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.
The Scottish government’s culture secretary has been accused of treating Holyrood with contempt following a bruising committee hearing about her decision to approve £150,000 in state aid for the T in the Park music festival.
The Labour party will set up a National Investment Bank (NIB) and a network of regional banks to mobilise the economy, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.
Nicola Sturgeon will consider holding a second referendum on Scottish independence in 2017 if the Westminster government starts to leave the EU without settling the UK-wide approach promised by Theresa May.
Labour and other parties have a responsibility to stamp out vitriolic online abuse that is threatening to stifle democracy and all too frequently targets women, Yvette Cooper has said.