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Jeremy Corbyn promises to find £3bn to plug hole in school budgets -

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to find £3 billion to plug the shortfall in school funding - but declined to specify how he would raise the cash. Speaking at the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) conference in Shropshire, he told delegates that the ...and more »

Labour party pledges to outlaw all zero-hours contracts - The Guardian

Labour has pledged to ban all zero-hours contracts, put a halt to unpaid internships and end the pay cap on public sector staff in an unashamedly leftwing pitch to British workers. In a move welcomed by union leaders but that will be attacked as “anti ...and more »

Labour's Diane Abbott: I misspoke over bobbies on the beat gaffe during interview - Sky News

Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott struggles with the sums on Labour's funding pledge to put 10,000 more officers on the streets. 20:50, UK, Tuesday 02 May 2017. Diane Abbott had a confusing time discussing Labour policy on LBC. Video: When the maths ...and more »

On this day: Tony Blair wins 1997 general election landslide for Labour - and seals it with a X -

Labour swept to victory to kick out John Major's Conservatives after 18 years of Tory power. This is how the Daily Mirror's 4th edition reported a dramatic night. Share; 2Comments. By. Kevin MaguireAssociate editor. Nigel Morris. Kevin Maguire. 09:23 ...and more »

Labour pledges to end zero-hours contracts and unpaid internships in 20-point plan to tackle 'rigged economy' - The Independent

The Labour Party will end zero-hours contracts and unpaid internships if they win the general election, leader Jeremy Corbyn and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell have announced. The public sector pay cap which has left workers facing a £1700 drop in ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn shuts down Labour MPs' call to pull out of election seats to help the Green Party -

Three MPs called for a "progressive alliance" but Labour's leader said: "We're a party for the whole country... we campaign in all parts of the country". Share; 34Comments. By. Dan BloomPolitical reporter. 15:12, 1 MAY 2017; Updated 15:30, 2 MAY 2017 ...and more »

Tony Blair's comeback: 'I want to be part of the debate' - Sky News

Twenty years since New Labour's victory, Mr Blair tells Sky News of his fears that the centre-ground is being "squeezed out". 18:38, UK, Monday 01 May 2017. Tony Blair is congratulated after the Labour Party wins the 1997 election. Video: Tony Blair ...and more »

Labour should offer referendum on Brexit terms, MPs say - The Guardian

Labour should be prepared to offer the public a referendum on the terms of a final Brexit deal, two former senior members of the party's shadow cabinet have said. Clive Lewis and Rachael Maskell, who were until recently the shadow business and ...and more »

Tony Blair announces return in bid to influence Brexit debate - The Guardian

Tony Blair has said he plans to become more involved in the debate surrounding Britain's departure from the European Union because of the harm it would cause the country. The former prime minister said he would be “getting out more and reconnecting ...and more »

Tony Blair: 'Labour can win at any point that it wants to get back to winning ways' - The Guardian

It is the most bitter-sweet of anniversaries. Twenty years ago on Monday, the country chose to put him into power with the largest parliamentary landslide ever secured by Labour. I was there to watch the victory celebrations on the south bank of the ...and more »