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05 APR 16
Jeremy’s Corbyn’s speech at the local elections campaign launch
Labour is standing up for communities across the country. The elections on 5th May give everyone in Britain a vote; in England, Wales and Scotland.
09 MAR 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Education & the Economy
Jeremy Corbyn: I hope the Prime Minister will join me in mourning the death today of the fifth Beatle, George Martin, who gave us wonderful music that will last for all time.
09 MAR 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Today is my 100th PMQs question as Labour leader – but I still won’t get a straight answer from David Cameron (The Independent)
When I was elected leader of the Labour Party last September I was determined to bring a new kind of politics to Westminster. And as part of that, I made a commitment to do Prime Minister’s Questions in a different way as well.
05 MAR 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Keir Hardie Memorial Lecture
Thank you for inviting me and thank you to Cynon Valley CLP and Ann Clwyd for organising it. It is an honour to be here in Aberdare, Wales to give the Keir Hardie Lecture and thank you all for coming.
24 FEB 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – National Health Service
Jeremy Corbyn: I want to echo the Prime Minister’s tribute to all the emergency services in dealing with the major incident in Didcot. Our thoughts are with the families of the person who died and those who are missing or injured. We rely on our...
20 FEB 16
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Welsh Labour Conference
It is a pleasure to be back in Llandudno in a Labour Wales where our party has been making a difference for the past 17 years. Let me run through just some of what you’ve achieved what Labour in Wales has achieved:...
18 FEB 16
Jeremy Corbyn – More funding needed for mental health in stressful modern Britain (The Mirror)
When the Norwegian prime minister was diagnosed with depression, he was given a month off work and allowed the space and time to get well. Can you imagine such a thing in Britain?
11 FEB 16
Jeremy Corbyn responding to Jeremy Hunt’s announcement that he will impose a contract on junior doctors
Jeremy Hunt’s decision to impose a contract on junior doctors is provocative and damaging. Rather than helping to resolve this difficult dispute, his action will only inflame it.
03 FEB 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Cancer Treatment & Care
Jeremy Corbyn: Tomorrow is world cancer day. Cancer is a disease that almost every family in the country has been affected by in one way or another: 2.5 million people in the country have cancer, and Members on both sides of the House have received...
20 JAN 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – NHS & student maintenance grants
Jeremy Corbyn: It is nice to get such a warm welcome. [Interruption.] If Members will allow me for one moment, let me ask the Prime Minister this question. Where in his election manifesto did he put his plan to abolish maintenance grants for all...
16 JAN 16
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Fabian New Year Conference 2016
The absence of fairness and the wish for more of it is what drives us into political activity. We want a fair treatment for all, a fairer society and a fairer world.
16 JAN 16
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to Unite Policy Conference
I’m delighted to be here at the first Unite Scottish Policy Conference. But I join you at a time when we are facing the greatest attack on the trade union movement and our democracy that we have ever witnessed.
12 JAN 16
Jeremy Corbyn’s statement on the junior doctors’ decision to go on strike
Everybody in Britain recognises and is grateful for the hard work and long hours put in by junior doctors. Their treatment by this government has been nothing short of appalling, leading to the strike action in our NHS today.
09 JAN 16
Jeremy Corybn – ‘It’s time to focus our fire on the Tories’ (The Mirror)
There has been a lot of media coverage around my reshuffle this week which was about securing a stronger Labour leadership team. While it was going on we were holding the government to account on floods, Europe and its support for Saudi Arabia.
09 JAN 16
Jeremy Corbyn – ‘Reshuffle? Focus on Tory failings in health, housing and education instead’ (The Observer)
Our democracy is being systematically undermined by David Cameron’s government. Having narrowly won the general election, the Tories are now trying to rig the political system to keep themselves in power and weaken the opposition, both inside and...
18 DEC 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s statement on a visit to the Whittington Hospital
The NHS is facing its worst crisis since it was founded. The NHS will be over £2 billion in debt by the end of the year. The government is failing to meet its own targets: on A&E waiting times, cancelled operations, and cancer treatment times.
16 DEC 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Health & Social Care
Jeremy Corbyn: May I start, Mr Speaker, by wishing you, all Members of the House and all staff here, and Major Tim Peake, who is not on the planet at this time, a very happy Christmas and a peaceful new year?
21 NOV 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Labour Party South West Region Conference
Thank you for that kind introduction and welcome. It’s great to be back in the south west – the region where I was born. I want to congratulate our new MPs in this region:...
04 NOV 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Tax Credits & NHS
Jeremy Corbyn: I concur with the Prime Minister’s remarks concerning Remembrance Sunday and Remembrance weekend. We mourn all those who have died in all wars, and surely we also resolve to try and build a peaceful future where the next generation...
30 OCT 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to Scottish Labour conference
Jeremy Corbyn, Islington North: and first time speaker at Scottish Labour conference. Thank you Conference.
17 OCT 15
Jeremy Corbyn commenting on Heidi Alexander’s defence of junior doctors
I was proud to see Heidi Alexander representing the Labour Party so strongly in defence of junior doctors today. We stand with them in their calls for fair treatment.
14 OCT 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Tax credits, housing & breast cancer
Jeremy Corbyn: I echo the Prime Minister’s tributes to the two RAF airmen killed in Afghanistan, Flight Lieutenant Geraint Roberts and Flight Lieutenant Alan Scott, and also the sadness at the death of David Phillips in the line of duty, as many...
10 OCT 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s statement on World Mental Health Day
It is World Mental Health Day; we should use today to reflect on the difficulties people we know face and think about how we can support them. The Labour Party and our Shadow Minister for Mental Health, Luciana Berger, will champion parity of esteem...
29 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech at Labour Party Annual Conference 2015
Friends, thank you so much for that incredible welcome and Rohit, thank you so much for that incredible welcome. Rohit, thank you so much for the way you introduced me and the way our family and you have contributed so much to our community. That...
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’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...
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...