Despite their support, the amendment fell by 322 to 290 votes.
Posts Tagged: Rachel Reeves MP
If it passes, a signal will be sent that the Commons is likely to take control of Brexit policy – even if the Brady amendment also passes.
What exactly are Benn, Cooper and Boles, Creasy, Grieve, Reeves and Corbyn proposing?
CCHQ want to exploit this red dawn to inflict deep damage on the Labour brand that will long outlast the current leadership.
Having built the benefits trap, they have fought every reform required to dismantle it.
Charlie Elphicke MP: Miliband needs all the help he can get – but charities should not be providing it
The Charity Commission has found that the IPPR’s ‘close involvement’ with Labour crossed a line.
Includes five jobshare posts, and returns to the front bench for Ken Clarke, Liam Fox, Tom Watson…and Emily Thornberry.
The Labour leader wants to spend his way to better employment figures – but can he?
…but their call for reform does shift them towards Ed Miliband’s party. Question is, will they move even closer next year?
The failure of Yvette Cooper and Tristram Hunt in the Commons yesterday was a symptom of a bigger Opposition problem.
Speaking to the BBC, Danny Alexander was quick to warn that “there’s still a very long way to go”.
“I know we all look the same.”
Rachel Reeves has a cheek to forget her party’s boom in welfare dependency and slump in educational standards.
Yet more watering down leaves the Labour leader hawking a medicine that won’t work.
Torn between obeying the unions and appealing to voters, her welfare policy is in tatters.