The Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith is facing calls to make sure Jeremy Corbyn is on the ballot if a judge rules on Thursday that the incumbent leader needs to collect nominations from MPs.
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.
The co-author of a parliamentary report into the demise of BHS has called on the Serious Fraud Office to launch a formal inquiry into the actions of the department store chain’s former owners.
Owen Smith has copied his new policy ideas on workers’ rights from Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader’s campaign team has suggested.
Liam Fox, the international trade secretary, has said he expects the issue of Britain’s relations with the EU to be resolved by 2020, the date of the next election.
Labour’s leadership contest rules make “no trace of distinction” between an incumbent leader and a challenger and thus both should be required to seek nominations, the high court has heard.
Theresa May has been accused of making no effort during the EU referendum campaign despite being one of the few politicians who might have been able to prevent the vote for Brexit.
Sir Alan Duncan will on Monday become the first Foreign Office minister to visit Argentina since the Conservatives came to power in 2010 in the strongest sign yet that Anglo-Argentinian relations are recovering despite the continuing dispute over the Falkland Islands.
Jeremy Corbyn has urged his supporters to campaign for jobs and the NHS once the current leadership battle is over.
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.
The Liberal Democrats are poised to become the first major political party to back a dedicated new tax to help rescue the NHS from its deep financial problems.
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.
Labour has rejected Michael Gove’s vision of life outside the EU as “completely ridiculous utopian rubbish” after the justice secretary said Britain could walk away from the EU while retaining free access to European markets.
Labour is considering backing the idea of a universal basic income – a radical transformation of the welfare state that would ditch means-tested benefits in favour a flat-rate payment.
Theresa May’s new government should reject concerns that leaving the European single market will damage Britain’s economic prospects and embrace unilateral free trade to boost exports, according to a group of economic analysts.
Senior Tories have urged Theresa May to set out a clearer plan for Brexit, as yet another EU leader warned Britain was not going to get special deal on immigration and the single market.
Liam Fox has hailed the opportunity for Britain to become a fully independent member of the World Trade Organisation after leaving the EU, indicating that he appears to favour a “hard Brexit”.
The boss of John Lewis had been confirmed as the Conservative mayoral candidate for the West Midlands.