The front-runners to replace Boris Johnson as mayor of London traded sharp words today, the first official day of the mayoral campaign.
Jeremy Corbyn has urged the prime minister to tell his “great friend” George Osborne to “find something else to do” in the House of Commons, as he tried to turn the civil war at the heart of the government to Labour’s advantage by calling for the chancellor’s head.
David Cameron has been forced to concede that a £4.4bn black hole created by the U-turn over disability benefits will not be filled by further cuts to welfare as he fought to shore up his credibility following the shock resignation of Iain Duncan Smith.
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George Osborne is being warned by close political allies that he will need to rebuild his reputation with Tory MPs after watching his second budget in a row run into trouble.
Ed Miliband is warning Labour voters that if they fail to turn out and vote to keep Britain in the European Union on 23 June, the country will become the laboratory for a rightwing, free market experiment.
Holyrood will be as much as £950m better off after Treasury ministers caved in to intense pressure from the Scottish government, a finance thinktank has found.
George Osborne made a mistake in placing cuts of £1.3bn from personal independence payments (PIP) to disabled people in his budget in a move which triggered the resignation of Iain Duncan Smith, Boris Johnson has said.
While this might be news to the many unsuspecting Londoners already glad-handed by Sadiq Khan or Zac Goldsmith, Monday marks the official starting gun for a mayoral election.
Jeremy Corbyn would require companies with more than 250 employees to accept new industrial laws under which they would have to recognise a specific union with which to bargain over pay.
Down in the basement of the Misty Blues pub in the Wirral, Merseyside, on Thursday night, 40 men and women, most of them in their 60s, nursed drinks under the fluorescent lights and munched on ham sandwiches, chicken wings, mini-sausage rolls and cupcakes decorated with Union flags.