Zac Goldsmith’s mayoral campaign team is investigating a claim that one of their canvassers made an Islamophobic remark about the Labour candidate, Sadiq Khan.
Rumours that the Labour leader will begin a “revenge reshuffle” of his shadow cabinet in the new year have drowned out the party’s attacks on the Conservative government, the shadow culture secretary Michael Dugher has said, in a jibe at Jeremy Corbyn’s aides.
John McDonnell has refused to back Labour’s shadow foreign secretary following a weekend of speculation that there would be a shadow cabinet reshuffle.
A Labour reshuffle is expected next week with the party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, believed to be planning changes to gain greater control of his frontbench.
Kevin Pringle recalls the polling he carried out for the SNP in the winter of 2014, which first alerted him to the unprecedented breadth of potential support for the party in the coming year’s general election.
I first met Denis when I was 15 and my father [the political scientist and philosopher George Catlin] took me to the 1946 Labour party conference.
Nearly three quarters of the peers created since the general election are party political apparatchiks, including former MPs, special advisers and party aides, a new analysis reveals.
Abolition of corporation tax is to be considered by a new cross-party group of MPs and peers who will subject ministers and business leaders to public interrogations in a bid to secure fairer and more responsible tax policies.
Well, knock me down with a Christmas pudding! William Hague has chosen what is virtually Christmas Eve to tell elderly, Tory and EU-wary readers of the Daily Telegraph that he plans to vote for Britain to stay in the European Union when the great day comes. Many will be baffled, then quite cross.
Theresa May has told eastern European countries that British people have sent a “very clear message” on the need to reduce migration through their vote to leave the EU.
The Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith is facing calls to make sure Jeremy Corbyn is on the ballot if a judge rules on Thursday that the incumbent leader needs to collect nominations from MPs.