• 16 Sep 2018

    The Chief Rabbi has claimed there’s been “no delivery and no action” when it comes to dealing with anti-Semitism within the Labour Party.

  • 15 Sep 2018

    A comprehensive review of the rail industry is being launched by the Government next week, at a time when services have been plunged into chaos, infuriating long suffering passengers.

  • 14 Sep 2018

    No deal Brexit papers published amid buzz over ‘deal lite’

    The real buzz amongst ministers and officials in the last couple of weeks has been talk of how a “no deal” might be avoided with a “deal lite”.

  • 12 Sep 2018

    Tory rebels plan in the open as Brexit deal approaches

    If a deal is signed at a special EU summit on 13 November, it will probably be pretty woolly on the future relationship. That seems to be the switch in approach that has made some officials dare to start mapping out a draft timetable for the weeks ahead. The week beginning 26th November could see three…

  • 12 Sep 2018

    At the TUC, the Shadow Chancellor’s appearance got a standing ovation. His focus was workers’ rights, saying a Labour government would ban zero-hours contracts, introduce a living wage of £10 an hour and scrap anti-trade union laws. He didn’t rule out a second referendum on Brexit, saying his preferred option was a general election.

  • 11 Sep 2018

    We spoke to Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell ahead of his speech at the TUC and began by asking him about criticism that extending more rights to gig economy workers would cause jobs to be lost, before questioning him about Brexit.

  • 10 Sep 2018

    At the Trade Union Congress in Manchester, delegates have voted to keep open the option of a public vote on any final Brexit deal. Not a second referendum, say union Leaders, but a say on any deal affecting pay and employment rights.

  • 10 Sep 2018

    Eighty Conservative MPs will vote against the Chequers plan, according to the former Brexit minister Steve Baker. His European Research Group of Conservative MPs says it will set out some alternative plans for Brexit, although not a full manifesto that some had talked about. There are also Tory MPs on the other side of the Brexit argument who are…

  • 9 Sep 2018

    Boris Johnson is facing a furious backlash from fellow Conservatives after claiming Theresa May’s Brexit plan had put the UK in a ‘suicide vest’.

  • 8 Sep 2018

    One of Jeremy Corbyn’s most senior allies – the shadow Chancellor John McDonnell – has denied that party moderates are being systematically targeted.

  • 8 Sep 2018

    It’s not just Labour which is becoming even more embroiled in internal wrangling – former Conservative frontbencher Guto Bebb has joined the calls for a second Brexit referendum.

  • 7 Sep 2018

    A Labour MP has told Channel 4 News she was “targeted” by activists for her support of Israel, after a vote of no confidence defeat among local members.

  • 5 Sep 2018

    Boring; untrue; a work of fiction; nothing more than falsehoods from disgruntled former employees. That’s what the White House says about veteran journalist Bob Woodward’s latest book.

  • 5 Sep 2018

    Salisbury poisoning: what can the Government do to punish Russia?

    Today’s forensic exposure of how GRU agents carried out the Salisbury poisoning is part of the Government’s attempt to hit back at the Russian state.

  • 3 Sep 2018

    “Two thirds of Diddly Squat” is what we’ll get from Theresa May’s Chequers Brexit plan, according to Boris Johnson. In reply, her office said that his criticisms were not accompanied by an alternative plan. So began the back-to-school Brexit bickering, which looks like it’s fast developing into a full-scale feud.