The former justice secretary said the fact that Labour has never had a female leader “makes people wonder” whether the party is sexist.
The shadow foreign secretary gained the necessary 22 nominations to go through to the second phase just minutes before the deadline.
The newly elected MP has backed Rebecca Long-Bailey to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as the first phase of the contest draws to a close today.
Siobhain McDonagh slated the current Labour leader, and announced she would be backing Jess Phillips to become his successor.
The ex-deputy Labour leader said Sir Keir Starmer was "a frontrunner" and dubbed Rebecca Long-Bailey the "continuity Corbyn candidate".
The contest to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader has entered its second round, with five candidates remaining.
The shadow business secretary has confirmed she is considering running to replace Jeremy Corbyn while endorsing Angela Rayner as deputy.
The former Labour leader will head up a panel to investigate the party's fourth consecutive defeat and "map out a route" back to power.
The shadow foreign secretary said that public service spending needs a boost as she made her case to become the next Labour leader.
Chris Bryant told talkRADIO that backing Boris Johnson’s motion to call a December 12 general election was a “strategic error” by the party.
The shadow Brexit secretary has said he is considering a run at succeeding Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader.
The former Prime Minister says Labour faces a crisis if it does not revitalise itself as a "serious, progressive" alternative to the Tories.
The cabinet minister said the Labour politicians he "admired" had all lost their seats at the general election.
The Labour MP said it had been an "albatross hanging round our necks" that there had never been a female leader of the party.
John McTernan said the Labour leader had "crafted" the party's worst election result since 1935.
The party’s general secretary, Jennie Formby, has recommended that the process to replace Jeremy Corbyn should begin on January 7.
Labour election candidate Dr Adrian Heald has slammed the leaking of a recording of a shadow cabinet member criticising Jeremy Corbyn.
The shadow health secretary claimed that Labour faces an "abysmal" situation in parts of the country where voters "can't stand Corbyn".
The shadow chancellor said talking to local communities showed tackling climate change to be the “number one priority” in every UK region.
The ex-Labour MP said the party's plan to change campaign strategy and appeal to Leave voters was "much too late and much too little".
A Conservative candidate has apologised for the "derogatory" remark directed at his Labour rival during a debate in Shropshire.
The Labour Party has said that it has experienced a “sophisticated and large scale cyber attack” on its digital platforms.
Nick Conrad is standing down after facing backlash for saying women should "keep your knickers on" while discussing a rape case in 2014.
Ms Berger left Labour to found the Independent Group for Change, before joining the Liberal Democrats in September.
The Labour MP is facing a six-month Commons suspension after he was found to have “expressed willingness” to buy cocaine for others.
The shadow home secretary has come to blows with fellow Labour MP Kate Hoey after saying she no longer represents the party.
The Foreign Secretary accused the Labour Party of trying to "exploit" Brexit for "political purposes".
Jim Fitzpatrick has said up to 20 Labour MPs could defy party policy and back Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal.
Stephen Hepburn - an MP since 1997 - has been suspended from the party following a complaint of sexual harassment.
Labour conference delegates have backed Jeremy Corbyn's stance on staying neutral on Brexit until after an election.
She vowed to continue her bid to replace John Bercow, despite local party members calling on her to stand down.
Outgoing Labour MP John Mann accused his party of failing to act on issues of sexual harassment “and worse”.
Lib Dem Christine Jardine said a "large section" of Scotland would struggle to forgive Labour if it allowed a second independence vote.
The Tory MP told talkRADIO that an alliance between the two parties in an effort to oust Boris Johnson would be "ridiculous".
Labour's shadow chancellor said his party would not block a second vote on Scottish independence in a bid to get the SNP on side.
An MP's communications chief resigned with a series of angry tweets posted to the politician's official Twitter page.
Labour peers will hold an emergency meeting next week to discuss whether or not to consider a motion of no confidence in the party leader.
The scientist is one of 67 Labour peers who took out a newspaper advert accusing the Labour Party of welcoming everyone “except Jews”.
The Labour MP has retweeted a number of critical tweets about the party's deputy leader Tom Watson.
The Labour peer warned that Brexit, both with a deal or without, would be an "extreme policy".
The Labour MP is hoping to use his parliamentary privilege to break gagging orders against staff who want to speak out about antisemitism.
A Labour MP has said that the party “can’t have a hierarchy of racism” following Chris Williamson readmission.
Labour’s deputy leader has called on Jeremy Corbyn to withdraw the whip from Chris Williamson following his readmission to the party.
Chris Williamson’s suspension from the Labour Party has been lifted following the conclusion of a disciplinary case against him.
He renewed calls for Labour to back a second referendum, saying "our future doesn't need to be Brexit".
Labour candidate Lisa Forbes will now hold the seat in Peterborough, left vacant by disgraced MP Fiona Onasanya.
The decision to expel former Tony Blair adviser Alastair Campbell was “not helpful in the current political climate”, a Labour MP has suggested.
MPs, Labour supporters and political commentators have aired their views online after Tony Blair’s former spin doctor Alastair Campbell was expelled from the Labour Party.
The SNP's Westminster leader called for the Labour leader to work alongside his party and call for a second referendum.
A human rights watchdog has launched a formal investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish".