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Labour vows to ‘rewire Britain’ as pylon plans spark row in Tory party
Opposition vows to tackle rural connection delays to the grid while Conservatives call for offshore network to preserve landscapes

Helena Horton Environment reporter

30, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Raab rejects claim that Johnson’s government was ‘puppet regime’ run by Cummings – as it happened
Giving evidence to the Covid inquiry, former foreign secretary rejects claim by Sajid Javid that Dominic Cummings was running government in 2020

Andrew Sparrow

29, Nov, 2023 @5:32 PM

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How Labour’s plan for ‘fair pay’ deals looks to solve UK social care crisis
Underfunded, overstretched sector to become testing ground for battle against low pay but critics say policy is weak and vague

Heather Stewart

29, Nov, 2023 @1:46 PM

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Labour would cut net migration to 200,000 a year, says shadow minister
Darren Jones says figures are ‘extremely high’ and party would aim to reduce them to ‘normal levels’

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

26, Nov, 2023 @7:27 PM

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Culture is not trivial, it’s about who we are. That’s why Labour needs a plan to save the arts | Charlotte Higgins
Music, theatre and art have been crushed by years of Tory cuts. They need to be nurtured again with purpose and with pride, says the Guardian’s chief culture writer, Charlotte Higgins

Charlotte Higgins

26, Nov, 2023 @2:04 PM

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Labour grassroots back Starmer’s new stance on gender, allies claim after poll
Members back ending of support for self-identification and broadly share views of public on gender recognition, says Labour Together group

Michael Savage Policy editor

26, Nov, 2023 @9:00 AM

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After years of Tory failure, getting Britain growing again will be Labour’s greatest test | Andrew Rawnsley
A Starmer government will inherit a nation with miserable productivity, emasculated public services, big debts, high tax levels and acute inequalities

Andrew Rawnsley

26, Nov, 2023 @8:30 AM

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No bounce for the Tories after tax-cutting budget, poll shows
Opinium poll for the Observer reveals the public is unimpressed with Jeremy Hunt’s attempt to woo them by trimming national insurance

Toby Helm Political editor

25, Nov, 2023 @7:27 PM

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Austerity casts an ever-longer shadow over Tory and Labour economic policies
The extent of Tory spending cuts could prove unpalatable for voters – and leave a Labour government with a huge hole

Peter Walker and Kiran Stacey

24, Nov, 2023 @5:02 PM

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Sideways tool use earns Rishi Sunak hammering on social media
Prime minister mocked for unusual technique at craft session, but video shows he was following teacher’s instructions

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

24, Nov, 2023 @4:50 PM

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King’s estate collecting assets of the dead is ‘bizarre feudal remnant’, says Andy Burnham
Greater Manchester mayor is calling on government to launch consultation on Duchy of Lancaster’s use of bona vacantia

Maeve McClenaghan, Rob Evans and Henry Dyer

24, Nov, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Stockton MP rejects Cleverly’s claim that insult referred to him, not his town
Home secretary under pressure over abusive comments in Commons, with Tory mayor among those condemning them

Peter Walker Deputy political editor

23, Nov, 2023 @7:00 PM

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