The Opposition Chief Whip is reported to have “physically intimidated” MPs, but was “ignored” nonetheless.
This week was meant to be all about Tory rebellions and blue-on-blue conflict. Instead, the Opposition’s civil war has intensified.
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor reports on his day out at the unpopular celebration of all things Jeremy Corbyn.
A new play explores life after Brexit, when the old parties are swept aside and an irresistible popular movement is born
Michael McManus uses the theatre to explore the potential for an anti-immigrant party to break away not from the Tories, but from Labour.
Corbyn trolls his own pro-EU backbenchers over the EEA, while seeking to pick his battles on the Withdrawal Bill
The Opposition is still pursuing its strategy of deliberate ambiguity – while committing to a policy it knows to be “bollocks”.
McDonnell’s new spinner wants voters to learn all about the time Livingstone sacked him for messing up London’s finances
He might need to read up on his new boss’s record a little more closely.
The Opposition also won’t trust 16- and 17-year-olds to attend unless “accompanied by an adult guardian”, but simultaneously wants to give them the vote.
The finely-balanced votes on the Withdrawal Bill amendments come down to how many Labour MPs will abstain
With the Bill expected to return in the week of 11th June, the Government is weighing up which amendments must be fought and which could be defeated.
Their solution to the unpopularity of Corbyn’s views is to avoid providing detail. But how can they debate and develop with new ideas while remaining tight-lipped?
“I think we can burn off a few of ours plus get a few Labour votes and, equally important, absentions”, this site is told.
Those representing working class seats in the Midlands and North will be nervous of any suggestion that they’re betraying the referendum result.
The new Home Secretary dually offends the twisted illogic of identity politics, and many of Corbyn’s followers hate him for it.
Exclusive: Labour council candidate attacks #EnoughIsEnough protests as “Tories after jewish money” and not “real Jews”
Themba Msika, who fought a recent by-election for Labour, also claimed concerns about anti-semitism were “smears” intended to influence the local elections.
If there is a Commons vote on Syria, the willingness of Labour rebels to support action could make all the difference
In 2013, Conservative rebels joined with Labour to sink Cameron’s plan. Might the reverse happen five years later?
If Barry Gardiner lasts for a thousand years, men will still say: “These were his finest hours”.