The leader of the Scottish National party at Westminster has suggested that the people of Scotland could vote to leave the UK in a second independence referendum within five years if David Cameron fails to deliver on promises for greater devolution and imposes more austerity north of the border.
Labour cannot afford to be complacent and assume it will continue to attract the support of a majority of black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) voters, Yvette Cooper has said.
Norman Lamb’s campaign to become leader of the Liberal Democrats has received a significant boost after another former party leader, Sir Menzies Campbell, and a large group of other former MPs, declared their backing for the Norfolk MP.
As the Government pauses the planned electrification of the railways, Labour accuses the Tory's of a cynical vote ploy.
By the end of this year Labour will have a new leader. Whoever it is will have a tough task in rebuilding support in 2016.
David Cameron is to hold a referendum on Britain’s EU membership without a guarantee that the EU’s other 27 member states will have ratified his proposed reforms by the time of the vote, British officials have acknowledged.
Labour will be “in the dead zone” if it continues to treat Tony Blair as a pariah to be booed at Labour party conferences, Jon Cruddas, the party’s former head of policy review, has warned.
The Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall has rejected the suggestion that she is a “Blairite” candidate, while pledging to give greater powers to the low pay commission to increase takeup of the living wage.
Nick Clegg has said the Lib Dem’s evisceration at the general election would have happened even if he had resigned earlier.
George Osborne will stand up to deliver his budget on 8 July as a chancellor in his pomp: freed of those pesky Liberal Democrats; emboldened by the Tories’ decisive victory at the ballot box; and invigorated by the prospect of a job vacancy at No 10.
Andrea Leadsom was widely expected to be a high-profile member of Team Boris, in a deal that was going to be secured via a handwritten note handed over at a Conservative summer party.
Support for Theresa May is surging among Conservative MPs, with almost 100 now backing her bid to become party leader as Michael Gove’s late entry into the race struggled to gain momentum.