John Harris

Journalist & Author

Stoke-on-Trent is the Brexit heartland that could be Corbyn’s Waterloo | John Harris

If December’s Richmond Park byelection offered a fascinating insight into one side of the 48:52 divide, this one should give us the opposite viewpoint
If you want to get an idea of England’s prevailing mood, go to the Midlands. That wasn’t a bad principle to apply to the general election, when the Warwickshire town of Nuneaton became a byword for the Tories’ defeat of Ed Miliband’s Labour party. Now, with the news that…

If Jeremy Corbyn is looking for big radical ideas, here’s one that could work | John Harris

Instead of shooting from the hip on pay, the Labour party leader should champion reform of the benefits system
Set aside the mysteries of his position on Brexit, and imagine for a moment that Jeremy Corbyn’s sudden intervention on high pay and inequality this week had been a bit more effective. Instead of his proposals flipping around like a dropped hosepipe, he might have picked one policy, got his aides to…

Relaunches and resolutions from Corbyn to May – Politics Weekly podcast

Heather Stewart is joined by John Harris, Anne Perkins and Max Wind-Cowie to discuss the new year speeches from Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn. Plus Conservative MP Maria Miller on the representation of women in parliament and Henry McDonald on the crisis in the Northern Ireland assembly
Westminster returns to business this week with political relaunches and New Year’s resolutions. As Theresa May pilots the ‘shared society’, Jeremy Corbyn plans to tap into the new…

The Brexit resistance: ‘It’s getting bigger all the time’

Many pro-Europeans around Britain believe there is still a chance to fight the result of the EU referendum. So what do they think they can achieve?
“I’m still hoping. I can’t really believe it’s going to happen, but in the back of my mind it’s always there. I love this country; I want to live here. I always dreamed of coming, because it was such an open-minded, lovely place where foreigners were greeted. I think…

The UK’s left-liberal fightback must start with communities

A drastic rethink is needed to win back the voters whose lives and towns have been ripped apart by globalisation
Anyone who wants to understand the social fissures still visible in Britain six months after the Brexit vote could do worse than travel to Lincolnshire.
Here, yes, you will hear about immigration, low wages and job security. But you will also be aware of something deeper, a shared longing for a sense of community and…

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