An unrepentant Liz Kendall said Labour had to stop recoiling from the task of winning back Tory voters, as key figures in her leadership campaign asserted their right to criticise rivals Andy Burnham and Yvette Cooper as continuity candidates committed to the same policies that lost the 2015 election.
A YouGov Sunday Times poll suggests that people are split over the £12bn in welfare cuts set to come.
Andy Burnham and Yvette Cooper have been branded “continuity Miliband” by a leading supporter of Liz Kendall, in a sign that the Labour leadership contest is turning sour.
Boris Johnson has given his strongest indication yet that he could vote against Britain staying in the EU, because he believes this could trigger a second referendum after more far-reaching renegotiations with Brussels.
Andy Burnham, the front runner in the Labour leadership contest, has announced that half his shadow cabinet will be female and that his effective number two will also be a woman.
The leader of the Scottish National party at Westminster has suggested that the people of Scotland could vote to leave the UK in a second independence referendum within five years if David Cameron fails to deliver on promises for greater devolution and imposes more austerity north of the border.
Labour cannot afford to be complacent and assume it will continue to attract the support of a majority of black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) voters, Yvette Cooper has said.
Norman Lamb’s campaign to become leader of the Liberal Democrats has received a significant boost after another former party leader, Sir Menzies Campbell, and a large group of other former MPs, declared their backing for the Norfolk MP.
As the Government pauses the planned electrification of the railways, Labour accuses the Tory's of a cynical vote ploy.
By the end of this year Labour will have a new leader. Whoever it is will have a tough task in rebuilding support in 2016.
Alain Juppé, the frontrunner in next year’s French presidential elections, is to visit London and has suggested a deal may be possible on free movement of workers that will allow the UK access to the single market.
Andrea Leadsom has set out her vision for the leadership of the Conservative party, insisting EU nationals in Britain will not be “bargaining chips” but that freedom of movement will end.
Leading Conservatives from opposite sides of the Brexit debate have criticised the national sense of despair in the wake of the leave vote but have clashed over whether fears stoked by the remain campaign are to blame.