Mark Leftly

Mark Leftly

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Mark Leftly

Mark Leftly

Mark Leftly is the former deputy political editor at The Independent on Sunday.

Mark Leftly

Corbyn in 2025: worth a flutter?

You’d have been quite the Mystic Meg to predict Leicester City winning the Premiership, the vote for Brexit, and a Donald Trump presidency. But if you did I hope you put a fiver on that treble with Coral last year, because you’d be up by about £15.1m.

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Salmond vs Miralles: Was Holyrood worth £414m?

Enric Miralles, the Spanish signature architect, has been buried in the spectacularly moving physical reflection on mortality that is Catalonia’s Igualada cemetery, which the great man designed, for 16 years now.

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Ken Clarke and what could have been

After interviewing Lord Heseltine about a decade ago, I confided in him how it was his generation of prominent 80s and 90s Conservatives that got me interested in politics when I was a young child and the teenager.

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Jeremy Corbyn and the Politics of Age

The march of the thirty and forty-somethings has come to an end.

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Verdict on Tim Farron, Year One

In the late 80s and most of the 90s, former Royal Marine Paddy Ashdown succeeded in possibly his toughest mission: transforming the Liberal Democrats from a punchline into a party of influence.

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WriteYou's Labour Leadership Special

Today WriteYou has contributions from heavyweight supporters from the Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith camps in the Labour leadership election.

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