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Corbyn sacks three frontbenchers after single market vote - The Guardian

Andy Slaughter, Catherine West and Ruth Cadbury voted for amendment calling for UK to stay in EU single market. Anushka Asthana Political editor. Fri 30 Jun 2017 02.38 EDT First published on Thu 29 Jun 2017 14.09 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Canterbury: 'We made a difference. You don't have to accept things as they are' - The Guardian

After the most stunning election in recent history, Guardian reporters are writing from four key constituencies to make sense of the results. In Canterbury, Harriet Sherwood and photographer Martin Godwin find renewed enthusiasm for Labour in a ...and more »

Three shadow ministers fired and one quits Jeremy Corbyn's frontbench team over Labour Brexit policy -

Three shadow ministers have been fired and one quit after defying Jeremy Corbyn over Europe. The four Labour frontbenchers were among 49 rebels who disobeyed the party whip to back a call for the UK to stay in Europe's single market and customs union.and more »

Momentum Activists Take Control Of Local Labour Parties Ahead of Brighton Conference - HuffPost UK

The grassroots campaign group Momentum is building on Jeremy Corbyn's general election “surge” by taking control of local parties ahead of the annual Labour conference, HuffPost UK can reveal. In a move to entrench Corbyn's vision and direction, the ...and more »

Theresa May faces embarrassing rebellion after Tory MPs threaten not to back Queen's Speech - The Sun

THERESA May faces an embarrassing rebellion tonight after some Tory MPs threatened not to back her Queen's Speech. The PM must win a key Commons vote on her plan for two years of new laws, or her Government will fall. Theresa May faces ...and more »

The UK has a government: Theresa May's Queen's Speech passes as MPs defeat all amendments - Business Insider

The House of Commons votes to pass the Queen's Speech. Tory and DUP MPs team up to defeat opposition amendments on Brexit and austerity. Stella Creasy withdraws her abortion rights amendment after government agrees to let Northern Irish women ...and more »

Queen's Speech clears Commons after abortion funding pledge - BBC News

The minority Conservative government has survived its first major test after its Queen's Speech cleared the Commons. MPs backed the legislative programme - stripped back after the Tories lost their majority - by 323 to 309. But the government had to ...and more »

Corbyn sacked 3 frontbenchers after they voted to keep Britain in the single market - Business Insider

Jeremy Corbyn sacks Andy Slaughter, Ruth Cadbury, and Catherine West for backing Britain remaining in the single market. Labour's big beasts, including Hilary Benn, side with Corbyn. Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage praises Labour leader for showing his ...and more »

The UK Government Gets By With A Little Help From Its Friends - Forbes

After three weeks of chaos since the inconclusive General Election on June 8, the not-very-United Kingdom finally has a government. The Queen's Speech was passed by Parliament with a slim majority. What is known as the “Queen's Speech” is in fact the ...and more »

The rebel Brexit amendment didn't change anything except Labour's unity - The Guardian

It's hard to see what Chuka Umunna was hoping to achieve, but the consequences of his single market bid certainly seem to add up to failure • Jonn Elledge is the editor of the New Statesman's cities site, CityMetric. Fri 30 Jun 2017 09.25 EDT Last ...and more »