Labour Party

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Labour puts up socialist MEP to contest Manchester Gorton seat

Labour puts up socialist MEP Afzal Khan to contest Manchester Gorton by-election against George Galloway

Labour puts up socialist MEP to contest Manchester Gorton seat

The long-standing MEP will battle it out with Galloway to win the seat after the death of its former occupant, Sir Gerald Kaufman, in February

'London attack is absolutely deplorable, there's no justification,' says Khalid Mahmood MP

Westminster attack: MP Khalid Mahmood says 'we couldn't believe what was happening in front of our eyes'

'We couldn't believe what was happening in front of our eyes'

Khalid Mahmood, the Labour MP for Birmingham Perry Barr, was trapped in Parliament as the attack unfolded

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Unite's Len McCluskey fires back at Tom Watson MP, denies takeover allegations

Unite's Len McCluskey fires back at Tom Watson MP, denies Labour coup claims

Unite's Len McCluskey fires back at Tom Watson MP, denies Labour coup claims

The boss of the union has denied plans to join with Momentum to take over the Labour Party

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Kezia Dugdale on alleged Momentum-Unite pact: 'It seems very much off the agenda but would have to stop in election period'

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale backs Jeremy Corbyn despite Momentum plot claims

Scottish Labour leader backs Corbyn despite Momentum plot claims

The Scottish Labour Leader spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the reported Unite-Momentum pact.

Kezia Dugdale: 'Nicola Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity, but SNP have had four different stances on EU membership'

Kezia Dugdale: 'Nicola Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity - but she can't make up her own mind on EU'

Kezia Dugdale: 'Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity, then keeps changing her mind'

The leader of the Labour Party in Scotland popped by the studio for a discussion with Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Snap election suicide for the Labour Party, but some who see no option to remove Jeremy Corbyn', says Sun Columnist Trevor Kavanagh

Snap election: 'Some Labour MPs are willing to commit political suicide to remove Jeremy Corbyn'

'Some Labour MPs are willing to destroy their party to remove Corbyn'

Trevor Kavanagh spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the chances of Theresa May calling an early election

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could return in spectacular comeback if Theresa May holds early election'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could make spectacular comeback if Theresa May holds early election'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could return if Theresa May holds early election'

The former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills spoke to Paul Ross about the future of the Liberal Democrats

Labour in chaos after Corbyn supporters Momentum are accused of plotting party takeover with Unite

Labour in chaos as Corbyn deputy says Momentum coup plans 'have to be stopped'

Labour in chaos as Corbyn deputy says Momentum coup plans 'have to be stopped'

The Corbyn-supporting group, led by Jon Lansman, was revealed to be planning to link with the union, which led to a public row

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

George Osborne to edit Evening Standard: Six other journalism jobs - and the MPs who could fill them

Six other MPs who could follow George Osborne into journalism

We have a few suggestions as to what publications prominent MPs should edit

'There has to be a maximum spend, else Tories could buy the election,' says Stephen Pound MP

'There has to be a maximum election spend, else Tories could buy it' says Stephen Pound MP

'There has to be a maximum election spend, else Tories could buy it'

Stephen Pound, Labour MP for Ealing North, spoke to Paul Ross about the ongoing storm surrounding the Conservative Party's election expenses

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

George Galloway defends against caller accusing him of 'belittling' Jeremy Corbyn

George Galloway defends himself against accusations of 'belittling' Jeremy Corbyn

George Galloway defends himself against accusations of 'belittling' Corbyn

Caller was responding to interview in which Galloway mentioned Tories' huge poll lead over Labour

Scottish independence: 'Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is only a diversion', says Ian Murray MP

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is an appalling diversion, says Ian Murray MP

Nicola Sturgeon announcement is an appalling diversion, says Scottish Labour MP

Ian Murray, Labour's only MP in Scotland for Edinburgh South, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Scottish First Minister's referendum vote announcement

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Indyref: 'Jeremy Corbyn's mandate is to destroy the Labour Party, not the UK', says columnist Tom Harris

Jeremy Corbyn will destroy the union by backing 'No' in Scottish referendum, says former Labour MP

Indyref: 'Jeremy Corbyn's mandate is to destroy the Labour Party, not the UK'

Tom Harris, Telegraph Columnist and former MP, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the comments the Labour Leader made over the weekend about Scottish independence

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Budget 2017: 'There's massive unfairness in the tax system' says Institute for Fiscal Studies associate director

Budget NI row: Philip Hammond is right to address unfair tax system, says thinktank director

Philip Hammond is right to address unfair tax system, says thinktank director

Helen Miller, associate director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, spoke to Paul Ross about Phillip Hammond's plans to raise National Insurance contributions for self-employed workers

Budget 2017: 'Unlike Tammy Wynette, Theresa May isn’t backing her man, she’s doing a strategic withdrawal', says Peter Dowd MP

Budget 2017: 'Unlike Tammy Wynette, Theresa May isn’t backing her man' says Peter Dowd MP

'Theresa May isn’t backing her man, she’s doing a strategic withdrawal', says MP

Peter Dowd spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's comments on Philip Hammond's National Insurance hike

Budget 2017: Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt over NI hike

Budget 2017: Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt over NI hike

Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt on NI hike

The Prime Minister defended the change, but insisted she'd listen to the concerns raised by MPs

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review National Insurance hike

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review National Insurance hike

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review NI hike

The measure to raise National Insurance contributions from self-employed workers by 2% has proved controversial

Budget 2017: 'Jeremy Corbyn's response to the National Insurance hike was hopeless', says Times Red Box Editor

Budget 2017: 'Jeremy Corbyn's response to national insurance hike was hopeless', says Times Red Box Editor

'Jeremy Corbyn's response to national insurance hike was hopeless'

Matt Chorley, who edits the Times Red Box, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about how the Labour leader reacted to the planned changes in the Budget.

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners will be unaffected by National Insurance hike', says analyst

Analyst says budget criticism is overblown as only 50% of self-employed people will be affected

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners unaffected by National Insurance hike'

Stephen Clarke, a policy analyst for the Resolution Foundation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned rise in National insurance payments for self-employed people

Phillip Hammond defends National Insurance increase after Budget is unveiled

Hammond blames Brexit for 'broken election promises' on national insurance

Hammond blames Brexit for 'broken election promises' on national insurance

The Chancellor is to raise the contributions towards National Insurance made by self-employed people by 2%

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Our host went in on the leader of the Scottish Labour Party while speaking to a caller on his show.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

William Haque calls for Theresa May to hold early election, blasts Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May urged to hold early election - before Labour replace Jeremy Corbyn with someone better

William Hague calls for Theresa May to hold early election, blasts Jeremy Corbyn

The former Foreign Secretary insisted the Prime Minister should hold the election as he argues she needs a bigger majority in the Commons to implement Brexit

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn insists there's 'nothing hidden' in his taxes as he publishes his returns

Jeremy Corbyn insists tax return 'missing income' claims are untrue

Jeremy Corbyn insists there's 'nothing hidden' in his taxes

The Labour Party rejected claims their leader had failed to declare £40,000 of his income

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Government Ministers seek to overturn House of Lords demand after first bill defeat

Government ministers vow to overturn Brexit defeat in Lords

Government ministers vow to overturn Brexit defeat in Lords

The Lords defied Theresa May over an opposition amendment to guarantee the rights of EU nationals

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

George Galloway deals with a disgruntled caller on his show

George Galloway deals with a disgruntled caller on his show

George Galloway deals with a disgruntled caller on his show

Our host was speaking to Mark from Liverpool, who had a bit of a gripe with him about the situation of the Labour Party situation

George Galloway on the reasons why he's angry with Jeremy Corbyn: 'I'm angry he allowed Blairite traitors to destabilise the Labour movement'

George Galloway on Corbyn: 'I'm angry he allowed Blairite traitors to destabilise the Labour movement'

'Jeremy Corbyn allowed Blairite traitors to destabilise entire Labour movement'

Speaking to a caller on his show, George explained his frustrations with the Labour leader where he made his frustrations clear

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Paul Nuttall: 'Hillsborough question' will impact him in by-election, says Times Red Box editor

Paul Nuttall: 'Hillsborough question' will impact him in by-election, says Times Red Box editor

Paul Nuttall: 'The Hillsborough question' will affect by-election, says editor

Matt Chorley, editor of the Times Red Box and newest Press Gallery Chairman, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the UKIP leader's admission that claims made about his association with Hillsborough were false

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

Our host was speaking to a caller where he told her the abuse suffered by the shadow home secretary was 'a national disgrace'

Stoke by-election: 'It's like Labour are trying to lose by putting up Gareth Snell', says journalist Harry Cole

Stoke by-election: It's like Labour are trying to lose by putting up Gareth Snell, says journalist Harry Cole

Stoke by-election: 'It's like Labour are trying to lose with Gareth Snell'

Harry Cole, Westminster correspondent for The Sun, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the candidate following his apology for offensive tweets

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Diane Abbott: 'How is it racist or sexist to say you don't fancy someone?' asks Julia Hartley-Brewer

Diane Abbott text row: 'How is it racist or sexist to say you don't fancy someone?' asks Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia asks: 'How it is racist or sexist to say you don't fancy Diane Abbott?'

Julia Hartley-Brewer was speaking to councillor Claudia Webbe about the texts in which David Davis appeared to insult Diane Abbott's appearance

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott following leaked text messages

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott in leaked texts

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott

An exchange of texts about the shadow home secretary was leaked to the Mail on Sunday yesterday

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Brexit: Labour party under fire after Jeremy Corbyn's ally Clive Lewis resigns

Brexit: Labour in crisis as Jeremy Corbyn ally Clive Lewis resigns

Labour in crisis as Corbyn ally resigns ahead of Article 50 vote

The MP for Norwich South and former shadow business secretary resigned his position, claiming he was acting in the interests of his constituents

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Brexit is 'a serious risk', says Dominic Grieve MP ahead of final Article 50 bill vote

Brexit: Remainer Dominic Grieve MP claims victory on 'take it or leave it' concession

Remain MP Dominic Grieve claims victory on 'take it or leave it' concession

The MP for Beaconsfield and former attorney general said the country needs 'good governance' ahead the negotiations

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

George Galloway: 'Breaking a three-line whip is petrifying for most MPs - not me'

George Galloway: 'Breaking a three-line whip is petrifying for most MPs - not me'

Labour MPs who defy Corbyn on Article 50 will be petrified, says George Galloway

Our presenter explained how the three-line whip works to a caller named Steven

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

George Galloway: 'I've known Diane Abbott 30 years, the attacks she's faced sicken me'

George Galloway: I've known Diane Abbott 30 years and the Brexit attacks she's faced sicken me

George Galloway: 'I'm sickened by the attacks on Diane Abbott'

Our presenter came to the defence of the Shadow Home Secretary after she was too ill to vote on the first reading of the Brexit bill

UK mosques welcome visitors as Jeremy Corbyn sends a message to Donald Trump

Jeremy Corbyn tells Donald Trump: 'Let's drink tea together, not build walls'

Jeremy Corbyn tells Donald Trump: 'Let's drink tea together, not build walls'

The Labour leader made the comment as UK mosques opened their doors to people of other faiths

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

 George Galloway: 'I can’t think of anyone less Churchillian than Owen Smith'

George Galloway: 'I can’t think of anyone less Churchillian than Owen Smith'

George Galloway: 'I can’t think of anyone less Churchillian than Owen Smith'

Our presenter spoke to a caller in Luton, James, about the MP for Pontypridd voting against the Brexit bill in its first reading

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Anti-Semitic hate crime report: 'There’s never been a country as safe for Jews as Britain is now', says journalist Stephen Pollard

'Jeremy Corbyn and Labour prefer to protect anti-semitic bigots than their Jewish victims'

'Jeremy Corbyn and Labour prefer to protect anti-semite bigots than Jews'

Stephen Pollard, the editor of the Jewish Chronicle, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the report which shows an increase in anti-Semitic hate crime

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Brexit bill: 'The people gave their verdict, Parliament must give Theresa May right to trigger Article 50,' says former Vote Leave CEO

Tories are united on Brexit - Europe's now Labour's problem, says former Vote Leave CEO

'Conservatives are united, it's now the Labour Party who are divided on Europe'

Matthew Elliot, a senior fellow at the Legatum Institute thinktank and former Vote Leave CEO, insisted the Brexit vote has to be upheld despite growing tension in the Labour Party

Brexit: Article 50 bill to face first vote in the House of Commons

Brexit: Article 50 bill facing first vote in the House of Commons

Article 50 bill facing first vote in the House of Commons

The bill was heavily debated in Parliament on Tuesday, and today (Wednesday) faces its first real test as turmoil grows in the House of Commons

Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

George Galloway: 'Jeremy Corbyn made historic mistake by not declaring a free EU referendum vote'

George Galloway: Jeremy Corbyn made 'historic mistake' by not granting free vote on Article 50

Galloway: Jeremy Corbyn made historic mistake by denying MPs free Brexit vote

George Galloway shared his view on the Labour leader amid reports of a growing rebellion on the front bench

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Brexit White Paper - What does it actually mean?

Brexit White Paper - What exactly will it contain?

Brexit White Paper - What does it actually mean?

Theresa May has promised there will be a White Paper outlining the Government's Brexit plans. But what sort of detail - and how much - will he included in the document?

Julia Hartley-Brewer challenges Barry Gardiner over the Labour Party Brexit plans

Julia Hartley-Brewer suggests Labour is trying to 'delay and thwart' Brexit in heated debate with MP Barry Gardiner

Julia Hartley-Brewer challenges Barry Gardiner MP to reveal Labour's Brexit plan

The MP for Brent North and the Shadow Secretary for International Trade spoke to our host about how the Labour Party wants to hold the Government accountable ahead of the trigger of Article 50

Brexit: Labour threatens 'hand-to-hand combat' with Government to have final say

Brexit: Labour threatens 'hand-to-hand combat' with Government over Article 50

Labour promises 'hand-to-hand combat' over Article 50

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry issued the warning during an interview on BBC Newsnight

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Brexit: Supreme court ruling to be announced today

Brexit: Supreme court ruling to be announced today

Brexit: Supreme court ruling to be announced today

Britain's most senior judges will reveal whether Theresa May has the formal power to trigger Article 50 and begin negotiations with the European Union

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

George Galloway: 'I'm still a defender of Jeremy Corbyn, but I'm getting fed up'

George Galloway: 'I'm getting fed up with Jeremy Corbyn and his handling of Brexit'

George Galloway: 'I'm getting fed up with Corbyn and his handling of Brexit'

Our presenter - a longtime supporter of the Labour leader - made the admission while speaking to a caller

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Twitter divided over Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in PMQs

Twitter divided over Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in PMQs

Twitter divided over Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in PMQs

Today's Prime Minister's Questions was especially key, coming one day after Theresa May unveiled her priorities for Brexit

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Galloway said Corbyn is being repeatedly stabbed in the back

George Galloway: Jeremy Corbyn relaunch was sabotaged by Blairite traitors

George Galloway: Jeremy Corbyn relaunch was sabotaged by Blairite traitors

Galloway says saboteurs are preventing Corbyn from sticking to his principles and governing effectively

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Labour national wage cap: 'We saw the authentic Jeremy Corbyn yesterday', says former Tony Blair advisor

'We saw the real Jeremy Corbyn yesterday - and it was a disaster' says former Tony Blair advisor

'We saw the authentic Jeremy Corbyn yesterday', says former Tony Blair advisor

Matthew Doyle, a former special adviser to Tony Blair, says Labour are going nowhere fast under Corbyn

'It made absolutely no sense' - advisor blasts Jeremy Corbyn's wage cap plan

Jeremy Corbyn wage cap plan is nonsense, says his former advisor

Jeremy Corbyn wage cap plan is nonsense, says his former advisor

David Blanchflower blasted the plan to cap the earnings of Britain's top workers

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

'A pay cap of under £100,000 would be good for the Labour Party,' says John Mann MP

Jeremy Corbyn should walk the walk and cut his own salary, says Labour MP John Mann

Jeremy Corbyn should walk the walk and cut his own salary, says Labour MP

The MP for Bassetlaw spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about new party policies unveiled by Jeremy Corbyn

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn to adopt 'Trump-style' media tactics

Jeremy Corbyn 'wants to copy Donald Trump with bullish media attacks'

Jeremy Corbyn 'wants to copy Donald Trump with bullish media attacks'

The team of the Labour leader are reportedly ditching conventional management plans to turn around poll ratings

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Labour party has 'unique position in British politics' because of fundraising, caller tells George Galloway

Blairite Progress faction doesn't have Labour's best interests at heart, says George Galloway

Blairites don't have Labour's interests at heart - George Galloway

Galloway made the comments while chatting to a caller about Jeremy Corbyn

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn: 'What Len McCluskey said was perfectly accurate', says Paul Flynn MP

Jeremy Corbyn: What Len McCluskey said was perfectly accurate, says Paul Flynn MP

What Len McCluskey said on Corbyn was accurate, says Paul Flynn MP

The representative for Newport West backed McCluskey's original words about the Labour leader's election polls

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Labour Party has 'no chance of winning majority in 2020 general election', says Fabian Society

Jeremy Corbyn has no chance of winning 2020 majority, says socialist thinktank

Jeremy Corbyn has no chance of winning 2020 majority, says socialist thinktank

The Fabian Society claimed the party is on course to win roughly 200 seats with only 20% of the vote, and would need to form a coalition to take power

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