The Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, has challenged Labour and the Scottish National party to back an amendment he will table to the government’s immigration bill that would stop it becoming law.
Nicola Sturgeon has laughed off talk of any coalition with a Labour administration for the foreseeable future, saying she did not think it “would be forming a government with anybody any time soon”.
Labour is to make a fresh attempt to overturn the cuts to tax credits introduced in the summer budget by tabling changes to the welfare bill due to be debated next week.
Margaret Thatcher reacted with considerable anger after being told there was no room for her at the 1985 official unveiling of the Falklands war memorial in the crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral.
The left’s use of social media is emboldening group mentalities and disconnecting activists from the views of the wider electorate, Tristram Hunt will say in a major speech urging Labour to remember its role as a party of government and not street protest.
Jeremy Hunt has been forced into a partial climbdown in his dispute with NHS junior doctors in an attempt to stop their fury at a threatened punitive new contract spilling over into strike action.
This is especially true of George Osborne, who is thinking harder than anyone else about how the party wins the 2020 election, and who used his speech to tell Tories they must try harder to win over “working people” who “didn’t quite feel able to put their trust in us” in 2015.
MPs have voted in favour of replacing the UK’s Trident nuclear weapons programme in another day of extraordinary events at Westminster which saw Jeremy Corbyn yet again clash with a majority of his own backbenchers.
Thangam Debbonaire, the Labour MP who was mistakenly appointed to a shadow ministerial role by Jeremy Corbyn, said she spent six weeks working on her brief while having treatment for cancer before she was told she did not have the job.
A former Tory peer accused of submitting false expenses has been formally acquitted after parliament made an unexpected intervention in the case.