Damning internal Labour party research reveals swing voters believe the party lacks leadership, direction or any strong message under Jeremy Corbyn, prompting calls for moderate Labour MPs in the north to be offered a “lifeboat strategy” to protect them from association with the leader.
Douglas Carswell should not be in Ukip, Nigel Farage has said of the party’s only MP, despite vowing not to interfere in internal politics after stepping down as leader.
Brexit Britain is a “new political landscape”, in which Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party could find itself squeezed on all sides, according to a new report marking six months since the referendum result.
A Labour party plan that would save Jeremy Corbyn’s seat, which is threatened by boundary changes, has resulted in a furious reaction from one of the leader’s closest allies whose own constituency is to be split into three under the proposals.
Theresa May’s two leading advisers are being paid £140,000 each despite an attempt to curb the pay of Whitehall’s special advisers, according to official figures.
The former Conservative cabinet minister Patrick Jenkin, Lord Jenkin of Roding, was a diligent and loyal member of successive Margaret Thatcher administrations.
One of Jeremy Corbyn’s most persistent critics is to quit as a Labour MP and take a job in the nuclear industry, triggering a three-way fight for his marginal northern seat with the Conservatives and Ukip.
Lord Mandelson, the former EU trade commissioner, has urged the UK government to broaden its Brexit negotiating strategy claiming there is a new appetite in the EU to review how rules on free movement of workers within the EU should operate.
Diane James, who spent 18 days in charge of Ukip earlier this year, has described the job as like banging her head against a brick wall.
George Osborne and Nick Clegg have been spotted having lunch near Westminster, fuelling speculation they may be coordinating efforts to avoid a hard Brexit.
The shadow business secretary, Chuka Umunna, has confirmed he will be standing for the Labour leadership, saying he will have no truck with those who say the party faces 10 years out of office.
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.
Jeremy Corbyn has raised the prospect of replacing Trident submarines with those without nuclear warheads in a move that would keep defence jobs in Scotland and Cumbria and maintain his proposed policy of unilateral disarmament.
The Scottish parliament has voted narrowly in favour of a ban on fracking, after Scottish National party MSPs abstained following a debate that gave a strong indication of the changed nature of the new Holyrood chamber.
Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has said he is not consulted by Jeremy Corbyn on key strategy decisions, and does not even know with whom the party leader discusses such issues.
Sunderland faces the “catastrophic” loss of tens of thousands of jobs unless Theresa May gives urgent assurances to Nissan over trade tariffs, a local MP has warned.
A crowd gathers around Glasgow’s Buchanan Street steps.
The Conservatives will “slaughter” Labour under Jeremy Corbyn in the next election, the former business secretary Sir Vince Cable has said amid a Liberal Democrat split on how to deal with the rival party’s new leader.
Boris Johnson has transformed the terms of the EU referendum debate by announcing that he is to throw his weight behind the campaign to take Britain out of the EU.
The resignation of Britain’s ambassador to the European Union is seen on both sides of the ever-widening Channel as a sobering reminder that the country is heading for the hardest of Brexits.
The picture-postcard villages in the Blackdown Hills are not normally the scene of political upheaval, but this corner of south-west England could be the scene of an unlikely political revival for the Liberal Democrats.
The leader of the Unite union, Len McCluskey, has insisted he still supports Jeremy Corbyn after he suggested the Labour leader would consider stepping down if the party’s opinion poll ratings remain low.