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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 »

The obsession with wearing ties in parliament shows our skewed priorities - New Statesman

In the future, if any sci-fi film worth its salt is to be believed, we'll all knock around in the same uniform – the silver jumpsuit with a lightning flash down the front. So John Bercow's directive that ties are no longer necessary to House of Commons ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Time is running out for Remainer MPs who want to prevent a hard Brexit - New Statesman

It was a tale of two votes last night. The first didn't happen – the government retreated over reproductive rights rather than be defeated on Stella Creasy's amendment, meaning Northern Irish women who travel to England to access an abortion will ...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 »

Britain's Political Revolution: How tactical voting and new dividing lines of age and education took effect - The Independent

The surprise outcome of the general election sprang from a series of surprises combining in the closing weeks of the campaign. Some were predictable, but others marked fresh departures in British political life. Canterbury is a good example of these ...and more »