In a day of wrangling and compromise, one minister resigned there were rows behind closed doors, but ministers have avoided defeat on the EU Withdrawal bill.
The son of a merchant seaman and a cleaner, Lord Martin of Springburn, who has died aged 72, symbolised for many in the Labour movement the opportunities their party offered to working class people to rise above their origins. Michael Martin was intensely proud of his Glasgow roots and the way he had overcome a […]
Jeremy Corbyn quoted a Conservative MP and the chief constable of Merseyside as he questioned the prime minister on gun crime and police funding. Theresa May said her government was protecting and increasing police budgets and that the Labour leader “does not have that good a record when it comes to increasing the powers for […]
Image copyright AFP The Conservatives reported three times the size of donations as any other party at the start of 2018. The Tories said they got £4.7m in the first three months of the year, compared with £1.4m gifted to Labour and £564,000 to the Liberal Democrats. Leading Tory donors include Ehud Sheleg, an Israeli-born […]