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Brexit: European Parliament backs move to next phase of talks 12/13/2017 - 15:36
MEPs voted 556 in favour to 62 against
Labour delays outcome of Kelvin Hopkins harassment inquiry 12/13/2017 - 15:32

Committee considering allegations puts back decision date to give former shadow cabinet minister more time to respond

Labour has delayed the outcome of its investigation into alleged inappropriate behaviour by Kelvin Hopkins toward a fellow MP and a young activist to give the former...

Jeremy Corbyn does not support boycott of Israel 12/13/2017 - 15:24

Labour spokesman clarifies leader’s position after party rift was exposed by shadow minister’s tweet backing BDS movement

Jeremy Corbyn would be happy to buy goods from Israel and does not support a blanket boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) policy, though his spokesman said he did...

MPs to receive 1.8% pay rise next April to £77,379 per year 12/13/2017 - 15:13
Latest increase means parliamentary wages have risen 17.7% since Conservative-led coalition introduced widespread austerity programme in 2010
Corbyn attacks 'disgrace' of homelessness but ignores Brexit at PMQs 12/13/2017 - 14:46

Labour leader uses questions to focus on housing, hours before Labour and Tory rebels hope to inflict key defeat on EU bill

Jeremy Corbyn has used prime minister’s questions to challenge Theresa May on what he called the “disgrace” of homelessness and insecure tenancies, eschewing an...

Westminster rape trial: Samuel Armstrong 'victim gave story to press' 12/13/2017 - 14:42
Jurors hear a woman allegedly raped by an MP's aide gave the story to the Sun and the Mail.
Prime Minister's Questions: The key bits and the verdict 12/13/2017 - 14:33
Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May clashed over housing and homelessness - here are the key bits.
PMQs verdict: Corbyn back on home turf with housing questions 12/13/2017 - 14:22

The Labour leader rediscovered his form and the PM was let down by her inability to project sympathy for the homeless

Brexit did not get a look-in during a prime minister’s questions focused on housing. Jeremy Corbyn used his six questions to press Theresa May on the Conservatives’ record...

Theresa May refuses to back down ahead of possible Brexit Bill defeat saying it would put 'smooth' EU withdrawal in jeopardy 12/13/2017 - 14:05
Prime Minister stands firm - despite Tory rebels insisting they have the numbers to win 'meaningful vote' showdown tonight
Foreign nationals should be banned from buying more than half of houses in new developments, says Tory MP 12/13/2017 - 13:19
Conservative member for Croydon South Chris Philp publishes report calling for tougher controls to support British first-time buyers
Archbishop of York backs devolution deal for whole of Yorkshire 12/13/2017 - 13:06

John Sentamu calls on government to make current Sheffield city region a stepping stone to wider arrangement

The archbishop of York has called on the government to reach a compromise with local authorities to break a long-running stalemate over devolution in Yorkshire.

John Sentamu,...

Brexit bill vote: How important is tonight's clash on the EU withdrawal legislation? 12/13/2017 - 13:06
The Prime Minister has avoided defeat on Brexit legislation so far - but that could change tonight
Brexit agreement to be made into legally binding treaty before trade talks begin 12/13/2017 - 13:03
The EU is tightening up procedure following David Davis's comments
The unions are sounding the alarm over Brexit. Why isn’t Jeremy Corbyn? | Hugo Dixon 12/13/2017 - 13:02
Leadership is about shaping opinion, not sitting on the fence. The Labour leader has a duty to start fighting for the jobs, rights and prosperity of working people

There’s a joke about English breakfast that explains the...

Scottish fishermen say EU is taking 'hardline' quotas stance pre-Brexit 12/13/2017 - 12:36

As annual fisheries negotiations conclude, fishermen’s federation says ‘entrenched views’ in EU could affect future talks

Scottish fishermen have raised concerns that the EU is adopting a hardline stance over quotas as a prelude to Brexit negotiations.

Annual negotiations over...