Jeremy Corbyn has said it is not up to the UK Parliament to block a second Scottish independence referendum.
Jeremy Corbyn’s call to opposition parties to install him as caretaker prime minister in a bid to stop a no-deal Brexit has been a hot topic of discussion among politicians – with not everyone convinced by his plan.
Madam, – So Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell has confirmed he would grant Nicola Sturgeon IndyRef2 whenever she wishes (Labour would not block second referendum on independence, Courier, August 7).
A senior Scottish Labour official has quit amid divisions over the party’s position on a second independence referendum.
The shadow chancellor John McDonnell has claimed the SNP are "Tories" as he ruled out forming a coalition with the party in the event of a hung parliament.
The shadow chancellor agrees there is “no economic case” for Scottish independence, the Scottish Labour leader has said.
The shadow chancellor has said Labour would not block a second Scottish independence referendum after Nicola Sturgeon hinted at forming a pact to keep the Conservatives out of government.
A future Labour government would not block a second Scottish independence referendum, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.
Labour will seek to largely end the outsourcing of council contracts to private firms if it enters government, John McDonnell has said.
Economists and the Labour Party have voiced concerns over the UK’s productivity crisis after fresh figures showed a third straight quarter of decline.