Keir Starmer nominated for Labour leadership by Usdaw union in major blow to Jess Phillips Shadow Brexit secretary is first hopeful to make it onto final ballot paper in race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn Independent - Published 3 hours ago
Labour leadership: Jess Phillips says party must celebrate immigration and not 'appease' right-wing critics "Why, when we're asked whether immigration is too high, do Labour politicians so often fumble their response? Let's say what we think - no, it isn't' Independent - Published 4 hours ago
Labour deputy leadership hopefuls go head to head
The Labour deputy leadership candidates have gone head to head in the first hustings of the campaign.
Dawn Butler, Angela Rayner, Rosena Allin-Khan, Richard Burgon and Ian Murray battled for..
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Labour leadership candidates vie for support at Liverpool hustings
Contenders in the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader have called for unity despite jostling for position in the first hustings of the campaign. The event in Liverpool saw the major..
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Labour leadership hopefuls clash over handling of antisemiti
The Labour leadership candidates have clashed over their personal records on antisemitism as they went head to head in the first hustings.
Jess Phillips appeared to suggest other candidates had..
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Labour leadership hopefuls call for unity in first hustings
The Labour leadership hopefuls have called for unity of the party and its membership in the first hustings of the campaign.
The event in Liverpool saw the candidates battle for dominance in the..
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Sadiq Khan 'fed up' of Labour losing general elections
Sadiq Khan admits he is yet to decide who to back in the Labour leadership contest, however says his decision will hinge on how candidates address two issues: the reason behind Labour's defeat in the..
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Rebecca Long-Bailey launches Labour leadership bid
Rebecca Long-Bailey announces her bid for the Labour Party leadership at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry. She explains what she would fight for as leader and says she wants power back in..
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Emily Thornberry launches Labour leadership bid
Emily Thornberry pitches herself as the woman who can stand up and lead the "fight back" against Boris Johnson, as she launches her campaign for Labour Party leadership in Guildford. The shadow foreign..
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Emily Thornberry launches her Labour leadership campaign
Emily Thornberry launches campaign for Labour leadership in her hometown of Guildford. She reflects on her upbringing and on her decision to run. Report by Woodsli. Like us on Facebook at..
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Keir Starmer visits Batley nursery
Keir Starmer talks about his desire for Labour's future, whether a woman should be the next leader, and his views on the criminality of abortion. Report by Woodsli. Like us on Facebook at..
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Corbyn and Johnson clash over NHS spending at PMQs
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn today attacked the Government for NHS A&E waiting times and missed cancer treatment targets. Responding to the criticism Prime Minister Boris Johnson joked that Mr Corbyn..
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Labour leadership candidate Jess Phillips visits school
Jess Phillips, one of the final five in the Labour leadership campaign, visits a school in South London to speak to parents and children. Report by Woodsli. Like us on Facebook at..
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Lisa Nandy launches campaign for Labour leadership
Labour leadership hopeful Lisa Nandy has said a "red bridge" uniting support across different wings and regions must be built to prevent the party's demise, as she launched her campaign to succeed..
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Who are the Labour leadership contenders?
Five candidates will battle it out to become the next Labour leader after a dramatic late show of support saw Emily Thornberry scrape through to the next stage of the contest. The shadow foreign..
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Sir Keir Starmer launches Labour leadership bid
Labour leadership contender Sir Keir Starmer has vowed to lead the fight to stamp out anti-Semitism in the party if he wins the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn. The shadow Brexit secretary, who is..
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Jeremy Corbyn: There's no excuse for shooting down Ukrainian plane
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told a rally that the shooting down of a passenger plane in Tehran was an "appalling act" for which there can be "no excuses". Addressing a "no war with Iran" protest in..
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Keir Starmer launches leadership campaign in Manchester
Keir Starmer has officially launched his Labour leadership campaign in Manchester. Speaking at the Mechanics Institute, the shadow Brexit secretary said: "We need to fight to regain our heartland..
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Corbyn: 'No excuses' for shooting down of Ukrainian plane
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told the 'no war on Iran' rally in central London that the shooting down of a passenger plane in Tehran was an "appalling act" for which there can be "no excuses"...
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Malta's Labour Party votes to choose new PM
Polls are about to open on the Mediterranean island of Malta as ruling Labour Party members decide who will become their new prime minister.
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Dame Margaret Hodge backing Jess Phillips for Labour leader
Dame Margaret Hodge says she is backing Jess Phillips to be the next Labour Party leader, describing her as "really different" and "a woman with a big personality." Report by Jonesia. Like us on..
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Clive Lewis suggests referendum on future of monarchy
Clive Lewis has said he would be in favour of a referendum on the future of the Royal Family. Speaking in Brixton, the Labour leadership hopeful said: "There's been lots of discussion about the fact..
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John Bercow could be blocked from peerage unless he joins Labour By convention, Jeremy Corbyn can only nominate representatives of his own party to House of Lords Independent - Published 8 hours ago
Labour leadership: Deadline for voter registration looms, as new poll puts Starmer ahead of Long-Bailey New YouGov poll says 63 per cent of Labour members would back shadow Brexit secretary in final round Independent - Published 9 hours ago Boris Johnson news – live: PM condemned over plans for post-Brexit immigration crackdown, as Labour membership surges ahead of leadership election deadline today Follow all the latest developments Independent - Published 11 hours ago
Labour leadership: Jess Phillips admits she 'probably won't win' after 'awful' first hustings Centrist candidate needs backing of shopworkers' union Usdaw later on Monday - or her bid could be doomed Independent - Published 12 hours ago
Jess Phillips says it would be 'embarrassing' for a man to win Labour leadership and suggests Sir Keir Starmer should quit contest Men should sometimes 'pass the mic' if they truly believe in gender equality, says candidate Independent - Published 1 day ago
'Once in a lifetime opportunity': Why people are joining Labour's ranks to vote in the leadership contest Five days into the new year, 52-year-old Juliette Williams submitted an application to join Labour, a party she has supported for most of her adult life, for the first time. The self-declared fan of.. Independent - Published 2 days ago Sadiq Khan pledges to make London carbon-neutral by 2030 if he is re-elected as mayor Labour politician says he will 'work to make London the greenest city in the world' Independent - Published 2 days ago
Labour leadership candidates clash over antisemitism as Jess Phillips accuses rivals of failing to speak out 'I don't remember some of the people here being in that particular room or being in those particular fights,' says Phillips Independent - Published 2 days ago
Labour leadership: Hustings to begin in Liverpool as Keir Starmer takes early lead over other candidates Follow for all the latest updates Independent - Published 2 days ago
UK Labour's Long-Bailey launches leadership bid with call for 'new professionalism' Britain's Labour Party needs to do more to promote aspiration and look more like a government-in-waiting, the party's business spokeswoman, Rebecca Long-Bailey, said when she formally launched her.. Reuters - Published 3 days ago
Labour leadership: Keir Starmer cements early lead over rival Rebecca Long-Bailey ahead of first hustings Five candidates to succeed Jeremy Corbyn will battle it out at event in Liverpool Independent - Published 3 days ago Labour leadership: Starmer won't make rival Long-Bailey shadow chancellor if he wins, ally predicts Front-runners in race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn are both calling for party unity Independent - Published 3 days ago
UK will rejoin EU as younger voters realise Brexit is mistake, says Verhofstadt 'Britain is taking a sabbatical,' says Labour MEP Independent - Published 3 days ago Rebecca Long-Bailey promises to end 'gentlemen's club' of politics, as Keir Starmer calls for end to Labour 'factions' Shadow business secretary launches campaign as main rival says party needs 'unifying peace' Independent - Published 4 days ago
Labour leadership: Momentum officially endorses Rebecca Long-Bailey to succeed Jeremy Corbyn Rebecca Long-Bailey's campaign for the Labour leadership has received a major boost as the left-wing campaign group Momentum announced it was officially endorsing her bid to succeed Jeremy Corbyn. Independent - Published 4 days ago Rebecca Long-Bailey showed 'personal' support for stronger limit on abortions where disability a factor Labour leadership contender echoed view that 'disability and non-disability are valued equally' but is not believed to be seeking change in law Independent - Published 4 days ago
Corbyn allies rail against Remainer southern members as battle for soul of Labour intensifies Labour must be 'rebalanced' if it hopes to rebuild its fortunes, say Jon Trickett and Ian Lavery Independent - Published 4 days ago Brexit news – live: Long-Bailey enjoys major poll boost in Labour leadership race, as Farage 'suffers Big Ben bong firework ban' Follow all the latest developments Independent - Published 5 days ago
Lisa Nandy is sharp, articulate, charismatic and clever. Of course the Labour Party members aren't going to vote for her The membership doesn't want a capable leader like this. How could they then blame their problems on everyone else? Independent - Published 5 days ago Lisa Nandy vows to maintain Labour's pledge to abolish university tuition fees Leadership contender claims Labour's 2019 polcies were 'reasonably popular' but party failed to articulate them to public Independent - Published 5 days ago
Labour should have been 'bold enough' to defend free movement, says leadership contender Lisa Nandy 'I believe in free movement,' says leadership contender Independent - Published 5 days ago Labour leadership: Lisa Nandy says UK should refuse US trade deal if Trump quits Paris climate accord Exclusive: 'To take people with us we need to show we're willing to live our values and stand by them,' says Nandy Independent - Published 5 days ago
Boris Johnson news – live: Tory MPs urge churches to ring bells for Brexit after PM's Big Ben bongs plea, as Momentum faces backlash over 'ludicrous' Labour leadership ballot Follow all the latest developments Independent - Published 5 days ago Momentum faces backlash over 'ludicrous' Labour leadership ballot of members Organisation asks members to endorse Rebecca Long-Bailey in 'confirmatory ballot' Independent - Published 6 days ago
Labour leadership: Lisa Nandy boosted by endorsement from National Union of Mineworkers While the NUM has a small membership, its endorsement is highly symbolic Independent - Published 6 days ago Lord Lea: Labour peer rebuked for harassing two women Lord Lea found guilty of harassment after telling one woman he kept photo of her on his piano and devising sexual rhyme about another Independent - Published 6 days ago
How to vote for next Labour leader and when the deadline to register is Five contenders vying to replace Jeremy Corbyn remain in the race after MPs' nominations close Independent - Published 1 week ago Leadership contender Lisa Nandy says voters found prospect of Labour government 'frightening' at election Contender insists she would be 'the braver, rather than easier option' as leadership race enters second round Independent - Published 1 week ago
'Indefensible': Priti Patel condemned for backing police over decision to put Extinction Rebellion on terror list Home secretary's comments are 'a disgrace', Labour leadership contender says Independent - Published 1 week ago Who wants to replace UK's defeated Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn? Britain's opposition Labour Party will elect a new leader after veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn said he would step down following his party's election defeat by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's.. Reuters - Published 1 week ago
Labour leadership: Five candidates through to next round as Emily Thornberry secures backing moments after Clive Lewis pulls out of race Shadow foreign secretary grabs her vital 22nd nomination from a party MP - as the deadline loomed Independent - Published 1 week ago Boris Johnson news – live: Tory plan for £120m 'Festival of Brexit' ridiculed as waste of money, as Labour candidates scramble for support ahead of deadline Follow all the latest developments Independent - Published 1 week ago
Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey confirms her name is hyphenated 'We're all girls in our family so there was no one to kind of carry on the name,' says shadow business secretary Independent - Published 1 week ago Labour leadership: 'Tough old bird' Emily Thornberry says she will make it through to next round Contenders to succeed Jeremy Corbyn need backing of 22 party MPs or MEPs by Monday to stay in the race Independent - Published 1 week ago
Labour leadership: Ian Murray vows to rid party of antisemitism and bullying in pitch for deputy job Labour's only Scottish MP says his appointment would show voters in nations and regions the party is listening again Independent - Published 1 week ago Labour leadership: Clive Lewis says 'racism' partly to blame Brexit referendum result Black people woke up after the vote to leave the EU with a 'sense of dread' - claim Independent - Published 1 week ago
Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey vows to abolish House of Lords Favoured candidate of party left says she would 'go to war with the political establishment' as leader Independent - Published 1 week ago Political newcomer to become Malta's prime minister Political newcomer Robert Abela was set to become Malta's new prime minister having been elected leader of the ruling Labor Party following a vote on Saturday. Reuters - Published 1 week ago
Malta's Labour Party elects Abela to succeed PM Muscat in wake of journalist murder probe Outsider Robert Abela is set to become Malta's new premier on Sunday after Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's downfall over the murder of an investigative journalist. France 24 - Published 1 week ago Malta: Robert Abela elected new PM after crisis over journalist's murder Robert Abela is the new Labour Party leader, after Joseph Muscat resigned over a journalist's murder. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
Labour leadership: Clive Lewis warns party only has 'very slim' chance of winning next general election without alliances Exclusive: MP's leadership manifesto contains plans to abolish House of Lords, introduce proportional representation and vow not block Scottish independence referendum Independent - Published 1 week ago Politics Midlands: How Stoke-on-Trent lost Labour vote BBC programme Politics Midlands launches with a look at Stoke-on-Trent's switch to Tory MPs. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
Malta's ruling party to vote for new PM over journalist's slaying Malta's Labour Party was voting Saturday to elect its leader and the country's new premier after Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's downfall over the murder of an investigative journalist. France 24 - Published 1 week ago Corbyn name 'toxified' popular Labour policies in general election campaign, poll suggests Survey participants say party should ditch leader's agenda, even though they like his policies Independent - Published 1 week ago
Labour leadership: Jess Phillips says she is 'bold' choice who can win 'war against Boris Johnson' Exclusive: Contender to succeed Jeremy Corbyn tells The Independent she can connect with the voters her party needs to win back Independent - Published 1 week ago Starmer launches UK Labour leadership bid with call to end factionalism Keir Starmer, the frontrunner in the race to lead Britain's main opposition Labour Party, has pledged to end feuding within its ranks and take the fight to Prime Minister Boris Johnson if he wins the.. Reuters - Published 1 week ago
Labour risks losing swathes more seats unless it picks leader who can connect with ordinary people, Jess Phillips warns New poll shows Keir Starmer is public's favourite to replace Jeremy Corbyn Independent - Published 1 week ago Malta ruling party members vote to elect new leader and PM Members of Malta's ruling Labour Party voted on Saturday to elect a new leader to succeed Prime Minister Joseph Muscat who is stepping down following an investigation into the 2017 murder of journalist.. Reuters - Published 1 week ago