Labour Party

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

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

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Who can Paul Nuttall blame for calling Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood 'Natalie'?

Who can Paul Nuttall blame for calling Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood 'Natalie'?

Who can Paul Nuttall blame for calling Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood 'Natalie'?

The UKIP leader kept calling the head of Plaid Cymru 'Natalie'. Here's who he can blame for it

Theresa May accused of cowardice after no-show at Leaders Debate

Theresa May accused of cowardice after no-show at Leaders debate

Theresa May accused of cowardice after no-show at Leaders debate

The ITV leaders debate was held in Salford yesterday

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

'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

Right-wing papers blast Labour manifesto over Jeremy Corbyn's tax plans

Right-wing papers blast Labour manifesto over Jeremy Corbyn's tax plans

Right-wing papers blast Labour manifesto over Jeremy Corbyn's tax plans

The Daily Mail and The Telegraph are saying the Labour Leader will bankrupt Britain

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect workers' rights

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect EU migrants after Brexit

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect workers' rights after Brexit

Labour have said the party are 'taking people for fools'

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

'It's a bad position when Prime Ministers have to be psychopaths or pretend to be one', claims communist party general secretary Robert Griffiths about Trident

UK Communist leader says Jeremy Corbyn is 'similar to John Major'

UK Communist leader says Jeremy Corbyn is 'similar to John Major'

Robert Griffiths said he's supporting Jeremy Corbyn - but he doesn't think his manifesto is particularly left-wing

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

'Manifesto will take us back to the 70s? That's got my vote' - Twitter reacts to Labour leak

Corbyn supporters blasts 'right-wing hysteria' after Labour Manifesto leak

Corbyn supporters blasts 'right-wing hysteria' after Labour Manifesto leak

The Twittersphere had a divided reaction to the leaked manifesto

'Labour's election chances will depend on young turnout', says Novara Media founder and Jeremy Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani: 'Brexit gives us perfect chance to rebuild and renationalise Britain'

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani: 'Brexit gives us the chance to rebuild Britain'

The founder of Novara Media spoke to Paul Ross about the party's leaked manifesto

'Purpose of Labour manifesto leak was to knock Theresa May off the front pages', says editor Peter Edwards

'Labour leaked manifesto to knock Theresa May off the front pages', says Labour List editor Peter Edwards

'Purpose of Labour manifesto leak was to knock Theresa May off the front pages'

Peter Edwards, editor of Labour List, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the 43-page leaked document

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

The Labour leader will reverse a Tory scheme to cut corporation tax to 17% and increase its level to 26% to provide schools with cash

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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

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

Michael Gove blasts Labour's planned announcement to tax earners over £80,000

Michael Gove blasts 'nonsensical' tax plans from John McDonnell and Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove blasts John McDonnell's 'nonsensical' tax plan

Leading Brexiteer also says Emmanuel Macron's French election victory is good for Britain as it will make negotiations easier

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

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

'Labour have written their suicide note with Jeremy Corbyn', says David Mellor

'Labour have written their suicide note with Jeremy Corbyn', says David Mellor

'Labour have written their suicide note with Jeremy Corbyn', says David Mellor

The former Tory MP and broadcaster spoke to Paul Ross about the local election tallies as the results come through

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

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

Diane Abbott: 'If you're going to present a plan, you should be able to manage the interview', says Conservative candidate Richard Fuller

Diane Abbott: 'If you're going to present a plan, you should be able to manage the interview', says Tory Richard Fuller

Conservative candidate Richard Fuller speaks about Diane Abbott's interview

The shadow home secretary undertook a disastrous interview where she didn't appear to know how much 10,000 new police officers would cost

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

General election: Labour promises to hire 10,000 more police officers

Election 2015: Jeremy Corbyn to hire 10,000 more police officers if he wins

Jeremy Corbyn to hire 10,000 more police officers if elected

The party said it would fund more police officers by reversing planned cuts to capital gains tax

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

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

'Theresa May's Government is as strong and stable as the San Andreas Fault' - Twitter blasts Theresa May over last PMQs performance before election

'Theresa May's Government is as strong and stable as the San Andreas Fault' - Twitter blasts Prime Minister over PMQs

Theresa May mocked in last PMQs performance before election

The Prime Minister faced off against Jeremy Corbyn one last time before the general election in June

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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

'General election could have an unprecedented result in Wales with Labour loss,' says professor of political science

General election: Labour loss in Wales could be unprecedented, says political science professor

'General election could have an unprecedented result in Wales with Labour loss'

Roger Scully, a professor of political science, spoke to Paul Ross after a poll shows the Tories have a ten-point lead on Labour

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Paul Nuttall had some controversial things to say about the burqa and Sharia law

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall: 'We must copy Europe on burqa ban'

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall: 'We must copy Europe on burqa ban'

UKIP leader also says Sharia courts must go - but Jewish courts can stay

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

General election: 'Labour aren't giving hope or argument for change', says Angus MacNeil MSP

General election: SNP lawmaker attacks Labour for 'not giving people hope'

SNP lawmaker attacks Labour for 'not giving people hope'

Angus MacNeil, MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the upcoming election

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn 'stunned many people' with election speech, says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

Labour MP who voted against election says Jeremy Corbyn can punish Theresa May

Labour MP who voted against election says Corbyn can punish Theresa May

The Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse spoke to Sam Delaney about Corbyn's keynote election speech

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

'Theresa May doesn't want to do live TV debates because the Tories don't want a surge for Tim Farron', says commentator

'Theresa May won't do live TV debate because Tories are scared of Tim Farron'

'Theresa May won't do live TV debate because Tories are scared of Tim Farron'

Paul Staines, founder of the Guido Fawkes website, claims Prime Minister won't take part in live TV debates because the Tories fear a surge in support for the Lib Dems

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

Kezia Dugdale insists Labour could be elected, rules out SNP coalition

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale rules out SNP coalition: 'A big, fat, categoric NO'

Scottish Labour leader rules out SNP coalition: 'A big, fat, categoric NO'

Kezia Dugdale says Jeremy Corbyn can win without the support of Nicola Sturgeon

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

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

'Theresa May doesn't want to take unnecessary risks about Brexit', says commentator John Rentoul

Even Jeremy Corbyn's hardcore support are fed up with him, says commentator John Rentoul

Even Jeremy Corbyn's hardcore support are fed up with him, says commentator

John Rentoul told James Whale that Jeremy Corbyn has absolutely no chance of winning general election and Labour MPs are just waiting for him to go

Korea lunch bill, Alabama sucker-punch, and the live TV gun debacle - top five political fights of all time

Guns, catfights and flying chairs - the world's craziest political debates

Guns, catfights and flying chairs - the world's craziest political debates

As Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn prepare to go head to head in the election campaign, we look at other great political battles that have happened in the world

'Absolute brilliance' - Yvette Cooper steals the show at PMQs

'Absolute brilliance' - Yvette Cooper steals the show at PMQs

Yvette Cooper hailed as 'absolutely brilliant' for hammering Theresa May at PMQs

The MP for Pontefract and Castleford asked Theresa May: 'Isn't the truth we can't believe a word she says?'

'It's the right decision' - Michael Gove MP backs Theresa May over election call, lambasts Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove says Britain and Labour deserve better than Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove says Britain and Labour deserve better than Jeremy Corbyn

The MP for Surrey Heath and former Justice Secretary spoke to Paul Ross about the motion to call a vote in June

Early general election: 'We will win', says Labour's John McDonnell

Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

The shadow chancellor and MP for Hayes and Harlington spoke confidently to Paul Ross about Labour's chances of becoming elected in June

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen'

Steve McCabe, MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned early election called by the Prime Minister

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing a hard Brexit', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal over Brexit' says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing hard Brexit'

Lib Dem leader rubbishes idea of 'Progressive Alliance' with anti-Corbyn Labour MPs: it's a non-starter

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Theresa May early election: Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn responds to Prime Minister's call

Theresa May early election: Bullish Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fight on the NHS, not Brexit

Bullish Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fight on the NHS, not Brexit

The Labour leader has posted a statement on social media to respond to the Prime Minister's call for an early election

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn to promise pay rise if Labour wins next General Election

Jeremy Corbyn to give pay rise to six million people if Labour wins next General Election

Corbyn to give pay rise to six million people if Labour wins next election

The Labour Leader is to make a keynote speech in Luton on Monday

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

Labour split as Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson take opposing sides about US Syria airstrike

Labour split on Syria strikes as Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson take opposing sides

Labour split on Syria strikes as Corbyn and Watson take opposing sides

The leader and deputy leader of the Labour Party have taken opposite sides of the debate

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Labour private school tax plan crumbles after questions raised over evidence

Jeremy Corbyn's free school meals plan crumbles over evidence gap

Jeremy Corbyn's free school meals plan crumbles over evidence gap

Jeremy Corbyn plans to impose VAT on private schools in order to provide free meals to primary schools

Leaked Cabinet document leads to accusations Theresa May 'sabotaged' Government plan to explain immigration benefits for Britain

Brexit: Theresa May 'sabotaged' pro-immigration campaign, cabinet document suggests

Theresa May 'sabotaged' pro-immigration campaign, cabinet document suggests

The Prime Minister has been accused of blocking a bid to explain the positive benefits during the EU referendum after a Cabinet document leaked to The Independent

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Ken Livingstone Hitler Zionism row: Was the Labour Party's choice not to expel the former London Mayor the right decision?

Ken Livingstone Hitler Zionism row: Was Labour's non-expulsion the right decision?

Was Labour's choice not to expel the Ken Livingstone the right decision?

The former London Mayor narrowly avoided expulsion from the party, one year after his comments sparked one of the worst political storms to affect Labour in decades

The decision not to expel Ken Livingstone has brought a deluge of criticism

Momentum organiser defends Jeremy Corbyn over Ken Livingstone row

Momentum organiser defends Corbyn over Ken Livingstone row

Rachel Godfrey-Wood told talkRADIO supporters of Israel want to create a climate in which people fear to criticise the Jewish state

Jeremy Corbyn facing Labour revolt over Ken Livingstone suspension ruling

Jeremy Corbyn facing Labour revolt over Ken Livingstone suspension ruling

Jeremy Corbyn facing Labour revolt over Ken Livingstone suspension ruling

A suspension decision saw Ken Livingstone avoid total expulsion from the Labour Party, a ruling which has sparked fury from MPs and Jewish groups

Ken Livingstone: 'Panel didn't expel me because their lawyers told them I'd get a judicial review and they'd have looked like idiots'

Ken Livingstone mocks Blairites after being spared expulsion by Labour over Hitler Zionism row

Ken Livingstone mocks Blairites after being spared expulsion by Labour

The former London Mayor was suspended from the party for another year in a decision which has sparked controversy

Labour decision to suspend Ken Livingstone draws fire from MPs and Jewish groups

Ken Livingstone: Labour deputy leader Tom Watson says party has 'shamed us all'

Labour No.2 Tom Watson says party has 'shamed us all' over Ken Livingstone

The former London Mayor was suspended for another year over his comments about Adolf Hitler and Zionism, when he might have been expelled for them

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn is in a new crisis as poll shows support at a two-year low

Labour and Jeremy Corbyn in fresh crisis as poll shows sharpest drop in support for two years

Corbyn in fresh crisis as Labour suffers sharpest dip in support for two years

A poll by the company ICM reveals support for Labour at lowest level since Ed Miliband lost 2015 general election

Ken Livingstone to face hearing over Hitler Zionism claims

Ken Livingstone blames Jewish newspaper 'lies' for Hitler Zionism row on eve of expulsion hearing

Ken Livingstone blames Jewish newspaper 'lies' for Hitler Zionism row

Last year, the former London Mayor sparked a major firestorm after he claimed Adolf Hitler supported the creation of a Jewish State

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Croydon asylum seeker attack: Four more arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Croydon asylum seeker attack: Five charged over savage beating of Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker

Five charged over Croydon ayslum seeker attack

Nine people have been arrested in a suspected hate crime on a 17-year-old Kurdish-Iranian man, who was left in a serious but stable condition

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