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Working-class voters didn’t trust or believe Labour. We have to change | Jess Phillips 12/14/2019 - 21:31

Labour can’t be defensive about where it went wrong. We need honest self-criticism, says the MP for Birmingham Yardley

The blame game isn’t particularly dignified and is self-indulgent. The average person on pretty much any street, either in Canterbury or Grimsby, cares very little for our...

If we learn the right lessons from defeat, we can give people a reason to vote Labour again | Lisa Nandy 12/14/2019 - 20:30

To represent the country, we must see it as it really is and protect and preserve what matters in towns and cities, north and south, Leave and Remain

We are all shattered. Thursday’s result may have been foreseeable but it was devastating both for Labour and for the people who rely on us....

Jeremy Corbyn must resign within maximum of two months after Labour's devastating election defeat, Neil Kinnock says 12/14/2019 - 20:16
Exclusive: Lord Kinnock says 'Corbyn must own this devastating defeat'
Former Labour MP Phil Wilson: Jeremy Corbyn lost me my seat 12/14/2019 - 19:17
Phil Wilson, who lost his seat in Sedgefield in the election, says Labour's leadership need to "man-up".
Meet the new boss, same as the old boss 12/14/2019 - 19:07

The prime minister’s ideology may be hard to pin down, but when he talks about healing a divided country, it’s probably hot air

Boris Johnson has long been a familiar face in British politics, so why does his ideology remain, in the words of his role-model Winston Churchill, “a riddle,...

Battle against Brexit has not ended and Johnson's plans could still 'implode', says Ed Davey 12/14/2019 - 19:01
Prime minister's willingness to alienate Scotland and Northern Ireland has made Lib Dems the party of the Union, says interim leader
Boris Johnson lights his Brexit bomb – cartoon 12/14/2019 - 19:00

The prime minister basks in his election victory, and looks to an explosive future

You can buy your own print of this cartoon

General election: Boris Johnson visits Sedgefield as McDonnell says he will leave shadow cabinet – live news 12/14/2019 - 18:29

All the day’s politics news, as Boris Johnson begins tour of formerly safe Labour seats taken by Tories in election

To be young under Thatcher was tough for many. This is going to be far worse | Barbara Ellen 12/14/2019 - 18:00
Even at the height of Thatcherism, those in their 20s could take some comfort from what the future might hold

I thought it was tough being young under Margaret Thatcher, but being middle aged under this shower feels so much worse. And I caught some of the sharper ends of Thatcherism – signing on...

Housing charities and food banks report spike in donations after Tory win 12/14/2019 - 17:23

Organisations protecting the vulnerable such as Shelter, Refuge, the Trussell Trust and the Biscuit Fund welcomed contributions

Charities helping the most vulnerable in society have reported an increase in support after the Conservative victory in the general election.


Wigan 'double stabbing': Two women injured in attack 12/14/2019 - 17:16
Foodbank app run by newly elected Tory MP charges charities to use it 12/14/2019 - 17:13
Miriam Cates's app attacked by Labour rival as 'profiting' from food poverty