Keir Starmer

What if you got everything you wanted and did not deserve?

The striking similarities between the tired, unoriginal politics of our age and those of the turbulent 1970s

The text for the King’s Speech failed to inspire

Rishi Sunak only wishes he had the prospects of Henry V

Was all that glitters gold at the Labour Party Conference?

Leftish economics allied to moderate social conservatism offers a compelling route to power for Sir Keir Starmer

There was a time when the Labour conference really mattered, before it became a stage-managed platform for social media hits and soundbites

Labour’s dishonest and weak handling of “the trans issue” hardly instils confidence that it will stand firm against sex denial extremists

Charlie Brooker couldn’t imagine anything so bleak as the Conservatives in 2023

It will be hard to restore trust after years of denigration