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...
28 AUG 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s statement on deaths whilst on Incapacity Benefits
In response to figures released by the Department of Work and Pensions on the known number of deaths while claiming incapacity benefits, Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn said:...
27 JUL 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Education is a collective good – it’s time for a National Education Service (LabourList)
When we fail to invest in people their potential is wasted and our economy underperforms. The more we empower people with the skills they need to succeed the stronger the economy we build.
10 JUN 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Our EU referendum debate has been hijacked by xenophobes and money men – here’s what we should really be talking about (The Independent)
What have we learnt so far from the debate on our upcoming EU referendum? We know that UKIP wants to zip up our borders, huddle in a corner, and pretend the rest of the world doesn’t exist. We also hear all the time about what business wants...
08 JUN 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Labour should be more aspirational – about closing the huge inequality gap (The Guardian)
There is no question that Labour suffered a massive defeat on 7 May, but within that defeat there are some factors that have not yet been acknowledged. Labour gained votes across England and the aggregate vote was up by around 1m since 2010. We...