Labour

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.

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Founder of Renew: The traditional parties are ‘not fit for purpose’

Traditional political parties ‘not fit for purpose’

Traditional political parties ‘not fit for purpose’

James Clarke, one of the founders of the political party Renew, has said that people feel the traditional parties are “not fit for purpose”, as Ian Austin became the ninth MP to leave the Labour party this week.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Chris Williamson: ‘Ian Austin is no loss to the Labour party’

Chris Williamson: ‘Ian Austin is no loss to the Labour party’

Chris Williamson: ‘Ian Austin is no loss to the Labour party’

Labour’s Chris Williamson has said that Ian Austin, who left the party on Friday, “is no loss to the Labour party”.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Layla Moran

Layla Moran MP: Liberal Democrats plan to work with Independent Group

Layla Moran MP: Liberal Democrats plan to work with Independent Group

The Liberal Democrats plan to work with the breakaway Independent Group MPs, Oxford West and Abingdon MP Layla Moran confirmed on Wednesday.

Labour splitters

Stephen Pollard: Resignations a 'shocking indictment' of Corbyn's Labour

Stephen Pollard: Resignations a 'shocking indictment' of Corbyn's Labour

The editor of the Jewish Chronicle said this has been “one of the worst weeks for British politics in my lifetime” after an eighth Labour MP resigned from the party last night.

Three Conservative MPs quit party to join Independent Group

Three Conservative MPs quit party to join Independent Group

Three Conservative MPs quit party to join Independent Group

Three Conservative MPs have announced they are leaving the party to join the new Independent Group.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Derek Hatton

Derek Hatton rejoins Labour after 34 years

Derek Hatton rejoins Labour after 34 years

Derek Hatton, the former deputy leader of Liverpool city, has reentered the Labour Party 34 years after his expulsion for being a member of Trotskyite grouping Militant.

George Galloway

George Galloway: Labour splitters are ‘unprincipled opportunists’

George Galloway: Labour splitters are ‘unprincipled opportunists’

The seven Labour splitters must stand for a by-election to prove they are not "unprincipled opportunists", George Galloway has said.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019

Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone: Labour antisemitism claims are a 'good old smear'

Ken Livingstone: Labour antisemitism claims are a 'good old smear'

The former London Mayor dismissed allegations of Labour antisemitism, claiming he "never heard a single antisemitic comment" during his time in the party.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

A&E waiting times at worst level since NHS records began in England

A&E waiting times at worst level since NHS records began

A&E waiting times at worst level since NHS records began

A&E waiting times in England have reached their worst level since records began, data shows.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Jeremy Corbyn called for European Union to be 'defeated' in explosive rally speech

EXCLUSIVE: Jeremy Corbyn called for European Union to be 'defeated' in explosive rally speech

EXCLUSIVE: Jeremy Corbyn called for European Union to be 'defeated'

Jeremy Corbyn called for the European Union to be "defeated" in explosive comments unearthed by talkRADIO.

Jewish Chronicle editor: 'Any decent Labour MP' should join breakaway party due to antisemitism scandal

Jewish Chronicle editor: 'Decent' Labour MPs should quit party over antisemitism

Jewish Chronicle editor Stephen Pollard said he hoped Labour's slow progress in dealing with allegations of antisemitism would spur MPs to form a breakaway party

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Stephen Kinnock MP: Jailed MP Fiona Onasanya will ‘no longer be a Member of Parliament’

Stephen Kinnock MP: Jailed MP Fiona Onasanya will ‘no longer be a Member of Parliament’

Stephen Kinnock MP: Fiona Onasanya will ‘no longer be a MP’

Labour’s Stephen Kinnock has said that Fiona Onasanya, a Labour MP who was jailed for lying about a speeding charge, should resign and that the party will force a by-election if she does not.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Parliament should not be allowed to take on the people’ amid calls to extend Article 50

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Parliament should not be allowed to take on the people’ amid calls to extend Article 50

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Parliament should not be allowed to take on the people’

Labour MP Kate Hoey has said that Parliament “should not be allowed to actually take on the people” over delaying leaving the European Union.

Question Time panellist Isobel Oakeshott: ‘I observed nothing but complete professionalism from presenter Fiona Bruce’

Question Time panellist Isabel Oakeshott: ‘I observed nothing but complete professionalism from presenter Fiona Bruce’

Question Time panellist Isabel Oakeshott: ‘I observed complete professionalism'

Isabel Oakeshott, who appeared on Question Time alongside Dianne Abbott on BBC’s Question Time, has said that presenter Fiona Bruce was “completely professional” and “even-handed”.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Labour request unseen BBC footage and demand on-air correction over treatment of Diane Abbott

Labour request unseen BBC footage and demand on-air correction over treatment of Diane Abbott

Labour demand on-air correction over BBC treatment of Diane Abbott

Labour asked for unseen footage of BBC’s Question Time and demanded a correction during next week’s episode, amid a row on the show’s treatment of Diane Abbott.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019

It is ‘embarrassing’ Labour is behind in polls as the government 'falls apart at the seams', says Labour MP

It is ‘embarrassing’ Labour is behind in polls as the government 'falls apart at the seams', says Labour MP

It is ‘embarrassing’ Labour is behind in polls, says Labour MP

Labour MP Darren Jones has said that it is “embarrassing” that Labour is behind the Conservatives in the polls, when the government is “falling apart at the seams”.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Labour’s Alan Johnson: ‘If I was still an MP, I would have been voting for Theresa May's deal'

Former Foreign Secretary Alan Johnson: ‘If I was still an MP, I would have been voting for Theresa May's deal'

Alan Johnson: ‘If I was still an MP, I would have voted for May's deal'

Alan Johnson, a former Labour Foreign Secretary has said that if he was still an MP he would have voted for Theresa May’s deal, and described the Labour MPs who did as “brave”.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

Stephen Timms MP: Brexit was ‘the whole reason’ Theresa May was elected and she has failed

Stephen Timms MP: Brexit was ‘the whole reason’ Theresa May was elected and she has failed

Stephen Timms MP: Brexit was ‘the whole reason’ May was elected and she failed

Labour MP Stephen Timms has said that “in any rational world” the Government should be removed if Theresa May’s Brexit proposals are voted down on Tuesday.

Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott: Labour is 'committed' to honouring Brexit vote

Diane Abbott: Labour is 'committed' to honouring Brexit vote

The Shadow Home Secretary has insisted Labour is "committed to honouring" the Brexit vote despite backbench warnings that it will "damage" the communities they represent.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Michael Gove attacks Labour’s Brexit plans in sweary rant

Michael Gove attacks Labour’s Brexit plans in sweary rant

Michael Gove attacks Labour’s Brexit plans in sweary rant

Environment Secretary Michael Gove described the Labour Party’s Brexit plans as “bollocks” during House of Commons debate.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Rail fares to rise 3.1% despite frequent train delays

Rail fares to rise 3.1% despite frequent train delays

Rail fares to rise 3.1% despite frequent train delays

Rail fares will rise by 3.1% today, in a move criticised by Labour and transport unions

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Labour former whip Fiona Onasanya found guilty of perverting the course of justice after lying about speeding ticket

Labour former whip Fiona Onasanya found guilty of perverting the course of justice after lying about speeding ticket

Labour former whip found guilty of perverting the course of justice

Labour has suspended former whip Fiona Onasanya and said she should resign as an MP after she was convicted of lying to police to avoid a speeding charge.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Monday, December 17, 2018

Labour to table motion of no confidence in Theresa May

Labour to table motion of no confidence in Theresa May

Labour to table motion of no confidence in Theresa May

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told MPs he will table a motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the Brexit deal vote.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn John McDonnell

John McDonnell on nationalisation: 'We're no longer willing to be ripped off'

John McDonnell on nationalisation: 'We're no longer willing to be ripped off'

Labour's Shadow Chancellor has said the Party's nationalisation plans will stop people feeling "absolutely ripped off".

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