The Shadow Brexit Secretary’s comment is at odds with his colleague the Shadow Chancellor.
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Rayner’s new proposals would mean that the progress we have seen over the last eight years would be sacrificed – and it is our kids that would pay the price.
Rees-Mogg on Javid’s approach to the post-Brexit immigration system. And he sees no way in which Parliament can block Brexit if the Government holds its nerve.
Mark Lehain: Rayner says Labour will reject Gove’s school reforms – but what would they establish in their place?
Families and teachers deserve some details on what is being proposed in place of free schools and academies.
McDonnell is more dangerous than Corbyn – not just because he’s more extreme, but because he is more intelligent
Even the Labour Party itself seems aware that the Shadow Chancellor is visibly more wily than his leader.
WATCH: McDonnell – “The full weight of the Treasury will…take on any vested interest that try to thwart the will of the people”
The Shadow Chancellor praises Corbyn’s “dignity” in the face of “vilification” by the media.
Alex Hedger: Corbyn sells the pass on a second Scottish referendum. And the Coalition of Chaos stirs in its unquiet grave.
The Labour leader is ready to bargain his way to power by bidding for the support of the SNP in the event of a hung Parliament.
On the question of a second referendum, Labour’s easiest answer is yet more careful, deniable ambiguity
Corbyn is willing to bend his principles. But he and his advisers will cling more closely to their strategy of being all things to all sides.
The Labour leader then refuses to comment on his experience of being accused of racism by Margaret Hodge.
WATCH: Watson – It’s “inconceivable” that the Labour leadership would defy a conference vote for a second referendum
“But I’m already in the boundaries of talking hypotheticals with you,” he caveats.
Liz Truss: As Labour’s Conference opens, think long and hard about the damage they would wreak on jobs, wages and tax
They want to bring down the system of free enterprise, and replace it with a committee of Corbyn, McDonnell and Abbott telling us how we should live our lives.
So much of what now appears inevitable could have been very different – at least in the short term.
If the test is Starmer’s Twitter feed, there’s nothing at all as of 11am. There was no Labour spokesman on “Today” either.
Khan is hanging around City Hall, waiting for the Labour leadership to turn up. London can do better.
I’ve already voted for Boff as the Conservative candidate. Sometimes I suspect that he knows even more about the capital than Peter Ackroyd.
But here’s how Labour could attempt a risky manoeuvre next week – by promising a second poll while being powerless to deliver one.