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article 16 November 2012 Politics
Labour regains Corby but police vote turnout is low
Labour achieves a 12.7 per cent swing to retake Corby from the Tories following Louise Mensch's resignation. But turnout in England and Wales is very low in the election for police commissioners.

Labour achieves a 12.7 per cent swing to retake Corby from the Tories following Louise Mensch's resignation. But turnout in England and Wales is very low in the election for police commissioners.

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post 18 July 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Labour leadership challenge: Angela Eagle or Owen Smith?

It looks like we will be down to one challenger to Jeremy Corbyn very soon indeed. The two rival candidates have decided that the one with fewer nominations will stand aside.

post 14 July 2016
Read more on Cathy Newman's blog Labour leadership must stand up to intimidation and abuse

When I interviewed Johanna Baxter, a member of Labour¿s ruling National Executive Committee, last night, it was clear to me how upset she was about the abuse and intimidation she says she¿s received.

article 28 June 2016 Politics
Jeremy Corbyn (Reuters)
Corbyn vows to remain Labour leader after no confidence vote

Labour MPs overwhelmingly back a motion of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn after he failed to help secure a Remain vote in the EU referendum - but the Labour leader says he will not resign.

article 26 June 2016 UK
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Corbyn hit by Labour resignations after Brexit vote

Jeremy Corbyn is hit by mass resignations from his top team as his position as Labour leader is challenged by some of his MPs, with Hilary Benn calling on him to resign.

post 24 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Who voted for Remain and Leave?

In England, Leave voters (39 per cent) were more than twice as likely as Remain voters (18 per cent) to describe themselves either as "English not British" or "more English than British".

article 24 June 2016 Politics
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Margaret Hodge calls for no confidence vote in Jeremy Corbyn

The veteran Labour backbencher has tabled a motion of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn as party leader after he failed to convince voters to back Remain.

article 24 June 2016 UK
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Cameron announces resignation as UK votes to leave EU

David Cameron says he will stand down as Prime Minister as the UK votes to leave the European Union, while Scotland's First Minister says a second independence referendum is "highly likely".

post 21 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron's message: don't harm your children and grandchildren

He said that the issue "above all" is the economy, in the knowledge that for many voters "immigration" tops it.

article 20 June 2016 UK
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Jo Cox: Commons pays tribute to dead MP

Politicians from across the political divide pay an emotional tribute to Labour MP Jo Cox, who was killed in her constituency last week.