Labour rebels defend decision to support government Bill
Wednesday 13th Sep 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
THE £1 billion sweetheart deal the Tories struck with North Irish extremists to prop up Theresa May will need to be approved by Parliament, government lawyers admitted yesterday.
Officials were challenged to come up with the legal basis for the deal with the DUP by the...
Tuesday 12th Sep 2017
SOCIALISTS secured two key positions on the Labour Party’s conference arrangements committee yesterday, with the Momentum-backed pair winning more than double the votes of their right-wing opponents.
Tottenham CLP secretary Seema Chandwani and former CWU general secretary Billy...
THE WELSH government said yesterday that it could be “severely disadvantaged” to EU immigration changes set out in a leaked Tory document.
First Minister Carwyn Jones said Welsh industry would be hurt by sector-based “recruitment” of migrants and said Wales...
Friday 8th Sep 2017
LABOUR is to vote against the Brexit repeal Bill at its second reading this week to prevent ministers being able to “grab power from Parliament” to change laws without scrutiny.
The party hopes that taking a stand against the “Henry VIII powers” will split the...
Wednesday 6th Sep 2017
Save the Children calls on Israel to lift decade-long blockade of the territory
Tuesday 5th Sep 2017
REPORTS that PM Theresa May will lift the public-sector pay cap were dismissed by Downing Street as “speculation” yesterday.
Right-wing rag the Sun claimed at the weekend that Ms May was planning to end the 1 per cent cap — in place for the past seven years — as...
LABOUR will vote against Brexit legislation this week if government ministers fail to address the long-standing issues that it has raised.
Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer vowed yesterday that the party’s MPs would vote to stop handing ministers a “blank cheque to...
Monday 4th Sep 2017
Law would make sure 3 million children are fed during school holidays
Wednesday 30th Aug 2017
A STUDENT who gained a place at Oxford University but fears the government will deport him received support of almost 75,000 people yesterday through a petition.
Brian White grew up in a Zimbabwean orphanage until he was six. He was adopted in Botswana by a family from the West...