The first big dividing lines of the Labour leadership contest opened up on Thursday when Yvette Cooper, the shadow home secretary, refused to accept that Labour had spent too much prior to the 2007 banking crisis, making the economy more vulnerable when the crash came.
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Contrary to some reports and widespread Twitter outrage, Boris Johnson will not be paid more than the prime minister now that he’s an MP as well as London’s mayor.
The European commission has accused Britain’s home secretary of not knowing what she was talking about when she criticised new and radical plans for the sharing of refugees across the EU in response to the Mediterranean migrant boat emergency.
Andy Burnham, the shadow health secretary, and Yvette Cooper, the shadow home secretary, have both launched their campaigns for the Labour leadership.
Nigel Farage has been described by his own general election campaign director as a “snarling, thin-skinned, aggressive” man who is turning Ukip into a personality cult.
Labour’s national executive committee will on Wednesday agree a lengthy timetable for the increasingly tangled party leadership election with plans for a ballot and count ending either in the first weeks of September or as late as October.
The shadow business secretary, Chuka Umunna, has confirmed he will be standing for the Labour leadership, saying he will have no truck with those who say the party faces 10 years out of office.
Vince Cable, the former business secretary who lost his seat in last week’s election, has said that he will not stand again.