Diane Abbott

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Diane Abbott calls on Priti Patel to resign amid bullying claims

Diane Abbott calls on Priti Patel to resign amid bullying claims

The shadow home secretary said Ms Patel should resign from the Cabinet while an investigation into bullying allegations takes place.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Home Office goes ahead with Jamaica deportation

Home Office goes ahead with Jamaica deportation

A deportation flight set off for Jamaica this morning but a number of those due to be on it remained after a court ruling over legal aid.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

Diane Abbott claims Kate Hoey ‘no longer a Labour MP’

Diane Abbott claims Kate Hoey ‘no longer a Labour MP’

The shadow home secretary has come to blows with fellow Labour MP Kate Hoey after saying she no longer represents the party.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Diane Abbott demands apology over language debate

Diane Abbott demands apology over language debate

The Foreign Secretary called for "zero tolerance" of abuse against MPs as he faced questions from the shadow home secretary in Parliament.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

Diane Abbott 'looking forward' to Home Secretary role

Diane Abbott 'looking forward' to Home Secretary role

The Labour MP said she was confident that her party could win an election, and that she was "looking forward" to implementing new policies.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Diane Abbott accuses Lord Sugar of 'harassment'

Diane Abbott accuses Lord Sugar of 'harassment'

The shadow home secretary says she has reported the business tycoon for "offensive" social media posts about her.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Diane Abbott: Halting free movement will 'create chaos'

Diane Abbott: Halting free movement will 'create chaos'

Diane Abbott has criticised the government's plan to stop freedom of movement with the EU in the case of a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

Diane Abbott retweets critiques of Labour deputy leader Tom Watson

Diane Abbott retweets critiques of Labour deputy leader Tom Watson

The Labour MP has retweeted a number of critical tweets about the party's deputy leader Tom Watson.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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Diane Abbott to Extinction Rebellion: 'You've done an amazing job'

Diane Abbott to Extinction Rebellion: 'You've done an amazing job'

The shadow home secretary told climate change activists they had done an "amazing job" in drawing people's attention to the "climate emergency".

Friday, April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

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'Absolutely shameful' for Diane Abbott to defend Assange

'Absolutely shameful' for Diane Abbott to defend Assange

Political activist Ava Etemadzadeh condemned the Labour MP's comments defending the controversial whistleblower.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Diane Abbott Assange

Diane Abbott defends Julian Assange

Diane Abbott defends Julian Assange

The politician claimed Julian Assange was being pursued because he "exposed wrongdoing" and not to protect "US national security".