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Sally Gimson’s deselection and the battle for Labour’s soul

7 November 2019 12:51

Anyone who doubts that the far left is more interested in winning the faction fight within the Labour party than…

Will former Labour MPs help the Tories break the ‘red wall’?

7 November 2019 12:19

Will former Labour MPs help the Tories break the red wall? A key plank of the Tory path to a majority…

What The Clangers can teach us about the snap election

7 November 2019 12:00

On election night on 10 October 1974, the BBC broadcast a special episode of The Clangers, a children’s animated television series. The…

Diane Abbott’s fake news

7 November 2019 11:41

The Labour party are not in high spirits today after their election campaign was derailed by the ex-Labour MP, Ian…

Ian Austin: patriotic Labour voters should back Boris Johnson

7 November 2019 7:53

The below is an edited transcript of Ian Austin’s remarks on BBC Radio 4 Today. I only wanted to be…

Watch: Ex-Labour MP Ian Austin urges voters to back Boris

7 November 2019 7:51

This is the explosive moment former Labour MP Ian Austin urges voters to back Boris Johnson. Austin, who announced that…

Boris Johnson’s campaign launch will help calm Tory fears

6 November 2019 21:05

When you ask those at CCHQ why this election isn’t going to be like 2017, one of the answers they…

How will the independent ex-Tory candidates cope in the election campaign?

6 November 2019 17:52

This election is going to be particularly discombobulating for the ex-Tory MPs who are now independents. Even though all three…

Scottish Tories find reasons to be cheerful on the campaign trail

6 November 2019 17:27

Will the Scottish Conservatives face near extinction in the snap election? In recent months, talk in the Tory party has…

John Bercow blasts Brexit

6 November 2019 16:24

When John Bercow was House of Commons Speaker, there was a sense on both sides that he was a politician…

Can Boris Johnson recover from the Tory campaign crisis?

6 November 2019 13:33

After a torrid 36 hours for the Tory party which has seen one Cabinet Minister resign and another have to…

Diane Abbott: Not all Jews think Corbyn is an anti-Semite

6 November 2019 13:02

Boris Johnson’s election campaign has got off to a dismal start but it seems Labour is determined to catch up.…

Alun Cairns quits Cabinet over rape trial row

6 November 2019 12:19

Alun Cairns has resigned as Wales Secretary following claims he knew about a former aide’s role in the collapse of…

Hysteria about Russian interference is becoming a joke

6 November 2019 12:02

The murder of Russian defector and fierce Putin critic Alexander Litvinenko was a radioactive wake-up call to many in the…

Boris Johnson’s election has got off to a dreadful start

6 November 2019 10:43

The cliche, from my memory already creaking under the political strain, is that oppositions never win elections, governments lose them.…

Watch: James Cleverly gets empty-chaired by Sky News

6 November 2019 9:51

James Cleverly was never going to have the easiest time this morning. The Tory party chairman, considered a safe pair…

Listen: Andrew Bridgen’s bungled bid to defend Jacob Rees-Mogg

5 November 2019 18:13

Oh dear. Andrew Bridgen is a friend of Jacob Rees-Mogg, but it’s unlikely the Tory MP will be thanking his…

Watch: Kate Hoey’s emotional final Commons speech

5 November 2019 17:58

This evening, as Parliament prepares to be dissolved ahead of a winter election campaign, MPs gathered in the Commons Chamber…

Philip Hammond’s departure shows how Brexit has changed the Tories

5 November 2019 16:29

Until a year or two ago, if you’d asked me to describe the archetypal Conservative, I’d have sketched out someone…

Labour’s four-day week pledge doesn’t add up

5 November 2019 14:45

Would you like to be paid the same amount of money for working fewer hours? It sounds like it’s too…