Chuka Umunna

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Chuka Umunna: PM risks becoming ‘President Trump’s poodle’

Chuka Umunna: PM risks becoming ‘President Trump’s poodle’

The Liberal Democrat has criticised Boris Johnson’s “close relationship” with Donald Trump as the UK hosts a summit of the 29 Nato leaders.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Monday, November 25, 2019

Chuka Umunna: Only Boris Johnson knows whether he is a racist

Chuka Umunna: Only Boris Johnson knows whether he is a racist

He accused Boris Johnson of saying and doing “racist” things, but did not go so far as to call him a racist.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Chuka Umunna: Corbyn and PM 'pose a threat' to union of UK

Chuka Umunna: Corbyn and PM 'pose a threat' to union of UK

The Liberal Democrat said the two party leaders were both "a threat" to the union of the United Kingdom.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

Chuka Umunna: Stopping Brexit 'comes before everything else'

Chuka Umunna: Stopping Brexit 'comes before everything else'

The Liberal Democrat MP said his party's "number one priority" was preventing Britain's exit from the EU, but insisted the party had numerous other policies.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Chuka Umunna: Revoking Article 50 is democratic

Chuka Umunna: Revoking Article 50 is democratic

He defended the Liberal Democrats’ pledge to revoke Article 50 if elected with a majority.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Monday, September 16, 2019

Chuka Umunna attacks 'Russian apologist' Jeremy Corbyn in speech

Chuka Umunna attacks 'Russian apologist' Jeremy Corbyn in speech

He branded the Labour leader an “apologist for a hard-right Russian government” in a damning speech at the Liberal Democrat conference.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019

Chuka Umunna: Focus on Brexit extension ‘grave mistake’

Chuka Umunna: Focus on Brexit extension ‘grave mistake’

He warned MPs against throwing 'all their eggs' into an attempt to extend Article 50, ahead of the return of Parliament on Tuesday.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Monday, August 5, 2019

Chuka Umunna: Corbyn 'flunked' opportunity to trigger election

Chuka Umunna: Corbyn 'flunked' opportunity to trigger election

The Liberal Democrat MP said the Labour leader had been "appallingly bad" at holding the government to account.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Chuka Umunna: Threat to suspend Parliament ‘dictator-type stuff’

Chuka Umunna: Threat to suspend Parliament ‘dictator-type stuff’

Lib Dem MP Chuka Umunna has slammed Boris Johnson for refusing to rule out suspending Parliament to push through a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

Tom Brake: Chuka Umunna adds ‘weight’ to the Lib Dems

Tom Brake: Chuka Umunna adds ‘weight’ to the Lib Dems

Tom Brake: Chuka Umunna adds ‘weight’ to the Lib Dems

Chuka Umunna adds “substantially to the weight of the Liberal Democrats”, Tom Brake has said.

Chuka Umunna rejects ‘careerist’ claims after Lib Dem defection

Chuka Umunna rejects ‘careerist’ claims after Lib Dem defection

He said he is the opposite of a “careerist” despite joining his third party in six months.

Jo Swinson dismisses Chuka Umunna's tweets lambasting Lib Dems

Jo Swinson dismisses Chuka Umunna's tweets lambasting Lib Dems

The deputy Lib Dem leader has brushed off historic tweets from Chuka Umunna attacking the party.

Chuka Umunna to join Liberal Democrats after quitting Change UK

Chuka Umunna to join Liberal Democrats after quitting Change UK

Labour-turned-Change UK MP Chuka Umunna has announced that he is joining the Liberal Democrats.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour defectors must stand for re-election

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour defectors must stand for re-election

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour defectors must stand for re-election

Jeremy Corbyn has said that the eight Labour MPs who resigned from his party over claims of antisemitism should resign and fight by-elections.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Chuka Umunna heckled during Q&A at violent crime panel

Chuka Umunna heckled during Q&A at violent crime panel

The Streatham MP was speaking at a Demos panel proposing how they can solve violent crime.

Chuka Umunna: Politicians are failing to deal with youth crime

Chuka Umunna: Politicians are failing to deal with youth crime

Labour MP Chukka Umunna made a speech in which he said politicians on the left and right were not responding adequately to violent crime

Friday, February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

'Why are you so afraid?' - Julia Hartley-Brewer and Lord Hain in heated debate over second Brexit referendum

'Why are you so afraid?' - Julia Hartley-Brewer and Lord Hain in heated debate over second Brexit referendum

Julia Hartley-Brewer and Lord Hain in heated debate over another Brexit vote

Labour politician Lord Peter Hain claims we need to vote 'when we know what future awaits'

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

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

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

'I think Eminem would set on fire for using his lyrics' - Iain Duncan Smith quotes rapper's song to roast Diane Abbott on Good Morning Britain

Iain Duncan Smith mocked for rapping Eminem lyrics on Good Morning Britain

Iain Duncan Smith mocked for rapping Eminem lyrics on Good Morning Britain

The former Work and Pensions Secretary was appearing on the ITV programme when he decided to 'spit some lyrics'

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

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

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

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