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Is the Prime Minister Playing Into Labour's Election Strategist Hands?

04/11/2015 15:30 GMT | Updated 04/11/2016 09:12 GMT

This week's Prime Ministers questions was marred with the usual inane rowdy rabble of mostly middle aged rich white men screaming at each other, barraging each other's inquires with the predictable vague circumlocution.

One thing I have noticed over the last few weeks, and what especially rang true today is that David Cameron's critique of the opposition is moving away from the Labour Party as a unit but focusing more on Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.

This is just a theory, but it seems Labour are seemingly quite happy for Corbyn to take the flack and they are not doing much to deflect it, even when some senior MPs are questioned on their leaders positioning they are fairly nonchalant and not forward coming. Is there strategic thinking going on behind the scenes to deflect attention on the wider Party and is Corbyn in on it?

What if this leadership implemented potential polices that took the Party's conversation from the centre ground to a more left anti-elitist swing into the next election, laying the cement for, in the eyes of the public, a real left vs right battle.

This could be giving the Party an opportunity to organise a battle plan while the pressure is off and sharpen their weapons. What is in the Labour armoury and is Dan Jarvis MP for Barnsley Central seen as the Party's secret weapon? A lot of Labour Party members seem to think so.

Seasoned Labour followers will fully understand populism has a massive influence on the entire British voting demographic. Fact of the matter is, you either love or hate Jeremy Corbyn and it seems like he is being encouraged to be outspoken, which can especially make English voters feel rather uneasy.

This week Jeremy Corbyn openly criticised Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's state visit to the UK, which is fine, he is a human being who can have feelings and opinions but that doesn't fall under the kissing babies and the impartial script reading robot that usually wins the General Election.

I am not saying Dan Jarvis does fit the job description of an election winning leader of the opposition but he is an attractive option against the charismatic but bumbling Boris Johnson or George Osborne, who will be painted as the pantomime villain and you haven't got to be a political analyst to realise that.

In regards to Jarvis, looking at modern social culture, you would have to wish the right wing tabloids a lot of luck to paint a widowed single Father who is a war hero as not a credible candidate to the mainstream population

But why would Corbyn stand down? I personally think Corbyn is from the rare mould of Politician that isn't turned on by power; he's a civic activist who has an opportunity to open dialogue on community issues and even influence policy change, which he is succeeding on. I personally think he would be happy to bring the Party towards his vision and step aside to improve the chance of election success and I would not be shocked if he stands down in 3 years.

This is all purely personal speculation of course but it will be interesting to see how much the Labour Party keep Corbyn in the spotlight over the next few years and I for one feel like there is a little more going than meets the eye.