Some trade unions could push for Britain to quit the EU if member states allow David Cameron to water down worker rights as part of his renegotiation, the GMB union has warned in letters to every European leader.
David Cameron’s claim to have saved taxpayers £1.2bn by turning around the lives of almost 117,000 of the country’s most troubled families has been dismissed as “pure unadulterated fiction”.
The Labour grandee Peter Mandelson has failed in his bid to become chancellor of Manchester University despite a concerted lobbying campaign, losing out to a poet from Wigan.
Britain’s justice system is badly failing most people who use courts while providing a gold standard of service to the wealthy, according to the justice secretary, Michael Gove.
As Cameron struggles with the hard sell, could rebranding Britain's relationship with the EU prove more successful?
The former Labour leader is set to remain an MP until at least 2020, reports the Mirror.
Michael Gove, the justice secretary, has issued his civil servants with detailed orders on using good grammar, two years after he circulated similar “golden rules” to officials in the Department for Education.
The Labour leadership frontrunner Andy Burnham has launched a blistering attack on George Osborne’s “disgraceful” approach to cutting £12bn from the welfare budget, warning that he would furiously oppose any attempt to reduce benefits for disabled people or tax credits for those on low incomes.
A member of Norman Lamb’s Lib Dem leadership campaign has admitted running a survey asking about what he considered were rival candidate Tim Farron’s illiberal views on abortion and gay rights, but strongly denied that amounted to negative push polling.
The stage has been set for the Scottish Labour leadership battle with nominations having closed this week.