George Osborne and the NHS boss Simon Stevens are at loggerheads because the chancellor has rejected pleas to increase the health service’s budget by £4bn next year, despite fears that patient care could suffer if the money is not forthcoming.
Jeremy Corbyn will announce that he is giving more decision-making powers to registered party supporters and introducing online ballots for members on policy, as part of a “democratic revolution” within the Labour party.
The Labour MP John Woodcock has asked Jeremy Corbyn to give MPs “the same individual freedom and responsibility he demanded for himself as a backbencher” after comments by the Labour leader from 2013 emerged calling for a free vote on military action in Syria.
Labour MPs are being insulted, trolled and threatened with deselection for expressing their views on issues of security and conscience, according to Chuka Umunna, the former shadow business secretary.
The shadow home secretary Andy Burnham has warned that government cuts to grassroots sport due to be announced next week will be “the final nail hammered into the coffin of the legacy of London 2012”.
The main group campaigning for a British exit from the EU has a £14bn “black hole” in the savings it claims the UK would make if it voted to leave, Tory grandee Sir Nicholas Soames has said.
The head of Labour’s 2015 election campaign has called on Jeremy Corbyn to publish an internal inquiry into its election defeat, warning that his leadership has taken the party even further from possible victory in the next election.
David Cameron’s hopes of persuading Scottish Nationalists not to reject extending RAF strikes in Syria were dealt a blow yesterday when Alex Salmond insisted his party would only support military action if there was explicit backing from the UN.
David Cameron gave new details on the Britons caught up in the Paris attacks, revealing that three people have been treated in hospital in addition to the one known to have died.
If the morning after the night before is never a good look, the morning after the day before is even worse.
Liam Fox, the international trade secretary, has said he expects the issue of Britain’s relations with the EU to be resolved by 2020, the date of the next election.
Labour’s leadership contest rules make “no trace of distinction” between an incumbent leader and a challenger and thus both should be required to seek nominations, the high court has heard.
Theresa May has been accused of making no effort during the EU referendum campaign despite being one of the few politicians who might have been able to prevent the vote for Brexit.