Jeremy Corbyn rules out coalition if Labour can't get General Election majority

Jeremy Corbyn rules out coalition if Labour can’t get General Election majority

Labour has ruled out going into coalition with other parties if it is unable to win an overall majority, Jeremy Corbyn has said.  On the eve of the party’s annual conference in Brighton, Jeremy Corbyn said the party will try and force an election once no-deal Brexit is off the table.  Parliament passed a law […]

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Mum's fight in memory of disabled daughter who killed herself after DWP fit-for-work ruling

Mum’s fight in memory of disabled daughter who killed herself after DWP fit-for-work ruling

Jodey Whiting took her own life after being found fit for work. Just one of tens of thousands of people crushed by Tory austerity ­measures since 2010. On Sunday in Brighton, her mother Joy Dove will address the Labour conference fringe in memory of Jodey, who died two years ago. This week David Cameron has […]

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Voice of the Mirror: There's lies, damn lies and then there's Boris Johnson - Voice of the Mirror

Voice of the Mirror: There’s lies, damn lies and then there’s Boris Johnson – Voice of the Mirror

Boris Johnson, on a visit to a hospital yesterday, was confronted by the father of sick child. This anxious parent, Omar Salem, rightly took the Prime Minister to task over the damage Tory cuts had done to the NHS. He was also justified in calling out Mr Johnson for using his visit as a PR […]

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Jeremy Corbyn hints Labour could remain neutral in a new Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn hints Labour could remain neutral in a new Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn has given his strongest hint yet that Labour could remain neutral in a referendum on a new Brexit deal. He said Labour would put a “sensible” Leave option to voters in a new Brexit referendum and abide by the result. The comments come ahead of Labour’s annual conference, where Mr Corbyn is expected […]

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Jo Swinson says Lib Dem ambition has 'no limits' as she claims she can be PM

Jo Swinson says Lib Dem ambition has ‘no limits’ as she claims she can be PM

Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson will claim she is a credible candidate to be Prime Minister tomorrow. In her first speech to the party’s conference since taking the reins in July, she will insist she can claim the keys to No10. But her party is battling charges it is anti-democratic after vowing to scrap Brexit […]

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Labour considering plans to scrap Universal Credit in major shift at conference

Labour considering plans to scrap Universal Credit in major shift at conference

Labour is poised to back scrapping Universal Credit as part of a major shift over the Tories’ notorious six-in-one benefit. A party source told the Mirror talks are under way about raising the radical proposal at next week’s Labour conference in Brighton. It comes after a year-long review by Labour said the UC brand is […]

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Failed government outsourcing projects 'cost millions and undermine trust'

Failed government outsourcing projects ‘cost millions and undermine trust’

Failed outsourcing projects have cost the taxpayers millions of pounds and undermined public trust, a damning report has claimed. The study by the Institute for Government found that consecutive governments have repeatedly overstated how much money is saved by privatising the running of public services. Outsourcing is when a public body pays an outside company […]

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Sajid Javid reported to advertising watchdog over no-deal Brexit cheap cigarettes tweet

Sajid Javid reported to advertising watchdog over no-deal Brexit cheap cigarettes tweet

Chancellor Sajid Javid’s Treasury has been reported to the advertising watchdog for a Brexit tweet over duty-free cigarettes. Strict rules aimed at curbing cancer and heart disease ban promotion of tobacco. But his department posted a tweet this week saying a no-deal departure would make fags cheaper. It said: “Duty-free shopping with the EU is […]

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Eton could be forced to pay millions more in business rates under Labour government

Eton could be forced to pay millions more in business rates under Labour government

Private schools would start paying tax on fees and business rates under a Labour government, a leaked document suggests. Fee-paying schools – like Eton College, where Boris Johnson and David Cameron went to school – have long benefited from cosy tax breaks because they are granted charitable status by the Government. Jeremy Corbyn has long […]

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Brexit has killed the British political system - we're going to need a new way of doing things - Fleet Street Fox

Brexit has killed the British political system – we’re going to need a new way of doing things – Fleet Street Fox

Dr Philip Lee has voted for cuts in benefits, more climate change, and the culling of badgers. Chuka Umunna has voted for more benefits, reducing climate change, and in badgers’ best interests. These two MPs are in the same political party. Read More   They have now been joined by Luciana Berger, who voted twice […]

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