For the first time in more than four years, Jeremy Corbyn is no longer the leader of the Labour party. The veteran backbencher, to quote the phrase, is returning to his preferred seat. Or at least he will be once coronavirus lockdown is lifted.
I think I was less aghast than the average pundit when Corbyn beat the likes of Yvette Cooper and Andy Burnham to become Labour leader back in September 2015. Being less knowledgeable than most pundits I didn’t appreciate what an upset it was, and unlike some I wanted a genuine change after Ed Miliband.Continue reading →