Labour’s chief whip, Rosie Winterton, has written to reassure the party’s MPs after Jeremy Corbyn appeared to suggest at his campaign launch they could face compulsory reselection before 2020, as parliamentary boundaries are reviewed.
David Cameron’s resignation honours list has been held up after concerns were apparently raised about the suitability of some of the close allies he has nominated for recognition.
It’s that time of year again. The Jeremy Corbyn Never Ending tour. Several years ago, when just a stroppy backbencher, Corbyn called for the Labour party to have an annual leadership election. Now that he has got his wish, Corbyn is back on the road reprising most of his greatest hits from 2015.
Owen Smith said he was “furious” at Jeremy Corbyn’s performance against Theresa May at prime minister’s questions on Wednesday, claiming the Labour leader’s effort at the dispatch box was not good enough.
Jeremy Corbyn will be a defendant in the legal challenge to his automatic inclusion on the Labour leadership ballot, the high court has decided.
The Thatch is back. For her first prime minister’s questions Theresa May could have been anyone. She could have been Sensitive Theresa, Caring Theresa, Funny Theresa.
Jeremy Corbyn is expected to promise that a Labour government would tackle discrimination by forcing all but the smallest firms to carry out compulsory pay audits of their staff, as he launches his campaign for re-election as party leader on Thursday.
The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has backed Theresa May’s decision to wait until next year before starting the formal process of leaving the EU, despite pressure from others in Europe for a speedier exit.
Boris Johnson was embarrassingly forced on to the back foot during his first London press conference as foreign secretary on Tuesday as he was repeatedly pressed to explain his past “outright lies” and insults about world leaders, including describing the US president as part-Kenyan and hypocritical.
Jeremy Corbyn will say on Wednesday that a Labour government will not “sow division” by promising to cut immigration, despite pressure from key backbenchers to shift the party’s stance after the Brexit vote.
John McDonnell has laid out Labour’s economic plans, announcing a “radically fairer” programme that includes an independently set national living wage likely to be above £10 an hour by 2020.
Allies of Theresa May have released details of letters they say the then home secretary wrote to David Cameron making the case for an emergency brake on EU migration amid negotiations before the Brexit referendum, rejecting charges she did not back him on the issue.