Tag: Jeremy Corbyn

UK Labour MPs Withdraw From Anti-NATO Statement on Ukraine Crisis

Eleven lawmakers from Britain’s main opposition Labour Party have withdrawn their names from a statement criticising NATO over the Ukraine crisis. The statement was issued on Feb. 18 by the “Stop The War Coalition,” a leftwing organisation that was initially launched to oppose U.S. military action in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001….


Starmer Urges Labour Party to Stop ‘Squabbling’ Over Past

Keir Starmer has urged the Labour party to stop “squabbling over its own past,” saying “harmful and alienating” ideological contestation has made the party feel like “separate families living under one roof.” In an essay published ahead of Labour’s annual party conference in Brighton, Starmer called for unity and urged party factions to stop focusing…


Starmer’s Plan to Rewrite Labour Leadership Rules Sparks Left-Wing Backlash

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer plans to reform the way the party’s leader is elected, but is facing stiff resistance from the left wing of the party, which has warned the move could trigger a “civil war.” The current “one member, one vote” system introduced under former Labour leader Ed Miliband was widely seen as…


UK Labour Party Should Stop ‘Civil War,’ Focus on Delivery: Manchester Mayor

The British Labour Party should move on from its ongoing “civil war” and focus instead on delivering results in local authorities under its control, Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham said on Monday. “Labour needs to move on from the left and the right conducting this civil war within, focus on delivery now and making…


UK Labour Party Should End ‘Civil War,’ Focus on Delivery: Manchester Mayor

The British Labour Party should move on from its ongoing “civil war” and focus instead on delivering results in local authorities under its control, Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham said on Monday. “Labour needs to move on from the left and the right conducting this civil war within, focus on delivery now and making…


UK Conservative Party Scores ‘Historic’ By-election Win Against Labour

Britain’s ruling Conservative Party scored a major victory on Friday when it won the parliamentary seat for Hartlepool, a traditional Labour stronghold, for the first time since it was created almost 50 years ago. Conservative candidate Jill Mortimer took the seat, which had been Labour-held since it was formed in 1974, with a majority of…