Latest Issue

Labour leadership: will ‘Shy Cooper’ voters defeat Corbyn?

The Shadow Home Secretary's bold stance on the refugee crisis and attacks on Corbynomics make her the left-winger's biggest threat

By Serena Kutchinsky  

Yvette Cooper is enjoying a last minute surge in support in the Labour leadership campaign

This summer, like last, Yvette Cooper has spent much of her time on trains. Last year she was enjoying an inter-railing trip with her family across Europe. Now, she’s criss-crossing the country in a bid to give her campaign for the Labour leadership a final boost. While last year she paid homage to…

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