The Labour party has suffered another setback after shadow attorney general Catherine McKinnell resigned and returned to the back benches.
An expected £6m fall in Labour’s annual income as a result of legal changes being proposed by the Conservatives will make it impossible for the party to maintain its current structure, staffing or offices, a confidential party document released to the Guardian reveals.
Jeremy Corbyn’s Twitter account appeared to have been hijacked on Sunday night when a series of expletive-laden tweets were posted.
The band Squeeze have staged a protest against David Cameron live on BBC television by changing the lyrics of their new song to rail against the destruction of the welfare state.
Two senior shadow ministers have hinted they will resign if Jeremy Corbyn succeeds in dropping Labour’s support for the Trident nuclear weapons programme, highlighting tensions at the highest level of the parliamentary party.
Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, has accused “some elements” of the British Medical Association (BMA) of using the dispute over junior doctors for political point scoring before Tuesday’s strike.
Two-thirds of Conservative MPs now support Britain’s exit from the European Union, despite David Cameron’s clear preference for staying in, according to senior sources within the party.
Jeremy Corbyn has launched a strong defence of his controversial frontbench reshuffle, saying it has made Labour “stronger, more diverse and more coherent” as he insists he can lead the party to general election victory.
The prime minister will call for a revolution in child rearing this weekend by suggesting that all parents should attend classes on how to discipline their children.
The British National party has been struck off the UK’s register of political parties, the Electoral Commission has confirmed.
Theresa May’s new government should reject concerns that leaving the European single market will damage Britain’s economic prospects and embrace unilateral free trade to boost exports, according to a group of economic analysts.
Owen Smith has set out his stall for the Labour leadership by saying he would offer the public a second referendum to ratify any Brexit deal Britain strikes with the EU.
Few chancellors have extended their reach across Westminster like George Osborne. After eight of his budgets, spending ministers were dancing to the Treasury’s tune across vast areas of government life. Schools, health, transport, energy, local government all operated under arms-length control by Osborne. HS2 and Hinkley Point – neither of which have actually happened – carried the Osborne imprint.