Tag: Yvette Cooper

  • No Deal Brexit is now rated likelier than ever

    No Deal Brexit is now rated likelier than ever

    Wouldn’t it be nice to have some answers to all the Brexit questions we’ve been asking forever? Will it happen and if so, on time? If not, will there be a second referendum or a snap election? Yesterday’s famous day of amendments in parliament was meant to at least start to resolve them. It didn’t. […]

  • Who will succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader?

    Who will succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader?

    Never in UK politics has betting for the leadership of the two main parties been so wide-open. Not even close. However while the race to be the Next Conservative Leader garners¬†endless chatter, Next Labour Leader barely gets a mention nowadays. This could be the opportune moment to pay attention. With Brexit threatening to unravel the […]

  • Will Labour unite around a Cooper coronation?

    Will Labour unite around a Cooper coronation?

    In the aftermath of electoral defeat, it is conventional for the main opposition to pick a new leader. Especially if the party goes backwards. That has been the case after every election since 1987, whether Conservative or Labour. The last to stay in post was Neil Kinnock, uncontroversially given that his efforts had just yielded […]