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”.
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 good folk of Lewes on the south coast of England have roasted many famous foes on Bonfire night in the past.
Jeremy Corbyn has been told that Labour “is a broad church, not a religious cult” in response to reports that the party leader is planning to remove more centrist members of his shadow cabinet.
George Osborne has denied that David Cameron’s decision to allow government ministers to campaign for either side in the EU referendum represents a change of position.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has stepped down from his post as leader of a cross-party group opposing the proliferation of nuclear weapons amid growing discontent over the Labour party's stance on Trident.
Children of primary school age are to be the focus of an anti-obesity strategy to be unveiled this autumn, David Cameron has disclosed.
Britain and the EU appear more bitterly divided over Brexit than at any time since the referendum, with European leaders ramping up their rhetoric after Theresa May signalled she would seek a clean break with the bloc.
David Cameron’s hopes of parachuting senior Tory Andrew Lansley into a top UN humanitarian role have hit snags amid an increasingly bitter “jobs for cronies” row that threatens to impact on Britain’s diplomatic standing.
A YouGov poll, conducted January 4th, suggests that a repeat of the Con-Lib coalition from May 2015, is the country’s least favourite option.
Nicola Sturgeon has come under further pressure to rule out a second independence referendum after Scottish Labour mounted a last-ditch effort to prevent a rout in next week’s general election.
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.