A small minority of junior doctors will lose money as a result of the government’s new contracts, Jeremy Hunt has admitted.
George Osborne may have to drastically reconsider his cuts to tax credits after a succession of Conservative MPs warned him in the Commons that his measures punished the wrong people and could permanently damage the party’s “reputation for compassion”.
The strength of the political loyalties of a key adviser to Jeremy Corbyn has come under scrutiny, after it emerged he has at least three times backed non-Labour candidates in general elections.
David Cameron needs to set more ambitious goals in his European Union renegotiations or risk watching the EU tear itself apart as its governing institutions become increasingly detached from the public, a senior Conservative MP has warned.
David Cameron refused six times under questioning from the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, to say whether people would be left worse off by cuts to tax credits after the Treasury revises its proposals.
A former Labour general election candidate who has been critical of Jeremy Corbyn has challenged her party to put her on the shortlist to fight the Oldham West and Royton byelection as a “disabled, working class woman”.
Britain should provide a home for 3,000 unaccompanied child refugees, the Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, has said while on a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos – the main EU landing point for refugees from the Middle East.
George Osborne has formally committed himself to “lessening” the impact of his proposed cuts to tax credits on families after peers voted to delay the cuts until the government compensates low earners.
David Cameron’s reforms to the voting system have narrowly survived an attempt to kill them off in the House of Lords, despite warnings from the Electoral Commission that people could be disenfranchised.
Jeremy Corbyn has told MPs investigating accusations of antisemitism in the Labour party that he regrets once calling members of Hamas and Hezbollah “friends”.
The government has refused to guarantee that foreign European Union nationals already in the UK will be allowed to remain once Britain leaves the EU, a decision condemned by Labour as causing “chaos” to huge numbers of families.