Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey endorsed by Unite union in major campaign boost Rebecca Long-Bailey's bid to be the next Labour leader has received a much-needed boost with the backing of the powerful Unite trade union. Independent - Published 16 hours ago
Labour leadership hustings cancelled as Keir Starmer's mother-in-law remains in hospital 'Procedures committee unanimously agreed last night that in the circumstances and to ensure fairness to all candidates,' says general secretary Independent - Published 23 hours ago
Rebecca Long-Bailey wins backing of Unite in Labour leadership race
Rebecca Long-Bailey's campaign for Labour Party leader has been given a boost after she received the backing of Unite, Britain's second-biggest trade union. Ms Long-Bailey, a frontrunner in the race to..
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McCluskey: Unite the Union backs Rebecca Long-Bailey
Len McCluskey has announced that Unite the Union will back Rebecca Long-Bailey in the Labour leadership race. The General Secretary of Unite added that they will strongly support whoever Labour members..
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Long-Bailey and Nandy arrive at TUC
Labour leader candidates Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy arrive at TUC headquarters in London. Unite the Union is set to declare which candidate they will support in the Labour leadership race...
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Len McCluskey on Labour leadership contest and Jeremy Corbyn
Len McCluskey has said Unite the Union will reveal later today which candidate they will back to be the next leader of the Labour Party. The General Secretary of the union also praised Jeremy Corbyn,..
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Who are the Labour leadership contenders?
Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy, Emily Thornberry and Sir Keir Starmer will battle it out to become the next Labour leader.
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Boris Johnson: The Labour Party needs to change their tune
Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson of not answering questions on Universal Credit during PMQs. The Labour Party leader brought up concerns over the two-child limit, saying it had brought about..
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Jess Phillips throws support behind Nandy for Labour leader
Jess Phillips has thrown her support behind Lisa Nandy after pulling out of the Labour leadership contest. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..
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Lisa Nandy: People find it hard to imagine me as PM
Labour leadership candidate Lisa Nandy has admitted that people find it hard to imagine someone like her as prime minister, but believes the public is 'ready' for a change. Report by Etemadil. Like us..
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Corbyn challenges PM on low pay
Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the Prime Minister during PMQs on bonuses for people on low pay, citing some employees at Greggs who will only see a quarter of their £300 bonus.
The Labour leader argued..
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Lisa Nandy: Labour needs to change or die
Labour leadership contender Lisa Nandy gives a speech at the charity Centrepoint in London about the welfare state. She says that her party needs to 'change or die' and argues that tax is 'not an..
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Rebecca Long-Bailey attacks leadership bid press coverage
Labour leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey has criticised press coverage of her campaign saying "over the last few weeks, I've had the right-wing press go after my background, my family and my..
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The Labour leadership timeline
With Clive Lewis and Jess Phillips now out of the leadership race, who will be the next leader of the Labour Party? Take a look at the timeline so far.
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Jess Phillips pulls out of Labour leadership race
Jess Phillips has pulled out of the Labour leadership race, saying the party needs a candidate who can unite all parts of the movement and “I have to be honest that at this time, that person isn’t..
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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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Emily Thornberry denies 'sneering' at Brexit voters Labour leadership contender hits back in TV grilling by BBC's Andrew Neil Independent - Published 3 days ago
Lisa Nandy slaps down Piers Morgan on live TV over comments on Meghan Markle racism: 'How on earth would you know?' Labour leadership contender says presenter has 'never had to deal with ingrained prejudice' Independent - Published 3 days ago Labour leadership: Lisa Nandy attacks Blair's New Labour for maintaining 'Thatcher consensus', in dramatic change of tone Wigan MP expresses frustration at last Labour government, with praise for Jeremy Corbyn Independent - Published 3 days ago
Labour chairman Ian Lavery urges Keir Starmer to 'stand aside' so party can have first woman leader "We've got Rebecca Long-Bailey, Baileyism,' says Lavery Independent - Published 3 days ago
Jess Phillips accidentally made clear why Labour is doomed In quitting the leadership race, she said Labour needs a leader that can 'unite all parts' of the party, even those who are, even now, still desperate to lose Independent - Published 4 days ago
Lisa Nandy backed by GMB union in major boost to Labour leadership bid Lisa Nandy has received a huge boost to her bid to be the next Labour leader after winning the backing of the powerful GMB union. Independent - Published 4 days ago Who is still in the race to replace UK's defeated Labour 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 general election defeat by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's.. Reuters - Published 4 days ago
Jess Phillips pulls out of the Labour leadership race after admitting she has no chance of winning Corbyn critic says his successor must 'unite all parts of our movement' - admitting 'I have to be honest that at this time, that person isn't me' Independent - Published 4 days ago
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 5 days 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 5 days ago
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 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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 6 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago
UK will rejoin EU as younger voters realise Brexit is mistake, says Verhofstadt 'Britain is taking a sabbatical,' says Labour MEP Independent - Published 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago Momentum faces backlash over 'ludicrous' Labour leadership ballot of members Organisation asks members to endorse Rebecca Long-Bailey in 'confirmatory ballot' Independent - Published 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago