High Court asked to identify Labour anti-Semitism report leaker

A former senior Labour official today asked the High Court in London to reveal who leaked the party’s internal report into anti-Semitism so she can sue them for defamation.   An 860-page report on Labour’s governance and legal unit, which found that anti-Semitism was so rife within the party that some members’ views were like those … Read more

‘The Labour movement is very patriotic’: Keir Starmer ‘very comfortable’ showing hiss patriotism

Sir Keir Starmer insisted he is ‘very comfortable’ with displaying his patriotism today as he warned that ‘competence’ alone would not help Labour shrug off the spectre of Corbynism and win a general election.     The Labour leader said he is on a ‘four-year journey’ to turn around the ‘worst loss since 1935’ as he faced questions … Read more

Boost for plan to return ALL children to school on March 8 as Keir Starmer backs move

Boris Johnson’s bid to get all children back to school in two-weeks’ time received a boost today as Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer backed the plan – and risked a furious row with unions. The Prime Minister wants to reopen all classrooms on March 8 and is expected to announce the proposal when he reveals … Read more

Boost for plan to return ALL children to school on March 8 as Keir Starmer backs move

Boris Johnson’s bid to get all children back to school in two-weeks’ time received a boost today as Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer backed the plan – and risked a furious row with unions. The Prime Minister wants to reopen all classrooms on March 8 and is expected to announce the proposal when he reveals … Read more

Peter Mandelson assures critics of Beijing Government’s human rights record would be ‘proved wrong’

Labour peer Peter Mandelson assured Chinese PM that critics of Beijing’s human rights record would be ‘proved wrong’ during lobbying meeting for rich clients Mendelson told business leaders and officials critics would be ‘proved wrong’  Assured Premier Li Keqiang ‘wouldn’t be hearing complaints from European side’ He has been advising Labour party leader Sir Kier … Read more

Peter Mandelson assures critics of Beijing Government’s human rights record would be ‘proved wrong’

Labour peer Peter Mandelson assured Chinese PM that critics of Beijing’s human rights record would be ‘proved wrong’ during lobbying meeting for rich clients Mendelson told business leaders and officials critics would be ‘proved wrong’  Assured Premier Li Keqiang ‘wouldn’t be hearing complaints from European side’ He has been advising Labour party leader Sir Kier … Read more

ANDREW PIERCE: All stardust gone… and now he’s on a journey to nowhere 

As they tried desperately to attract the attention of the nation yesterday, Sir Keir Starmer’s aides promised that the Labour leader was about to unveil the most radical policy agenda since the Beveridge Reforms that reshaped Britain after the Second World War. Alas, it was not to be. Few pulses were set racing by yet … Read more

ANDREW PIERCE: All stardust gone… and now he’s on a journey to nowhere 

As they tried desperately to attract the attention of the nation yesterday, Sir Keir Starmer’s aides promised that the Labour leader was about to unveil the most radical policy agenda since the Beveridge Reforms that reshaped Britain after the Second World War. Alas, it was not to be. Few pulses were set racing by yet … Read more

Keir Starmer’s big rebuild is crumbling as he falls in the polls and is accused of stealing ideas

Sir Keir Starmer called for the creation of recovery bonds in his much-anticipated relaunch speech – but suffered a fresh setback as a poll found he was less popular than Boris Johnson. The Labour leader hoped to revive his fortunes within his own party and among voters by setting out a bold vision for the country … Read more

Keir Starmer tells Boris Johnson ‘this is no time for tax rises’ OR a new wave of austerity

Sir Keir Starmer warned Boris Johnson not to ‘waste the sacrifices of the last year’ with a botched rebuilding of the UK economy today as he set out his own economic vision for the future. The Labour boss warned the PM and Chancellor Rishi Sunak against hiking taxes or implementing a new wave of austerity in … Read more