Jeremy Corbyn conceded that it would not be easy to revive Labour’s position in Scotland but promised “hard work and dour activities” as he made his first visit to the nation since his election as party leader.
Tom Watson has issued a plea for Labour unity by describing Jeremy Corbyn as the right choice to lead the party as he challenged MPs who have failed to accept his victory.
The education secretary, Nicky Morgan, has said she would consider standing for the leadership of the Conservative party when David Cameron steps down.
The Labour leadership runner-up and new shadow home secretary, Andy Burnham, has set himself a mission of “winning back lost Labour voters from Ukip” by reframing the party’s approach to immigration.
Jeremy Corbyn has used his introductory speech to Labour conference to tell the British people they “never have to take what they are given”, as he promised to stir up discontent across Britain against injustice and prejudice.
The shadow home secretary, Andy Burnham, will drop Labour’s pledge to scrap elected police and crime commissioners (PCCs) and also reject outright opposition to further cuts in police spending.
Jeremy Corbyn is to gatecrash the Conservative conference in Manchester next week by speaking at a rally organised by the postal workers’ union.
John McDonnell has accused members of Labour’s national executive committee of attempting to rig the leadership contest by changing the rules to prevent more than 130,000 new members from voting.
Theresa May’s appointment of her former aides Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy as joint chiefs of staff is a remarkable turnaround since both left the government after clashes with David Cameron’s Downing Street.