Labour party leadership

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After Batley reprieve, Keir Starmer has hard task ahead to win over doubters
Analysis: talk of leadership challenge will abate, and return of politics-as-usual offers chance to cut through

Heather Stewart

02, Jul, 2021 @10:45 AM

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Leadbeater’s slim byelection win offers sweet relief for Starmer
Analysis: ominous chatter over a possible Labour leadership bid will stop abruptly – for now at least

Heather Stewart Political editor

02, Jul, 2021 @6:22 AM

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Batley and Spen votes counted as Keir Starmer shrugs off leadership threats
‘Modest’ signs of hope for Labour following a day of speculation over potential leadership challenge

Heather Stewart Political editor

01, Jul, 2021 @9:05 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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Andy Burnham: unlikely heir to the left's leadership ambitions? | Diane Abbott
Greater Manchester’s mayor has come a long way from his past as an identikit New Labour apparatchik, says Labour MP Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

19, May, 2021 @3:59 PM

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Labour won’t see power again until it remembers the essentials of winning | Andrew Rawnsley
On the all too rare occasions when it has achieved office in the past, Labour has done so with a broad appeal attracting diverse groups of voters

Andrew Rawnsley

16, May, 2021 @7:30 AM

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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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Keir Starmer: one year in, Labour leader's popularity has plunged
Pollsters say Hartlepool byelection is crucial, as ratings turn negative amid Tories’ Covid vaccine success

Matthew Weaver

02, Apr, 2021 @3:05 PM

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Amid unease on the left, Starmer aims to 'bring Labour home'
A year on from landing the party’s top job, the leader plans on taking his message directly to the voters

Heather Stewart and Jessica Elgot

02, Apr, 2021 @2:48 PM

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Keir Starmer to launch fightback with Labour policy blitz
Leader to begin setting out key planks of a future Labour government after concerns over direction

Jessica Elgot and Heather Stewart

12, Feb, 2021 @2:20 PM

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Neil Kinnock: backing Brexit deal politically 'lethal' for Labour
Former party leader tells colleagues in private Boris Johnson must be made to ‘own’ outcome of deal

Heather Stewart Political editor

04, Dec, 2020 @2:42 PM

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The Guardian view on Labour and antisemitism: a question of leadership | Editorial
Editorial: After the party’s ‘day of shame’ the suspension of Jeremy Corbyn risks turning the opposition inward at a crucial time for British politics

Editorial

29, Oct, 2020 @7:35 PM

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