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'

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Theresa May: People are 'appalled' by Jeremy Corbyn's Labour

Theresa May: People are 'appalled' by Jeremy Corbyn's Labour

Theresa May: People are 'appalled' by Jeremy Corbyn's Labour

Theresa May used her closing speech at the Conservative Party conference to attack Labour and say the Conservatives were the party of 'unionism', despite internal divisions

Monday, October 1, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Michael Gove calls the Labour Party 'a cocktail of Marxism-Leninism and antisemitism'

Michael Gove calls the Labour Party 'a cocktail of Marxism-Leninism and antisemitism'

Michael Gove calls Labour 'a cocktail of Marxism-Leninism and antisemitism'

Michael Gove used his speech at the Conservative Party conference to criticise Labour

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

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

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

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

Grime4Corbyn: Why do musicians love the Labour leader?

Grime4Corbyn: Why do musicians love the Labour leader?

Grime4Corbyn: Why do musicians love the Labour leader?

Since the 2017 general election, Jeremy Corbyn has had considerable support from musicians, particularly in the grime scene

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

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Hounslow Council's ruling Labour group pledges support for a second referendum

Hounslow Council's ruling Labour group pledges support for a second referendum

Hounslow Council's ruling Labour group pledges support for a second referendum

Hounslow Council will pass a motion set by the Chair of its ruling Labour group to formally support the People's Vote campaign for a second Brexit referendum

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Rail industry is ‘crying out’ for nationalisation, says Labour

Rail industry is ‘crying out’ for nationalisation, says Labour

Rail industry is ‘crying out’ for nationalisation, says Labour

The rail industry is “crying out” for nationalisation after a summer of travel chaos, Labour’s Shadow Rail Minister has said.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn aide working in Parliament despite being refused security clearance

Jeremy Corbyn aide working in Parliament despite being refused security clearance

Corbyn aide working in Parliament despite being refused security clearance

One of Jeremy Corbyn's aides has not been granted a Parliamentary pass because of security concerns but has been regularly escorted into Parliament for the past nine months, HuffPost UK has reported.

Why did Jeremy Corbyn have wheat in his pocket at PMQs?

Why did Jeremy Corbyn have wheat in his pocket at PMQs?

Why did Jeremy Corbyn have wheat in his pocket at PMQs?

Jeremy Corbyn and other MPs confused some viewers by wearing wheat on their lapels at Prime Minister's Questions

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Hold online forums responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Labour MP Lucy Powell has drafted a bill proposing to hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and hateful or extremist content posted by users

Monday, September 10, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn calls antisemitism allegations 'painful'

Jeremy Corbyn calls antisemitism allegations 'painful'

Jeremy Corbyn calls antisemitism allegations 'painful'

Jeremy Corbyn has spoken about the antisemitism allegations levelled at him, saying he found them 'very painful' and has spent his life 'opposing racism'

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Opinion: By backing a second referendum, GMB show commitment to workers' rights where Labour have failed

Opinion: By backing a second referendum, GMB show commitment to workers' rights where Labour have failed

Opinion: By backing a second referendum, GMB show commitment to workers' rights

Angus Brown of Our Future, Our Choice writes that a second referendum is not about politics, but protecting the workers of Britain

Protesters outside Labour HQ on Tuesday afternoon

Labour have a 'blindspot' when it comes to antisemitism, says Karen Pollock

Labour have a 'blindspot' when it comes to antisemitism, says Karen Pollock

The Chief Executive of the Holocaust Educational Trust says the antisemitism row still isn't over.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Chris Williamson: NEC should add 'caveat' to IHRA examples to preserve freedom of speech

Chris Williamson: NEC should add 'caveat' to IHRA examples to preserve freedom of speech

Williamson: NEC should add 'caveat' to IHRA examples to preserve free speech

Labour MP Chris Williamson has defended the re-election of Peter Willsman to Labour’s National Executive Committee.

Jeremy Corbyn remains silent on whether Labour will accept full antisemitism definition

Jeremy Corbyn silent on whether Labour will accept full antisemitism definition

Jeremy Corbyn silent on whether Labour will accept full antisemitism definition

Jeremy Corbyn refused to answer whether the Labour Party will accept the full IHRA definition of antisemitism as he entered the party's headquarters

Wes Streeting MP: ‘The Conservatives have their own problems with racism’ as Labour’s antisemitism row continues

Wes Streeting MP: ‘The Conservatives have their own problems with racism’ as Labour’s antisemitism row continues

Wes Streeting MP: ‘The Conservatives have their own problems with racism’

Wes Streeting MP has said that the antisemitism had done “enormous damage” to Labour’s reputation but that the Conservatives “have their own problems with racism”.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

Peter Willsman re-elected to Labour's NEC after antisemitism allegations

Peter Willsman re-elected to Labour's NEC after antisemitism allegations

Peter Willsman re-elected to Labour's NEC after antisemitism allegations

Peter Willsman, the Labour NEC member who was accused of antisemitism for calling Jews 'Trump fanatics', has been re-elected to the NEC

Friday, August 31, 2018

Friday, August 31, 2018

Frank Field has become 'disconnected' from Labour, says Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone to Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Frank Field was propping up Theresa May'

Ken Livingstone: 'Frank Field was propping up Theresa May'

The former Mayor of London has said the former Labour whip was "shocked" by Jeremy Corbyn's leadership victory.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

As Frank Field resigns, who are the other Labour MPs concerned about anti-Semitism?

As Frank Field resigns, who are the other Labour MPs concerned about anti-Semitism?

As Frank Field resigns, who are the other MPs concerned over anti-Semitism?

Frank Field, the Labour MP for Birkenhead has resigned the Labour whip over the handling of anti-semitism allegations, but he is not the only Labour MP to voice concerns amid the anti-semitism row.

Frank Field resigns the Labour whip over 'anti-Semitism'

Frank Field resigns the Labour whip over 'anti-Semitism'

Frank Field resigns the Labour whip over 'anti-Semitism'

Frank Field has resigned the Labour whip, citing Jeremy Corbyn's 'attempts to deny' anti-Semitism allegations

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Exclusive: Former Faithless guitarist Dave Randall on Jeremy Corbyn: 'It's outrageous to conflate criticisms of Zionism with being anti-Jewish'

Former Faithless guitarist Dave Randall on Jeremy Corbyn: 'It's outrageous to conflate criticisms of Zionism with being anti-Jewish'

Former Faithless guitarist Dave Randall defends Jeremy Corbyn

Musician and author Dave Randall says support for Corbyn from the music industry won't be dampened by anti-Semitism allegations

Monday, August 27, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Sajid Javid calls Jeremy Corbyn a ‘threat to national security’

Sajid Javid calls Jeremy Corbyn a ‘threat to national security’

Sajid Javid calls Jeremy Corbyn a ‘threat to national security’

Home Secretary Sajid Javid shared a video of Jeremy Corbyn talking about Brits who'd gone to fight Isis, and called him 'one of the biggest threats to national security'

Reading Festival crowd chants 'Oh Jeremy Corbyn' at silent disco

Reading Festival crowd chants 'Oh Jeremy Corbyn' at silent disco

Reading Festival crowd chants 'Oh Jeremy Corbyn' at silent disco

Music fans at Reading Festival show their support for Jeremy Corbyn by chanting the Labour leader's name

Friday, August 24, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

Jewish Leadership chair: 'Corbyn's Zionist comments belong in 1930s Germany'

Jewish Leadership chair: 'Corbyn's Zionist comments belong in 1930s Germany'

Jewish Leadership chair: 'Corbyn's Zionist comments belong in 1930s Germany'

Simon Johnson, chair of the Jewish Leadership Council, said Jeremy Corbyn's 2013 speech in which he said British Zionists "don't understand English irony" were unacceptable

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

New photos emerge of Jeremy Corbyn meeting Hamas members

Photos emerge of Jeremy Corbyn meeting Hamas members on trip he didn't declare

Photos emerge of Jeremy Corbyn meeting Hamas members

Jeremy Corbyn and fellow Labour MP Andrew Slaughter visited the West Bank in 2010 and met with members of Hamas, on a trip that Corbyn did not declare

Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

Westminster Whispers: Anti-Semitism saga could overshadow Labour conference

Westminster Whispers: Anti-Semitism saga could overshadow Labour conference

Westminster Whispers: Anti-Semitism saga could overshadow Labour conference

talkRADIO's political editor Ross Kempsell said Corbyn must act fast to stop the spectre of anti-Semitism scuppering Labour's chances of being a credible opposition

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