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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 06 February 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Hilary Benn on seeing the light on Europe

When Britain was last asked to vote on Europe, back in 1975, Hilary Benn was in the No campaign. But, unlike his father, he has since been convinced of the benefits of the EU.

post 15 January 2016
Read more on Michael's blog Ken Livingstone claims arms deal with Emily Thornberry

After 90 minutes, says Ken Livingstone, it was clear he and Labour's new defence spokesman didn't disagree on anything, they both thought it would be wrong for Britain to renew Trident.

article 21 December 2015 UK
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Jeremy Corbyn: his first 100 days as Labour leader

Jeremy Corbyn has now been Labour leader for 100 days. Here are the highlights of his three months in charge.

post 02 December 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Syria debate: Johnson attacks 'self-righteous certitude'

Alan Johnson rebuked Corbyn's team with a sharp speech, but the debate hasn't had the energy of past Commons debates on war.

post 02 December 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Syria vote: Labour rebel slams "unpleasant tactics" of Corbyn's office

A pro-war Labour MP has urged her colleagues who want to vote for airstrikes to stand firm against the "unpleasant tactics" and intimidation from opponents of the war.

post 01 December 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Shadow cabinet 'diehards' hit back at 'bully' Corbyn

A Shadow cabinet minister has accused Jeremy Corbyn of bullying and intimidation after he warned MPs that there would be "no hiding place" in the Syria vote.

post 30 November 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Corbyn shadow cabinet: the sequel

On Syria, David Cameron now has the votes to win comfortably. Even if only 20 Labour MPs joined him he'd win wth a majority of 80 plus.

article 30 November 2015 UK, Syria
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Labour MPs to have free vote on Syria air strikes

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to allow his MPs to vote with their consciences on air strikes against Islamic State in Syria.

article 30 November 2015 UK, Syria
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Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet debates Syria air strikes

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faces a showdown with his most senior colleagues over whether to back the government's stance on air strikes against Islamic State in Syria.