Resources related to THE ECONOMY
13 APR 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – 13 April 2016 – Tax Avoidance & Evasion
Jeremy Corbyn: I am sure the whole House will join me in mourning the death today of the dramatist Arnold Wesker, one of the great playwrights of this country, one of those wonderful angry young men of the 1950s who, like so many angry young...
11 APR 16
Jeremy Corbyn’s response to David Cameron’s Panama Papers statement
I thank the Prime Minister for advance sight of his statement—it is absolutely a master class in the art of distraction. I am sure that he will join me in welcoming the outstanding journalism that went into exposing the scandal of destructive...
08 APR 16
Jeremy Corbyn’s statement on David Cameron and the Panama Papers tax dodging scandal
It is now clear that the Prime Minister has misled the public about his personal involvement in offshore tax avoidance schemes. It took five weasel-worded statements in five days for the Prime Minister to admit that he has personally profited from...
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.
02 APR 16
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech at Labour’s Campaigning to Win event in Weymouth
It is an honour to be here with you all today, looking at how we can put our new politics into practice and how we can collaborate to build a better future for Britain.
31 MAR 16
Jeremy Corbyn’s response to David Cameron’s statement on Tata steel
The Prime Minister has offered no solutions today to the threat to our steel industry. His government is failing thousands of Tata steelworkers whose jobs are on the line.
30 MAR 16
Jeremy Corbyn’s statement after news hat Tata is preparing to pull out of steelmaking in Britain
I have written to the Prime Minister to press for the recall of Parliament to debate the threat to the British steel industry and steelmaking at Port Talbot.
23 MAR 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – The Budget & Support for People with Disabilities
Jeremy Corbyn: I support the words that have just been said by the hon. Member for Worthing West (Sir Peter Bottomley) and the Prime Minister, in solidarity with the people of Belgium and the victims of the horrific attacks that have taken place in...
16 MAR 16
Jeremy Corbyn’s response to the Budget
Jeremy Corbyn: The Budget the Chancellor has just delivered is actually the culmination of six years of his failures. It is a Budget—[Interruption.]
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.
03 MAR 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Decision Time: New Politics, New Economy, New Britain?
Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, speech to the British Chambers of Commerce conference: I’d like to thank John Longworth, your director general, for that introduction, and Dr Adam Marshall, who is chairing the conference.
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:...
11 FEB 16
Jeremy Corbyn – We Need A Strong Trade Union In Every Workplace (The Morning Star)
BEFORE being elected to Parliament I worked as a trade union official, with garment workers who were owed back pay by unscrupulous employers.
27 JAN 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Google’s tax deal, Bedroom Tax & arms export licences to Saudi Arabia
Jeremy Corbyn: On behalf of the Opposition, I welcome the remarks the Prime Minister made about Holocaust Memorial Day. It is the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. We have to remember the deepest, darkest days of inhumanity...
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.
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...
24 DEC 15
Jeremy Corbyn – The Big Interview (The Morning Star)
by Ben Chacko Government reversals and the Oldham triumph mean the Labour leader enters 2016 with a spring in his step – but reshaping British politics will be a long hard slog, he tells Ben Chacko...
10 DEC 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Scottish TUC
Thank you for that welcome. It’s good to be back in Scotland and back in Glasgow. You’ve already heard a lot about the details in this Bill, which has passed through the House of Commons.
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:...
18 NOV 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – ISIL & police cuts
Jeremy Corbyn: Let me start by expressing the horror of all Opposition Members at the events in Paris on Friday evening, and our continued solidarity with the victims and all those affected by conflict and terrorism, whether in Paris, Beirut,...
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.
21 OCT 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Question – Tax credits, Government support for the steel industry & disabled people’s human rights
Jeremy Corbyn: I know that the Prime Minister will absolutely welcome my first few questions, because they return to his favourite subject: tax credits. Yesterday, one of his Back Benchers said...
19 OCT 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s response to Cameron’s statement on his EU renegotiations
I thank the Prime Minister for his statement.
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...
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...
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...
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...