David Cameron has joined forces with the former TUC general secretary Brendan Barber to issue a warning to Britain’s workers that breaking away from the European Union would pose a “triple threat,” to jobs, wages and prices.
The frontrunners in the campaigns to secure the Republican and Democractic nominations for the 2016 US Presidential race have traded blows as they edged closer to the finish line last night with primary wins in several north east states.
The Bradford MP Naz Shah has stepped down as the parliamentary private secretary to the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, over antisemitic Facebook posts.
He had come to praise Corbyn, not to bury him.
The government has incurred at least £650m in penalties over the past decade because of errors in how public bodies have spent EU funds, parliament’s spending watchdog has found.
Jeremy Corbyn has suggested the government may be deliberately starving the NHS of resources to encourage people to pay for private care, as he gave his backing to junior doctors preparing to go on strike.
Jeremy Hunt has appealed to junior doctors not to withdraw emergency cover in the first all-out strike in NHS history, warning that the public would rightly question “whether this is proportionate or appropriate action by professionals whose patients depend on them”.
Tom Watson, Labour’s deputy leader, has proposed to the party’s governing body, the national executive committee, that MPs elect colleagues to positions in the shadow cabinet, as they did until 2011.
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to “wipe the slate clean” after winning a convincing victory in Labour’s bitter leadership battle, securing 62% of the vote.
Harriet Harman is to launch a blistering attack on Theresa May, claiming that while she may be Britain’s second female prime minister, “she’s no sister” when it comes to women’s rights.