Euan Blair, the son of former Prime Minister Tony Blair, is allegedly targeting one of Labour's safest seats for the next general election. The 29-year-old is believed to be eyeing up Bootle, Merseyside – the constituency of veteran MP Joe Benton. Bootle’s 81-year-old Benton has represented the Merseyside constituency for...
Seven people have alleged they were sexually and physically abused at a residential school linked to the late Sir Cyril Smith. The allegations from the 1970s onwards relate to Knowl View School in Rochdale, where the Liberal Democrat MP served as chairman of governors. In November 2012, Greater Manchester Police...
Nigel Farage appeared on Have I Got News For You Friday Night, and, rather predictably, the panel were quick to tear into the Ukip leader. Farage featured on Paul Merton’s team for the episode of the much-loved show, hosted by actor and comedian Stephen Mangan. His fellow guests didn't just...
The Liberal Democrats have become pointless, one of the party’s most senior MPs has claimed. In a fresh attack on the direction the Lib Dems are being taken in, former minister Jeremy Browne said there was a lot of "conservatism" in the party and raised concerns that it "protects the...
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Culture secretary Sajid Javid is facing a growing backlash among arts groups as actors' trade union Equity criticised him for praising ticket touts as "classic entrepreneurs" who should be able to charge however much they want. Equity's assistant general secretary Martin Brown told HuffPostUK: “Ticket touts are modern-day...