Labour Leader

Jeremy Corbyn Says John McDonnell 'Right' To Plan For Run On The Pound Under Labour

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has said it is “right to look at all these scenarios” after John McDonnell said Labour might have to prepare for a run on the pound ...

Corbyn Renews Spat With BBC Over Today Programme Absence

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

Relations between Jeremy Corbyn and the BBC have hit a new low after he became the first Labour leader in decades not to conduct a ‘Today’ program...

Anti-Corbyn MPs Using Brexit As Excuse To Undermine The Labour Leader, Conference Told

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Politics

Pro-EU MPs were accused of using Brexit as “disgraceful” attempt to undermine Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership during a fiery debate at Labour’s con...

The Waugh Zone Monday September 25, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Politics

1. IN THROUGH THE OUT DOOR When the Momentum email arrived in inboxes of tens of thousands of Labour members late on Saturday night, anti-Brexit c...

John McDonnell Says Labour Decision Not To Hold Conference Brexit Vote Is 'Democracy At Work'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Politics

John McDonnell has defended the Labour Party’s decision not to hold a meaningful Brexit debate and vote at this year’s party conference in Brighto...

'Stitch-Up' Claim As Brexit Kept Off Labour Conference Agenda

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 24.09.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has avoided a damaging row over Brexit after a last-minute move by left-wing supporters kept a vote on the issue off the Labour conferen...

Last-Ditch Bid To Avoid Labour Conference Vote Against Brexit

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 24.09.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn supporters have launched an eleventh-hour bid to prevent the Labour conference from toughening the party’s line against Brexit. In wha...

Sadiq Khan Should Be The Next Labour Leader, Poll Of UK Voters Finds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 24.09.2017 | UK Politics

Sadiq Khan should be leader of the Labour Party if Jeremy Corbyn decided to step down, a poll of British voters has found. The BMG poll, commissioned...

Dawn Butler: Jeremy Corbyn Is So Laid-Back Because He Lived In Jamaica

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn’s relaxed attitude is down to the two years he spent living in Jamaica, according to one of his shadow cabinet ministers. Speaking to ...

Is Boris Johnson Next? 7 Times Cabinet Minsters Resigned In A Huff

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Politics

With Theresa May on the cusp of delivering a crucial speech on the Brexit negotiations, political eyes are fixed on Boris Johnson to see if her plans ...

Andy Burnham: I'm Back In The Real World

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Politics

Andy Burnham, the newly-elected Manchester Mayor twice thwarted in his bid to become Labour leader, is not a man filled with regret. “There has not...

The Waugh Zone Wednesday September 13, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Politics

1. THAW’S HAMMER It’s PMQs day again and both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn are not short of ammo to lock and load as they prep for the despatch...

Joyless, Insecure Jobs Damaging Brits' Mental Health, Says Jeremy Corbyn

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Politics

Joyless, insecure jobs are “worsening” the mental health crisis engulfing the UK, Jeremy Corbyn has said. The Labour leader said so-called gig ec...

Corbyn In New Attack On May Bid To 'Rig' Parliament

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has warned that Theresa May wants to “give herself” the mandate denied her by the voters in the general election - with sweeping new...

Labour Clarifies Position On Brexit After Jeremy Corbyn Suggests Permanent Single Market Membership

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Politics

Labour has clarified its position on Brexit after Jeremy Corbyn appeared to suggest he was “open” to the United Kingdom remaining in the single ma...

Theresa May's 'This, That And The Other' Remark Over The Pay Cap Is Infuriating Nurses

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May accused Labour of wanting to spend money on “this, that and the other” after Jeremy Corbyn demanded a pay rise for nurses. The two par...

Butler Replaces Champion In Shadow Equalities Post

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Politics

Dawn Butler has been appointed as Labour’s new shadow women and equalities spokeswoman, HuffPost UK has learned. Highly rated by Jeremy Corbyn, Butl...

Jeremy Corbyn Talks About Winning In Scotland Again. But The SNP Has Other Ideas

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 26.08.2017 | UK Politics

It’s mid-August and Jeremy Corbyn should be relaxing with a book somewhere warm. Instead, he is brandishing a strip of Harris Tweed inside a dimly-l...

Harriet Harman: If I'd Run For Labour Leader in 2010, I Would Have Won

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Politics

Labour stalwart Harriet Harman claims she would have won had she been in the running to be party leader in 2010. The twice-former acting leader said s...

McCluskey Backs Thornberry As Future Labour Leader

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Politics

Emily Thornberry is being backed by Unite boss Len McCluskey to become Labour’s first woman leader, HuffPost UK can reveal. The general secretary of...

Women-Only Train Carriages Could Curb Assaults - Labour

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Politics

Women-only train carriages may be needed to create a “safe space” to combat a rise in sex attacks, a key ally of Jeremy Corbyn has declared. Shado...

Khan And Burnham Facing Labour Conference Axe

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn and his closest allies are to be given “starring” roles at the Labour party conference - but city mayors Andy Burnham and Sadiq Khan...

Corbyn Joins More Than 100 MPs To Condemn The Sun Over 'Nazi-Like Language'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has joined more than 100 MPs in condemning a Sun column they say used “Nazi-like language” to call for a solution to ...

Jeremy Corbyn Tells Media To Treat Him With 'Respect'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has said the press should treat him with “respect” as he warned Theresa May the 2017 election was just a “dry run” for the next ...

Tony Blair Is 'Really Serious' About 'Remaking The Centre Left' Of British Politics

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Politics

Tony Blair has said he is “really serious” about “remaking the centre left in British politics”. In an interview with BBC Radio 4, the former ...