Labour

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Labour attacks ‘obscene’ waste of funds on little-used export helpline
Hotline was expected to handle 3,000 calls a week, but took fewer than that in five months

Heather Stewart

22, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Margaret Beckett is still wrong about the Iraq war and WMD claims | Letter
Letter: Frank Jackson on the former Labour deputy leader’s recollections about the 2003 Iraq war

Letters

22, May, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Labour should focus on policy instead of ‘tough on crime’ messaging, charity says
Head of Howard League urges party to abandon ‘cheap politics’ and develop evidence-based position

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

22, May, 2022 @11:54 AM

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Bob Blizzard obituary
Practical, hard-working Labour MP for Waveney in Suffolk who delivered on his commitments

Julia Langdon

22, May, 2022 @11:11 AM

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A Lab-Lib pincer movement is the most effective way to strike fear into the Tories | Andrew Rawnsley
A formal pact between them won’t happen, but they can be bolder about working together to evict the Conservatives

Andrew Rawnsley

22, May, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Treasury criticised for agreeing £500k spend on focus groups and polls
Labour says it is ‘simply staggering’ department authorised the move amid a cost of living crisis

Nadeem Badshah

21, May, 2022 @10:47 PM

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More victim support needed, says MP who lost daughter in hit-and-run
Labour’s Peter Dowd puts pressure on Home Office to do more for families affected by tragedy

Miranda Bryant

21, May, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Boris Johnson to sacrifice top official over Partygate to save himself
Civil service head will carry the can, amid row over claims that No 10 tried to interfere with Sue Gray’s findings

Toby Helm Political editor

21, May, 2022 @6:25 PM

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Quash talk of a Labour deal with SNP now, veteran election team urges Starmer
Tory attacks depicting the party in the pocket of Scots nationalists ‘must be halted before they lose us support’

Michael Savage Policy Editor

21, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Paul Willer, refugee from Nazis taken in by Attlee family, dies aged 94
Willer was taken in by the Labour leader and future prime minister after fleeing Germany following Kristallnacht

Rajeev Syal

20, May, 2022 @6:28 PM

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Boris Johnson ‘grateful to Met’ for Partygate inquiry and says he hopes Sue Gray report will be published soon – as it happened
Prime minister speaks for first time since conclusion of police inquiry into lockdown-breaking gatherings in Downing Street

Ben Quinn and Hamish Mackay

20, May, 2022 @5:06 PM

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Partygate: Boris Johnson ‘told barefaced lie’, says Labour, as Covid victim group urges Tory MPs to remove PM – as it happened
PM told he won’t be fined again; Sue Gray report to be published ‘as soon as possible’; Emily Thornberry says PM lied to Commons; victim group reacts

Andrew Sparrow

19, May, 2022 @4:36 PM

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