Diane Abbott has said it was “offensive” for Amber Rudd to call her a “coloured woman”, after the work and pensions secretary used the phrase during an interview on Thursday.
The deputy chairman of the Conservative party has said it is “unfortunate that Diane-lovers” are focusing on Amber Rudd’s ‘coloured woman’ comment, when she was addressing the abuse the Labour MP receives.
talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer has said Amber Rudd should not be called a “racist” after the Work and Pensions Secretary referred to Diane Abbott as a “coloured woman”.
The shadow chancellor revealed he was "shocked" when he heard Amber Rudd refer to Diane Abbott as a "coloured woman" in an interview today.
Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has apologised to Diane Abbott after describing her as a "coloured woman".
Staff working on the government's Universal Credit benefits system are being balloted for strikes in a dispute over workloads and recruitment, saying that they had been treated "with contempt".
Stephen Timms, the former shadow work and pensions secretary, said he hoped Amber Rudd could make changes to the Universal Credit system
Two members of the Cabinet, Amber Rudd and Philip Hammond, did not rule out resigning if a no deal Brexit went ahead
Work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd has reportedly warned the Prime Minister of possible resignations if MPs can't vote to extend Article 50
Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK has accused the Work and Pensions Secretary of “sneaking out” changes to pension credits that could leave some £7,000 worse off.
The director of policy at the Centre for Social Justice says the child benefit cap being scrapped for retrospective claimants is about "fairness" if they had children before the cap was introduced
The work and pensions secretary has scrapped a controversial plan to extend a benefits cap on families with more than two children.
Leave-supporting Stephen Barclay has been promoted to Brexit Secretary from a ministerial role in the Department for Health.
Former Home Secretary Amber Rudd is set to return to the Cabinet as Work and Pensions Secretary, following the resignation of Esther McVey from the role.
Former Home Office Amber Rudd was failed by her officials during the row over immigration policy that led to her resignation as home secretary.
Peter Dielhenn was a trainee baker aboard the Windrush and says that Amber Rudd was 'in the firing line' when the scandal came to light
Alan Johnson and Charles Clarke criticise Theresa May for scrapping the ID card scheme
As the Home Secretary steps down, political expert Scott Lucas says the UK's immigration policy urgently needs overhauling
She told reporters there were still "discussions to be had" over whether to say in the union following Brexit
'Government is an utter car crash', says Lib Dem MP
The Home Secretary said she'll do 'whatever it takes' to ensure the streets of Britain are safe
Rudd said Skripal and his daughter remain in a 'very serious' condition
It is thought Isis supporters are using less well-known areas of the internet to spread their views
Sara Khan is a counter-extremism and women's rights activist and is expected to take up the position next month
Critics attack May for providing nothing more than 'jobs for the boys' and a 'failed rebranding exercise'
Four men who are allegedly members of National Action have been arrested on terror offences
Leaders from the EU member-states are scheduled to meet later on Thursday
The former Tory Party chairman has been revealed as a ringleader of the plot to oust Theresa May
The Prime Minister has been enduring the fallout after her address to the Tory Party Conference suffered troubles
The MP for Monmouth spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Foreign Secretary's Brexit article over the weekend
The Foreign Secretary has been accused of being a 'backseat driver' after an article on Brexit for The Telegraph
The Home Secretary made clear in The Sun the program was here to stay
The Home Secretary is in California for the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism
Our host spoke to the representative from the pro-EU thinktank about the Government's plans to bring in consultants on a post-Brexit immigration system
The Home Secretary is to bring in experts to devise a new system for immigration after the UK leaves the EU
In the unlikely event Theresa May resigns, who could lead the party in these uncertain times?
Following yet another car crash interview on Sky News on Monday, what else has the shadow home secretary done?
Paul Mason tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that he isn't sure whether Jeremy Corbyn actually changed his decision on the debate
Theresa May will not attend the BBC debate, even though Jeremy Corbyn will appear
Abedi seen wearing blue suitcase in picture taken just days before Ariana Grande concert attack
Theresa May has become the first Prime Minister in history to implement the operation after the terror threat level was raised to 'critical'
Rudd criticised for failure to stop Abedi before Manchester Arena terror attack
The Daily Telegraph is claiming the social network has blocked the Government from accessing terrorism-related information
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said intelligence services must be able to access relevant information on encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp, but some believe this would not be safe
The UK Government has been fighting to see Khalid Masood's final WhatsApp message, sent minutes before he committed the atrocity
Tech specialist Tom Cheesewright spoke to James Max about the risks the Home Secretary is creating if security services are able to bypass WhatsApp encryption
Brendan O'Neill, the editor of Spiked Online, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after West Midlands Police said the Home Secretary's speech at last year's Conservative party conference is being treated as a hate incident
West Midlands Police have said they are treating a speech made by Amber Rudd last year at the Conservative Party conference as a “hate incident,” after a complaint was made by Professor Joshua Silver
The far-right group National Action is to be banned under UK terrorism laws, after an order was made in Parliament to proscribe the group
The MP for Don Valley claimed she wasn't sure if showing passports to receive NHS treatment was the best idea