Labour

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn: Boris Johnson trying to ‘cover up’ NHS sale

Jeremy Corbyn: Boris Johnson trying to ‘cover up’ NHS sale

He said he has obtained official documents that show the NHS would be “up for sale” under a post-Brexit trade deal.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn launches faith manifesto amid antisemitism row

Jeremy Corbyn launches faith manifesto amid antisemitism row

Labour's race and faith manifesto includes a pledge to teach children about colonialism and injustice if elected.

Chief Rabbi: Soul of the nation at stake if Labour wins

Chief Rabbi: Soul of the nation at stake if Labour wins

He has weighed into the election for the first time in history, warning the “overwhelming majority of British Jews are gripped by anxiety”.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Monday, November 25, 2019

Brandon Lewis: Jeremy Corbyn would ‘nationalise Christmas’

Brandon Lewis: Jeremy Corbyn would ‘nationalise Christmas’

He said the Labour manifesto is “fantasyland stuff”, and defended the Tory manifesto as “an exciting journey of travel”.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Friday, November 22, 2019

John McDonnell: Economists ‘got it wrong’ on Labour manifesto

John McDonnell: Economists ‘got it wrong’ on Labour manifesto

He said the Institute for Fiscal Studies failed to look at the complete Labour policy before passing judgement on its manifesto.

Rishi Sunak: Labour manifesto will hit everyone in their wallets

Rishi Sunak: Labour manifesto will hit everyone in their wallets

He accused Labour of pretending it can fund its manifesto without costing most taxpayers.

Keir Starmer: Country will not go back to normal after Brexit

Keir Starmer: Country will not go back to normal after Brexit

Sir Keir Starmer has warned Britain “won’t go back to normal” no matter whether Britain leaves the European Union or decides to stay.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn attacks ‘rigged’ system in manifesto launch

Jeremy Corbyn attacks ‘rigged’ system in manifesto launch

He promised to break down a system built by the “rich and powerful” at Labour’s manifesto launch in Birmingham.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Friday, November 15, 2019

Labour pledge free broadband for all by 2030

Labour pledge free broadband for all by 2030

Labour has said it will "bring communities together" with free internet for homes and businesses, but the Lib Dems say it is too expensive.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Labour pledges to ‘end NHS crisis’ with £26bn ‘rescue plan’

Labour pledges to ‘end NHS crisis’ with £26bn ‘rescue plan’

Health funding will get a £26 billion boost under a Labour government, funded by taxing the richest in society, the party has promised.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Monday, November 11, 2019

Labour’s Keith Vaz will not stand in election amid suspension row

Labour’s Keith Vaz will not stand in election amid suspension row

Keith Vaz, who was suspended from the House of Commons for six months, will not stand for re-election after 32 years in Parliament.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

Angela Rayner brands PM and Nigel Farage ‘hard right nasty thugs’

Angela Rayner brands PM and Nigel Farage ‘hard right nasty thugs’

Labour’s Angela Rayner has branded Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and Donald Trump as “hard right nasty thugs” in a tweet over the weekend.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Stephen Timms: I hope Keith Vaz stays in Parliament

Stephen Timms: I hope Keith Vaz stays in Parliament

The Labour MP says disgraced Labour member Keith Vaz should stand at the next election as he has made a “great contribution” to Parliament.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Lib Dems and SNP may overrule Boris Johnson’s election date

Lib Dems and SNP may overrule Boris Johnson’s election date

Boris Johnson may be successful in his bid for an early election if the European Union grants a Brexit extension until January 31.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Andrea Leadsom: Labour’s neutral position ‘actually a joke’

Andrea Leadsom: Labour’s neutral position ‘actually a joke’

The Business Secretary has called Labour's neutral stance over Brexit a "joke", adding that they "cannot simply sit on the fence".

Monday, September 23, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

John McDonnell brands Lib Dems ‘extreme right-wing austerity party’

John McDonnell brands Lib Dems ‘extreme right-wing austerity party’

The shadow chancellor has slammed the Lib Dems as an "extreme right-wing austerity party", saying their Brexit policy is "unacceptable".

John McTernan: Labour conference like a 'throwback to the 1980s'

John McTernan: Labour conference like a 'throwback to the 1980s'

Mr McTernan has said the Labour conference in Brighton is the "most disastrous and badly managed conferences" that he has ever been to..

Friday, September 20, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019

Lib Dems slam Emily Thornberry for ‘Taliban’ comparison

Lib Dems slam Emily Thornberry for ‘Taliban’ comparison

She called the Liberal Democrats “kind of Taliban” over their demand to cancel Brexit instead of holding a second referendum.

Jeremy Corbyn 'daunted' at prospect of becoming PM

Jeremy Corbyn 'daunted' at prospect of becoming PM

He said the possibility of becoming the next Prime Minister daunts him, but he was “absolutely” ready to lead the country.

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.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Tom Watson calls for second referendum before general election

Tom Watson calls for second referendum before general election

Jeremy Corbyn's deputy is set to urge his party to back holding a second referendum on Brexit before a general election takes place.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019

Tories face backlash after Jeremy Corbyn chicken advert

Tories face backlash after Jeremy Corbyn chicken advert

MPs have criticised the Conservatives for an advert depicting Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as a chicken.

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.

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