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Today โ€” January 18th 2020SkyNews Politics

Labour leadership candidates set for hustings - as poll gives Starmer lead

Labour's five leadership candidates are going head-to-head in the first public hustings of the campaign, as a new poll gives Sir Keir Starmer a commanding lead over Rebecca Long-Bailey.

  • January 18th 2020 at 02:22

Has Rebecca Long-Bailey got the charisma to succeed where Corbyn failed?

Rebecca Long-Bailey's campaign launch in Manchester had the look and feel of the Labour Party rallies we've got used to in the Corbyn years.

  • January 18th 2020 at 01:12

PM to give Brexit night speech - but there won't be any Big Ben bongs

Boris Johnson is promising to celebrate Brexit night on 31 January with light shows, Union Jack flags flying and a clock counting down to 11pm - but no Big Ben bongs.

  • January 17th 2020 at 23:30
Yesterday โ€” January 17th 2020SkyNews Politics

Long-Bailey: I can reach parts of electorate Corbyn failed to

Rebecca Long-Bailey has launched her campaign to become Labour leader, saying she can reach parts of the electorate Jeremy Corbyn failed to.

  • January 17th 2020 at 20:54

Rees-Mogg: We are taking online child abuse seriously

Jacob Rees-Mogg has said the government is taking the rise of child sexual exploitation (CSE) material online seriously but refused to allow concerned MPs a debate in the House of Commons.

  • January 17th 2020 at 13:39

Priti Patel joins raid on gangs who use children to sell drugs

The leaders of county lines gangs are being targeted, with the home secretary vowing to stop children being exploited across the country as drug mules.

  • January 17th 2020 at 11:55

Brexit will be reversed, senior EU figure predicts

Britain will one day rejoin the European Union, one of the bloc's senior figures has predicted.

  • January 17th 2020 at 11:18

New advice on travel to EU released ahead of Brexit Day on 31 January

The travel industry is trying to reassure tourists that their summer holidays won't be affected by the UK's departure from the European Union.

  • January 17th 2020 at 02:15

Long-Bailey vows to end 'gentlemen's club of politics' in leadership launch

Left-wing Labour leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey is pledging to "end the gentlemen’s club of politics" and devolve power away from Westminster to the regions.

  • January 16th 2020 at 20:13
Before yesterdaySkyNews Politics

Morgan defends U-turn on serving under Johnson

Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan says she took a job in Boris Johnson's government in order to provide a "variety of voices around the table" - even though she previously ruled out serving under the prime minister.

  • January 16th 2020 at 19:26

Questions over Long-Bailey's stance on abortion law

Labour leadership contender Rebecca Long-Bailey "personally" does not agree with current abortion law, it has emerged.

  • January 16th 2020 at 17:05

PM distances himself from Big Ben Brexit crowdfunding campaign

Boris Johnson has distanced himself from a public fundraiser to allow Big Ben to chime for Brexit, having initially given his backing to a campaign to allow people to "bung a bob" to see it bong.

  • January 16th 2020 at 13:17

Police investigate assault claim at Keith Vaz comeback meeting

Police are investigating an alleged assault at the venue where former Labour MP Keith Vaz made his return to politics.

  • January 16th 2020 at 09:48

Long-Bailey in the lead to replace Corbyn, poll suggests

Rebecca Long-Bailey has leapfrogged Sir Keir Starmer in the race to be the next Labour leader, a new poll has suggested.

  • January 16th 2020 at 02:17

Farmers to be paid to protect the environment

Farmers are to be rewarded for protecting the environment, improving access to the countryside and boosting animal welfare under proposals outlined in the government's Agriculture Bill.

  • January 16th 2020 at 01:10

UK government commits ยฃ2bn for new N Ireland executive

The UK government has committed £2bn to Northern Ireland's new power-sharing executive.

  • January 15th 2020 at 19:48

Crowdfunding bid to make Big Ben 'bong for Brexit'

A national crowdfunding campaign to make Big Ben "bong for Brexit" has been launched.

  • January 15th 2020 at 18:52

Corbyn 'completely wrong' to have 'stood with Russia'

Jeremy Corbyn was "completely wrong" to have "stood with Russia" over the Salisbury chemical weapons attack, according to a Labour leadership candidate.

  • January 15th 2020 at 17:42

Corbyn shares concerns about 'racial undertones' of Meghan coverage

Jeremy Corbyn shares the concerns raised by Prince Harry about the "racial undertones" in the media coverage of his wife Meghan, the Labour leader's office has said.

  • January 15th 2020 at 15:03

PM vows to 'get those waiting lists down' after worst NHS figures

Boris Johnson has made a commitment to "get those waiting lists down" after one measure of NHS performance recorded its worst figure on record.

  • January 15th 2020 at 14:23
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