Keir Starmer: Barristers will go on all-out strike from TODAY as pay row escalates

Barristers will go on all-out strike from TODAY as pay row escalates and Keir Starmer accuses Government of doing ‘absolutely nothing’ to resolve dispute Criminal barristers in England and Wales will in effect go on a continuous strike This was after their row with the Government over pay intensified today  Members of the Criminal Bar … Read more

Labour in CHAOS over Rwanda migrant flights policy as Starmer refuses to say party would axe them

Labour in CHAOS over Rwanda migrant flights policy as Keir Starmer’s team repeatedly refuses to say party would axe them – while shadow minister Yvette Cooper was telling MPs the scheme was ‘putting our country to shame’ Yvette Cooper branded policy  ‘Government by gimmick’ in the Commons  But spokesman for Keir Starmer refused to confirm … Read more

Boris faces test of Tory MPs’ support at PMQs

Defiant Boris Johnson swiped that Tory critics do not like the ‘big and remarkable’ things his government is doing as MPs lined up behind him at PMQs. The premier was given a solid reception with cheers as he arrived in the Commons for the regular session – the first opportunity to take the temperature in the chamber … Read more

Police set to quiz 15 Labour activists who had beer and curry with Sir Keir Starmer in lockdown 

Beergate police are set to quiz 15 Labour activists who had beer and curry with Sir Keir Starmer at ‘work’ event Durham Constabulary will begin contacting 15 who attended ‘Beergate’ event Last week Sir Keir Starmer said that he would step down if fined over the event  He was branded a hypocrite by 63 per … Read more

Keir Starmer’s anger at beer and pizza quiz as he accuses BBC of asking ‘same questions seven times’

Keir Starmer’s anger at beer and pizza quiz as he accuses BBC’s Sophie Raworth of asking him ‘the same questions seven times’ Labour leader reacted angrily when BBC asked him if he felt lucky to escape fine Sir Keir Starmer accused host of asking him ‘same questions seven times’  He said:  ‘The police looked into … Read more

Labour council elections candidate faces probe amid backlash at tweet calling Zelensky a ‘fascist’

Labour council elections candidate faces probe amid backlash at tweet calling Ukrainian President Zelensky a ‘fascist’ Ziad Alsayed made comment in response to UK showing solidarity with Ukraine He further told a columnist criticising Putin to ‘stay away from bad propaganda’  Labour candidate also described party’s leader Sir Keir Starmer as ‘disgusting’  Party said all … Read more

Tube strikes: Keir Starmer’s MPs fail to condemn RMT union industrial action crippling London

Labour was in chaos over London Underground strikes yesterday after failing to condemn a second crippling walkout. London Mayor Sadiq Khan was booed while attending a glitzy music awards ceremony, with one punk group publicly savaging him for not dealing with the crisis. Critics questioned why the mayor was attending the event instead of holding … Read more

Labour accused of ‘hypocrisy’ for calling on Tories to return £2m in Russian-linked donations

Labour is accused of ‘rank hypocrisy’ for calling on the Tories to return £2million in Russian-linked donations but refusing to do the same Labour accused of ‘hypocrisy’ for not saying if Russia-linked £1m will be returned It received it from hedge fund tycoon with business connections with Russia  Labour claimed such donors gave Tories £1.93m … Read more

Peter Mandelson comes under fire for wooing Qatar’s super-rich

Peter Mandelson comes under fire for wooing Qatar’s super-rich as the Labour peer expands his lobbying firm Labour peer Peter Mandelson has opened a new office in Qatar’s capital, Doha He claimed Qatar offered ‘unique strategic advantages for businesses’    Qatar has been condemned over reports it has mistreated migrant workers By Georgia Edkins For The … Read more

What a welcome! Labour activists tell Tory defector Christian Wakeford they want a by-election

What a welcome! Labour activists tell Tory defector Christian Wakeford they want a by-election – and THEY will decide if he can stand Bury South MP Christian Wakeford defected to Labour over the Partygate furore Former opponent and now fellow party member Lucy Burke wants by-election Ms Burke lost to Mr Wakeford by just 402 … Read more