John McDonnell has said he is “furious” about a briefing note from Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign team that listed 13 Labour MPs who had supposedly abused their party leader, saying he had apologised and would meet the MPs in question.
The words just wouldn’t come. On Monday, Theresa May had tried to find a way of paying tribute to David Cameron but had managed to come up with little more than: “He was OK if you like that kind of thing, I suppose.”
Jeremy Corbyn will use a speech in London on Thursday to announce that Labour will research the radical policy of universal basic income, which would replace means-tested benefits with a flat-rate payment.
David Davis, the Brexit secretary, has been snubbed by UK retail bosses after he tried to call an industry meeting to discuss the pros and cons of exiting the EU.
Nick Clegg has suggested he could follow David Cameron, with whom he spent five years in coalition, out of parliament before 2020.
Jeremy Corbyn has urged his supporters to campaign for jobs and the NHS once the current leadership battle is over.
Economic data is viewed these days through the prism of the vote for Brexit and its implications for the chancellor’s autumn statement in November.
Port Talbot’s derelict Plaza Cinema is a boarded-up patchwork of neglect and decay. Even the colourful murals, which adorn the exterior, of the town’s most famous sons – Michael Sheen, Richard Burton and Sir Anthony Hopkins – cannot conceal the broken windows and soot-smudged facade of this once-loved building.
At 10pm on Thursday, David Cameron’s team thought they were going to win.
Jeremy Corbyn would require companies with more than 250 employees to accept new industrial laws under which they would have to recognise a specific union with which to bargain over pay.
David Davis has dismissed the idea that he and other prominent leave campaigners were put in charge of Brexit so they could be held responsible if it went wrong, saying “there will be plenty of blame to go round” if that were to happen.
Labour’s David Winnick has put forward plans to make voting a ‘civic obligation’. The idea is hardly fair in the current political system.
Steven Woolfe, the Ukip MEP for the North West England region, is a barrister by profession and joined the party’s top team in 2010 when he became economics spokesman under Nigel Farage.
Hilary Benn, the shadow foreign secretary, has signalled Labour could support David Cameron in launching airstrikes in Syria, despite Jeremy Corbyn’s opposition to military action.
Theresa May insisted that controlling immigration and withdrawing from the jurisdiction of the European court of justice would be her priorities during EU exit negotiations, the strongest indication yet that she will lean towards a hard Brexit.
George Osborne has lashed out at criticisms of his plans for further public spending cuts in the next parliament, accusing the BBC of hyperbolic coverage and conjuring up bogus images of the 1930s depression.
The UK faces the stark choice of either a hard Brexit or no Brexit, the president of the European council has said – the first time he has taken such a clear line on the likely outcome of the UK’s exit talks.
The government does not have legal authority to use royal prerogative powers to trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval, the high court has been told.