Labour Party

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing a hard Brexit', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal over Brexit' says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing hard Brexit'

Lib Dem leader rubbishes idea of 'Progressive Alliance' with anti-Corbyn Labour MPs: it's a non-starter

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Theresa May early election: Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn responds to Prime Minister's call

Theresa May early election: Bullish Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fight on the NHS, not Brexit

Bullish Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fight on the NHS, not Brexit

The Labour leader has posted a statement on social media to respond to the Prime Minister's call for an early election

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn to promise pay rise if Labour wins next General Election

Jeremy Corbyn to give pay rise to six million people if Labour wins next General Election

Corbyn to give pay rise to six million people if Labour wins next election

The Labour Leader is to make a keynote speech in Luton on Monday

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

Labour split as Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson take opposing sides about US Syria airstrike

Labour split on Syria strikes as Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson take opposing sides

Labour split on Syria strikes as Corbyn and Watson take opposing sides

The leader and deputy leader of the Labour Party have taken opposite sides of the debate

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Labour private school tax plan crumbles after questions raised over evidence

Jeremy Corbyn's free school meals plan crumbles over evidence gap

Jeremy Corbyn's free school meals plan crumbles over evidence gap

Jeremy Corbyn plans to impose VAT on private schools in order to provide free meals to primary schools

Leaked Cabinet document leads to accusations Theresa May 'sabotaged' Government plan to explain immigration benefits for Britain

Brexit: Theresa May 'sabotaged' pro-immigration campaign, cabinet document suggests

Theresa May 'sabotaged' pro-immigration campaign, cabinet document suggests

The Prime Minister has been accused of blocking a bid to explain the positive benefits during the EU referendum after a Cabinet document leaked to The Independent

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Ken Livingstone Hitler Zionism row: Was the Labour Party's choice not to expel the former London Mayor the right decision?

Ken Livingstone Hitler Zionism row: Was Labour's non-expulsion the right decision?

Was Labour's choice not to expel the Ken Livingstone the right decision?

The former London Mayor narrowly avoided expulsion from the party, one year after his comments sparked one of the worst political storms to affect Labour in decades

The decision not to expel Ken Livingstone has brought a deluge of criticism

Momentum organiser defends Jeremy Corbyn over Ken Livingstone row

Momentum organiser defends Corbyn over Ken Livingstone row

Rachel Godfrey-Wood told talkRADIO supporters of Israel want to create a climate in which people fear to criticise the Jewish state

Jeremy Corbyn facing Labour revolt over Ken Livingstone suspension ruling

Jeremy Corbyn facing Labour revolt over Ken Livingstone suspension ruling

Jeremy Corbyn facing Labour revolt over Ken Livingstone suspension ruling

A suspension decision saw Ken Livingstone avoid total expulsion from the Labour Party, a ruling which has sparked fury from MPs and Jewish groups

Ken Livingstone: 'Panel didn't expel me because their lawyers told them I'd get a judicial review and they'd have looked like idiots'

Ken Livingstone mocks Blairites after being spared expulsion by Labour over Hitler Zionism row

Ken Livingstone mocks Blairites after being spared expulsion by Labour

The former London Mayor was suspended from the party for another year in a decision which has sparked controversy

Labour decision to suspend Ken Livingstone draws fire from MPs and Jewish groups

Ken Livingstone: Labour deputy leader Tom Watson says party has 'shamed us all'

Labour No.2 Tom Watson says party has 'shamed us all' over Ken Livingstone

The former London Mayor was suspended for another year over his comments about Adolf Hitler and Zionism, when he might have been expelled for them

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn is in a new crisis as poll shows support at a two-year low

Labour and Jeremy Corbyn in fresh crisis as poll shows sharpest drop in support for two years

Corbyn in fresh crisis as Labour suffers sharpest dip in support for two years

A poll by the company ICM reveals support for Labour at lowest level since Ed Miliband lost 2015 general election

Ken Livingstone to face hearing over Hitler Zionism claims

Ken Livingstone blames Jewish newspaper 'lies' for Hitler Zionism row on eve of expulsion hearing

Ken Livingstone blames Jewish newspaper 'lies' for Hitler Zionism row

Last year, the former London Mayor sparked a major firestorm after he claimed Adolf Hitler supported the creation of a Jewish State

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Croydon asylum seeker attack: Four more arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Croydon asylum seeker attack: Five charged over savage beating of Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker

Five charged over Croydon ayslum seeker attack

Nine people have been arrested in a suspected hate crime on a 17-year-old Kurdish-Iranian man, who was left in a serious but stable condition

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

'Type in Numpty and Jeremy Corbyn will pop up - Twitter blasts Labour Leader over PMQs on the day Article 50 is triggered

'Type in Numpty and Jeremy Corbyn will pop up' - Twitter blasts Labour Leader again over PMQs

Jeremy Corbyn receives yet more criticism over PMQs performance

The Twitterati are not happy with the Labour Leader over PMQs on the day Article 50 is triggered

Brexit: Sir Keir Starmer lays out what he wants to hear from Theresa May ahead of Article 50 triggering

Brexit: Sir Keir Starmer lays out what he wants to hear from Theresa May ahead of Article 50 triggering

Sir Keir Starmer says what he wants to hear from Theresa May

The shadow Brexit secretary spoke to Paul Ross ahead of the beginning of the formal negotiation period

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Labour puts up socialist MEP to contest Manchester Gorton seat

Labour puts up socialist MEP Afzal Khan to contest Manchester Gorton by-election against George Galloway

Labour puts up socialist MEP to contest Manchester Gorton seat

The long-standing MEP will battle it out with Galloway to win the seat after the death of its former occupant, Sir Gerald Kaufman, in February

'London attack is absolutely deplorable, there's no justification,' says Khalid Mahmood MP

Westminster attack: MP Khalid Mahmood says 'we couldn't believe what was happening in front of our eyes'

'We couldn't believe what was happening in front of our eyes'

Khalid Mahmood, the Labour MP for Birmingham Perry Barr, was trapped in Parliament as the attack unfolded

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Unite's Len McCluskey fires back at Tom Watson MP, denies takeover allegations

Unite's Len McCluskey fires back at Tom Watson MP, denies Labour coup claims

Unite's Len McCluskey fires back at Tom Watson MP, denies Labour coup claims

The boss of the union has denied plans to join with Momentum to take over the Labour Party

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Kezia Dugdale on alleged Momentum-Unite pact: 'It seems very much off the agenda but would have to stop in election period'

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale backs Jeremy Corbyn despite Momentum plot claims

Scottish Labour leader backs Corbyn despite Momentum plot claims

The Scottish Labour Leader spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the reported Unite-Momentum pact.

Kezia Dugdale: 'Nicola Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity, but SNP have had four different stances on EU membership'

Kezia Dugdale: 'Nicola Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity - but she can't make up her own mind on EU'

Kezia Dugdale: 'Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity, then keeps changing her mind'

The leader of the Labour Party in Scotland popped by the studio for a discussion with Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Snap election suicide for the Labour Party, but some who see no option to remove Jeremy Corbyn', says Sun Columnist Trevor Kavanagh

Snap election: 'Some Labour MPs are willing to commit political suicide to remove Jeremy Corbyn'

'Some Labour MPs are willing to destroy their party to remove Corbyn'

Trevor Kavanagh spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the chances of Theresa May calling an early election

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could return in spectacular comeback if Theresa May holds early election'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could make spectacular comeback if Theresa May holds early election'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could return if Theresa May holds early election'

The former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills spoke to Paul Ross about the future of the Liberal Democrats

Labour in chaos after Corbyn supporters Momentum are accused of plotting party takeover with Unite

Labour in chaos as Corbyn deputy says Momentum coup plans 'have to be stopped'

Labour in chaos as Corbyn deputy says Momentum coup plans 'have to be stopped'

The Corbyn-supporting group, led by Jon Lansman, was revealed to be planning to link with the union, which led to a public row

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

George Osborne to edit Evening Standard: Six other journalism jobs - and the MPs who could fill them

Six other MPs who could follow George Osborne into journalism

We have a few suggestions as to what publications prominent MPs should edit

'There has to be a maximum spend, else Tories could buy the election,' says Stephen Pound MP

'There has to be a maximum election spend, else Tories could buy it' says Stephen Pound MP

'There has to be a maximum election spend, else Tories could buy it'

Stephen Pound, Labour MP for Ealing North, spoke to Paul Ross about the ongoing storm surrounding the Conservative Party's election expenses

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

George Galloway defends against caller accusing him of 'belittling' Jeremy Corbyn

George Galloway defends himself against accusations of 'belittling' Jeremy Corbyn

George Galloway defends himself against accusations of 'belittling' Corbyn

Caller was responding to interview in which Galloway mentioned Tories' huge poll lead over Labour

Scottish independence: 'Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is only a diversion', says Ian Murray MP

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is an appalling diversion, says Ian Murray MP

Nicola Sturgeon announcement is an appalling diversion, says Scottish Labour MP

Ian Murray, Labour's only MP in Scotland for Edinburgh South, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Scottish First Minister's referendum vote announcement

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Indyref: 'Jeremy Corbyn's mandate is to destroy the Labour Party, not the UK', says columnist Tom Harris

Jeremy Corbyn will destroy the union by backing 'No' in Scottish referendum, says former Labour MP

Indyref: 'Jeremy Corbyn's mandate is to destroy the Labour Party, not the UK'

Tom Harris, Telegraph Columnist and former MP, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the comments the Labour Leader made over the weekend about Scottish independence

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Budget 2017: 'There's massive unfairness in the tax system' says Institute for Fiscal Studies associate director

Budget NI row: Philip Hammond is right to address unfair tax system, says thinktank director

Philip Hammond is right to address unfair tax system, says thinktank director

Helen Miller, associate director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, spoke to Paul Ross about Phillip Hammond's plans to raise National Insurance contributions for self-employed workers

Budget 2017: 'Unlike Tammy Wynette, Theresa May isn’t backing her man, she’s doing a strategic withdrawal', says Peter Dowd MP

Budget 2017: 'Unlike Tammy Wynette, Theresa May isn’t backing her man' says Peter Dowd MP

'Theresa May isn’t backing her man, she’s doing a strategic withdrawal', says MP

Peter Dowd spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's comments on Philip Hammond's National Insurance hike

Budget 2017: Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt over NI hike

Budget 2017: Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt over NI hike

Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt on NI hike

The Prime Minister defended the change, but insisted she'd listen to the concerns raised by MPs

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review National Insurance hike

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review National Insurance hike

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review NI hike

The measure to raise National Insurance contributions from self-employed workers by 2% has proved controversial

Budget 2017: 'Jeremy Corbyn's response to the National Insurance hike was hopeless', says Times Red Box Editor

Budget 2017: 'Jeremy Corbyn's response to national insurance hike was hopeless', says Times Red Box Editor

'Jeremy Corbyn's response to national insurance hike was hopeless'

Matt Chorley, who edits the Times Red Box, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about how the Labour leader reacted to the planned changes in the Budget.

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners will be unaffected by National Insurance hike', says analyst

Analyst says budget criticism is overblown as only 50% of self-employed people will be affected

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners unaffected by National Insurance hike'

Stephen Clarke, a policy analyst for the Resolution Foundation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned rise in National insurance payments for self-employed people

Phillip Hammond defends National Insurance increase after Budget is unveiled

Hammond blames Brexit for 'broken election promises' on national insurance

Hammond blames Brexit for 'broken election promises' on national insurance

The Chancellor is to raise the contributions towards National Insurance made by self-employed people by 2%

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Our host went in on the leader of the Scottish Labour Party while speaking to a caller on his show.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

William Haque calls for Theresa May to hold early election, blasts Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May urged to hold early election - before Labour replace Jeremy Corbyn with someone better

William Hague calls for Theresa May to hold early election, blasts Jeremy Corbyn

The former Foreign Secretary insisted the Prime Minister should hold the election as he argues she needs a bigger majority in the Commons to implement Brexit

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn insists there's 'nothing hidden' in his taxes as he publishes his returns

Jeremy Corbyn insists tax return 'missing income' claims are untrue

Jeremy Corbyn insists there's 'nothing hidden' in his taxes

The Labour Party rejected claims their leader had failed to declare £40,000 of his income

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Government Ministers seek to overturn House of Lords demand after first bill defeat

Government ministers vow to overturn Brexit defeat in Lords

Government ministers vow to overturn Brexit defeat in Lords

The Lords defied Theresa May over an opposition amendment to guarantee the rights of EU nationals

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

George Galloway deals with a disgruntled caller on his show

George Galloway deals with a disgruntled caller on his show

George Galloway deals with a disgruntled caller on his show

Our host was speaking to Mark from Liverpool, who had a bit of a gripe with him about the situation of the Labour Party situation

George Galloway on the reasons why he's angry with Jeremy Corbyn: 'I'm angry he allowed Blairite traitors to destabilise the Labour movement'

George Galloway on Corbyn: 'I'm angry he allowed Blairite traitors to destabilise the Labour movement'

'Jeremy Corbyn allowed Blairite traitors to destabilise entire Labour movement'

Speaking to a caller on his show, George explained his frustrations with the Labour leader where he made his frustrations clear

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Paul Nuttall: 'Hillsborough question' will impact him in by-election, says Times Red Box editor

Paul Nuttall: 'Hillsborough question' will impact him in by-election, says Times Red Box editor

Paul Nuttall: 'The Hillsborough question' will affect by-election, says editor

Matt Chorley, editor of the Times Red Box and newest Press Gallery Chairman, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the UKIP leader's admission that claims made about his association with Hillsborough were false

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

Our host was speaking to a caller where he told her the abuse suffered by the shadow home secretary was 'a national disgrace'

Stoke by-election: 'It's like Labour are trying to lose by putting up Gareth Snell', says journalist Harry Cole

Stoke by-election: It's like Labour are trying to lose by putting up Gareth Snell, says journalist Harry Cole

Stoke by-election: 'It's like Labour are trying to lose with Gareth Snell'

Harry Cole, Westminster correspondent for The Sun, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the candidate following his apology for offensive tweets

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Diane Abbott: 'How is it racist or sexist to say you don't fancy someone?' asks Julia Hartley-Brewer

Diane Abbott text row: 'How is it racist or sexist to say you don't fancy someone?' asks Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia asks: 'How it is racist or sexist to say you don't fancy Diane Abbott?'

Julia Hartley-Brewer was speaking to councillor Claudia Webbe about the texts in which David Davis appeared to insult Diane Abbott's appearance

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott following leaked text messages

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott in leaked texts

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott

An exchange of texts about the shadow home secretary was leaked to the Mail on Sunday yesterday

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Brexit: Labour party under fire after Jeremy Corbyn's ally Clive Lewis resigns

Brexit: Labour in crisis as Jeremy Corbyn ally Clive Lewis resigns

Labour in crisis as Corbyn ally resigns ahead of Article 50 vote

The MP for Norwich South and former shadow business secretary resigned his position, claiming he was acting in the interests of his constituents

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Brexit is 'a serious risk', says Dominic Grieve MP ahead of final Article 50 bill vote

Brexit: Remainer Dominic Grieve MP claims victory on 'take it or leave it' concession

Remain MP Dominic Grieve claims victory on 'take it or leave it' concession

The MP for Beaconsfield and former attorney general said the country needs 'good governance' ahead the negotiations

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

George Galloway: 'Breaking a three-line whip is petrifying for most MPs - not me'

George Galloway: 'Breaking a three-line whip is petrifying for most MPs - not me'

Labour MPs who defy Corbyn on Article 50 will be petrified, says George Galloway

Our presenter explained how the three-line whip works to a caller named Steven

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

George Galloway: 'I've known Diane Abbott 30 years, the attacks she's faced sicken me'

George Galloway: I've known Diane Abbott 30 years and the Brexit attacks she's faced sicken me

George Galloway: 'I'm sickened by the attacks on Diane Abbott'

Our presenter came to the defence of the Shadow Home Secretary after she was too ill to vote on the first reading of the Brexit bill

UK mosques welcome visitors as Jeremy Corbyn sends a message to Donald Trump

Jeremy Corbyn tells Donald Trump: 'Let's drink tea together, not build walls'

Jeremy Corbyn tells Donald Trump: 'Let's drink tea together, not build walls'

The Labour leader made the comment as UK mosques opened their doors to people of other faiths

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

 George Galloway: 'I can’t think of anyone less Churchillian than Owen Smith'

George Galloway: 'I can’t think of anyone less Churchillian than Owen Smith'

George Galloway: 'I can’t think of anyone less Churchillian than Owen Smith'

Our presenter spoke to a caller in Luton, James, about the MP for Pontypridd voting against the Brexit bill in its first reading

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Anti-Semitic hate crime report: 'There’s never been a country as safe for Jews as Britain is now', says journalist Stephen Pollard

'Jeremy Corbyn and Labour prefer to protect anti-semitic bigots than their Jewish victims'

'Jeremy Corbyn and Labour prefer to protect anti-semite bigots than Jews'

Stephen Pollard, the editor of the Jewish Chronicle, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the report which shows an increase in anti-Semitic hate crime

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Brexit bill: 'The people gave their verdict, Parliament must give Theresa May right to trigger Article 50,' says former Vote Leave CEO

Tories are united on Brexit - Europe's now Labour's problem, says former Vote Leave CEO

'Conservatives are united, it's now the Labour Party who are divided on Europe'

Matthew Elliot, a senior fellow at the Legatum Institute thinktank and former Vote Leave CEO, insisted the Brexit vote has to be upheld despite growing tension in the Labour Party

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