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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 »

The Centrist Suicide Note - Jacobin magazine

Jeremy Corbyn's recent success has finally deflated New Labour's favorite boogeyman: Michael Foot's 1983 general election defeat. Jeremy Corbyn in Glasgow on June 7, 2017. jeremy_corbynmp / Instagram. Our new issue, “The Health of Nations,” is out now ...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 »

Jeremy Corbyn, life and soul of the Labour Party - The Economist

“OH, JER-E-MY COR-BYN,” sung to the opening riff of the White Stripes' “Seven Nation Army”, was the unofficial anthem of this year's Glastonbury Festival. For the first time a politician was the star attraction of the music mudfest in Somerset. “Jezza ...and more »

Labour's single market rebels vow to continue to pressure PM on Brexit - The Guardian

Amendment MP calls on Tories who share view to press May on direction of exit from EU after Corbyn sacks shadow ministers. Heather Stewart Political editor. Fri 30 Jun 2017 06.00 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.37 EST. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

Theresa May's fragile grip on power exposed as she accepts Labour abortion change to Queen's speech -

Theresa May's fragile grip on power was exposed yesterday as she was forced to agree to demands from a backbench Labour MP for a change in abortion laws to head off a historic defeat in the House of Commons. The Prime Minister's concession followed ...and more »

The Guardian view on the Queen's speech: a new, better balance of power - The Guardian

In a hung parliament, ministers must defer much more to MPs and that is a healthy development for democracy. Thu 29 Jun 2017 15.20 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.37 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn was right to sack his Brexit rebels. They're fighting a battle they will never win -

An interesting hypothetical exercise is to imagine what would have happened if Chuka Umunna's sudden publicly-expressed desire – after nearly two years of a “principled” boycott – to return to Labour's front bench had received a positive response ...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 »