The Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham has moved to silence critics who have accused his supporters of sexism by repeating his pledge to appoint a gender-balanced shadow cabinet and a female Commons deputy.
In the Labour leadership election non Labour members can pay £3 as supporters to vote for the party's leader. In reality it's a bad idea.
Tessa Jowell, the favourite for the Labour nomination for London mayor, has criticised the Conservative shortlist for the post for not including any women.
The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, faces a growing backlash after quietly shelving a key Tory manifesto commitment to cap care costs for the elderly, as experts claimed that the policy fiasco has cost taxpayers up to £100m.
Labour is conducting a “startlingly retro” leadership campaign and is at risk of going back to the politics of the 1950s, treating women as incapable of the top jobs and instead electing two men to represent the party as leader and deputy leader, Yvette Cooper has told the Guardian.
Downing Street has played down the significance of Barack Obama’s comments urging the UK to remain part of the European Union if it did not want to lose influence in the world, stating that the British people would have the final say.
Getting the political spectrum on Twitter to all chuckle at once is not the easiest of tasks, but a spoof Jeremy Corbyn account has managed it.
The Speaker of the House of Commons has been criticised for racking up large travel expenses – including a £172 bill for a 0.7-mile chauffeur-driven journey that would have taken 15 minutes on foot.
Labour has been plunged into its “greatest crisis for generations” as a leadership bid was launched against Jeremy Corbyn and its biggest union donor waged war on the party’s deputy leader.
The hopes of more than 4.1 million people who signed a petition calling for a second referendum on the EU have faded, after a response from the government saying was a “once in a generation vote”.
Andrea Leadsom has suggested that she would be a better prime minister than her Conservative leadership contest rival Theresa May because she has children and May does not.