Life expectancy in Britain is increasing, and at a faster pace than what the statisticians call “healthy life expectancy”. That means we are living longer, but also that we are living longer in poor health. This necessitates a serious...