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A Labour Councillor has defected to The Breakthrough Party - becoming the newly formed left-wing party's first ever elected representative. Samantha Cooper, a Town Councillor for the Woodhouse and Hainworth Ward in Keighley, Bradford, blamed Keir Starmer for her decision to switch parties. Co...
A Labour Councillor has defected to The Breakthrough Party - becoming the newly formed left-wing party's first ever elected representative. Samantha Cooper, a Town Councillor for the Woodhouse and Hainworth Ward in Keighley, Bradford, blamed Keir Starmer for her decision to switch parties. Cooper,...
A Labour Council leader has been severely criticised after calling for the formation of an 'anti-migrant militia' to defend Britain's coastline. Brendan Chilton, the Labour Group Leader on Ashford Council in Kent, suggested that ordinary Brits could set up a "Home Guard" to repel asylum seekers arr...
A Labour Council leader has been severely criticised after calling for the formation of an 'anti-migrant militia' to defend Britiain's coastline. Brendan Chilton, the Labour Group Leader on Ashford Council in Kent, suggested that ordinary Brits could set up a "Home Guard" to repel asylum seekers ar...
A Labour Council leader has been severely criticised after calling for the formation of an 'anti-migrant militia' to defend Britiain's coastline. Brendan Chilton, the Labour Group Leader on Ashford Council in Kent, suggested that ordinary Brits could set up a "Home Guard" to repel asylum seekers...
The GMB Union, who represent over half a million workers across the country, have pulled funding to the Labour Party in London. The unprecedented decision comes after the union accused Labour of "political victimisation" following the sacking of a grieving employee who had worked for Islington c...
The GMB Union, who represent over half a million workers across the country, have pulled funding to the Labour Party in London. The unprecedented decision comes after the union accused Labour of "political victimisation" following the sacking of a grieving employee who had worked for Islington c...
The GMB Union, who represent over half a million workers across the country, have pulled funding to the Labour Party in London. The unprecedented decision comes after the union accused Labour of "political victimisation" following the sacking of a grieving employee who had worked for Islington c...
The GMB Union, who represent over half a million workers across the country, have pulled funding to the Labour Party in London. The unprecedented decision comes after the union accused Labour of "political victimisation" following the sacking of a grieving employee who had worked for Islington coun...
Two new polls released today show that support for Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has fallen dramatically over the past fortnight - with one of today's surveys also showing Keir Starmer’s Labour closing the gap to the government to within just two points. The headline figures of today’s Surv...
Two new polls released today show that support for Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has fallen dramatically over the past fortnight - with one of today's surveys also showing Keir Starmer’s Labour closing the gap to the government to within just two points. The headline figures of today’s Survati...
A group of Labour Party activists is set to hold an alternative investigation into the so-called ‘Labour Leaks’ following the party’s decision to indefinitely delay the official investigation, the Forde Inquiry. Sign up for the exclusive Labour Party Buzz Newsletter bringing you to the latest VI...
A group of Labour Party activists is set to hold an alternative investigation into the so-called ‘Labour Leaks’ following the party’s decision to indefinitely delay the official investigation, the Forde Inquiry. Sign up for the exclusive Labour Party Buzz Newsletter bringing you to the latest VI...
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LONDON (Labour Buzz) - It’s sleaze, sleaze, sleaze with the Conservatives as Starmer roasts Boris offer dodgy texts and dodgy deals. Sign up for the exclusive Labour Party Buzz Newsletter bringing you to the latest VIP Labour Party News Now.  It’s been an exciting week for the leaders with both get...
LONDON (Labour Buzz) - It’s been an exciting week for the leaders with both getting down and dirty with the great unwashed. Boris had found out about the concept of association football, while Starmer had enjoyed his first pub fight. What would they find to talk about today? Round one: Things that...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the weekly question time debate in Parliament, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in London, Britain, April 14, 2021, in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERS
https://youtu.be/l9pg-4l4vZ8 WESTMINSTER (Labour Buzz) - Parliament is back from its Easter recess and there was only one topic of conversation. The unfolding scandal surrounding Greensill Capital, and dodgy Dave’s dodgy lobbying habit. Sign up for the exclusive Labour Party Buzz Newsletter br...
WESTMINSTER (Labour Buzz) - Starmer’s challenge was to make the scandal relevant to voters and to drag Johnson into the mess. He managed that and more in his best performance for some time.  Round one: Greensill capital   Starmer began by paying tribute to Shirley Williams, Ian Gibson and dame Cher...
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) and Mayor of London Boris Johnson walk to a function on the second day of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, Britain September 29, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/Files
WESTMINSTER (Labour Buzz) - Keir Starmer’s first big voting test getting near with next month’s Hartlepool by-election, and it’s not going well. A new poll gives the Tories a seven-point lead in a seat which Jeremy Corbyn won in both 2017 and 2019. Barring a miracle, therefore, it seems the Conserv...
Labour Party leader Keir Starmer speaks with medical staff during a visit to the Whittington Hospital in London, Britain, March 15, 2021. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS
LONDON (Labour Buzz) - The fact-checking organisation Full Fact is calling for government communications to serve the people rather than the narrow interests of politicians. It’s a call that comes from the way in which the controversial report on racism was released to the public. Anger at the rep...
LONDON (Labour Buzz) - The fact-checking organisation Full Fact is calling for government communications to serve the people rather than the narrow interests of politicians. It’s a call that comes from the way in which the controversial report on racism was released to the public. Anger at the rep...
LONDON (Labour Buzz) - The fact-checking organisation Full Fact is calling for government communications to serve the people rather than the narrow interests of politicians. It’s a call that comes from the way in which the controversial report on racism was released to the public.  Anger at the rep...
FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators take part in a Black Lives Matter protest in London, Britain, July 12, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo
WESTMINSTER (Labour Buzz) - Keir Starmer’s first big voting test getting near with next month’s Hartlepool by-election, and it’s not going well. A new poll gives the Tories a seven-point lead in a seat which Jeremy Corbyn won in both 2017 and 2019. Barring a miracle, therefore, it seems the Conserv...
WESTMINSTER (Labour Buzz) - Keir Starmer’s first big voting test getting near with next month’s Hartlepool by-election, and it’s not going well. A new poll gives the Tories a seven-point lead in a seat which Jeremy Corbyn won in both 2017 and 2019. Barring a miracle, therefore, it seems the Conser...

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Round one: Army cuts WESTMINSTER (Labour Buzz) - Starmer opened by going all-in on armed forces. Why, he asked, did the Prime Minister promise to maintain armed forces at the current levels but then cut them. He referred to the admission from defence secretary Ben Wallace, who admits troops will be...
FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives an update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic during a virtual news conference inside 10 Downing Street, in central London, Britain, March 18, 2021. Tolga Akmen/Pool via REUTERS
WESTMINSTER (Labour Buzz) - It was a sombre and reflective PMQs dominated by the murder of Sarah Everard. Both men seemed to sense that it would be difficult to be seen to be scoring any political points from such a tragedy. That didn’t stop him from trying.  Round one: She was just walking home  S...
Flare smoke rises over a protest at Parliament Square, following the kidnap and murder of Sarah Everard, in London, Britain, March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
WESTMINSTER (Labour Buzz) - Donald Trump called it the Fifth Avenue effect, the idea that he could shoot someone dead on Fifth Avenue and people would still vote for him. Throughout all the ups and downs of this pandemic, one politician has been immune to the ups and downs of fortunes. Ironically a...
FILE PHOTO: Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves Downing Street, in London, Britain, November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File Photo
WESTMINSTER (Labour Buzz) - Starmer entered PMQs with a host of targets to pick from. He could have chosen the damning verdict on NHS test and trace, the High Courts finding that Johnson had lied to parliament or even a new book detailing his inept response to the pandemic.  Instead, he focused on...
FILE PHOTO: People walk past a mural praising the NHS (National Health Service) amidst the continuation of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, London, Britain, March 5, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville
LONDON (Labour Buzz) - Today sees Rishi Sunak launch possibly one of the most important budgets in living memory. This will shape how the UK recovers from the pandemic and may impact our future for the next decade. Battle lines are already being drawn. From the government, opposition and media we c...
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak holds the budget box outside his office in Downing Street in London, Britain March 3, 2021. REUTERS/John Sibley
LONDON (Labour Buzz) - Earlier in the week, the UK announced it would slash its aid to Yemen, something which the UN Secretary-General described as a death sentence for starving children. At the same time, they have been a keen seller of arms to Saudi Arabia as organising a secretive project traini...
FILE PHOTO: British Labour Party leader Keir Starmer speaks during a question period at the House of Commons in London, Britain February 3, 2021. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS
LONDON (Labour Buzz) - Starmer and Johnson faced off ahead of next week’s budget which will go a long way towards deciding what the recovery from the pandemic might look like. It was a testy exchange and one which will not have done much to encourage Keir Starmer’s growing list of doubters.   Round...
FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic media briefing at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain February 22, 2021. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS