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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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »