Labour

Monday, August 19, 2019

Monday, August 19, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn wastes ‘immense political capital’

Jeremy Corbyn wastes ‘immense political capital’

John McTernan has said Jeremy Corbyn 'did not take his moment' to make a stand on the Brexit debate after the 2017 election.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Alastair Campbell: Corbyn cannot lead Labour into power

Alastair Campbell: Corbyn cannot lead Labour into power

The former Labour adviser has questioned “where the hell have the Labour Party been” since Boris Johnson took power.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Jared O’Mara: Jeremy Corbyn 'constantly snubbed me'

Jared O’Mara: Jeremy Corbyn 'constantly snubbed me'

Former Labour MP Jared O'Mara has accused the party of bullying and said he will be taking time out to deal with mental health issues.

Jo Swinson urges Corbyn to launch no-confidence vote in PM

Jo Swinson urges Corbyn to launch no-confidence vote in PM

The Liberal Democrat leader has called on Jeremy Corbyn to table a no-confidence motion in Boris Johnson.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Court approves Labour donations from supporter in vegetative state

Court approves Labour donations from supporter in vegetative state

Labour can keep getting donations from a supporter who fell into a vegetative state following a cardiac arrest, a court has ruled.

Monday, July 22, 2019

Monday, July 22, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn lays out plans for tackling antisemitism in Labour

Jeremy Corbyn lays out plans for tackling antisemitism in Labour

The Labour leader has set-out measures to speed up the disciplinary process in cases of antisemitism inside the Party.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Friday, July 19, 2019

Labour peer: Party will never win with Corbyn in charge

Labour peer: Party will never win with Corbyn in charge

The former Labour chairman said unless Jeremy Corbyn stands down as leader the party will be “trashed” at the next election.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Labour peers say Jeremy Corbyn ‘fails test of leadership’

Labour peers say Jeremy Corbyn ‘fails test of leadership’

He has allowed a “toxic culture” to divide the Labour movement, according to more than 60 Labour peers who have taken out a newspaper ad.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn accused of ‘cowardice’ over antisemitism

Jeremy Corbyn accused of ‘cowardice’ over antisemitism

A former Labour adviser has said party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of alleged antisemitism in the party shows “cowardice.”

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019

‘We do not believe Labour has the will to stop antisemitism’

‘We do not believe Labour has the will to stop antisemitism’

The Jewish Leadership Council does not “have confidence that the correct action is being taken” on antisemitism allegations within Labour.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn will demand second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn will demand second Brexit referendum

The Labour leader will put pressure on the next Prime Minister to hold a public vote on whether Britain leaves the EU.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Chris Williamson readmission brings Labour ‘into disrepute’

Chris Williamson readmission brings Labour ‘into disrepute’

Neil Coyle has called on Jeremy Corbyn to “stick to his word” on tackling antisemitism after Chris Williamson was readmitted to the party.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Labour MPs warn Jeremy Corbyn against backing second Brexit vote

Labour MPs warn Jeremy Corbyn against backing second Brexit vote

A group of 26 Labour MPs said the commitment to a second referendum risks “driving a wedge” between traditional Labour voters and the party.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Decision to expel Alastair Campbell from Labour to be reviewed

Decision to expel Alastair Campbell from Labour to be reviewed

Decision to expel Alastair Campbell from Labour to be reviewed

Labour has said the decision to expel Alastair Campbell from the party after he voted for the Liberal Democrats will be reviewed.

Brexit briefing: Corbyn calls for MPs to go ‘back to the people’

Brexit briefing: Corbyn calls for MPs to go ‘back to the people’

Brexit briefing: Corbyn calls for MPs to go ‘back to the people’

Jeremy Corbyn said an election or referendum is now the "only way out" of the Brexit crisis following mounting pressure on the Labour leader to back a public vote.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Kate Hoey: Jeremy Corbyn is ‘outnumbered’ by anti-Brexit MPs

Kate Hoey: Jeremy Corbyn is ‘outnumbered’ by anti-Brexit MPs

Kate Hoey: Jeremy Corbyn is ‘outnumbered’ by anti-Brexit MPs

Brexiteer MP Kate Hoey has said that she “still defends” Jeremy Corbyn because he is “outnumbered” by Remain-supporting MPs within the Labour Party.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Comedian Joe Lycett calls out local MP over anti-LGBT voting record

Comedian Joe Lycett criticises local MP over anti-LGBT voting record

Comedian Joe Lycett criticises local MP over anti-LGBT voting record

Comedian Joe Lycett has written to his local MP to call him out over his voting history on LGBT issues.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Labour and Tories found to have least clear Brexit policies

Labour and Tories found to have least clear Brexit policies

Labour and Tories found to have least clear Brexit policies

Labour and the Conservative Party have the least clear policies on Brexit, according to a YouGov poll.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

Iain Duncan Smith: Tories need new leader ‘who voted for Brexit’

Iain Duncan Smith: Tories need new leader ‘who voted for Brexit’

Iain Duncan Smith: Tories need new leader ‘who voted for Brexit’

Conservative MP Iain Duncan Smith has said that the party needed a new leader “who voted for Brexit” in order to regain the trust of voters.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Friday, May 3, 2019

Jo Swinson brands local election result ‘a Lib Dem fightback’

Jo Swinson brands local election result ‘a Lib Dem fightback’

Jo Swinson brands local election result ‘a Lib Dem fightback’

The deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats has said that the success of the party in the local elections was “a Lib Dem fightback”.

Green Party's deputy leader: ‘Two-party politics is dying’

Green Party's deputy leader: ‘Two-party politics is dying’

Green Party's deputy leader: ‘Two-party politics is dying’

Amelia Womack, the deputy leader of the Green Party, has said “two-party politics is dying” as the party has gained over 40 seats in the local elections results so far.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Corbyn criticised for endorsing book claiming jews control banks

Corbyn criticised for endorsing book claiming Jews control banks

Corbyn criticised for endorsing book claiming Jews control banks

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire after it emerged that he wrote a foreword to book which argued that banks and newspapers were controlled by Jews.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Kate Hoey: Labour to end up with ‘carefully crafted Brexit fudge’

Kate Hoey: Labour to end up with ‘carefully crafted Brexit fudge’

Kate Hoey: Labour to end up with ‘carefully crafted Brexit fudge’

Brexiteer Kate Hoey has said that the Labour Party will end up with a “carefully crafted fudge” on the issue of Brexit if they try to keep all sides of the party happy.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Jonathan Bartley, the co-leader Green Party, has said that he welcomes Labour’s call for a vote to declare a climate emergency.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Labour MP apologises after posting false Israel attack video

Labour MP apologises for posting false Israel attack video

Labour MP apologises for posting false Israel attack video

A Labour MP has been forced to apologise online after mistakenly posting a video on twitter attacking the Israel Defense Forces.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

Kate Hoey accuses PM of ‘mini-dictatorship’

Kate Hoey: Theresa May running a ‘mini-dictatorship’

Kate Hoey: Theresa May running a ‘mini-dictatorship’

Labour MP Kate Hoey has accused Theresa May of running a “mini-dictatorship” and called for her to resign.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn offers gardening tips to US politician

Jeremy Corbyn offers gardening tips to US politician

Jeremy Corbyn offers gardening tips to US politician

Jeremy Corbyn has offered gardening tips to US politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Jeremy Corbyn branded ‘unfit’ to be PM by Jewish Labour movement

Jeremy Corbyn branded ‘unfit’ to be PM by Jewish Labour Movement

Jeremy Corbyn branded ‘unfit’ to be PM by Jewish Labour Movement

The Jewish Labour Movement (JLM) has said it has no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn's leadership following the anti-semitism allegations in the party.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

MOD Jeremy Corbyn target ‘paints a worrying bigger picture’

Soldiers' Jeremy Corbyn target ‘paints worrying picture’ of armed forces

Soldiers' Jeremy Corbyn target ‘paints worrying picture’ of armed forces

Paul Sweeney, a Labour MP and a former Army Reserve Officer, has said that the video of soldiers shooting at a target of the Labour leader’s face “paints a worrying bigger picture”.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Cooper bill progresses to next stage

Cooper bill progresses to next stage

The bill to prevent no-deal Brexit has moved closer to becoming law after the Commons voted to progress it to the next stage.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Meet the 'other' independent MPs

Meet the 'other' Independent MPs

Meet the 'other' Independent MPs

Due to the creation of Independent Group in February this year, the number of Independent MPs rocketed from nine to 20 MPs. 

Friday, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

John McDonnell urged by Jewish leaders to cut ties with left-wing group

John McDonnell urged by Jewish leaders to cut ties with left-wing group

John McDonnell urged by Jewish leaders to cut ties with left-wing group

John McDonnell is facing calls to sever ties with a Labour group criticised for supporting an activist accused of antisemitism.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

Theresa May faces criticism over knife crime summit date

Theresa May faces criticism over knife crime summit date

Theresa May faces criticism over knife crime summit date

Theresa May was accused of breaking a promise to knife crime victims over the time taken to organise a Downing Street summit.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Motion passed to remove Independent Group MPs from foreign affairs committee

Motion passed to remove Independent Group MPs from foreign affairs committee

Motion passed to remove Independent Group MPs from foreign affairs committee

Members of Parliament have approved a motion to remove Independent Group MPs Ian Austin and Mike Gapes from the Foreign Affairs Committee, and replace them with Labour MPs.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019

Dawn Butler MP: Comic Relief ‘always shows black people as poor’

Dawn Butler MP: Comic Relief ‘always shows black people as poor’

Dawn Butler MP: Comic Relief ‘always shows black people as poor’

Labour MP Dawn Butler has accused charities like Comic Relief of “always showing black people as being poor and impoverished”.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Owen Smith MP to Julia: ‘My fear is that you will win and Brexit will pass’

Owen Smith: ‘My fear is that Brexit will pass’

Owen Smith: ‘My fear is that Brexit will pass’

Labour MP Owen Smith has said that he thinks Brexiteers like talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer will “win and Brexit will pass”.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tom Watson

Labour must restore 'tolerance' or face split, warns Tom Watson

Labour must restore 'tolerance' or face split, warns Tom Watson

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has said the party must restore “pluralism and tolerance” or risk the biggest schism in its history.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn

Antisemitism a 'genuine political crisis' for Labour

Antisemitism a 'genuine political crisis' for Labour

Accusations of antisemitism within the Labour party could spell the end for Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership,  according to Mail on Sunday columnist and former Labour activist Dan Hodges.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019

Commission findings are ‘a damning indictment of Labour’

Commission findings are ‘a damning indictment of Labour’

Commission findings are ‘a damning indictment of Labour’

The chair of the Campaign Against Anti-semitism has said that the Labour party is “unlawfully discriminated against people because of their ethnicity and religious beliefs”, was a “damning indictment”.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Antisemitism Labour protest

Labour may face statutory investigation over antisemitism

Labour may face statutory investigation over antisemitism

The Labour Party may face an investigation by the nation’s equalities watchdog over complaints about antisemitism within the party.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

MP who quit Labour announces birth of son

MP who quit Labour announces birth of son

MP who quit Labour announces birth of son

Independent Group MP Luciana Berger has announced the birth of her second child.

Momentum fined over £16k for breaches of electoral law

Momentum fined over £16k for breaches of electoral law

Momentum fined over £16k for breaches of electoral law

Labour’s grassroots campaign group Momentum has been fined over £16,000 for multiple breaches of electoral law during the 2017 general election.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Fiona Onasanya

Disgraced MP loses conviction appeal

Disgraced MP loses conviction appeal

Former Labour MP Fiona Onasanya could now face a by-election after losing an appeal to against her conviction for perverting the course of justice.

Andrew Murray

Corbyn adviser dismissed antisemitism claims as 'smear'

Corbyn adviser dismissed antisemitism claims as 'smear'

A close adviser to Jeremy Corbyn whose daughter is working for the Labour Party on antisemitism complaints dismissed antisemitism claims as a "smear", talkRADIO can reveal.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Dawn Butler

Dawn Butler: Theresa May 'a danger to democracy'

Dawn Butler: Theresa May 'a danger to democracy'

Labour frontbencher Dawn Butler said the Prime Minister’s attempts to “bribe” Labour MPs to vote for her deal were a danger to British democracy.

Jeremy Corbyn

Man charged over Jeremy Corbyn egg attack

Man charged over Jeremy Corbyn egg attack

A man has been charged with assault after Jeremy Corbyn was egged at a north London mosque.

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Anti-FGM campaigner uninvited from panel after Labour MPs 'complain'

Anti-FGM campaigner uninvited from panel after Labour MPs 'complain'

Anti-FGM campaigner uninvited from panel after Labour MPs 'complain'

A campaigner calling to end the practice of female genital mutilation has been uninvited from an International Women’s Day panel after Labour MPs allegedly complained about her attendance.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott's constituency in antisemitism row

Diane Abbott's constituency in antisemitism row

Diane Abbott's constituency has come under fire for passing a motion implying that allegations of institutional antisemitism within the party are false.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Tony Blair

talkRADIO poll: Just 7% want Tony Blair to return to politics

talkRADIO poll: Just 7% want Tony Blair to return to politics

A talkRADIO poll has found only 7 per cent of respondents would like Tony Blair to return to politics with a role in the Independent Group.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

MPs reject Labour’s plan in latest Brexit votes

MPs reject Labour’s plan in latest Brexit votes

MPs reject Labour’s plan in latest Brexit votes

Labour’s plans – which proposed that the UK join a customs union with the EU – have been defeated by 323 to 240 votes.

Antisemitism protest

Jewish community 'totally estranged' from Labour

Jewish community 'totally estranged' from Labour

British Jews are beginning to feel “totally estranged” from Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour, according to the chair of the Jewish Leadership Council.

Labour MP Chris Williamson suspended over anti-semitism comments

Labour suspends Chris Williamson over anti-semitism comments

Labour suspends Chris Williamson over anti-semitism comments

​​​​​​​Chris Williamson has been suspended from Labour after accusing the party of being “too apologetic” over allegations of anti-semitism.

MP claims father found ‘bruised and bleeding’ at London care facility

MP's father found ‘bruised and bleeding’ at care facility

MP's father found ‘bruised and bleeding’ at care facility

An MP has spoken of finding her dementia-suffering father with “brutal injuries” in a care home facility in south London.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: ‘We are almost in the worst crisis since Second World War’

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: ‘We are almost in the worst crisis since WWII'

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: ‘We are almost in the worst crisis since WWII'

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has described the UK as “almost in the worst crisis since the Second World War”, after Theresa May announced MPs will be able to have a fresh vote on the Brexit deal by 12 March.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019

Dawn Butler

Dawn Butler: Labour ‘unfairly scapegoated’ over antisemitism

Dawn Butler: Labour ‘unfairly scapegoated’ over antisemitism

The Labour Party is being “unfairly scapegoated” over accusations of institutional antisemitism, shadow cabinet member Dawn Butler said today.

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