Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said the Labour leadership is ready to address issues which have led eight of the party’s MPs to switch to the new Independent Group in Parliament.
Firebrand former deputy leader of Liverpool City Council Derek Hatton has been suspended from Labour just days after being readmitted to the party, the Press Association understands.
The biggest shake-up of British politics for a generation appears set to continue after three MPs quit the Conservatives and encouraged others to follow them to the new Independent Group.
Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has branded his party’s attempt to force by-elections in the constituencies of defecting MPs as “spiteful”.
Three MPs who quit the Conservatives and signed up to the new Independent Group have appealed to fellow one-nation Tories to join them.
Three MPs have quit the Conservative Party to join the new Independent Group (TIG) in a major blow to Theresa May’s authority.
Six Tory MPs will contemplate splitting from the Conservative Party unless it “changes its direction”, Tory grandee Ken Clarke has warned.
The shake-up of British politics appears set to continue with speculation a small number of Tories are set to join former Labour MPs in their new group.
The eighth MP to quit Labour to join the breakaway Independent Group has accused Jeremy Corbyn of repeatedly failing to deal with anti-Semitism in the party.
An eighth Labour MP has quit the party to join the breakaway Independent Group in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.
One of the rebel MPs who walked out of the Labour Party said she was “very tired” when she appeared to describe black people as having a “funny” tint or tinge.
A Labour MP has apologised after suggesting that seven former colleagues who broke away from Jeremy Corbyn’s party may have had Israeli backing.
Jeremy Corbyn has urged Labour to unite around his policies for a social justice and a more equal society as he expressed “regret” over the resignation of seven of his MPs.
The challenges facing people in the north-east applying for Universal Credit were discussed at a public meeting held by the Aberdeenshire West Labour Party.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has been urged to stop private companies from securing NHS contracts.
Jeremy Corbyn has been warned he faces more resignations by Labour MPs unless he gets a grip of the problem of anti-Semitism within the party’s ranks.
Seven MPs have resigned from Labour and will create a new Independent Group in the House of Commons in the most significant split in British politics for a generation.
Labour must change or face further resignations, Tom Watson has warned after seven MPs quit in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.
Here are some of the questions being asked about the new Independent Group of MPs:
The seven MPs who quit Labour have been challenged to stand in by-elections.
Here’s all you need to know about the seven MPs who resigned from Jeremy Corbyn’s party.
Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has said it is a “very sad day” after seven MPs resigned from the party.
A group of seven Labour MPs have resigned from the party to create a new Independent Group in the House of Commons, in the most significant split in British politics since the breakaway of the Social Democratic Party in the 1980s.
A group of seven Labour MPs have resigned from the party to sit in the House of Commons as independents, in the most significant split to hit the party since the breakaway of the Social Democratic Party in the early 1980s.
Speculation is mounting that several Labour MPs could be about to quit the party.
A Scottish Labour MP has insisted he will not sign a “loyalty pledge” to the party’s leader.
John McDonnell has rejected suggestions MPs could quit the Labour Party over its handling of anti-Semitism allegations.
MPs have hit out at the Labour leadership after the party revealed it has received 673 allegations of anti-Semitism by its members over the past 10 months, leading to 12 individuals being expelled.
The SNP’s Westminster leader has written to Scottish Labour MPs calling on them to reject the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal and support a second referendum.
Theresa May is promising MPs more Brexit votes before the end of February, amid claims she is trying to run down the clock before the UK’s departure from the European Union.
Labour will seek to force Theresa May into a second Commons showdown on her Brexit deal by the end of the month.
Labour’s general secretary has rejected a call by deputy leader Tom Watson to suspend a constituency party for “bullying” its MP.