Andy Burnham has been criticised by supporters of Labour leadership rival Yvette Cooper for saying Labour should have a female leader “in time, when the time is right”.
Labour has provided examples of individuals it has barred from voting in its leadership election, including one who posted supportively about the Greens on Facebook and another who stated she was not backing her local Labour MP.
Gordon Brown has endorsed Yvette Cooper as the next Labour leader, a week after delivering a coded warning against the party choosing Jeremy Corbyn.
Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham has said that Labour should be prepared to raise taxes on the rich to pay off the deficit, arguing that for too long the party had been frightened of using the word “tax”.
Yvette Cooper has accused Jeremy Corbyn of giving anti-austerity policies a bad name in a detailed attack on his plans for the renationalisation of public assets and quantitative easing.
Alex Salmond has described the BBC’s coverage of the Scottish independence referendum as a disgrace, as he hit back at outgoing political editor Nick Robinson’s attack on “Putin-like” protests against the corporation.
Betty Boothroyd has claimed that Labour will be “galloping towards the precipice” if it elects Jeremy Corbyn as its leader.
Labour leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn has unveiled plans to give grants to working-class party members to help them become MPs to stop it being dominated by people from affluent backgrounds.
More than 40 leading economists, including a former adviser to the Bank of England, have made public their support for Jeremy Corbyn’s policies, dismissing claims that they are extreme, in a major boost to the leftwinger’s campaign to be leader.
Gloria De Piero has become the latest high-profile MP to resign from Jeremy Corbyn’s cabinet, with more than half of the team expected to stand down on Sunday in a coup against Jeremy Corbyn, triggered by the result of the EU referendum and the leader’s decision to sack Hilary Benn.
Well, that was an unexpected night.