Less than 0.5% of the electorate for Labour’s leadership ballot later this month have been denied a vote, the party has announced, as it seeks to rebut claims of a deliberate purge of Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters.
MPs and peers should abandon the crumbling Houses of Parliament for six years so that a radical refit costing up to £4bn can be carried out, an influential committee is expected to recommend on Thursday.
Nicola Sturgeon has shelved plans for a quick second referendum on Scottish independence after dire spending figures and a fall in public support for leaving the UK.
The Labour conference will not vote on whether to introduce mandatory reselection of local MPs, after the motion was rejected by a party committee.
After the latest blow to Angela Merkel this weekend, with her party coming in third place to an anti-immigrant party in a state election, analysts are questioning both how much longer the German chancellor's refugee policy can stay intact and how long she can stay in power.
Labour faces the “choice of a generation” in its forthcoming leadership election, Owen Smith has said, warning members that re-electing Jeremy Corbyn would see the party consigned to irrelevance and allow the Conservatives to rule without obstacle for decades.
The secretary of state for exiting the EU has been accused of appearing before parliament without any details of how the government is planning to embark on Brexit negotiations.
Labour MPs are to vote on Tuesday on whether to reinstate a system of electing shadow cabinet members, in an attempt to promote unity within the badly-split parliamentary party.
Theresa May has intervened in the row over Keith Vaz’s conduct by pointedly calling for MPs to maintain the public’s confidence or consider their positions.
A senior City figure who was a remain supporter during the EU referendum has urged Theresa May to “get cracking” with the Brexit process, warning that any delays would only cause more uncertainty for business.
The UK’s global diplomatic and security influence is at risk if it cuts itself off from the single market and continues to denigrate foreigners, a former civil servant has warned.
David Davis has pledged to share the Westminster government’s “latest thinking” on Brexit with the leaderships of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, before the first meeting of a forum intended to allow the devolved administrations to help shape Britain’s strategy.