Labour leadership: The key policies of Keir Starmer, Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy Candidates must convince members they can revive Labour's fortunes after its worst electoral defeat since 1935 Independent - Published 1 day ago
Labour leadership: Who is Lisa Nandy and what are her key policies? Wigan MP highlights the needs of smaller towns in Labour's heartland areas Independent - Published 1 day ago
Tony Blair endorses Ian Murray for Labour deputy role
Former prime minister Tony Blair has given his endorsement to Ian Murray to become Labour's next deputy leader. The Edinburgh South MP is up against former shadow cabinet members Rosena Allin-Khan,..
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Government accused of 'dog-whistle politics' on immigration
Labour has accused the Government of "dog-whistle politics" following Home Secretary Priti Patel's statement on the new points-based immigration system. Shadow Immigration Minister Bell Ribeiro-Addy..
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Starmer 'astonished' that PM hasn't visited flood-hit areas
Sir Keir Starmer says he is "astonished" that the prime minister has not visited the flood-hit regions of the UK. The Labour leadership candidate said that Boris Johnson's decision not to hold Cobra..
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Starmer: Labour members 'want to turn a corner'
Labour members begin casting their votes on Monday to elect Jeremy Corbyn's replacement successor as party leader. Frontrunner Sir Keir Starmer says that the Labour Party has been "taking lumps out of..
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Final Labour leadership hustings before voting starts
The candidates vying to be the next leader of the Labour Party have told members at the Durham hustings how they would win back seats lost to the Conservatives in the 2019 General Elections. Report by..
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John McDonnell: Julian Assange should not be extradited to the US
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the US for political purposes. The Labour politician on Thursday visited Assange for two hours at..
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Tony Blair calls for 'head-to-toe renewal' of Labour
Former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair has called for a "born again, head-to-toe renewal" of his party, highlighting its failings at the last election over the Brexit issue. Report by Etemadil. Like..
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Post-Brexit UK plans to end 'cheap labour from Europe'
The UK has set out plans to prioritize access for high-skilled workers from around the world in its post-Brexit points-based immigration system, while putting an end to a reliance on "cheap labour from..
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Labour hit out at 'not thought through' immigration policy
Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott has accused the Government of trying to 'crack down' on immigration rushing through a policy that has 'not been thought through' and could harm the economy. Report by..
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Diane Abbott backs Rebecca Long Bailey for leader
Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott has backed Rebecca Long Bailey for leader of the Labour party. Ms Abbott admits Long Bailey will come under attack as Jeremy Corbyn did, but disputes suggestions she..
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Labour: Leadership candidates discuss the problems in their party
Rebecca Long-Bailey, Keir Starmer and Lisa Nandy discuss what needs to change in the Labour Party on a TV debate. All three leadership candidates agreed there was not just one thing that has led to..
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Labour leadership candidates call for social media change
Labour leadership candidates have called for a change to how social media companies police themselves. Their comments come after TV presenter Caroline Flack took her own life, Sir Keir said the wider..
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Emily Thornberry out of Labour leadership contest
Emily Thornberry has been eliminated from the Labour leadership contest after narrowly failing to secure the nominations she needed to make it into the final ballot of party members. At the midnight..
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Corbyn accuses Johnson of deportation double standards
Jeremy Corbyn has challenged Boris Johnson on the deportation of convicted offenders to Jamaica who were brought to the UK as children by saying "Is it one rule for young black boys from the Caribbean..
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Boris defends climate goals in wake of COP26 issues
Boris Johnson has defended his governments climate goals following comments from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on COP26 issues. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..
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Johnson and Corbyn praise emergency services in PMQs
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn praise emergency services for their response to the terrorist attack in Streatham during PMQs. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at..
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Corbyn on Brexit day: “It’s a day of reflection”
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says "it's a very important day for everybody, whether they voted leave or remain, because it is deciding the future direction of the country.” Mr Corbyn also stressed the..
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Labour leadership contender Starmer makes freedom of movement pledge
Labour leadership contender Sir Keir Starmer has pledged to reverse Boris Johnson’s end to freedom of movement for European Union citizens in the UK if he becomes prime minister. Sir Keir, who has..
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'Repetition!' Corbyn and PM pay tribute to Nicholas Parsons
Jeremy Corbyn opened his appearance at PMQs on Wednesday by paying tribute to veteran broadcaster Nicholas Parsons, who died on Tuesday aged 96. The Labour leader said: "This Friday the UK will be..
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Labour leadership: Keir Starmer refuses to say whether he would keep Corbyn in shadow cabinet Frontrunner vows to abolish minimum salary threshold for migrant workers Independent - Published 2 days ago
Boris Johnson news – live: 'Livid' Priti Patel demands Home Office leak inquiry amid bullying allegations, as voting opens in Labour leadership contest Follow all the latest updates from Westminster Independent - Published 2 days ago Budget: Boris Johnson's government set to spend more than Labour under Blair, says think tank Splurge 'will fail to tackle decade of decline caused by Tories,' warns John McDonnell Independent - Published 2 days ago
Divisions in Durham: Labour members split over future at last hustings before members vote on new leader 'If we get the wrong person in now,' says one supporter, 'we will be out of power for another 10 years' Independent - Published 3 days ago
Jewish Labour election candidate accuses Tory rivals of inciting racial hatred against him Police investigating social media abuse after candidate's picture emblazoned on billboard Independent - Published 3 days ago
Labour leadership contest: Lisa Nandy says party treated its voters as 'irrational or racist' on immigration over past 20 years Exclusive: 'As immigration climbed up the list of voters' priorities, there was a shallowness of understanding in our analysis and a lack of courage in our response', says leadership hopeful Independent - Published 4 days ago Who is Rebecca Long Bailey? The Labour leadership contender and her key policies The Salford and Eccles MP has long been touted as a possible successor to Jeremy Corbyn Independent - Published 5 days ago
Windrush draft 'branding Home Office institutionally racist was watered down' 'The victims' nationality and rights were denied because of the colour of their skin,' says Labour MP David Lammy Independent - Published 6 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn says he is ready to serve in shadow cabinet after he is replaced as Labour leader Leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey has suggested she could offer him a job Independent - Published 6 days ago
Tony Blair says he would refuse to sign trans rights pledge Former Labour prime minister warns leadership candidates not to launch 'culture war' with right over identity issues Independent - Published 6 days ago
Blackburn Asian women councillors 'forced out' by Labour party Saima Afzal and Maryam Batan were the first female Asians to be elected to Blackburn council. BBC News - Published 6 days ago Labour needs 'fundamental reconstruction' to survive, Blair warns to mark party's 120th anniversary 'Out of 120 years, Labour has been in power for just over 30 of them,' says former Labour PM Independent - Published 6 days ago
Labour MPs threatening to quit party if Long-Bailey becomes leader 'must trigger immediate by-elections' Exclusive: 'If constituents voted for a Labour MP, they deserve to be represented by a Labour MP,' says Dawn Butler Independent - Published 1 week ago Priti Patel says there is 'no such thing' as dabbling in drugs, despite Boris Johnson and other cabinet members having admitted dabbling in drugs 'Why is it one rule for cabinet members and another for my constituents?' asks Labour MP David Lammy Independent - Published 1 week ago
Priti Patel says it's 'right' workers speak English before entering UK ahead of immigration announcement Home secretary says new policy puts control of immigration in hands of British government for first time in decades – but Labour brands it 'meaningless' Independent - Published 1 week ago Labour leadership: Contenders urged to overhaul UK's 'decaying' electoral system and adopt proportional representation Exclusive: Lib Dems tell three canididates 'it isn't good enough for the next Labour leader to sit on their hands and do nothing' Independent - Published 1 week ago
Lisa Nandy: Labour leadership candidate would abolish monarchy Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for new inquiry into press ethics in wake of Caroline Flack death Independent - Published 1 week ago Majority of ethnic minority MPs have experienced racism at Westminster, survey suggests Labour MP Dawn Butler says she was once escorted out of the members' tea room by security Independent - Published 1 week ago
Labour MP who chairs Kashmir committee 'treated like criminal and deported' upon arrival at India airport Debbie Abrahams has been a vocal critic of Modi administration's human rights record in Muslim-majority Kashmir Independent - Published 1 week ago Rebecca Long-Bailey says women's refuges must accept trans women and urges Labour members to 'stop having this debate' 'There is no conflict between the protection of women and trans rights', leadership contender argues Independent - Published 1 week ago
Keir Starmer 'not concerned' with being labelled a Blairite or a Corbynista in Labour leadership race Asked if he is 'on the left or the right', leadership favourite insists: 'What I want is what matters. Where other people badge that doesn't particularly concern me' Independent - Published 1 week ago Rebecca Long-Bailey says Labour 'couldn't refuse' Scotland a second independence referendum Leadership rival Starmer warns of SNP 'trap' over constitutional question Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Senior Tory triggers alarm over failure to commit to key European human rights convention 'Our institutions of liberal democracy—the BBC, the judiciary and the civil service—are under attack', warns Labour MP Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Labour leader: Emily Thornberry out the race after failing to make it on to ballot Emily Thornberry is out of the Labour leadership race after failing to make it on to the final members' ballot. Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Labour MP to be tested for coronavirus A Labour MP has revealed that he will be tested for coronavirus after going to a conference which was attended by a person who later tested positive for the virus. Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Tracy Brabin: Labour MP's off-the-shoulder dress raises £20,000 for charity 'It's extremely humbling to be able to do this for Girlguiding,' says shadow culture secretary Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Labour candidate calls for leadership contests to be suspended over fresh data controversy Labour bosses under fire after suddenly refusing access to full membership lists from Friday, as promised Independent - Published 2 weeks ago MP Tracy Brabin's off-the-shoulder dress sells for £20k Labour MP Tracy Brabin auctioned off the dress for charity after it caused controversy in the Commons. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Labour leadership: Thornberry says Corbyn's office told her concerns over relations with Jewish community weren't 'any of her business' 'I was told that it wasn't any of my business,' says shadow foreign secretary Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Labour leadership: Emily Thornberry says Rebecca Long-Bailey did not do enough on antisemitism in hustings clash Remaining leadership hopefuls clash over antisemitism and nationalisation plans in televised debate Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
'One rule for black boys and another for white boys': Corbyn condemns Boris Johnson hypocrisy over Jamaica deportation flights Labour leader accuses PM of trying to mislead public over seriousness of crimes committed by some of those sent to Caribbean Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Rebecca Long-Bailey sparks Labour row after pledging to fight 'transphobic' women's groups Leadership contender under fire after backing campaign to expel party members for 'bigoted transphobic views' Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Boris Johnson news – live: Outrage over PM's 'alarming' plan to limit power of courts, as Labour leadership candidate sparks transphobia row Follow all the latest developments Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Dislike of Jeremy Corbyn to blame for Labour's election disaster not Brexit, major survey finds Leader seen as weak, indecisive, unpatriotic, 'stuck in the past' and apparently sympathetic to terrorists Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Labour leadership: Keir Starmer's team urge party bosses to intervene over 'unfair' hacking probe Race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn descends into acrimony Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Labour leadership: Up to 40 MPs 'considering quitting' party if Rebecca Long-Bailey wins race Splits emerge as contest to succeed Jeremy Corbyn descends into acrimony Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
100 years of the UK Labour Party's ups and downs What 100 years of voting tells us about the scale of the task ahead for a new Labour leader. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago Post-Brexit 'free ports' will let companies and super-rich avoid tax, Labour warns Ministers say scheme will create business hubs and turbocharge economy Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
'Our future lies with Europe': Labour leadership candidate Lisa Nandy calls for close ties with EU Party should be ready to tear up Boris Johnson deal and seek better access to single market, says MP for Wigan Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Corbyn's 'cabal' of top aides sabotaged election campaign, says Labour leader's close friend Exclusive: Adviser says 'people who'd never negotiated anything more than an extended tea-break were left in charge', reports Rob Merrick Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
'Meow!': Thornberry and Long-Bailey clash over late-night pizza eating remark at Labour leadership hustings Leadership outsider says Labour must stop being 'cuddly hopeless Lefties' Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Sadiq Khan launches 'biggest ever' drive to sign up postal voters ahead of London mayoral elections Exclusive: Labour mayor says party must not be 'squeamish' about pushing early voting Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Jeremy Corbyn to snub Labour inquiry into disastrous election defeat Exclusive: Damning report expected on the eve of announcement of next party leader Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Rebecca Long-Bailey vows to 'back workers in every dispute' if she becomes Labour leader Candidate to replace Jeremy Corbyn says she will stand on the side of trade unions 'no questions asked' Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Yvette Cooper: Tory candidate jailed over threatening messages claiming he would pay 'crackheads' to harm Labour MP Pro-Brexit Conservative defends giving character reference to activist after conviction Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Yvette Cooper: Knottingley man jailed over threats about MP A Conservative local election candidate said he was "organising to hurt" the Labour MP. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Labour leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey pledges workers can turn phones off out of hours 'We can work hard, be paid for the work we do and keep that precious time with our friends and family, uninterrupted by emails or demands,' says leadership hopeful Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Keir Starmer demands overhaul of 'deeply flawed' universal credit to protect domestic abuse survivors Exclusive: Current system gives controlling partners 'easy mechanism' to commit financial abuse, warns Labour leadership contender Independent - Published 3 weeks ago