• 25 Apr 2017

    Brexit has taken centre stage in the election campaign, with the Shadow Brexit Secretary spelling out Labour’s strategy for handling Britain’s withdrawal from the EU. Sir Keir Starmer said he’d seek to retain the benefits of the single market and would guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in Britain.

  • 25 Apr 2017

    Theresa May has been quick to exploit a new poll suggesting that the Conservative Party is on target for a first election win in Wales in 167 years.

  • 18 Apr 2017

    If we run polling numbers through the Electoral Calculus prediction model, things don’t look good for Labour.

  • 12 Apr 2017

    Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says Labour will commit to the triple-lock guarantee to increase state pensions by at least 2.5%, until 2025, if it wins the next election.

  • 8 Apr 2017

    A continuing row about Mr Livingstone’s membership of the party has followed a disciplinary panel that stopped short of expelling him. That led the writer and comedian David Baddiel to post on Facebook setting out just why he believes Ken Livingstone’s comments are wrong.

  • 6 Mar 2017

    Labour MP Angela Eagle, former shadow business secretary whose Merseyside constituency includes many workers at the Vauxhall plant, and Lord Howard, former leader of the Conservative party.

  • 26 Feb 2017

    Jeremy Corbyn has told his party faithful “it’s not the time to run away” – but as the recriminations over Labour’s Copeland by election defeat mount up, there are plenty within his own ranks who wish he’d do just that. And even his own supporters seem reluctant to rally round.

  • 24 Feb 2017

    Labour’s Shadow Attorney General, Baroness Shami Chakrabarti.

  • 24 Feb 2017

    Snatching catastrophe from the jaws of defeat: Jeremy Corbyn has resisted the growing clamour for him to step down after Labour’s humilating result in Copeland, an area it’s held for decades. There was some consolation when Labour managed to hold on to Stoke-on-Trent, seeing off Ukip’s challenge.

  • 18 Feb 2017

    The Labour leader hits back at Mr Blair’s call yesterday for people to rise up against Brexit. He described that intervention, just a week before a crucial by-election in Stoke, as “not helpful.”

  • 7 Feb 2017

    Brexit Bill – Government passes moment of maximum danger

    The Government has minimised a Tory rebellion by offering Parliament a final vote on the Brexit deal. But MPs would have to choose between the deal – or no deal. The government has fought off the most dangerous of amendments to the Article 50 Bill by a majority of 33. That number, they hope, will subdue the…

  • 13 Jan 2017

    Labour MP John Woodcock and Ukip Chairman Paul Oakden.

  • 13 Jan 2017

    His time in the Commons was, he said, both deeply rewarding and intensely frustrating: with that, the leading Labour MP Tristram Hunt announced he was stepping down from Parliament.

  • 10 Jan 2017

    It was billed as Jeremy Corbyn’s vision for post-Brexit Britain, signalling Labour’s willingness to accept curbs on immigration from the EU as part of any deal.

  • 10 Jan 2017

    Labour’s Shadow Business Secretary, Clive Lewis, and Ukip MEP Patrick O’Flynn debate Corbyn’s pledges.