Labour Party

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Labour Party experiences 'sophisticated cyber attack'

Labour Party experiences 'sophisticated cyber attack'

The Labour Party has said that it has experienced a “sophisticated and large scale cyber attack” on its digital platforms.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

Tory candidate steps down after ‘ill-judged’ remarks on rape case

Tory candidate steps down after ‘ill-judged’ remarks on rape case

Nick Conrad is standing down after facing backlash for saying women should "keep your knickers on" while discussing a rape case in 2014.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Luciana Berger: Leaving Labour Party was in the 'national interest'

Luciana Berger: Leaving Labour Party was in the 'national interest'

Ms Berger left Labour to found the Independent Group for Change, before joining the Liberal Democrats in September.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Labour Party to back December election

Labour Party to back December election

The UK is on course for a December general election after Labour announced its conditions to back the move had been met.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Keith Vaz MP faces suspension for ‘willingness’ to buy cocaine

Keith Vaz MP faces suspension for ‘willingness’ to buy cocaine

The Labour MP is facing a six-month Commons suspension after he was found to have “expressed willingness” to buy cocaine for others.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

Diane Abbott claims Kate Hoey ‘no longer a Labour MP’

Diane Abbott claims Kate Hoey ‘no longer a Labour MP’

The shadow home secretary has come to blows with fellow Labour MP Kate Hoey after saying she no longer represents the party.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

Dominic Raab: Corbyn wants Britain 'stuck in the mud' on Brexit

Dominic Raab: Corbyn wants Britain 'stuck in the mud' on Brexit

The Foreign Secretary accused the Labour Party of trying to "exploit" Brexit for "political purposes".

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Jim Fitzpatrick: Up to 20 Labour MPs could back Brexit deal

Jim Fitzpatrick: Up to 20 Labour MPs could back Brexit deal

Jim Fitzpatrick has said up to 20 Labour MPs could defy party policy and back Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Monday, October 7, 2019

Labour MP suspended over sexual harassment complaint

Labour MP suspended over sexual harassment complaint

Stephen Hepburn - an MP since 1997 - has been suspended from the party following a complaint of sexual harassment.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

Labour Party conference votes to remain neutral on Brexit

Labour Party conference votes to remain neutral on Brexit

Labour conference delegates have backed Jeremy Corbyn's stance on staying neutral on Brexit until after an election.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019

Labour MP Harriet Harman to continue Speaker bid despite 'disquiet'

Labour MP Harriet Harman to continue Speaker bid despite 'disquiet'

She vowed to continue her bid to replace John Bercow, despite local party members calling on her to stand down.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Labour Party ‘failed to act’ on sexual harassment allegations

Labour Party ‘failed to act’ on sexual harassment allegations

Outgoing Labour MP John Mann accused his party of failing to act on issues of sexual harassment “and worse”.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019

Kate Hoey 'completely confused' by Labour policy

Kate Hoey 'completely confused' by Labour policy

The Labour MP called her own party's stance on Brexit "utter nonsense".

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Scotland won't 'forgive' Labour if they permit second Indyref

Scotland won't 'forgive' Labour if they permit second Indyref

Lib Dem Christine Jardine said a "large section" of Scotland would struggle to forgive Labour if it allowed a second independence vote.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Mark Francois: Labour-SNP pact ‘transparent and ridiculous’

Mark Francois: Labour-SNP pact ‘transparent and ridiculous’

The Tory MP told talkRADIO that an alliance between the two parties in an effort to oust Boris Johnson would be "ridiculous".

John McDonnell 'making policy on the hoof' with Indyref promise

John McDonnell 'making policy on the hoof' with Indyref promise

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.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Antisemitic reports reach record levels

Antisemitic reports reach record levels

A record number of anti-Semitic incidents have been reported in Britain this year.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Jared O'Mara: Aide posts expletive rant on MP's Twitter account

Jared O'Mara: Aide posts expletive rant on MP's Twitter account

An MP's communications chief resigned with a series of angry tweets posted to the politician's official Twitter page.

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.

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