Latest Issue

Big question: will the Labour Party split?

A panel of contributors share their views

By Prospect Team  

Jeremy Corbyn watches as Owen Smith (right) speaks during a Labour leadership hustings at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead hotel ©Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

It is hard to believe that there are still six weeks left of Labour’s leadership contest. It is already two months since MPs’ nominations for Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith were published—and more than that since mass defections from Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet begun.


Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect