The British Dream

Can We Trust Labour's Foreign Policy?

A look back at the much ignored speech where Jeremy Corbyn set out his stall as a world statesman.

by Simon Childs
16 February 2018, 12:03pm

Jeremy Corbyn speaking at a rally against nuclear weapons in 2016 (Dinendra Haria / Alamy Stock Photo)

Most people didn’t hear Jeremy Corbyn’s foreign policy speech to the UN Assembly in December of 2017. But basically it set out what you could call the Corbyn Doctrine on UK foreign policy for the Labour Party. It’s all about corruption, solidarity and putting Britain on a level playing field with the rest of the world.

Home Affairs Editor Simon Childs kicks off the first in our "Speeching" series, asking whether things will actually turn out the way Corbyn promised.