Iain Duncan Smith has likened George Osborne to Pinocchio for claiming that house prices could fall by up to 18% if the UK votes to leave the EU.
This has been the week when the polls – though not all of them – appeared to shift towards Remain. The scale of the move varied across the range of pollsters, but the big thing in all polling analysis is to look for the general direction of travel, paying particular attention to the fieldwork dates.
Labour is in danger of becoming “irrelevant to the majority of working people” because the party fails to represent their concerns about immigration, Europe, crime and welfare, according to a devastating new report into its electoral prospects.
The official campaign to leave the EU fronted by Michael Gove has been accused of “stoking the fires of prejudice” after it claimed that continued membership would put Britons in danger as a result of a high level of criminality among Turkish citizens.
Andy Burnham says young people in the north-west of England have it harder then their southern counterparts because other northerners “take the mickey” when they say they want to be a doctor, lawyer or politician.
David Cameron is avoiding a head-to-head television debate with Boris Johnson or Michael Gove because he is concerned about turning the EU referendum campaign into a “Tory psychodrama”.
Somewhere in the back office, there was a sound of barrels being scraped.
Labour has accused Nigel Farage of showing “shades of Enoch Powell”, after he warned it was possible there could be violence on the streets if immigration continued at high levels.
Labour frontbencher Emily Thornberry twice mouthed “bollocks” at David Cameron across the dispatch box on Wednesday but managed to avoid being reprimanded for unparliamentary language.
John McDonnell has laid out Labour’s economic plans, announcing a “radically fairer” programme that includes an independently set national living wage likely to be above £10 an hour by 2020.
Allies of Theresa May have released details of letters they say the then home secretary wrote to David Cameron making the case for an emergency brake on EU migration amid negotiations before the Brexit referendum, rejecting charges she did not back him on the issue.
Jeremy Corbyn’s allies have proposed a system under which the leader would appoint his own shadow cabinet and then put the entire team to a vote of Labour MPs, the Guardian understands.