Britain would not get a better deal on trade or financial services by voting to leave the EU, the UK’s European commissioner, Jonathan Hill, has said.
The government’s plan to send a pro-remain leaflet to every household in the UK faced further criticism over the weekend after it was promoted in an advert on Facebook.
Sajid Javid will address MPs about the crisis in the steel industry as a deal securing thousands of jobs at Tata’s Scunthorpe plant is expected to be secured.
Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and other leading figures campaigning for Britain to leave the EU could be offered senior cabinet roles after June’s referendum, under plans being considered by the prime minister.
Convincing the British public to remain in the European Union should be the overriding priority for our political leadership this year. Britain’s economic strength, jobs and trade, our quality of life and our long-term security are all on the ballot paper in the June referendum.
Senior Labour MPs are calling on Jeremy Corbyn to “step up his efforts” in the campaign to keep the UK in the European Union amid mounting concern in the party that he is failing to argue the case with sufficient passion.
Jeremy Corbyn would fund pay rises for public sector workers partly through a 1% rise in corporation tax and bringing back the 50p top rate of tax, the party has said.
For, I trust, understandable reasons, this column has been so preoccupied with the demons released by the referendum that we have not taken time to refer to the departure from the government of one George Osborne.
A Palestinian group, whose founder once praised the militant Islamist group Hamas, held a fundraising dinner at which it collected £10,000 for Jeremy Corbyn’s last leadership campaign, documents seen by the Observer reveal.