Labour

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'She's acting more like a first-time Uber driver than Prime Minister' - Twitter reacts to 'Dementia Tax' u-turn

'She's acting more like a first-time Uber driver than Prime Minister' - Twitter reacts to Theresa May 'Dementia Tax' u-turn

Twitter reacts to 'Dementia Tax' after Theresa May u-turns on social care reform

The Prime Minister has announced a cap to quell the flames surrounding the policy which would have seen elderly people with assets of £100,000 or more pay for their care

'If Jeremy Corbyn doesn't become Prime Minister, he has to resign', says former MP

'If Jeremy Corbyn doesn't become Prime Minister, he has to quit', says former Labour MP

'If Jeremy Corbyn doesn't win, he has to quit', says former Labour MP

Telegraph columnist Tom Harris tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Jeremy Corbyn's decision not to condemn the IRA could cause Labour problems

Election 2017: New poll shows Labour gain nine points following manifesto launch

Election 2017: New poll shows Labour up nine points after manifesto launch

New poll shows Labour up nine points after manifesto launch

The party has cut the lead on points currently held by the Conservatives, according to a newly-released poll

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Labour warns Conservatives 'not to take votes for granted'

Labour candidate says Tory manifesto is unfair and warns Theresa May not to take pensioners for granted

Labour candidate warns Theresa May not to take pensioners for granted

Labour candidate Richard Burgon tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that some of the Tories policies are morally wrong and unfair

'Tories look right wing because Labour is moving to a traditional left-wing position' says journalist

'Theresa May only looks right-wing because of Jeremy Corbyn' says Peter Hitchens

May only looks right-wing because of Corbyn, says journalist Peter Hitchens

Peter Hitchens, a columnist for the Mail on Sunday, spoke to Paul Ross ahead of the Conservative manifesto launch

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

General election: 'Labour voters will avoid voting for the party if they think it might win', says former Tony Blair advisor

General election: 'Labour voters will avoid voting for the party if they think it might win', says former Tony Blair advisor

'Labour voters will avoid voting for the party if they think it might win'

Former advisor to Tony Blair Matthew Doyle tells Sam Delaney Labour candidates will only win local seats if they can convince voters that Theresa May will start in power

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Labour's Peter Dowd unable to explain how much more income tax those on £80,000 would pay

Labour's Peter Dowd doesn't know how much more income tax top earners would pay under Corbyn

Labour's Peter Dowd doesn't know how much more income tax top earners would pay

Labour candidate Peter Dowd tells Sam Delaney that the party manifesto clearly sets out where money for pledges will come from

The website promises a free party for supporters

Jeremy Corbyn fans launch own Grime website with promise of 'secret party' for voters

Jeremy Corbyn fans launch Grime website with carrot of 'secret party' for voters

Grime4Corbyn is an interesting tactic, to say the least

Jeremy Corbyn launches Labour manifesto - and calls out Theresa May again

Jeremy Corbyn launches Labour manifesto - and calls out Theresa May again

Corbyn demands 'polite and respectful' debate as he launches manifesto in Bradford

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Some have taken Jeremy Corbyn's speech as a hint at retirement

Labour's Stephen Pound says Jeremy Corbyn retirement is a 'when did you stop beating your wife' question

Labour's Stephen Pound uses wife-beating analogy to discuss Corbyn retirement

Some have suggested Corbyn is ready to step down as leader of the Labour Party

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Momentum says there is nothing radical in Corbyn's policies

Labour manifesto leak: Momentum hails Jeremy Corbyn's 'common sense' and says there's nothing to fear

Momentum hails Jeremy Corbyn's 'common sense' after Labour manifesto leak

Pro-Corbyn pressure group says all policies have been fully costed and there's no need for more conservative voters to be dettered

20 years on, how does Labour's leaked manifesto compare with Tony Blair's in 1997?

20 years on, how does Labour's leaked manifesto compare with Tony Blair's in 1997?

Is Corbyn's manifesto really that different from Blair's 20 years ago?

Labour's draft manifesto has been leaked and in many ways appears to be quite similar to the party manifesto set out in 1997

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

'If Labour does better in the election than Ed Miliband did, Jeremy Corbyn will have the right to stay', says Novara Media

'If Jeremy Corbyn does better than Ed Miliband did, he'll have every right to stay', says supporter Aaron Bastani

'If Jeremy Corbyn does better than Ed Miliband, he'll have every right to stay'

Aaron Bastani tells Sam Delaney he believes young people will come out and vote for Labour in the general election

Jeremy Corbyn addressed a large audience in Manchester

Jeremy Corbyn calls in Coronation Street's Hayley Cropper to launch Labour election campaign

Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh launches Labour's election campaign

Julie Hesmondhalgh addressed a packed crowd in Manchester

'I want Jeremy Corbyn to be Prime Minister, he won't be able to do what he wants', says Labour candidate

'I want Jeremy Corbyn to be Prime Minister, he won't be able to do what he wants', says Labour candidate

'With Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister, he won't be able to do what he wants'

Labour candidate Paul Flynn tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the general election is nothing to do with Brexit

Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows not to step down as Labour leader if he loses

Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows not to step down as Labour leader if he loses

Jeremy Corbyn vows not to step down as leader if Labour loses

The Labour leader made the declaration in a media interview with Buzzfeed

Andy Burnham on why he left Westminster and not attending Jeremy Corbyn's victory rally

Andy Burnham: Jeremy Corbyn knew I wasn't going to attend victory rally

Andy Burnham: Jeremy Corbyn knew I wasn't going to attend victory rally

The new mayor of Greater Manchester spoke to Paul Ross about why he left the capital and why he couldn't make the event organised by Jeremy Corbyn to celebrate his success.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

MP Simon Danczuk blast 'Marx-obsessed' John McDonnell as he quits Labour Party

MP Simon Danczuk blasts 'Marx-obsessed' John McDonnell as he quits Labour Party

MP Simon Danczuk blasts 'Marx-obsessed' John McDonnell as he quits Labour Party

MP formally severs ties with party after his suspension appeal was rejected

General Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to take audience queries in BBC Question Time specials

General Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to take audience queries in BBC Question Time specials

May and Corbyn to take audience queries in Question Time specials

There will also be a live debate from senior figures from the seven parties

'Labour's tax policy is shambolic and it won't work', says Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith warns Emmanuel Macron: 'French people will suffer if you take a hardline on Brexit'

Iain Duncan Smith says Emmanuel Macron is an 'absolute threat' to France

Iain Duncan Smith believes if Labour implemented its tax plans, it wouldn't have enough money to fund its policies

John McDonnell: 'It's totally irrelevant to talk about Marxism', says Labour's Peter Dowd

John McDonnell Marxism comments are totally irrelevant, says Labour's Peter Dowd

John McDonnell Marxism comments are totally irrelevant, says Labour colleague

Labour's Peter Dowd has stated that while he is not a Marxist himself, people should be focusing on Labour's current policies rather than the views of '19th century economists'

John McDonnell faces Labour revolt after Karl Marx comments

John McDonnell faces Labour revolt after Karl Marx comments

John McDonnell faces Labour revolt after Karl Marx comments

John McDonnell said there is a lot to learn from reading Karl Marx's Das Kapital, but didn't clarify his position when asked if he is a Marxist

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

'Numbers to Diane Abbott are like stairs to a Dalek' - Twitter reacts to another car crash interview

'Numbers to Diane Abbott are like stairs to a dalek' - Twitter reacts to another car crash interview

'Diane Abbott needs to stop' - Twitter reacts to another car crash interview

Diane Abbott has once again failed to discuss the correct figures during an interview

After Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister, which other political leaders match up to Game of Thrones characters?

Which UK political leaders compare to Game of Thrones characters?

Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister. We thought we'd compare the others

'Local elections confirm our preconceptions, but the general election could be different', says pollster

Theresa May shouldn't take June triumph for granted despite local election results, says polling guru

'Theresa May can't take June triumph for granted despite last night's results'

Professor of politics John Curtice tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the local elections haven't given us a big headline about politics

Local Elections: Emily Thornberry claimed to have branded the election result a 'mixed picture'

Local Elections: Emily Thornberry says losing West of England mayoral election by 5,000 votes is a 'fantastic result'

Emily Thornberry blasted for 'fantastic result' remark on tough night for Labour

The results are still being counted, but already a picture of victory for the Tories is being painted

Local elections result: 'UKIP have virtually disintegrated', says Sir Vince Cable

Local elections: 'Labour have folded and UKIP have virtually disintegrated', says Sir Vince Cable

'Labour have folded and UKIP have virtually disintegrated', says Sir Vince Cable

Lib Dem grandee suggested Jeremy Corbyn and Paul Nuttall's parties have had horrendous nights

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Simon Danczuk says he's been punished for speaking out

MP Simon Danczuk: Corbyn's stooges have banished me from Labour as punishment for speaking out

Simon Danczuk: Corbyn's stooges are punishing me for speaking out

Danczuk launched a fierce attack on Jeremy Corbyn on Sam Delaney's show

Twitter reacts to Malcolm Baker after he accosts Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron

'I love Malcolm Baker and his fantastic company': The best reactions to Tim Farron's Brexit grilling

The best reactions to Tim Farron's Brexit grilling

The pensioner had a heated argument with the leader of the Liberal Democrats, and the video posted to Twitter has gone viral

Gardiner said he is not among the UK's highest band of earners

Labour MP Barry Gardiner describes himself as a middle-ranking earner - on over £75,000 a year

Labour MP Barry describes himself as a middle-ranking earner - on £75,000 a year

Barry Gardiner made the comment despite earning three times more than the UK average

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

'Labour is clear on where money will come from to fund policies, so voters are well-informed',  says MP Yasmin Qureshi

Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi defends policing plan after Diane Abbott interview

Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi defends policing plan after Diane Abbott interview

MP Yasmin Qureshi tells Sam Delaney that many people feel insecure on our streets and therefore we need more visible policing

Tony Blair won the general election in 1997

In photos: 20 years on, take a look at Tony Blair's 1997 election campaign

In photos: 20 years on, take a look at Tony Blair's 1997 election campaign

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Tony Blair's landslide victory in the 1997 general election

'Get rid of the biggest idiot in politics' - Twitter calls for Diane Abbott to be sacked

Jeremy Corbyn defends Diane Abbott after policing interview meltdown: 'We're not embarrassed'

Jeremy Corbyn defends Diane Abbott after policing interview meltdown

Diane Abbott failed to explain how Labour would fund an additional 10,000 more police officers on the streets

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever and unforgivable', says former Labour advisor

Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating I've ever seen, says former Labour advisor

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever'

Diane Abbott struggled to explain how Labour plans to fund its policy of putting 10,000 more police officers on the streets

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Property expert says he'll run down Oxford street naked if Jeremy Corbyn builds new social housing

Property expert says he'll run down Oxford Street naked if Jeremy Corbyn hits social housing target

Property guru vows to run down street naked if Corbyn hits housing target

Property expert Luke Doonan tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that greed is the reason that Governments haven't built good social housing

Mugwump - Boris Johnson's colourful insult to Jeremy Corbyn defined

Boris Johnson on Jeremy Corbyn: What is a mugwump, and is it actually a bad thing?

What is a mugwump, and is it actually a bad thing?

What does the word mugwump actually mean?

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer says you can’t take the politics out of NHS funding

Britain should have a Brexit-style referendum on the NHS, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Britain should have a referendum on the NHS, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

MP Norman Lamb tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that an independent review of NHS funding is needed and we may need to pay more tax to fund it

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

MP Barry Gardiner on UK Brexit deal: 'If you're on a cliff edge with a tiger behind you, you'd go back round the tiger'

Labour MP Barry Gardiner on Brexit deal: 'If you're on a cliff edge with a tiger behind you, you'd turn round and face the tiger'

MP Barry Gardiner refuses to say whether Labour would accept a bad Brexit deal

Labour MP Barry Gardiner explains Labour's Brexit strategy to Julia Hartley-Brewer

General Election: Labour vows to guarantee EU national rights if they win

Labour hints at delaying Brexit if Parliament rejects deal

Labour hints at delaying Brexit if Parliament rejects deal

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer insisted Labour would go for a different deal in Brexit negotiations than what Theresa May had planned

David Hencke believes Corbyn could do better than many predict

Jeremy Corbyn could spring a surprise with anti-establishment pitch, says politics expert

'Jeremy Corbyn could spring a surprise with anti-establishment pitch'

David Hencke believes Corbyn's anti-establishment approach could chime with public, just as UKIP's did at last year's referendum

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Tim Farron says his is the only party capable of stopping hard Brexit

Election 2017: Lib Dem membership nears record level as Remainers and soft Brexiteers flock to party

Lib Dem membership nears all-time record level

Party claims to have welcomed over 12,000 new members in just six days

'Labour can’t be trusted with the protection of the UK and it's strategically illiterate', says Chris Parry

Jeremy Corbyn is inviting annihilation from Kim Jong-un, says former MoD director-general

Jeremy Corbyn can't be trusted to protect the UK, says former MoD director

Jeremy Corbyn claimed he wouldn't use nuclear weapons if he was in power and may not even back a drone strike to kill the leader of Isis

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Gerard Coyne has been the subject of accusations relating to his election campaign

Gerard Coyne suspended by Unite on eve of Len McCluskey election battle

Gerard Coyne suspended by Unite on eve of Len McCluskey election battle

Coyne has been accused of defamatory literature during election campaign

Stephen Kinnick won't confirm if Jeremy Corbyn will be on his campaign literature

Labour MP Stephen Kinnock refuses to confirm Jeremy Corbyn will be on his campaign literature

Stephen Kinnock won't confirm Jeremy Corbyn will be on campaign literature

The MP for Aberavon spoke to Paul Ross about the upcoming election campaign, but wouldn't say yes or no when our host asked him if he'd endorse Jeremy Corbyn

Gisela Stuart says Jeremy Corbyn has nothing to do with her decision to step down

Labour MP Gisela Stuart denies she's quitting because of Jeremy Corbyn

Labour MP Gisela Stuart denies she's quitting because of Jeremy Corbyn

Outgoing MP for Birmingham Edgbaston also says Labour must map out to voters their vision for a successful Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn's brother blasts 'evil' BBC, insists Labour will win election

Jeremy Corbyn's brother blasts 'evil' BBC, insists Labour will win election

Jeremy Corbyn's brother blasts 'evil' BBC, insists Labour will win election

Piers Corbyn accused the BBC of doing everything it could to prevent his brother from becoming Prime Minister

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Early election: 'Theresa May's broken promise raises the issue of trust in politicians', says UKIP's Jonathan Arnott

Early election: Theresa May is giving politicians a bad name, says UKIP's Jonathan Arnott

Theresa May is giving politicians a bad name, says UKIP MEP

Theresa May has called a snap general election and whilst Jonathan Arnott welcomes the news, he also thinks it gives politicians bad press

Labour MP Barry Gardiner criticises timing of snap general election

Labour MP Barry Gardiner asks Theresa May: 'How can you hold election during Brexit negotiations?'

Barry Gardiner asks: 'How can you hold election during Brexit negotiations?'

Theresa May has called a snap general election which will take place on June 8, but Barry Gardiner believes this will affect the Brexit deal

Early election: 'This is a massive gamble for the Conservatives', says Labour MP

Early election: 'Theresa May is trying to hide her horror Brexit deal', says Labour MP

'Theresa May is trying to hide her horror Brexit deal', says Labour MP

Theresa May has announced a snap general election which will take place on June 8

Theresa May calls snap General Election on June 8

Election to take place on June 8, May says

Lawmakers to vote on whether to break Fixed Term Parliaments Act and hold election three years early

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn's policies appear to chime with the British public

Majority of British people support Jeremy Corbyn policies - report

Majority of British people support Jeremy Corbyn policies - report

Tax, minimum wage and free school meals policies all backed by at least 50% of British people

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A campaigner seen during a protest for the establishment of a living wage in London

Jeremy Corbyn’s £10 minimum wage is a vital step forward and must be implemented

Corbyn’s £10 minimum wage is a vital step forward and must be implemented

Across Britain, millions of people are being forced into agonising choices over low wages. It's time for change

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocks herself and defends MP Emily Thornberry

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocks herself and defends MP Emily Thornberry

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocks herself and defends MP Emily Thornberry

Julia Hartley-Brewer tells former Labour advisor Kevin Meagher that no one is allowed to criticise Waitrose on her show, whilst they chat about Emily Thornberry's comments

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer talks to Ken Livingstone for 12 minutes - and he doesn’t mention the H word

Julia Hartley-Brewer talks to Ken Livingstone for 12 minutes - and he doesn’t mention Hitler

Ken Livingstone manages to speak for 12 minutes without mentioning Hitler

Ken Livingstone has previously spoken about Hitler in several interviews, but he managed to get through an entire 12-minute chat without doing so on talkRADIO

Julia Hartley-Brewer criticises MP Angela Rayner over free school lunch plan

Julia asks Labour education chief Angela Rayner 'why should a cleaner at your kids' school pay for their meals?'

Julia Hartley-Brewer criticises MP Angela Rayner over free school lunch plan

Julia Hartley-Brewer asks the shadow education secretary why she expects taxes from those on low wages to pay for the meals of children from privileged backgrounds

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