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Labour split over Europe as Remain MPs say their constituents don't realise Jeremy Corbyn backs hard Brexit -

Jeremy Corbyn was facing an increasingly divided Labour party last night after Remain-supporting MPs warned they can't support his position on Brexit because their constituents do not support it. MPs in remain-backing constituencies said they can't ...and more »

Queen's Speech passes after Tories forced into massive last-minute climbdown to let Northern Irish women have ... -

The Tories have been forced into a dramatic last-minute climbdown just hours before a crunch vote threatened to derail the Queen's Speech. Ministers announced women from Northern Ireland CAN now have free NHS abortions in England - a massive victory ...and more »

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

Theresa May. The amendment calling for the UK to remain in the single market and customs union won the backing of more than 100 MPs, including 49 Labour rebels. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA. Labour. Labour's single market rebels vow to continue ...and more »

Corbyn sacks three frontbenchers after single market vote - The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn has sacked three Labour frontbenchers who voted against the party in favour of a Queen's speech amendment calling for Britain to remain within the customs union and single market. Queen's speech passes as 50 Labour MPs defy Corbyn and ...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 »

Thank Jeremy Corbyn, not Theresa May, for the Conservatives' latest U-turn - The Independent

Downing Street sources signalled that the public sector pay cap will be reviewed. It was due to last until 2019 but now looks likely to be ended in the Budget this autumn. Andrew Grice · @IndyPolitics; Wednesday 28 June 2017 15:42 BST; 4 comments ...and more »

Labour refuses call to criticise Theresa May for pulling Britain out of EU single market in Lords vote - The Independent

Labour has refused to back an amendment put forward by one of its senior peers criticising Theresa May for pulling Britain out of the EU single market. Jeremy Corbyn ordered his peers to abstain on the vote, despite leading Labour figures hinting, in ...and more »

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

Stella Creasy withdraws her abortion rights amendment after government agrees to let Northern Irish women use the NHS for abortion in England and Wales. Labour leader Corbyn sacks frontbenchers for supporting single market amendment. LONDON — The ...and more »

The Chuka amendment would have hindered Labour on Brexit - Prospect

What was Chuka Umunna's quelled backbench rebellion all about? It wasn't, certainly, about a principled position on single market membership, as he suggested in these pages. He had previously argued that Britain should be prepared to leave the single ...and more »

Emily Thornberry accuses Chuka Umunna of virtue signalling on EU vote - The Guardian

Emily Thornberry … 'the last thing we want is for there to be faux battles.' Photograph: Christian Sinibaldi for the Guardian. Brexit. Emily Thornberry accuses Chuka Umunna of virtue signalling on EU vote. Shadow foreign secretary calls Labour ...and more »