Ed Miliband’s policy team became embroiled in an explosive row over Labour’s election manifesto when a new first page pledging a “budget responsibility lock” was inserted at the last minute without the knowledge of some key advisers or having been through the party’s official approval process.
The Conservatives have a small majority, but David Cameron will go out on a high.
The Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn has said he will run for the party leadership on a “clear anti-austerity platform”.
David Cameron is under mounting pressure to turn down an expected 10% rise in pay for MPs after the three main Labour leadership hopefuls said they would not not accept the extra £6,700 a year.
Ed Miliband had prepared a detailed action plan to start to oust David Cameron from Downing Street on the day after the general election, based on the private polling that showed the party ahead in key marginal seats.
Tony Blair is to take on a new role tackling antisemitism by assuming the chairmanship of a pan-European body that campaigns for stronger laws against extremism across the continent.
Scottish Labour must stop blaming the SNP for everything that’s wrong with national politics, according to one candidate for leadership of the party.
Predictions on who will win the upcoming leadership contests.
Sir Menzies Campbell has accused Alex Salmond of being “out of order” after the former Scottish first minister suggested that Charles Kennedy was not wholly committed to the pro-UK side in the Scottish independence referendum campaign.
Andy Burnham, the frontrunner for the Labour leadership, will propose that the party learns lessons from the Scottish referendum campaign and set up a separate campaign to keep Britain in the European Union.
David Cameron will travel to Brussels on Tuesday to explain to Europe’s stunned leaders why Britain has voted for Brexit, as Conservative MPs pushed to speed up the process of replacing him as prime minister.
It was an extraordinarily bruising day but Jeremy Corbyn was just about still standing as Labour leader as he addressed thousands of supporters in Parliament Square on Monday evening.