Jeremy Corbyn will close his campaign for the Labour leadership this week at final rallies that will take the number of people he has addressed across Britain over the last three months to 50,000.
The Commons Speaker, John Bercow, has authorised a trial of changes to the voting system in parliament in response to complaints that an influx of MPs with surnames starting with Mc are creating long queues in the lobbies.
The new leader of the Labour party will be “validly” elected, Harriet Harman has said as she called on MPs and party members to unite behind the winning candidate.
The government is braced for a bumpy ride in the House of Commons, as eurosceptic Conservatives prepared to rebel against a series of government amendments to the EU referendum bill.
The head of Liz Kendall’s campaign has suggested that Labour supporters will give the party’s leadership to Jeremy Corbyn if they vote for Yvette Cooper.
It has not been the best of weeks for Brand Blair. There was the release of a further batch of Hillary Clinton emails, including several showing Cherie pressing the then US secretary of state on behalf of the Qatari royal family.
As Big Ben strikes six on Monday evening, mainstream Labour MPs will congregate in the House of Commons’ wood-pannelled Committee Room 14 to launch an early fightback against what many fear is an inevitable victory for Jeremy Corbyn.
More than 500 Labour councillors risk losing their seats in next year’s local elections if Jeremy Corbyn becomes party leader, Andy Burnham’s camp has claimed.
Yvette Cooper has sought to energised her determined late run for the Labour leadership by announcing she wants to rework the famous clause IV of Labour’s constitution so that it includes a new explicit commitment to champion equality.
Jeremy Corbyn has defiantly announced a raft of shadow cabinet appointments as more frontbenchers resigned in protest, demanding he quit as Labour leader.
The US secretary of state, John Kerry, is flying into Brussels for urgent talks at the start of a crunch week for Europe as leaders struggle to contain the fallout from Britain’s seismic decision to leave the EU.
Boris Johnson and Theresa May, the main contenders to succeed David Cameron as prime minister, are set to launch their formal leadership bids this week amid a slightly chaotic and febrile atmosphere inside the Tory party, with renewed splits developing between leave and remain supporters.