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.
Tony Blair has declined to appear before a parliamentary inquiry into IRA terrorism sponsored by Libya.
Ken Livingstone has been sidelined from Labour’s defence review looking at whether to drop support for Trident, as the party published plans to release an interim report by June.
Jeremy Corbyn will show he is ready for battle with big business as he proposes barring companies from distributing dividends unless they pay the living wage, and putting in place salary curbs to stop bosses being paid many times more than workers.
George Osborne is on the side of the banks and not those who rely on them, John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, has said, responding to reports that the chancellor cut the bank levy after sustained lobbying from the City.
Emily Thornberry, the shadow defence secretary, is to have ultimate responsibility for Labour’s defence review looking at its policy on Trident - with more sway than Ken Livingstone, party sources have said.
George Osborne has predicted that the EU referendum will settle the debate over Britain’s “often fractious” relationship with the EU for at least a generation and possibly for the rest of his lifetime as he ruled out a second vote.
Labour members who own property worth more than £1m should be charged a membership fee of £1,000, according to party MP John Mann.
Labour lost the 2015 general election because voters feared it would join forces with the SNP, did not see Ed Miliband as prime ministerial and were not supportive of the party’s policies on the economy, welfare and immigration, an internal report has found.
Theresa May’s appointment of her former aides Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy as joint chiefs of staff is a remarkable turnaround since both left the government after clashes with David Cameron’s Downing Street.
Owen Smith and Angela Eagle are under growing pressure to decide which of them should challenge Jeremy Corbyn next week, amid calls from some Labour MPs for just one candidate to stand against the party’s leader.