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Labour In Talks With Tory MPs To Vote Down UK Leaving EU With No Deal, John McDonnell Hints

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 15.10.2017 | UK Politics

"If they [government] can't negotiate a deal, they should get out of the way and let us [Labour] do it" - @johnmcdonnellMP tells #marr pic.twitter.com...

David Davis Issues Barbed Response To Keir Starmer's Brexit Bill Letter

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Politics

Brexit Secretary David Davis has issued a spiky letter to his Labour counterpart Keir Starmer, asking him to “spell out exactly how much” he would...

Anna Soubry: If White British Community Learned More From Muslims Then UK Would Be A Better Country

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Politics

If white Britons learned more from the Muslim community the UK would be a better country, according to Conservative MP Anna Soubry. Speaking at an Eid...

Labour Just Tore Apart The Tory Brexit Bill And Exposed Just How 'Extraordinary' It Would Be

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK

Keir Starmer has demonstrated how the Great Repeal Bill would effectively give the Government power over virtually every aspect of the lives of Britis...

Labour Could Keep UK In EU Single Market 'Permanently'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Politics

The UK could stay in the EU single market ‘permanently’ despite Brexit, Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has declared. In what appeared to be a...

Can We Stay A Little Longer EU?

Jonelle Awomoyi | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Politics
Jonelle Awomoyi

Accountability in the British political system is questionable. Voters have little trust in their representatives as a result of lack of virtuous poli...

Keir Starmer Gives May A Lesson On Human Rights That 'Don't Damage Terror Fight'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Politics

Keir Starmer has dismissed Theresa May’s declaration she may change human rights law in an attempt to combat terrorism in the wake of the London Bri...

Labour And Union Chiefs Say Theresa May 'Has Questions To Answer' Over Police Cuts

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Politics

Labour and union chiefs say Theresa May has questions to answer on emergency service cuts in the wake of terror attacks on Manchester and London. Shad...

Caroline Lucas Says Greens Will Give Voters A Chance To Back Out Of Brexit

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Politics

The Green Party has set out plans to offer voters a chance to change their minds on Brexit by offering a second referendum on any deal negotiated by t...

Don't Be Fooled By The Spin - Labour Is Offering A Clear Alternative To A Tory Hard Brexit

Skylar Baker-Jordan | Posted 01.05.2017 | UK Politics
Skylar Baker-Jordan

In this, and so many other ways, the battle lines have been drawn and the choice made clear. Only Labour can be trusted to deliver a Brexit that protects British workers from Tory greed while honouring the results of the referendum.

Labour Unveils Brexit Plan: Rights For UK Workers And EU Citizens

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Politics

A Labour government would bring in new laws to protect the rights of workers and EU nationals under Brexit - and give Parliament a possible veto on an...

Jeremy Corbyn's Spokesman Issues Fatal Admission Of Party's Election Chances

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn’s spokesman has issued a frank warning about the party’s electoral fate if its standing does not improve in the polls before a gener...

Keir Starmer Tells Labour Rebels To Vote For Brexit Despite EU Referendum 'Lies'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Politics

Labour MPs planning to rebel against Jeremy Corbyn and vote against the triggering of Article 50 have been told by the party’s Brexit spokesman they...

Labour Divided And At Risk Of Cynicism Over Article 50

Cat Overton | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Politics
Cat Overton

Should Labour, in the final analysis, be seen to have in effect collaborated or at least stood by motionless as the Tories go hell for leather for a Hard Brexit, then its perceived waving through of Article 50 will be interpreted as a colossal act of cynicism, which many of the 48%, and indeed many loyal Labour voters, may not be able to forgive.

Labour Will Put Accountability At The Heart Of The Article 50 Process

Keir Starmer | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Politics
Keir Starmer

Labour will also seek to ensure the Government publish a proper plan - ideally a White Paper - before Article 50 is triggered. The House of Commons has already voted overwhelmingly for a Labour Opposition Motion that called for the Government to publish a Brexit plan, and the Prime Minister should be in no doubt that we do not consider a 45-minute speech to be any substitute.

Labour Ready To Block A 'Bad Brexit' Deal, Corbyn Signals

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Politics

Labour will try to block Theresa May from imposing a “bad” Brexit deal on Britain, Jeremy Corbyn has warned. The Labour leader said the party won...

The Waugh Zone January 20, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday, January 20… 1) ARTICLE 50 SHADES OF GREYBEARD An unexploded bomb caused chaos last night in Westmi...

The Waugh Zone January 18, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, January 18… 1) MAY DAY It’s PMQs day again and Brexit will loom large. Of course, Jeremy Corb...

The Waugh Zone - May's Brexit Speech Special

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know about Theresa May's Brexit Speech… 1) MAGGIE MAY It was fitting that a huge portrait of George III gazed down...

Labour Must Stop Undermining Its Own Brexit Policy In Public, Warns Leading Trade Union Backer

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Politics

Labour needs to privately agree its immigration policy before saying anything that could “undermine” its Brexit position, a leading trade unionist...

The Waugh Zone December 14, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, December 14… 1) BOZZ N FIZZ It’s the last PMQs before Christmas and both Theresa May and Jere...

The Waugh Zone December 8, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday, December 8… 1) CHEQUE, MATE? It’s the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election today, though the...

The Waugh Zone December 7, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, December 7… 1) DEVILLED DETAIL With Theresa May in the Gulf, and no deputy ‘First Secretary o...

May To Finally Publish Brexit Plan - But Likely To Lack Detail

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Politics

Theresa May is to finally publish a ‘plan’ for Brexit before the UK starts the process of quitting the EU. Labour claimed the Government had been ...

The Waugh Zone December 6, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday, December 6… 1) ALL’S WELL THAT AMENDS WELL The looming prospect of a possible defeat on a Labou...