Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet has agreed to back formal peace negotiations between the warring factions of the Labour party to try to prevent all-out war.
Labour MPs supporting Jeremy Corbyn are urgently seeking ways to avoid a historic split after their leader’s refusal to resign set the party on track for a ferocious leadership battle.
Jeremy Corbyn was held back by aides today after a reporter asked if he was “running away” from answering questions about his beleaguered leadership.
The enlargement of the EU that allowed people from new member states to come to Britain was a gigantic experiment conducted at the expense of ordinary workers, Len McCluskey has said.
A key ally of Jeremy Corbyn has accused MPs of employing treacherous tactics designed to undermine Labour’s leader, as an analysis of the latest polls by a leading academic suggests the party is on course for its worst local election results for 35 years.
“He had no choice,” said one shadow cabinet minister, describing how Jeremy Corbyn was forced by colleagues to back down on his demand that Labour officially oppose airstrikes in Syria.
Unite’s general secretary Len McCluskey has criticised Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s comments opposing a “shoot-to-kill” policy against terrorists and warned him that he cannot say the first thing that comes into his head.
Millions of trade union members could vote against the UK staying in the EU if the government waters down workers’ rights.
Four candidates, four months: the battle to lead the Labour party has gone on so long that the reputations of the protagonists have changed fundamentally. How has each of them fared?
The leader of the Unite union, Len McCluskey, has insisted he still supports Jeremy Corbyn after he suggested the Labour leader would consider stepping down if the party’s opinion poll ratings remain low.