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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 »

Queen's Speech abortion amendment 'positive step' for women's rights in Northern Ireland - Amnesty International UK

Responding to news that the Speaker of the House of Commons has accepted a cross-party amendment to the Queen's Speech asking the UK Government to ensure access to NHS-funded abortions in England for women from Northern Ireland, Grainne ...and more »

5 takeaways on Theresa May's first big test in parliament -

The government passes the queen's speech but faces a host of problems — and they aren't going away. By Tom McTague and Annabelle Dickson. 6/29/17, 9:18 PM CET. Updated 6/30/17, 7:55 PM CET. British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing ...and more »

Brexit: Labour rebels vow to continue single market fight - BBC News

Labour MPs who back staying in the EU single market have vowed to keep the pressure up on the government and their own leadership in the Brexit process. Fifty Labour MPs defied Jeremy Corbyn's orders and backed single market membership in a vote on ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn Sacks Shadow Ministers Who Voted For Soft Brexit - HuffPost UK

Jeremy Corbyn has sacked three of his top team - and forced another to quit - after they defied his orders not to back a 'soft Brexit' in the Commons. The Labour leader and his Chief Whip Nick Brown had warned all of the shadow frontbench that voting ...and more »

Commons rejects Labour's amendment to Queen's speech - as it happened - The Guardian (blog)

That concludes our live coverage. Here is a summary of the evening's events: MPs voted to reject Labour's proposal to amend the Queen's speech to call for an end to the public sector pay cap. Jeremy Corbyn said ministers had missed an opportunity to ...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 »

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

Shadow foreign secretary calls Labour divisions a distraction and claims the manifesto, not the leader, was the real star of the party's election campaign. Heather Stewart. Fri 30 Jun 2017 13.34 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.37 EST. Share on ...and more »

Theresa May survives her first parliamentary test since the election as Labour's bid to sabotage the Queen's Speech ... - Daily Mail

Theresa May today survived her first parliamentary test since the election when a Labour bid to sabotage the Queen's Speech was voted down in the Commons. Jeremy Corbyn had tabled an amendment calling for an end to the public sector pay cap and for ...and more »