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Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

'Our polls say 80% of British Jews believe Labour harbours anti-Semites', says campaigner

'Our polls say 80% of British Jews believe Labour harbours anti-Semites', says campaigner

'Our polls say 80% of British Jews believe Labour harbours anti-Semites'

Gideon Falter, the chairman of The Campaign Against Anti-Semitism, spoke to Richard Madeley about growing unrest in the Jewish community.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Child abuse: 'Criticising Sarah Champion suggests we should be quiet or be branded racist', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Sarah Champion backlash suggests we should be quiet on rape or be branded racist', says Julia

Julia on Sarah Champion: 'If you speak out on rape you're branded racist'

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashed with Muslim MP Khalid Mahmood over the criticism of Sarah Champion's article

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Champion wrote that 'Britain has a problem with Pakistani men raping white girls'

Sarah Champion: Labour frontbencher quits over 'Pakistani rape' article

Labour frontbencher Sarah Champion quits over 'Pakistani rape' article

Sarah Champion wrote that Britain 'has a problem with Pakistani men raping white girls'

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Brexit: 'Interim customs union plan may be for internal Tory Party consumption', says Labour MP

Brexit: Interim customs union plan may be aimed at appeasing Tory party, says Labour MP

Interim customs union plan may be aimed at appeasing Tory party, says Labour MP

Labour MP Steve McCabe welcomes the announcements he thinks some kind of customs union arrangement is essential

David Davis suggests UK could keep custom union agreements for short time post-Brexit

David Davis suggests UK could keep custom union agreements for short time post-Brexit

David Davis suggests temporary time period to keep existing customs arrangements

The Brexit Secretary is to publish a paper on Tuesday outlining the proposals, intended to avoid disruption to British businesses

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

'Jeremy Corbyn's statement on Venezuela was caveat', says Labour List editor Peter Edwards

Labour blogger says Venezuela crisis doesn't mean socialism is unworkable

Labour blogger says Venezuela crisis doesn't mean socialism is unworkable

Peter Edwards spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Labour leader's condemnation of violence in Venezuela

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

George Galloway spoke up for Venezuela on his show

George Galloway ridicules Venezuela dictatorship claims: 'They've won more elections than anyone in history'

George Galloway says Venezuela dictatorship claims are nonsense

'If they're dictators they're the most elected dictators in the history of the world.'

George Galloway furiously calls out 'assault on Jeremy Corbyn' in opening rant about Venezuela

George Galloway: Venezuela critics are just Blairites having a kick at Jeremy Corbyn

George Galloway: Venezuela critics are just Blairites having a kick at Corbyn

Our host loosed blistering criticism of commentators and Labour MPs using the situation to attack the Labour leader

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

'Jeremy Corbyn forgets to brush teeth' - Twitter predicts the next Labour leader smears

'Jeremy Corbyn forgets to brush teeth' - Twitter predicts the next Labour leader smears

'Jeremy Corbyn forgets to brush teeth' - Twitter predicts the next Labour smears

The denizens of Twitter are trying to predict reports of smears against Jeremy Corbyn - and some of them are pretty funny

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Corbyn ally criticises US for imposing Venezuela sanctions

Corbyn ally criticises US for imposing Venezuela sanctions

Corbyn ally criticises US for imposing Venezuela sanctions

Shadow Home Office minister Chris Williamson said it 'can't be right' given the country is in 'massive crisis'

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Graham Jones said Venezuela was not socialist - despite Jeremy Corbyn's previous praise of the country

Labour MP insists Venezuela isn't a socialist country

Labour MP insists Venezuela isn't a socialist country

Graham Jones had come onto the show to discuss the chaos in Venezuela and calls for Jeremy Corbyn to condemn the country

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Steve McCabe on brick incident: 'Don't put yourself in danger, but report these matters'

Steve McCabe MP describes his ordeal after being hit by a brick

Steve McCabe: 'Don't put yourself in danger, but report these matters'

The Labour MP for Birmingham Selly Oak called for more people to be active in coming forward following the incident where a brick was thrown at his face

Venezuela has faced almost daily protests over recent months

The birth of a new dictatorship? Venezuelan opposition leader taken from his home by authorities

Venezuelan opposition leader taken from his home by authorities

Alleged seizure comes a day after President Nicolas Maduro claimed a landmark victory

Labour MP appeals for information after reported assault with a brick

Labour MP Steve McCabe appeals for information after reported assault with a brick

Labour MP appeals for information after reported assault with a brick

Steve McCabe, the MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, asked for witnesses to come forward after suffering injuries

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Research claims targeted advertising on social media does influence voters

Theresa May take note: New research shows voters are swayed by targeted ads

Theresa May take note: New research shows voters are swayed by targeted ads

The Online Privacy Foundation says it is concerned that people's biases are being manipulated

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Labour councillor suggests Government could also be investigated over Grenfell Tower

Grenfell: Government could be charged with corporate manslaughter, says councillor

'Government could be charged with corporate manslaughter over Grenfell'

Julia Hartley-Brewer and Labour councillor Pat Mason had a heated debate about the Conservative council in Kensington and Chelsea

Brexit: Diane Abbott insists Labour's not 'taking options off the table'

Brexit: Diane Abbott insists Labour's not 'taking options off the table'

Diane Abbott insists Labour's not 'taking options off the table' for Brexit

The shadow home secretary spoke to BBC Newsnight about Labour's plans for the withdrawal from the bloc

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Tories drop manifesto pledge for free primary school breakfasts

Tories drop manifesto pledge for free primary school breakfasts

Tories drop manifesto pledge for free primary school breakfasts

The policy had been a flagship pledge during the 2017 election campaign

BBC apologises to Jeremy Corbyn after Radio 4 guest insults him

BBC apologises to Jeremy Corbyn over Charlie Mullins 'tw*t' tirade

BBC apologises to Jeremy Corbyn over Charlie Mullins 'tw*t' tirade

Charlie Mullins, the boss of Pimlico Plumbers, gave the Labour leader a foul-mouthed volley live on The World At One

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

George Galloway thanks those petitioning for him to be reinstated in Labour Party

George Galloway says people are trying to block his return to the Labour Party

George Galloway says people are trying to block his return to the Labour Party

Two petitions calling for George Galloway to be reinstated in the Labour Party have been removed

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Elizabeth Campbell and Conservatives don't understand what victims have gone through'

Grenfell Tower: The council acts like a property company, says Labour member

Grenfell Tower: The council acts like a property company, says Labour member

Labour councillor Pat Mason says residents are angry and distressed and shouldn't have had to search for services after the fire

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

PMQs: Twitter blasts Theresa May for performance after she hails public sector workers

PMQs: Theresa May blasted for hailing public sector workers' 'sacrifice'

Theresa May blasted for hailing public sector workers' 'sacrifice'

In the last session before the summer recess, the Prime Minister said she recognised the sacrifice made by public sector workers as their wages remain capped

Jeremy Corbyn plans to 'renationalise' NHS and ensure funding goes to patients not contractors

Jeremy Corbyn plans to 'renationalise' NHS and ensure funding goes to patients not contractors

Jeremy Corbyn plans to 'renationalise' NHS and ensure funding gets to patients

Jeremy Corbyn has said he wants private finance initiative contracts to end and nurses' bursaries to be guaranteed

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Electoral Commission investigates people voting twice in general election as fears grow over students illegally voting for Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn illegal vote claims to be probed by Electoral Commission

Jeremy Corbyn illegal vote claims to be probed by Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission says it has received more than 1,000 complaints, with allegations that some young people voted in more than one location

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

'If public decide they don't want Brexit, Labour may change position' Lord Michael Heseltine

'If public decide they don't want Brexit, Corbyn might change position' says Lord Michael Heseltine

'If public decide they don't want Brexit, Corbyn may change position'

Lord Michael Heseltine believes the current government will last for around 18 months to two years

George Galloway: 'Tony Blair did more damage to the country than even Margaret Thatcher'

George Galloway: 'Tony Blair did more damage to the country than even Margaret Thatcher'

George Galloway: 'Blair did more damage to Britain than even Margaret Thatcher'

George Galloway believes that the work Tony Blair did means everyone in the world is now unsafe

Guy Verhofstadt calls for Jeremy Corbyn to be involved in Brexit negotiations

Top EU Brexit negotiator says Jeremy Corbyn should be involved

Top EU Brexit negotiator says Jeremy Corbyn should be involved

Guy Verhofstadt called for the Labour leader to have a say because he claimed the election result was a 'rejection' of Theresa May's hard Brexit plans

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

'Labour members who abuse MPs should be thrown out of the party', says MP Harriet Harman

'Labour members who abuse MPs should be thrown out of the party', says MP Harriet Harman

'Labour members who abuse MPs should be thrown out of the party'

Former shadow deputy prime minister Harriet Harman has told of the abuse she's received in the past

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

'Grenfell Tower meeting was completely shambolic as those in charge couldn't run it', says Labour councillor

'Grenfell Tower meeting was completely shambolic as those in charge couldn't run it', says Labour councillor

'Grenfell Tower meeting was completely shambolic due to those in charge'

Labour councillor Pat Mason says Grenfell Tower residents are angry and they want straight answers

Theresa May lost her majority in the election last month

Theresa May says she doesn't regret calling election

I don't regret calling the election, says May

May says it was the right decision to call snap election last month

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn 'ready' to lead negotiations if Government fails

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn 'ready' to lead negotiations if Government falls

Jeremy Corbyn 'ready' to lead Brexit negotiations if Government falls

The Labour Leader is tell EU negotiator-in-chief Michel Barnier he is capable of taking charge of the UK withdrawal, if the Government should change

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

'Emily Thornberry is a class above Damian Green' - Praise for Labour's performance at PMQs

'Emily Thornberry is a class above Damian Green': Praise for Labour at PMQs

Emily Thornberry hailed for PMQs performance

Emily Thornberry has been praised for standing in for Jeremy Corbyn, but Theresa May has been laughed at as her image has been removed from the Conservatives' website

Labour blasts Tory 'smears' on Diane Abbott and other female MPs

Labour blasts Tory 'smears' on Diane Abbott and other female MPs

Labour blasts Tory 'smears' on Diane Abbott and other female MPs

It comes in response to Theresa May telling of her surprise Jeremy Corbyn hadn't spoken out against the 'intimidation' during the election campaign

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Julia's chat with Paul Flynn was unusual, to say the least

Labour MP Paul Flynn tells Julia what he'd say to her in Welsh if they were making love

Labour MP tells Julia what he'd say to her in Welsh if they were making love

Flynn gets all romantic in this rather unusual clip

'Anne Marie Morris should have given decent meaningful apology, not a standard one', says campaign strategist

Anne Marie Morris apology was insincere, says Boris Johnson's former PR guru

Anne Marie Morris blasted for her insincerity by Boris Johnson's former PR guru

Jo Tanner, who previously ran PR campaigns for Boris Johnson, says Morris should have given an apology with a bit more heart behind it

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Theresa May to ask Labour for support as Brexit policies move forward

Theresa May critics rip into Prime Minister for requesting help from Jeremy Corbyn

May critics rip into Prime Minister for requesting help from Corbyn

Critics were quick to point out May's previous comments about Corbyn

Tory Leadership election is 'agitated media talk', says Kwasi Kwarteng MP

Tory leadership election is just 'agitated media talk', says Kwasi Kwarteng MP

Tory leadership election is just 'agitated media talk', says Kwasi Kwarteng MP

The Conservative MP for Spelthorne defended Theresa May in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Iain Duncan Smith says Theresa May will remain in charge

Iain Duncan Smith says Theresa May won't be ousted: 'We can't let personal ambitions stop Brexit'

Iain Duncan Smith says Theresa May won't be ousted

Tory grandee said 'nobody wants a leadership contest. We haven't got time to indulge in petty games'

Brexit: 'To carry the whole country with us, this can’t be the Brexit of one political party', says Labour Leave

Labour Leave boss says Theresa May is 'sensible' to seek cross-party support on Brexit

Labour Leave boss says Theresa May 'sensible' to seek cross-party Brexit backing

Theresa May is to ask Jeremy Corbyn for support over Brexit as she wants opposition parties to contribute

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'The inquiry must move at a pace the survivors can cope with', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'The inquiry must move at a pace the survivors can cope with', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'The inquiry must move at a pace the survivors can cope with'

Labour councillor Robert Atkinson says there is a lot of misinformation about the nature of people who lived in the tower

Corbyn has enjoyed a meteoric rise in recent weeks

Jeremy Corbyn success will lead to skirmishes within Labour, says party's former advisor

Corbyn success will lead to skirmishes within Labour, says party's former aide

Kevin Meagher says Corbynistas will now try to seize control of the party

'The Tories are waiting for Labour to make a mistake to truly test Theresa May's popularity', says leading pollster

The Tories are waiting for Labour to make a mistake now, says YouGov pollster

The Tories are waiting for Labour to make a mistake now, says YouGov pollster

Head of Political and Social Research at YouGov Joe Twyman says the Conservatives will do whatever needs to be done to stay in power

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

'The impact of Jeremy Corbyn in the election has made people turn away from Thatcherite and Blairite nonsense', says Ken Livingstone

Thatcher and Blair sowed the seeds of Grenfell Tower tragedy, says Ken Livingstone

Thatched sowed the seeds of Grenfell, says Ken Livingstone

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone believes the last 40 years have been ludicrous as the idea of deregulating businesses does not leave people better off

'Jeremy Corbyn needs to show leadership and end the intimidation of Labour MPs', says centrist group Progress

Jeremy Corbyn needs to end the intimidation of Labour MPs, says director of centrist pro-Labour group

'Jeremy Corbyn needs to show leadership and end the intimidation of Labour MPs'

Richard Angell says the Labour Party should be focusing on getting Theresa May out of Downing Street

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Things don't get any easier for Theresa May

Theresa May hammered over PMQs austerity defence

Theresa May hammered over PMQs austerity defence

The Twitterati have given the Prime Minister an all-too-predictable kicking for her performance at today's weekly grilling in Parliament

Public sector pay cap: Labour's John McDonnell says 'this is a cabinet of absolute chaos'

Public sector pay cap: Labour's John McDonnell says 'this is a cabinet of absolute chaos'

PMQs: Labour's John McDonnell says 'this is a cabinet of absolute chaos'

John McDonnell says cabinet ministers are scrapping in the playground and the Government is chaotic

'Grenfell Tower victims don't trust authorities and won't listen to them no matter what they say', says councillor

Grenfell Tower: If Theresa May can find £1bn for the DUP why can't she sort the Grenfell Tower mess, asks local councillor

If Theresa May can find £1bn for the DUP why can't she sort the Grenfell mess?'

Councillor Pat Mason says it's impossible to imagine how angry bereaved victims are

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

George Galloway: 'MPs cheering the result of the public sector pay cap vote shows Great Britain is a laughing stock'

George Galloway: 'MPs cheering the result of the public sector pay cap vote shows Great Britain is a laughing stock'

George Galloway: 'Great Britain has been reduced to a laughing stock'

Georeg Galloway says cheering about keeping the public sector pay cap is more unkind than having voted against abolishing it

'Jeremy Corbyn won't do anything about MPs who are against him as he's not in the position to do so', says George Galloway

Jeremy Corbyn is too decent to purge his Labour opponents, says George Galloway

Jeremy Corbyn is too decent to purge his Labour opponents, says George Galloway

Galloway says Jeremy Corbyn is clinging to the idea of being reasonable, logical and fraternal

'Jeremy Corbyn is economically illiterate and almost got away with murder in the general election', says Conservative MP - needs audio

'Jeremy Corbyn is economically illiterate and almost got away with murder in the election', says Tory MP

'Jeremy Corbyn has shown he is economically illiterate', says Tory MP

Conservative MP Nigel Evans says his party's manifesto was useless which meant everyone's attention was on it

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

'Much of the funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal', says Iain Duncan Smith

'Much of the funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal', says Iain Duncan Smith

'Funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal'

Iain Duncan Smith says the Tory-DUP deal has brought funding forward that was for the most part planned as Northern Ireland has always required a high level of investment

Labour rebellion: 'The only surprise is frontbenchers waited to be sacked rather than resigning', says MP John Mann

Labour rebellion: 'The only surprise is frontbenchers waited to be sacked'

Labour rebellion: 'The only surprise is frontbenchers waited to be sacked'

Jeremy Corbyn has sacked Ruth Cadbury, Catherine West and Andy Slaughter for supporting a call for the UK to stay in the single market following Brexit

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions in England

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions in England

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions

Chancellor Philip Hammond made the announcement just before a Commons vote on the matter was due

'The public sector pay cap should be lifted, but we must work out how to pay for it first', says Tory MP

'Public sector pay cap should be lifted - but we must first work out how to pay for it', says Tory MP

'Public sector pay cap should be lifted, but we must work out how to pay for it'

MP Sarah Wollaston believes it was dishonest of Labour to pretend no one would have to pay more to fund a rise for public sector workers

'Politicians fall over themselves to praise emergency services, so it's shocking they voted against pay cap end', says Unison

'Politicians fall over themselves to praise emergency services, so it's shocking they voted against pay cap end', say Unison

'It's absolutely shocking MPs would vote against pay cap after praising workers'

Head of health at Unison, Christina McAnea, says she hopes public sector workers will tell Tory politicians what they think of them

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