Diane Abbott

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Labour conference roundup: Tories accused of ‘defunding the police’
A bakers’ union cuts its ties – and a baby appears at the lectern

Peter Walker Political correspondent

28, Sep, 2021 @6:12 PM

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Festival sites: nowt so clear as folk | Brief letters
Brief letters: Festival litter | Quakers | Diane Abbott | Manchester rain | Weather lore

02, Sep, 2021 @4:41 PM

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The schoolday I’ll never forget: ‘I had no idea how pivotal passing the 11-plus would be’
Sitting the exam had been completely routine, but I soon realised grammar school would be a major turning point

Diane Abbott

02, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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MPs and campaigners alarmed at UK’s ‘discriminatory’ crime reduction plans
Government’s proposals include more frequent stop and search and making community service street cleaners ‘more visible’

Jessica Elgot

26, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Museum of the Home reopens to protests over statue of slave ship owner
Diane Abbott among those saying statue of Robert Geffrye should be removed from east London building

Miranda Bryant

12, Jun, 2021 @3:51 PM

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Losing byelection would be ‘curtains’ for Keir Starmer, says Diane Abbott
Labour left wing would back leadership run by Andy Burnham if party loses Batley and Spen, Corbyn ally says

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

19, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Labour cannot return to past policies, says Gordon Brown after poll drubbing
Ex-leader and Diane Abbott urge Keir Starmer to review party policies to tackle ‘seismic changes’ in society

Peter Walker Political correspondent

10, May, 2021 @10:21 AM

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‘Brixton was where the spark was lit’: how the riots changed black politics in UK
For Labour politicians including Diane Abbott and Paul Boateng, the unrest meant black Britain could no longer be ignored

Alex Mistlin

11, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Meghan could help black women shed harmful 'strong' trope, says Diane Abbott
The MP, along with other campaigners, praised the duchess’s frankness about mental health struggles in her Oprah interview

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

09, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Diane Abbott signs deal for 'honest and moving' memoirs
Book due next summer will recount how she became the UK’s first Black female MP in 1987, and reveal the ‘barrage of hostility’ that has followed her since

Alison Flood

08, Mar, 2021 @12:11 PM

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‘I watched all 260 episodes’: Kathy Burke, Russell T Davies and others on their comfort TV
Which shows got you through lockdown? For Joe Lycett it was Celebrity Big Brother, while Diane Abbott escaped with A Place In The Sun (often twice a day)

Russell T Davies, Kathy Burke, David Nicholls, Diane Abbott and Joe Lycett

06, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Muslim leaders should be questioned like anybody else | Kenan Malik
Protests about the Woman’s Hour interview with Zara Mohammed ignore the fact that Emma Barnett’s no-nonsense style is unwavering

Kenan Malik

21, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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