Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed he wants to lead his party into the next general election, as he ruled out holding a second Brexit referendum.
Nicola Sturgeon’s minority government has been told it must increase funding for Scottish councils by at least £150m to get its budget passed by Holyrood.
Sadiq Khan expects Labour to wrest control of long-held Conservative councils in the capital in next year’s local elections, pledging that there is “no corner of London where Labour can’t win”.
The Labour party conference is too “London-centric” to give a strong voice to people in the north of England, the mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has said.
The Labour party has selected its first female candidates to compete for new roles as metropolitan mayors in England.
The picture-postcard villages in the Blackdown Hills are not normally the scene of political upheaval, but this corner of south-west England could be the scene of an unlikely political revival for the Liberal Democrats.
One of Jeremy Corbyn’s most persistent critics is to quit as a Labour MP and take a job in the nuclear industry, triggering a three-way fight for his marginal northern seat with the Conservatives and Ukip.
The Conservatives have held the seat of Sleaford and North Hykeham in Lincolnshire in a byelection triggered by the resignation of Stephen Phillips over “irreconcilable policy differences” with Theresa May.