Councils in Scotland have borrowed record amounts to fund capital projects and are exposing themselves to even greater, long-term debts through private financing contracts organised through the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT).
Labour MP Jess Phillips has spoken of her determination to see Labour win the 2020 general election, saying she would knife Jeremy Corbyn “in the front, not the back” if it looks like he is damaging the party’s chances of electoral success.
David Cameron’s hopes of restricting EU migrants’ access to welfare could be realised, but only until someone has been resident for six months, as part of a package of reforms already being drawn up inside the European commission.
Labour peers will on Monday dispute claims by the government that extending votes to 16- and 17-year-olds in the European Union referendum would cost £6m, as the EU referendum bill returns to the House of Lords.
John Prescott has accused critics of Jeremy Corbyn within his own party of continuing “the war that they lost”, describing Labour MPs opposed to the Labour leader as “Bitterites”.
Now former British Prime Minister Maggie Thatcher was many things, but a ditherer she wasn't.
Labour was embroiled in its own row over airport expansion on Saturday night as the party’s candidate to be London mayor, Sadiq Khan, called on Jeremy Corbyn to rule out a third runway at Heathrow once and for all and back expansion of Gatwick airport as official party policy.
David Cameron is ready to consider a “plan B” to curb EU migration to the UK, which would involve strict new limits on benefit payments to out-of-work migrants rather than those in jobs, as he seeks to cobble together a new deal for Britain in Europe.
There was a time when he walked into the Labour party like he was walking on to a yacht. The vanity is still there, but the man isn’t.
David Cameron should investigate the role his office played in alleged bullying within the Conservative party’s youth wing, the Labour party has said.
Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith has apologised for saying the party should do more to “smash Theresa May back on her heels”.
Nick Clegg, one of the most senior pro-European MPs in the Commons, has said there will be uproar if parliament is not allowed to vote on how Brexit talks are approached and the terms of any deal to leave the EU.