Labour Party Conference

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Corbyn speech: Labour leader demands PM's resignation

Corbyn speech: Labour leader demands PM's resignation

Jeremy Corbyn has called for Boris Johnson to resign after the Supreme Court found his decision to suspend Parliament unlawful.

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.

Diane Abbott 'looking forward' to Home Secretary role

Diane Abbott 'looking forward' to Home Secretary role

The Labour MP said she was confident that her party could win an election, and that she was "looking forward" to implementing new policies.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Safe space

Safe spaces are 'Kindergartens for grown-ups' says Spiked Online editor

Safe spaces are 'Kindergartens for grown-ups' says Spiked Online editor

The editor of Spiked Online has claimed that safe spaces are "Kindergartens for grown-ups" in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Robert Halfon MP: I am worried about Labour, they have identified real anguish

Robert Halfon MP: I am worried about Labour, they have identified real anguish

Robert Halfon MP: I am worried about Labour, they have identified real anguish

Conservative MP Robert Halfon has said that he is “worried” about the Labour Party and the threat they pose to his party, adding that Labour had “identified real anguish” in the British public.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn responds to post-conference rail disruption: 'We need public ownership of railways'

Jeremy Corbyn responds to post-conference rail disruption: 'We need public ownership of railways'

Jeremy Corbyn responds to post-conference rail disruption

Jeremy Corbyn took the opportunity to tweet about nationalising the railways when Virgin Trains services were disrupted after Labour conference

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour to 'clamp down' on tax-dodging, and end the 'hostile environment' towards disabled people

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour to 'clamp down' on tax-dodging, and end the 'hostile environment' towards disabled people

Labour to 'clamp down' on tax-dodging and end the 'hostile environment'

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has said that Labour was providing “a radical plan to transform our country” and end the “hostile environment” created by the Conservative Government.

Wheelchair

Co-vice chair of Disability Labour: 'It's not Brexit that I fear, it's the Tory government'

'It's not Brexit that I fear, it's the Tory government', says Kathryn Bole

The co-vice chair of Disability Labour has said she fears the rights of people with disabilities will "go backwards" after Brexit.

Jeremy Corbyn blasts ‘Tory hypocrites’ as he vows to ‘eradicate antisemitism’

Jeremy Corbyn blasts ‘Tory hypocrites’ as he vows to ‘eradicate antisemitism’

Jeremy Corbyn blasts ‘Tory hypocrites’ as he vows to ‘eradicate antisemitism’

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has hit out at “Tory hypocrites” who accused the Labour Party of antisemitism, adding that he would “work with Jewish communities to eradicate antisemitism”.

Tom Watson: Laura Smith got 'carried away' calling for a general strike

Tom Watson: Laura Smith got 'carried away' calling for a general strike

Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson said MP Laura Smith got 'carried away' when she called for a general strike to unseat the Conservatives

Liverpool's Bongo's Bingo a draw for Jeremy Corbyn supporters before the Labour leader visited

Liverpool's Bongo's Bingo a draw for Jeremy Corbyn supporters before the Labour leader visited

Bongo's Bingo a draw for Corbyn supporters before Labour leader's visit

Jeremy Corbyn appeared at Liverpool's Bongo's Bingo during the Labour conference, but it's not the first time his supporters have been at the event

Jeremy Corbyn

Owen Smith MP: 'Corbyn is right that we need radical policies'

Owen Smith MP: 'Corbyn is right that we need radical policies'

The Labour MP for Pontypridd told Julia Hartley-Brewer that Britain "can't just continue with the status quo", claiming "radical policies" are needed.

Theresa May

Lord Adonis brands Theresa May the 'worst Prime Minister in living memory'

Lord Adonis: 'Theresa May is the worst Prime Minister in living memory'

The Labour peer branded Theresa May as the "worst Prime Minister in living memory" during an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Holocaust survivor tells Labour leadership: ‘Watch your words’

Holocaust survivor tells Labour leadership: ‘Watch your words’

Holocaust survivor tells Labour leadership: ‘Watch your words’

Holocaust survivor Susan Pollack has said that the Labour Party leadership need to “watch their words” and instead encouraged them to work towards “peace”.

Labour vote to keep open option for second Brexit referendum

Labour vote to keep open option for second Brexit referendum

Labour vote to keep open option for second Brexit referendum

Labour has kept open the option to reverse the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, by backing a potential second referendum.

Emily Thornberry: If we want to get rid of fascism, we must start with our own party

Emily Thornberry: If we want to get rid of fascism, we must start with our own party

Emily Thornberry: If we want to get rid of fascism, we must start with our party

Emily Thornberry has used her conference speech to say that fascism must be rooted out of Labour, admitting there are "sickening individuals" exploiting legitimate support for Palestine.

Labour will save UK from ‘catastophe’ no-deal Brexit, says Keir Starmer

Labour will save UK from ‘catastophe’ no-deal Brexit, says Keir Starmer

Labour will save UK from ‘catastophe’ no-deal Brexit, says Keir Starmer

Labour is not trying to “frustrate” the process of leaving the European Union despite keeping open the option of a referendum on remaining in the EU, the Shadow Brexit Secretary has said.

Wes Streeting: 'Brexit is going to look very different to what was promised - let people vote on the deal'

Wes Streeting: 'Brexit is going to look very different to what was promised - let people vote on the deal'

Wes Streeting: 'Brexit is going to look very different to what was promised'

Wes Streeting MP tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that he backs a referendum on the final Brexit deal

Monday, September 24, 2018

Monday, September 24, 2018

Labour policies 'not breaking through' enough to threaten Theresa May, says Katie Perrior

Labour policies 'not breaking through' enough to threaten Theresa May, says Katie Perrior

Labour policies 'not breaking through' enough to threaten Theresa May

Katie Perrior, a former adviser to Theresa May, said Labour did not appear to pose a threat to the Prime Minister despite unveiling their latest policies at conference

Welfare system must be rebuilt to end ‘hostility’, says Labour

Welfare system must be rebuilt to end ‘hostility’, says Labour

Welfare system must be rebuilt to end ‘hostility’, says Labour

The Labour Party wants to end the “hostile environment” created for disabled people, the Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary said as she pledged a wide-ranging review.

Labour announces plans to nationalise water industry and oust high-salaried bosses

Labour announces plans to nationalise water industry and oust high-salaried bosses

Labour plans to nationalise water industry and oust high-salaried bosses

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell revealed plans to return the water industry to public ownership and re-advertise executive roles on reduced salaries

Labour Conference: What's Labour's position on Brexit and what new taxes are planned for homeowners?

Labour Conference: What's Labour's position on Brexit and what new taxes are planned for homeowners?

Labour Conference: What are the policies announced so far?

Some of the key policies Labour has covered at its annual conference so far include a second home tax, alcohol care, and a preference for a general election over a second Brexit referendum

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.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

James Whale is 'concerned' about the 'hysteria' surrounding Jeremy Corbyn

James Whale compares Jeremy Corbyn conference speech to Neil Kinnock's 1992 disaster

James Whale compares Corbyn conference speech to Neil Kinnock's 1992 disaster

Our host said there seemed to be a sort of excitement comparable to that of Neil Kinnock or a Bay City Roller

Peter Dowd MP dismisses idea of Jeremy Corbyn 'worship' being in 'North Korean territory'

Jeremy Corbyn ally Peter Dowd says 'we can't compare him Kim Jong-un'

MP dismisses idea of Jeremy Corbyn 'worship' being in 'North Korean territory'

Peter Dowd, the MP for Bootle, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Labour Leader's well-received speech at the party conference

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Labour Party Conference: 'Success has given Jeremy Corbyn confidence', says journalist

'Jeremy Corbyn's policies no longer sound like bonkers 1968 socialism' says Polly Toynbee

Corbyn's ideas no longer sound like bonkers '60s socialism, says Polly Toynbee

Jeremy Corbyn gave a speech at the Labour Party Conference and criticised the Tories over Brexit

Labour conference: Jeremy Corbyn hits out at abuse of Diane Abbot and criticises Tories over Brexit

Labour conference: Jeremy Corbyn hits out at abuse of Diane Abbott and criticises Tories over Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn hits out at abuse of Diane Abbott and blasts Tories over Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn has claimed the the abuse Diane Abbott received was intolerable, before the crowd sang her happy birthday

John McDonnell: 'He's saying there’s a run of the pound risk and he’ll plan for it', says leading economics professor

Corbyn's former tax advisor calms fears after John McDonnell 'run on the pound' speech

'Author of Corbynomics' calms fears after McDonnell's speech

Richard Murphy, a professor of political economics, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Labour shadow chancellor's declaration of being prepared for a drop in the pound's value

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

'Those claiming Labour is anti-Semitic are trying to undermine Jeremy Corbyn', says director Ken Loach

Labour anti-semitism claims are fake news designed to undermine Jeremy Corbyn, says Ken Loach

Labour anti-semitism claims are fake news created to stop Corbyn, says Ken Loach

Film director Ken Loach says there is no anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

Shadow Cabinet minister calls for 'zero-tolerance' approach to anti-Semitism

Shadow Cabinet minister calls for 'zero tolerance' approach to anti-Semitism

Shadow Cabinet minister calls for 'zero tolerance' approach to anti-Semitism

Jonathan Ashworth, the shadow health secretary, made the comments in an interview with Good Morning Britain

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

'Labour is still split, it's just not an angry public split', says journalist

'Labour is still split, it's just not an angry public split', says journalist

'Labour is still split, it's just not an angry public split', says journalist

Special correspondent for the New Statesman Stephen Bush says Labour's conference has a different atmosphere this year

Labour Conference: John McDonnell says critics have 'completely misinterpreted' Brexit stance

John McDonnell says critics have 'completely misinterpreted' Brexit stance

McDonnell says delegates determine which topics are discussed at conference and Labour are 'building consensus' - unlike Tories

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Oliver Kamm said Corbyn would be a weak Prime Minister

Jeremy Corbyn's Stalinist clique just aren't very bright, says columnist

Jeremy Corbyn's Stalinist clique just aren't very bright, says columnist

Oliver Kamm believes acolytes like Richard Burgon lack the talent and intelligence for high office