Labour’s leadership is set to resist grassroots pressure to commit to a second referendum on Brexit, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has indicated.
Labour is promising to put equality “centre stage” as it kicks off an annual conference expected to be dominated by squabbles over Brexit and the future of the party.
Jeremy Corbyn has launched a new attack on the water companies, accusing them of paying millions of pounds in dividends to shareholders based in offshore tax havens.
Tory and Labour MPs have united in their criticism of Theresa May following a defiant Downing Street speech in which the Prime Minister continued to argue the merits of her Chequers proposal for exiting the EU.
A “majority” of Labour’s frontbench would vote remain in a second referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU, shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has said.
Jeremy Corbyn says he will not rule out allowing Nicola Sturgeon to hold another independence referendum if he becomes Prime Minister.
The creation of a new centrist political party “may be impossible”, former prime minister Tony Blair has said.
Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of “pouring petrol” on society’s burning injustices with the Government’s flagship welfare reforms.
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has suggested that the party’s general secretary should quit if the anti-Semitism row that has engulfed the party over the summer is not over by Christmas.
Claims that hard left activists are infiltrating Labour to try and oust MPs opposed to Jeremy Corbyn’s agenda have been dismissed by shadow chancellor John McDonnell.