Labour

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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".

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

John McDonnell: ‘I thought Remain would win the referendum'

John McDonnell: ‘I thought Remain would win the referendum'

John McDonnell: ‘I thought Remain would win the referendum'

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said that he “could palpably feel the vote was gone” for Remain before the EU Referendum result was in.

Labour MP tells House of Commons he is HIV positive because he felt 'a duty' ahead of World AIDS Day

Labour MP reveals to House of Commons he is HIV positive because he felt 'a duty' ahead of World AIDS Day

Labour MP reveals he is HIV positive because he felt 'a duty'

Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle has revealed to the House of Commons that he is HIV positive ahead of World AIDS Day on Saturday.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018

Labour’s Keir Starmer sets out plans to block no deal Brexit

Labour’s Keir Starmer sets out plans to block no deal Brexit

Labour’s Keir Starmer sets out plans to block no deal Brexit

Labour could try to bring down the Government in an effort to block a no-deal Brexit, Sir Keir Starmer has said.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Kate Osamor

Labour MP living in social housing is 'upsetting, insulting and really outrageous', says property expert

Labour MP living in social housing is 'upsetting', 'insulting' and 'outrageous'

The news that Labour MP Kate Osamor is living in social housing despite her household income of £130,000 is "upsetting, insulting and really outrageous", says Luke Doonan.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Kate Osamor

Kate Osamor MP facing standards probe over her son's drugs arrest

Kate Osamor MP facing standards probe over her son's drugs arrest

A Labour frontbencher and top Jeremy Corbyn ally has been reported to Parliament's standards watchdog over her son's drugs arrest.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Monday, September 24, 2018

‘JezFest’ did not make a profit, admits Labour Party treasurer

‘JezFest’ did not make a profit, admits Labour Party treasurer

‘JezFest’ did not make a profit, admits Labour Party treasurer

A Labour-organised festival, nicknamed “JezFest” did not make a profit, the party’s treasurer has confirmed.

John McDonnell: ‘I think the next Labour leader should be a woman’

John McDonnell: ‘I think the next Labour leader should be a woman’

John McDonnell: ‘I think the next Labour leader should be a woman’

John McDonnell has said that he thinks the next Labour leader should be a woman but that Jeremy Corbyn “will be the leader” as they go into the next election.

Workers could be £500 a year better off under Labour, says John McDonnell

Workers could be £500 a year better off under Labour, says John McDonnell

Workers could be £500 a year better off under Labour, says John McDonnell

John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer has said that workers could be £500 a year better off under Labour’s new plans to expand employee ownership of large companies.

John McDonnell: ‘We’ll have a People’s Vote only if we can’t get a General Election’

John McDonnell: ‘We’ll push for a People’s Vote only if we can’t get a General Election’

John McDonnell: ‘We’ll push for People’s Vote only if we can’t get an Election'

John McDonnell has said that the Labour party is pressing “for a General Election” but would “push for a People’s Vote” if they don’t get an election.

Dominic Raab

Dominic Raab brands calls for a second referendum as "nonsense" and "undemocratic"

Dominic Raab brands calls for a second referendum as "nonsense"

Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has told Julia Hartley-Brewer he thinks Labour's calls for a second referendum are "nonsense" and "undemocratic".

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

My family was destroyed by gambling, warns campaigner

My family was destroyed by gambling, warns campaigner

My family was destroyed by gambling, warns campaigner

Adam Bradford has said that his family “was destroyed” by gambling after his dad went to prison after hiding a gambling addiction for 30 years.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Alastair Campbell: ‘It is an amazing thing in this country that we always try to devalue education’

Alastair Campbell: ‘It is an amazing thing in this country that we always try to devalue education’

Alastair Campbell: ‘This country always tries to devalue education'

Alastair Campbell has said that the UK “always tries to devalue education” and it was “a myth” that universities do not equip students for “the jobs of the future”.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

Labour accused of ‘dragging its feet’ over sexual harassment

Labour accused of ‘dragging its feet’ over sexual harassment

Labour accused of ‘dragging its feet’ over sexual harassment

A young Labour activist who claimed she was raped at a party event has accused Labour of “dragging its feet” over sexual harassment within its ranks.

Kate Hoey MP: ‘There is a third of Londoners that voted Leave, who always get ignored’

Kate Hoey MP: ‘There is a third of Londoners that voted Leave who always get ignored'

Kate Hoey MP: ‘A third of Londoners voted Leave, they always get ignored'

Kate Hoey, the Labour MP for Vauxhall has said that the third of Londoners who voted Leave “always get ignored” as Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announces his support for a second referendum on Brexit.

Labour calls for ban on early baby gender tests

Labour calls for ban on early baby gender tests

The call comes amid concerns that some could choose to terminate the pregnancy because of a fetus's sex.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Tom Watson reveals his Type 2 diabetes is in 'remission' after lifestyle change

Tom Watson reveals his Type 2 diabetes is in 'remission' after lifestyle change

Labour's deputy has lost more than seven stone and reversed his condition.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

John McDonnell promises equal rights for gig economy workers

John McDonnell promises equal rights for gig economy workers

Labour pledges to give gig economy workers sick pay and parental leave.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Labour party adopts all IHRA examples of antisemitism

Labour party adopts all IHRA examples of antisemitism

Labour party adopts all IHRA examples of antisemitism

The party will now incorporate all 11 examples into its code of conduct

Pro-IHRA campaigner attacks Jeremy Corbyn for ‘destroying the party’ amid antisemitism row

Pro-IHRA campaigner attacks Jeremy Corbyn for ‘destroying the party’ amid antisemitism row

Pro-IHRA campaigner attacks Jeremy Corbyn for ‘destroying the party’

Valerie Cox, a pro-IHRA campaigner has said that Jeremy Corbyn was “destroying the Labour Party” despite her husband, a former Labour MP, telling her in the 1970s that Mr Corbyn was “a complete non-entity”.

MPs to vote on proposal to make misogyny a hate crime

MPs to vote on proposal to make misogyny a hate crime

MPs to vote on proposal to make misogyny a hate crime

Misogyny could be treated as a hate crime under new laws banning upskirting that are due to be voted on by MPs.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Friday, August 31, 2018

Frank Field to 'fight' next General Election as an 'independent candidate'

Frank Field tells Julia Hartley-Brewer he'll 'fight his seat' in Birkenhead 'either as a Labour or independent candidate'

Frank Field tells Julia Hartley-Brewer he'll 'fight his seat' as independent MP

Frank Field resigned from the Labour Whip on Thursday over the antisemitism row.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Labour would be in 'severe trouble' if it backs second Brexit referendum, says Leave campaigner

Labour would be in 'severe trouble' if it backs second Brexit referendum, says Leave campaigner

Labour would be in 'severe trouble' if it backs second Brexit referendum

Brendan Chilton, who is the General Secretary of Labour Leave, has said Labour has “accepted” the outcome of the 2016 referendum.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Labour offer to drop disciplinary action against Margaret Hodge amid anti-semitism row

Labour offer to drop disciplinary action against Margaret Hodge amid anti-Semitism row

Labour offer to drop disciplinary action against Hodge amid anti-Semitism row

The Labour party have offered to drop disciplinary action against Dame Margaret Hodge, on the condition that she issued an “appropriate apology”.

MP urged to quit Labour over alleged use of homophobic slur

MP urged to quit Labour over alleged use of homophobic slur

MP urged to quit Labour over alleged use of homophobic slur

The Deputy leader of Welsh Labour is facing calls to quit her frontbench role as shadow equalities minister after being accused of using an alleged homophobic slur.

Jewish Labour Voice officer says Corbyn anti-Semitism accusations 'fabricated'

Jewish Labour Voice officer says Corbyn anti-Semitism accusations 'fabricated'

Jewish Labour Voice officer says Corbyn anti-Semitism accusations 'fabricated'

Mike Cushman also supported Peter Willsman, who said some Jewish people are "Trump fanatics", and said the Conservative party was not tackling Islamophobia

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Corbyn 'not a credible anti-racist', says President of Board of Deputies of British Jews

Corbyn 'not a credible anti-racist', says President of Board of Deputies of British Jews

Corbyn 'not a credible anti-racist', says President of Jewish board

Marie van der Zyl said Corbyn cannot "call himself an anti-racist" until he takes urgent action on anti-Semitism

Monday, July 23, 2018

Monday, July 23, 2018

Mr Corbyn faces fresh pressure from Labour's MPs and peers over the party's policy on dealing with prejudice against Jews

Lawyer: Labour has made 'veiled attempt to silence' Jewish MP

Lawyer: Labour has made 'veiled attempt to silence' Jewish MP

Labour has made a "veiled attempt to silence" a Jewish MP after a confrontation with Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism, lawyers have suggested

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Labour MP John Woodcock quits the party

Labour MP John Woodcock quits the party

In his resignation letter, Barrow and Furness MP John Woodcock said Mr Corbyn would pose a "clear risk to UK national security as prime minister".

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Jewish Chronicle Editor criticises Labour's anti-semitism code

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Jewish Chronicle Editor criticises Labour's anti-semitism

Stephen Pollard joins Julia to discuss Labour's new anti-semitism code.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Marketing firm that supplied data to the Labour Party fined £140,000 for breaching Data Protection Act

Marketing firm that supplied data to the Labour Party fined £140,000 for breaching Data Protection Act

Marketing firm that supplied data to the Labour Party fined for data breach

Emma's Diary, a pregnancy and parenthood advice website, sold data to Experian which was then passed to the Labour Party

Trump protests 'embarrassing', says Republicans Overseas spokesman

Trump protests 'embarrassing', says Republicans Overseas spokesman

Trump protests 'embarrassing', says Republicans Overseas spokesman

The protests could push the UK away from the EU at a crucial time, claims a representative of Republicans Overseas

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Theresa May's LGBT Action Plan is not enough to tackle hate crime, says Dawn Butler MP

Theresa May's LGBT Action Plan is not enough to tackle hate crime, says Dawn Butler MP

PM's LGBT Action Plan is not enough to tackle hate crime, says Dawn Butler MP

Theresa May will release an LGBT Action Plan this summer intended to improve the lives of LGBT people in the UK, but Labour's Dawn Butler slammed the plans

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Dozens of Labour peers rebelled in the House of Lords last week to support an amendment which would make EEA membership a negotiating objective for the Government

Shadow Brexit minister: 'Nothing off the table' over EU Customs Union

Shadow Brexit minister: 'Nothing off the table' over EU Customs Union

Labour is keeping an open mind over Britain being part of the European Economic Area (EEA) after it quits the European Union, says the Labour MP.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

Jewish Labour Movement spokesman: Labour "don't deserve to be aiming for government"

Jewish Labour Movement spokesman: Labour 'don't deserve to be aiming for government'

Jewish Labour spokesman: Labour 'don't deserve to be aiming for government'

Former Labour MP, and spokesperson for The Jewish Labour Movement, Ivor Caplin warns anti-Semitism will be the downfall of the party

Local elections: Theresa May not "an electoral failure", says pollster

Local elections: Theresa May not 'an electoral failure', says pollster

Local elections: Theresa May not 'an electoral failure', says pollster

Michael Turner of polling company BMG Research said that the local Conservative wins show Windrush and Brexit haven't completely damaged May's reputation

Local elections: Conservatives hold seats, Labour anti-Semitism concerns, Ukip 'crumbles'

Local elections: Conservatives hold seats, Labour anti-Semitism concerns, Ukip 'crumbles'

Conservatives hold seats, Labour anti-Semitism concerns, Ukip 'crumbles'

Local elections saw mixed results for Labour and the Conservatives, with the latter holding seats in London but losing a key seat in the North

Monday, April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell: Labour would end the 'national scandal' of the 'low-paid debt trap'

Labour pledges to end low-paid 'debt trap'

Labour pledges to end low-paid 'debt trap'

Shadow chancellor says too many families are 'facing huge costs from high-street banks'

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