Somewhere in the back office, there was a sound of barrels being scraped.
Labour has accused Nigel Farage of showing “shades of Enoch Powell”, after he warned it was possible there could be violence on the streets if immigration continued at high levels.
Labour frontbencher Emily Thornberry twice mouthed “bollocks” at David Cameron across the dispatch box on Wednesday but managed to avoid being reprimanded for unparliamentary language.
David Cameron has revealed the blueprint he hopes to use to reunite his fractured party after the EU referendum, as he promised to lead a “progressive, one-nation government” that would focus on improving young people’s life chances.
David Cameron is seeking to look beyond divisions in the Conservative party over Europe by promising to “increase life chances” through a programme of social reform in the Queen’s speech, including changes to prisons, schools and adoption.
Andy Burnham has declared his intention to stand for mayor of Greater Manchester with a warning that Labour risks being eclipsed in the north of England if the party fails to take devolution seriously.
The Vote Leave campaign has told Scottish voters they will have far more freedom to control fisheries, farming and health policy without interference from London if the UK leaves the EU.
Sadiq Khan has offered support to the proposed garden bridge in London on condition that the trust behind the controversial £175m project agree to a list of demands.
Labour is aiming to win seats it has not held for decades and some it has never won before in 2020 with a “bold and ambitious” programme for government, Jeremy Corbyn has said.
Theresa May could face a diplomatic row with China at the G20 summit as she arrives for her first meeting with Xi Jinping, without having approved Beijing’s involvement in UK nuclear projects.
Tony Blair has claimed Britain could remain in the European Union, despite the referendum result in favour of Brexit, if public opinion shifts in the next few years.