The strength of the political loyalties of a key adviser to Jeremy Corbyn has come under scrutiny, after it emerged he has at least three times backed non-Labour candidates in general elections.
David Cameron needs to set more ambitious goals in his European Union renegotiations or risk watching the EU tear itself apart as its governing institutions become increasingly detached from the public, a senior Conservative MP has warned.
David Cameron refused six times under questioning from the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, to say whether people would be left worse off by cuts to tax credits after the Treasury revises its proposals.
A former Labour general election candidate who has been critical of Jeremy Corbyn has challenged her party to put her on the shortlist to fight the Oldham West and Royton byelection as a “disabled, working class woman”.
Britain should provide a home for 3,000 unaccompanied child refugees, the Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, has said while on a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos – the main EU landing point for refugees from the Middle East.
George Osborne has formally committed himself to “lessening” the impact of his proposed cuts to tax credits on families after peers voted to delay the cuts until the government compensates low earners.
David Cameron’s reforms to the voting system have narrowly survived an attempt to kill them off in the House of Lords, despite warnings from the Electoral Commission that people could be disenfranchised.
Lord Grabiner has become the second peer to abandon Labour’s benches in the House of Lords because of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the party, saying “I can’t square [staying] with my conscience”.
Labour MPs who repeatedly defy Jeremy Corbyn by voting against the party’s agreed position in the House of Commons should face a reselection challenge in their constituencies, Ken Livingstone has said.
Kezia Dugdale has set out radical plans for securing the autonomy of Scottish Labour from the main party, specifying complete control over policymaking, candidate selection and membership, for the first time.
Theresa May was warned by the French president, François Hollande, at their first meeting in Paris that the UK cannot expect access to the single market if it wants to put immigration controls on EU citizens.
Billions of pounds’ worth of public projects will have to be scrapped by Theresa May because of a “tidal wave” of pressures from an impending Brexit, the head of Whitehall’s official spending watchdog has said.
Labour’s chief whip, Rosie Winterton, has written to reassure the party’s MPs after Jeremy Corbyn appeared to suggest at his campaign launch they could face compulsory reselection before 2020, as parliamentary boundaries are reviewed.