Lucy Powell tells HuffPost UK: “We can’t keep putting two fingers up to people if we want them to vote for us again.”
This week brought the welcome news that the first coronavirus vaccine has been approved for use in the UK. Has the announcement on the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine come at a useful time for Boris Johnson as his backbenchers show their dismay at lockdown tiers being imposed across the country? Another potential pitfall for Johnson is the enduring Brexit negotiations that are going down to the wire - but the situation is also a problem for opposition leader Keir Starmer, who will almost certainly split his party however he decides to vote on any deal. Joining Arj Singh and Paul Waugh, Labour MP Lucy Powell discusses a momentous week for the government and the country.
We up North are getting a little bit tired of southern-based sceptics, be they Conservative MPs, peers or journalists, telling the North what is should prioritise, writes Labour MP Lucy Powell.
It would be a backward-looking and a short-sighted mistake if we cancelled this transformational railway project, MPs Lucy Powell and John Stevenson write.
"We need ministers to go after these quacks," says Labour's Lucy Powell in wake of UK losing its 'measles free' status.
Senior MP tells HuffPost UK's political podcast the PM will never agree to a second referendum.
Arj Singh, Paul Waugh and Rachel Wearmouth are joined by Labour MP on the HuffPost UK's politics podcast this week to talk Brexit showdowns, reaching across the political divide and the continual slow splintering of the two main parties. As Theresa May sat down for talks with Jeremy Corbyn, both leaders found that back on their home patches their successors are plotting. But can a compromise that pleases everyone be found? The last three years suggest not but Westminster isn't in the mood to do normalcy now. #Brexit #Theresa May #Jeremy Corbyn #Labour #Tories #ukpolitics #politics
Opposition parties lash out as Corbyn has "positive and detailed" discussions with Tory and Labour MPs over Norway-style Brexit.
Unlikely alliances drawn as Jacob Rees-Mogg, Jess Phillips and David Lammy put their name to letter.
'Going back to school shouldn’t push families below the breadline.'