Remember those few days in June when Labour MPs couldn’t stop resigning? That long Sunday after the country had voted for Brexit, when every time you turned on the radio another shadow cabinet minister had stood down, calling for Jeremy Corbyn to do likewise? Or the next day, when the only thing you wanted to quit was the non-stop news, just for a few hours, but there was Angela Eagle in tears at her own resignation? Before June, the mass resignation of 44 frontbench politicians in as many hours, all citing a loss of confidence in their leader, would have led to said leader being turfed out of office.
Labour has called for an investigation into the conduct of Boris Johnson after he attended an event that promoted his book about Winston Churchill during an official diplomatic trip to Serbia.
There may have been things the prime minister wanted to do less on the last day of parliamentary business before the Christmas recess than appear before the liaison committee, but none immediately came to mind.
Britain’s Brexit deal must meet the needs of all sectors of the economy if the UK is to be successful outside the European Union, the CBI has warned.
Dawn Butler, the shadow minister for diverse communities, has said Labour could do more to halt falling support among black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) voters, as a Fabian Society report reveals they are more likely to feel excluded and disadvantaged as party members.
As away days go, Theresa May’s trip to the European council last week was right down there.
Poor Ed Miliband. There was a time, not so very long ago, when he was hoping to be our next prime minister, before defeat in the general election saw him relegated to backbench obscurity.
Northern Ireland’s first minister, Arlene Foster, should step down immediately to avoid causing potentially lasting damage to the integrity of the devolved assembly, the leader of another party has said ahead of a no-confidence vote.
The UK should not be “frightened to death” of the trade tariffs that could be introduced after Brexit as they may not prove to be a disaster, the head of the Scottish fishing industry has said.
Sajid Javid, the communities secretary, wants to make government employees swear an oath to uphold “British values”.
Theresa May is unwise to shut Nigel Farage out of her relations with Donald Trump because he effectively has a “hotline to the White House”, one of the Ukip leader’s closest allies has said.
The politician who just won’t lie down.
Slashing regulations for farmers will be the government’s key priority for the agriculture sector as Britain leaves the European Union, the environment secretary, Andrea Leadsom, has promised.
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.
Theresa May is being urged to set out her plans for Brexit in more detail or risk losing the backing of moderate Conservatives.
It may not be the ambassadorship to Washington, or even to the EU, but Nigel Farage does finally have a steady job now he is no longer Ukip leader: presenting a radio talkshow four nights a week.
Labour may get as little as 20% of the vote at the next general election and win fewer than 150 seats, according to an analysis of the challenges the party faces.
Labour members must resist attempts planned for 2017 to radically redraw party rules to give leftwing candidates a higher chance of success in future leadership contests, the director of a pressure group has said.