Labour Party

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Labour peers to consider motion of no confidence in Corbyn

Labour peers to consider motion of no confidence in Corbyn

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.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Robert Winston: 'Corbyn can resign to prove he's not antisemitic'

Robert Winston: 'Corbyn can resign to prove he's not antisemitic'

The scientist is one of 67 Labour peers who took out a newspaper advert accusing the Labour Party of welcoming everyone “except Jews”.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

Diane Abbott retweets critiques of Labour deputy leader Tom Watson

Diane Abbott retweets critiques of Labour deputy leader Tom Watson

The Labour MP has retweeted a number of critical tweets about the party's deputy leader Tom Watson.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Lord Adonis: Brexit has become a 'far-right project'

Lord Adonis: Brexit has become a 'far-right project'

The Labour peer warned that Brexit, both with a deal or without, would be an "extreme policy".

Monday, July 8, 2019

Monday, July 8, 2019

Wes Streeting: 'I'll never be president of the Corbyn fan club'

Wes Streeting: 'I'll never be president of the Corbyn fan club'

The Labour MP is hoping to use his parliamentary privilege to break gagging orders against staff who want to speak out about antisemitism.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Labour MP: Our party ‘can’t have a hierarchy of racism’

Labour MP: Our party ‘can’t have a hierarchy of racism’

Labour MP: Our party ‘can’t have a hierarchy of racism’

A Labour MP has said that the party “can’t have a hierarchy of racism” following Chris Williamson readmission. 

Tom Watson: Chris Williamson should have Labour whip removed

Tom Watson: Chris Williamson should have Labour whip removed

Tom Watson: Chris Williamson should have Labour whip removed

Labour’s deputy leader has called on Jeremy Corbyn to withdraw the whip from Chris Williamson following his readmission to the party.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Chris Williamson’s Labour suspension lifted after antisemitism row

Chris Williamson’s Labour suspension lifted after antisemitism row

Chris Williamson’s Labour suspension lifted after antisemitism row

Chris Williamson’s suspension from the Labour Party has been lifted following the conclusion of a disciplinary case against him. 

Monday, June 17, 2019

Monday, June 17, 2019

Tom Watson: 'Our future doesn't need to be Brexit'

Tom Watson: 'Our future doesn't need to be Brexit'

He renewed calls for Labour to back a second referendum, saying "our future doesn't need to be Brexit".

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn

Brexit: Labour launches cross-party motion to block no deal

Brexit: Labour launches cross-party motion to block no deal

Labour has tabled a cross-party motion to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

Peterborough by-election: Labour beats Brexit Party by 683 votes

Peterborough by-election: Labour beats Brexit Party by 683 votes

Labour candidate Lisa Forbes will now hold the seat in Peterborough, left vacant by disgraced MP Fiona Onasanya.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Decision to expel Alastair Campbell ‘not helpful’, says Labour MP

Decision to expel Alastair Campbell ‘not helpful’, says Labour MP

Decision to expel Alastair Campbell ‘not helpful’, says Labour MP

The decision to expel former Tony Blair adviser Alastair Campbell was “not helpful in the current political climate”, a Labour MP has suggested.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Alastair Campbell's Labour expulsion: How the internet reacted

Alastair Campbell's Labour expulsion: How the internet reacted

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.

Ian Blackford Jeremy Corbyn

SNP’s Ian Blackford: 'Work with us, Corbyn'

SNP’s Ian Blackford: 'Work with us, Corbyn'

The SNP's Westminster leader called for the Labour leader to work alongside his party and call for a second referendum.

Dame Margaret Hodge brands Labour antisemitism probe 'depressing'

Dame Margaret Hodge brands Labour antisemitism probe 'depressing'

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".

Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell expelled from Labour Party

Alastair Campbell expelled from Labour Party

The People's Vote campaigner announced news of his expulsion on Twitter.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

Kate Hoey

Kate Hoey: 'Brexit has broken the two-party system'

Kate Hoey: 'Brexit has broken the two-party system'

The co-chair of Labour Leave said the country had been left "very angry" by the handling of Brexit.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Friday, May 3, 2019

Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell 'umm-ing and ahh-ing' about voting Labour

Alastair Campbell 'umm-ing and ahh-ing' about voting Labour

The former spin doctor revealed he was unsure of who to vote for in the upcoming EU elections.

Tony Robinson

Actor Tony Robinson slams Labour leadership as he quits party

Actor Tony Robinson slams Labour leadership as he quits party

Blackadder's Tony Robinson, a former member of Labour's ruling National Executive Committee, has quit the party.

Tory MP: ‘I am not happy’ with local election result

Conservative Party loses over 400 seats in local elections

Conservative Party loses over 400 seats in local elections

The Conservative Party has lost over 400 council seats, with over 100 councils yet to declare their results. 

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Emily Thornberry brands Donald Trump 'threat to world order'

Emily Thornberry brands Donald Trump 'threat to world order'

The US president is a "threat to our world order" and does not deserve a state visit, shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has said.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Andrew Adonis

Lord Adonis apologises after telling Brexiteers not to vote Labour

Lord Adonis apologises after telling Brexiteers not to vote Labour

The Labour peer has apologised after saying that Brexit supporters should not vote for the party.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown becomes member of Jewish Labour Movement

Gordon Brown becomes member of Jewish Labour Movement

The former Prime Minister said the Labour Party had "let down" the Jewish community, as he announced his membership of the Jewish Labour Movement.

Kate Hoey

Kate Hoey 'couldn't live' with Labour calling for second referendum

Kate Hoey 'couldn't live' with Labour calling for second referendum

The co-chair of Labour Leave revealed she was vehemently against a second referendum.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn

Meg Hillier: Corbyn yet to 'convince us' he could be Prime Minister

Meg Hillier: Corbyn yet to 'convince us' he could be Prime Minister

Labour MP Meg Hillier has said the Labour leader needed to "step up" and tackle alleged antisemitism within the party

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Theresa May

Theresa May calls for suspension of Labour MP Chris Williamson

Theresa May calls for suspension of Labour MP Chris Williamson

The Prime Minister has called for Chris Williamson to be suspended, following his comments that the Labour Party had been "too apologetic" over antisemitism claims.

Chris Williamson

Corbyn ally under fire for claiming Labour 'too apologetic' over antisemitism

Corbyn ally under fire for claiming Labour 'too apologetic' over antisemitism

Labour MP Chris Williamson has been criticised for saying his party had been "too apologetic" over alleged antisemitism.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour will back second EU referendum

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour will back second EU referendum

The Labour Party has announced it will back a second referendum to prevent a "damaging Tory Brexit" if its withdrawal plan is rejected by MPs this week.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Ian Austin

Resignation watch: Ian Austin becomes ninth Labour MP to resign

Resignation watch: Ian Austin becomes ninth Labour MP to resign

Ian Austin has become the ninth Labour MP in a week to quit Jeremy Corbyn's party, claiming there was a "culture of extremism, antisemitism and intolerance".

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Lloyd Russell-Moyle

Top Corbyn ally brands Labour splitters 'scabs' in fiery speech

Top Corbyn ally brands Labour splitters 'scabs' in fiery speech

A top Corbyn ally has blasted the eight Labour splitters in a fiery speech obtained by talkRADIO.

Luciana Berger

Lord Finkelstein 'cried tears of despair' over Labour antisemitism claims

Lord Finkelstein 'cried tears of despair' over Labour antisemitism claims

The Conservative peer admitted he cried when he heard Luciana Berger recounting her experiences of antisemitism in the Labour Party.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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.

Joan Ryan

Eighth Labour MP quits party to join Independent Group

Eighth Labour MP quits party to join Independent Group

An eighth Labour MP has quit the party to join the breakaway Independent Group in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Labour MP apologises over suggestion breakaway group was Israeli-backed

Labour MP apologises over suggestion breakaway group was Israeli-backed

Labour MP apologises over suggestion breakaway group was Israeli-backed

A Labour MP has apologised after suggesting that seven former colleagues who broke away from Jeremy Corbyn's party may have had Israeli backing.

Novara’s Ash Sarkar: The new Independent Group MPs are doing ‘politics on easy mode’

Novara’s Ash Sarkar: The new Independent Group MPs are doing ‘politics on easy mode’

Novara’s Ash Sarkar: The Independent Group MPs are doing ‘politics on easy mode'

Ash Sarkar, a senior editor at Novara Media has described the seven MPs who have split from the Labour Party as doing “politics on easy mode”.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019

Labour Splitters

Brendan Chilton: Labour splitters have 'put a nail in the coffin' of their own careers

Labour splitters have 'put a nail in the coffin' of their own careers

Director of Labour Future UK, Brendan Chilton, has claimed the seven Labour MPs who resigned today have "ended any future political career" they might have had.

Labour Resignations

Seven Labour MPs announce resignation from the party

Seven Labour MPs announce resignation from the party

Labour MPs Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Gavin Shuker, Mike Gapes, Ann Coffey and Chuka Umunna have announced their resignations from the party.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Theresa May suffers defeat on Brexit motion after European Research Group abstain

May suffers defeat on Brexit motion after European Research Group abstain

Theresa May's amendment asking for support for her Brexit plan was voted down by a majority of 303 to 258

Labour amendment to bring Brexit deal back to Commons fails

Labour amendment to bring Brexit deal back to Commons fails

The Labour Party has had an amendment that would have demanded the Prime Minister bring her Brexit deal in front of the Commons on February 27 defeated

Tory MP brands John McDonnell’s Churchill comments as ‘rubbish’

Tory MP brands John McDonnell’s Churchill comments as ‘rubbish’

Tory MP brands John McDonnell’s Churchill comments as ‘rubbish’

Conservative MP Bob Stewart has described John McDonnell’s comments about Winston Churchill as “rubbish” and a “slur”, after the shadow chancellor called the wartime prime minister a “villain”.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Jennifer James

EXCLUSIVE: GoFundMe investigates campaign by suspended Labour Party activist after she ‘borrows’ £7k for personal ‘cash flow' problem

Suspended Labour Party activist ‘borrows’ £7,000 from own crowdfunding campaign

Jennifer James has announced that she has taken £7,000 of the donated money to sort out a personal “cash flow problem”.

John McDonnell urges Luciana Berger to say she won't 'break away' from Labour amid no confidence row

John McDonnell urges Luciana Berger to say she won't 'break away' from Labour

Luciana Berger is facing a vote of no confidence in her constituency amid reports she could be associated with a 'breakaway party'

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Labour MP jailed for three months over lying to avoid a speeding charge

Labour MP jailed for three months over lying to avoid a speeding charge

Labour MP jailed for three months over lying to avoid a speeding charge

Labour MP Fiona Onasanya has been jailed for three months at the Old Bailey for lying to avoid a speeding prosecution.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Lord Adonis says Theresa May's best option is to revoke Article 50

Lord Adonis says Theresa May's best option is to revoke Article 50

Lord Adonis says Theresa May's best option is to revoke Article 50

Labour peer Lord Adonis says that Theresa May should revoke Article 50 due to the divisions over Brexit in the Conversative party

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn

Labour Party hit with £12,500 fine over donation declaration failures

Labour Party hit with £12,500 fine over donation declaration failures

The Labour Party has been fined £12,500 by the Electoral Commission over failings to deliver on time and accurate reports about donations.

Friday, January 4, 2019

Friday, January 4, 2019

Fiona Onasanya kicked out of Labour party after perverting course of justice

Fiona Onasanya kicked out of Labour party after perverting course of justice

Fiona Onasanya kicked out of Labour party after perverting course of justice

Fiona Onasanya lied to police to try and avoid a speeding charge and has been suspended from the Labour party 

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Ken Livingstone: ‘Politicians should be ruled out’ of making the Honours list

Ken Livingstone: ‘Politicians should be ruled out’ of making the Honours list

Ken Livingstone: ‘Politicians should be ruled out’ of making the Honours list

Former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone has said that politicians should not be allowed to receive honours after Conservative MP John Redwood was given a knighthood in this year’s Honours list.

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

'Leave would win by a greater margin' in a second referendum, says Kate Hoey

'Leave would win by a greater margin' in a second referendum, says Kate Hoey

'Leave would win by a greater margin' in a second referendum, says Kate Hoey

Leave campaigner Kate Hoey and Remainer Jim Fitzpatrick MP joined Julia Hartley-Brewer to discuss a second referendum

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP: It was worth losing a day’s pay for lifting the mace to highlight this ‘disgrace of undermining democracy’

Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP: It was worth losing a day’s pay for lifting the mace to highlight this ‘disgrace of undermining democracy’

Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP: It was worth losing a day's pay for lifting the mace

Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle has said that it was worth losing a day’s pay over lifting the mace in the House of Commons, because it might “highlight the disgrace of undermining democracy” that is being conducted by Theresa May’s government.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

Dominic Grieve predicts Tories would 'unite' behind Theresa May in no confidence vote

Dominic Grieve predicts Tories would 'unite' behind Theresa May in no confidence vote

Dominic Grieve predicts Tories would 'unite' behind May in no confidence vote

Former Attorney General Dominic Grieve says he would not vote against the Prime Minister if a no confidence vote in Theresa May was triggered

Friday, October 26, 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018

Labour drops complain over Corbyn wreath coverage after email leak ‘compromises’ process

Labour drops complaint over Corbyn wreath coverage after email leak ‘compromises’ process

Labour drops complaint over Corbyn wreath coverage

The Labour Party has ended a formal complaint against six national newspapers after claiming the process was “unacceptably compromised” by an email leak.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018

Theresa May’s appeal to traditional Labour voters was ‘smart politics’, says Conservative MP Grant Shapps

Theresa May’s appeal to traditional Labour voters was ‘smart politics’, says Conservative MP Grant Shapps

Theresa May’s appeal to Labour voters was ‘smart politics’, says MP Grant Shapps

Conservative MP Grant Shapps has said that it was “smart politics” for Prime Minister Theresa May to bid for Labour voters.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

John McDonnell defends Labour's Julia Hartley-Brewer ban: 'She upset people, and we can't have that'

John McDonnell defends Labour's Julia Hartley-Brewer ban: 'She upset people, and we can't have that'

John McDonnell defends Labour's Julia Hartley-Brewer ban

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said the Labour Party's ban of Julia Hartley-Brewer from their next conference was because she didn't 'behave acceptably'

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