Jeremy Corbyn is to gatecrash the Conservative conference in Manchester next week by speaking at a rally organised by the postal workers’ union.
The Scottish government’s culture secretary has been accused of treating Holyrood with contempt following a bruising committee hearing about her decision to approve £150,000 in state aid for the T in the Park music festival.
Jeremy Corbyn has served notice on shadow cabinet ministers who have challenged him over defence policy that he has a mandate from the Labour party to oppose the renewal of the Trident programme.
The shadow international development secretary Diane Abbott urged fellow Labour MPs to get behind Jeremy Corbyn and not suggest that his position was temporary.
Jeremy Corbyn came to the aid of a Labour delegate after her wheelchair became trapped on the stage of the Labour party conference.
“He is leader and I will support the leader,” says 79-year-old Margaret Tegg – a councillor in Rhondda. “He was elected democratically and, as a party member, the party goes first.”
The election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader earlier this month unleashed the predictable cries of doom from the centre / right wing of the party, and sneers of over-confidence from the Tories ('20 more years!'). Hell, even the Lib-Dems (remember them ?), see an opportunity to exploit the situation.
Jeremy Corbyn was held back by aides today after a reporter asked if he was “running away” from answering questions about his beleaguered leadership.
The hollow, bitter wit of the banners and placards was a fair indication of who took to the streets of London, in their tens of thousands, on the March for Europe on Saturday, hastily scrambled on Facebook.
Andrea Leadsom was widely expected to be a high-profile member of Team Boris, in a deal that was going to be secured via a handwritten note handed over at a Conservative summer party.