Questions tagged [jeremy-corbyn]

Questions related to the politician who served as leader of the Labour Party in the UK from 2015 to 2020, Jeremy Corbyn. This tag should be used alongside the [united-kingdom] tag.

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What are the conclusions of the leaked Labour antisemitism report?

Over the weekend, an internal Labour Party report entitled "The work of the Labour Party's Governance and Legal Unit in relation to antisemitism, 2014-2019" was leaked. The report was reportedly ...
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Is there a mechanism for forcibly removing the leader of the Labour Party?

After the resounding defeat of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party in the recent General Election, the Labour leadership - not only Corbyn himself, but other top members of his leadership team, such as John ...
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Has Labour failed to deal with antisemitism within their party?

Today the Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, wrote in the Times that "a new poison - sanctioned from the very top - has taken root" in Labour. In particular, he accused the party leadership of not doing ...
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What was Jeremy Corbyn’s involvement in the Northern Ireland peace process?

I’ve heard mixed reports as to his involvement; some reports describe him as a broker of peace whose efforts brought an early end to the Troubles, while others describe him as a terrorist sympathizer ...
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How does the Millenials' support for Corbyn square off with the anti-Brexit stance of most young people in the UK?

According to Yougov, among Millennials, Corbyn is the most popular politician in the UK (although he fares far worse among other age groups). At the same time, the youth is the most anti-Brexit/pro-...
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Why is Labour sticking with Jeremy Corbyn?

Labour under Corbyn has already lost two elections, including getting humiliating 13.7% in the European Parliament poll. One of the reasons for such an extremely poor result was Corbyn's confusing ...
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Why didn't Labour's 2017 manifesto contain a commitment to abolish the House of Lords?

I may be reading too much into this but it seems to me that Labour's manifesto during the 2017 election contained a curious ommission. The 2015 manifesto under Ed Miliband had a commitment to ...
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How could another UK election happen?

Jeremy Corbyn has predicted there could be another election this year or next: “I think it’s quite possible there will be an election later this year – or early next year,” Mr Corbyn told the BBC’...
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Differences between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn's opinion on selling arms to Saudi Arabia?

UK is one of major suppliers of Saudi Arabia with weapons, that has been accused of misusing them (in Yemen or feeding terrorists). Is there differences on Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn 's opinion ...
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What are the long term benefits of renationalising the trains in the UK?

Jeremy Corbyn has campaigned and said labour will renationalise the trains "line by line" as they expire. And has repeated this mandate time and time again. "Public ownership of our railways is ...
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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn's viewpoint on Same-sex marriage

What is Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn's opinion on Same-sex marriage?
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Public opinion: Jeremy Corbyn for Prime Minister

What is the public opinion (through polls/surveys) on Jeremy Corbyn since the announcement for the snap election regarding the position of Prime Minister? I have checked: Survation ComRes YouGov ...