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The New Statesman
What Donald Trump could learn from Ronald Reagan“It would be John.” Ken Livingstone, one of Jeremy Corbyn’s most vocal allies i
What Donald Trump could learn from Ronald Reagan
The New Statesman / Posted 6 hours ago
“It would be John.” Ken Livingstone, one of Jeremy Corbyn’s most vocal allies in the media, has said publicly what many are saying privately: if something does happen to Corbyn, or should he choose to step down, place your bets on John McDonnell.... Read more
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walesonline
Everything you need to know about the Cardiff Mayor campaignNew York elected Rudi Giuliani, Londoners chose Boris Johnson and Hartlepool vo
Everything you need to know about the Cardiff Mayor campaign
walesonline / Posted 9 hours ago
New York elected Rudi Giuliani, Londoners chose Boris Johnson and Hartlepool voted in a football mascot monkey. Next week, campaigners will launch a bid to persuade Cardiffians that they too need an elected mayor. From the moment they take their... Read more
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The New Statesman
Ken Livingstone says publicly what many are saying privately: tomorrow belongs to John McDonnell“It would be John.” Ken Livingstone, one of Jeremy Corbyn’s most vocal allies i
Ken Livingstone says publicly what many are saying privately: tomorrow belongs to John McDonnell
The New Statesman / Posted 23 hours ago
“It would be John.” Ken Livingstone, one of Jeremy Corbyn’s most vocal allies in the media, has said publicly what many are saying privately: if something does happen to Corbyn, or should he choose to step down, place your bets on John... Read more
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Namibia Economist
An interview with Sadiq KhanLabour’s candidate for London’s mayoralty discusses his plans for the capital
An interview with Sadiq Khan
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
Labour’s candidate for London’s mayoralty discusses his plans for the capital THE two incumbents of London’s mayoralty, created in 2000, have both been colourful and independent-minded individuals. Ken Livingstone was so far from New Labour’s... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sophie Walker: London is the 'worst place' for women to live in the UKShe’s got a steely edge, a touch of a Scottish accent that hangs like a threat
Sophie Walker: London is the 'worst place' for women to live in the UK
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
She’s got a steely edge, a touch of a Scottish accent that hangs like a threat in her sentences, and eyes that challenge you to disagree. She’s what men call women they fear: formidable. And as leader of the Women’s Equality Party (WE) she is its... Read more
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Evening Standard
Goldsmith: Labour's affordable homes target a 'fantasy'Zac Goldsmith has branded Sadiq Khan’s 50 percent affordable homes plan as a “f
Goldsmith: Labour's affordable homes target a 'fantasy'
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Zac Goldsmith has branded Sadiq Khan’s 50 percent affordable homes plan as a “fantasy target’ The Tory mayoral candidate claimed the opposition candidate would fail to achieve his affordable housing aim as none of the 16 Labour-led councils had... Read more
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Evening Standard
Simon Jenkins: Mayor’s thirst for spectacle just like Emperor Nero’sWhen Ken Livingstone imposed a congestion charge on London’s traffic in 2003 I
Simon Jenkins: Mayor’s thirst for spectacle just like Emperor Nero’s
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
When Ken Livingstone imposed a congestion charge on London’s traffic in 2003 I thought it was a plot. Some toff had persuaded him to force poor drivers off London’s streets so that Bertie Wooster and Gussie Fink-Nottle could race their Lagondas down... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
How ethnic minority students are excelling at school – Saeeda Shah Published: 2 February 2016 7:31 AM Students from some ethnic minority groups
How ethnic minority students are excelling at school – Saeeda Shah
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 days ago
Published: 2 February 2016 7:31 AM Students from some ethnic minority groups in Britain such as Chinese, Indian, Black African and Bangladeshi have significantly improved their... Read more
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Evening Standard
The London mayoral race is on - and it’s still all to play forEarly one July morning last year, Sadiq Khan was giving his first interview sin
The London mayoral race is on - and it’s still all to play for
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Early one July morning last year, Sadiq Khan was giving his first interview since his selection as Labour’s mayoral candidate. As he leant against the railings running alongside the Thames for photographs, we discussed the probability of Jeremy... Read more
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Evening Standard
Boris Johnson: Sadiq Khan must 'man up' and condemn night Tube strikesBoris Johnson today called on Sadiq Khan to “man up” and condemn Tube strike pl
Boris Johnson: Sadiq Khan must 'man up' and condemn night Tube strikes
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Boris Johnson today called on Sadiq Khan to “man up” and condemn Tube strike plans from transport union RMT. In a strongly-worded attack the Mayor accused Labour’s mayoral candidate of being “patsy and plaything” to the unions, which funded his... Read more
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International Business Times
London mayoral election 2016: Sadiq Khan rules out appointing Ken Livingstone as transport chief Sadiq Khan has been forced to rule out appointing a close Jeremy Corbyn ally as
London mayoral election 2016: Sadiq Khan rules out appointing Ken Livingstone as transport chief
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
Sadiq Khan has been forced to rule out appointing a close Jeremy Corbyn ally as the chair of Transport for London (TfL) after being challenged over the issue by Boris Johnson. The top Tory claimed Labour's mayoral candidate would ask Ken Livingstone... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Tube strikes: Come on, Mr Khan, condemn this lurch back to dinosaur socialismWe have all become accustomed to automatic ticketing, whether by Oyster or bank
Tube strikes: Come on, Mr Khan, condemn this lurch back to dinosaur socialism
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
We have all become accustomed to automatic ticketing, whether by Oyster or bank card or mobile. Old ticket offices will now serve as coffee shops, and heel bars, and mini-markets and newsagents and click-and-collect depots. The new businesses will... Read more
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The New Statesman
Labour won't split but MPs are preparing for a reckoning with Jeremy CorbynThirty-five years ago in January, a group of Labour MPs filed for ­divorce from
Labour won't split but MPs are preparing for a reckoning with Jeremy Corbyn
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
Thirty-five years ago in January, a group of Labour MPs filed for ­divorce from their party. Their grounds included the left’s relentless advance, the planned deselection of colleagues and the adoption of unilateral nuclear disarmament as policy.... Read more
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Evening Standard
Corbyn’s world view is founded on the Left’s hatred of the WestIt is a peculiar moment when, after an inquiry suggests President Putin’s “prob
Corbyn’s world view is founded on the Left’s hatred of the West
Evening Standard / Posted 10 days ago
It is a peculiar moment when, after an inquiry suggests President Putin’s “probable” part in the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko, the Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, says nothing, apparently being more sympathetic to the Kremlin than... Read more
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heraldscotland
how Sturgeon factor hit Labour, charities told to clean up act, and punk is back07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland "Adidas pulls out' ... Swinney to update Scott
how Sturgeon factor hit Labour, charities told to clean up act, and punk is back
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland "Adidas pulls out' ... Swinney to update Scottish Affairs Committee on powers progress ... Isis video released ... Charities warned ... Clamp down on disabled parking abuse ... £10 million for food and drinks firms... Read more
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Evening Standard
Livingstone: London needs to vote for Corbyn’s vision of a better cityAlthough London is seen as a big success story, it faces catastrophic problems
Livingstone: London needs to vote for Corbyn’s vision of a better city
Evening Standard / Posted 12 days ago
Although London is seen as a big success story, it faces catastrophic problems that this Government is ignoring. Increasingly, global warming means we will need a new and bigger Thames Barrier if we are to avoid catastrophic flooding. As anyone who... Read more
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heraldscotland
how Sturgeon factor hit Labour, SNP MP backs indy halfway house, Snowzilla goes, punk is back07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland "Adidas pulls out' ... Swinney to update Scott
how Sturgeon factor hit Labour, SNP MP backs indy halfway house, Snowzilla goes, punk is back
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland "Adidas pulls out' ... Swinney to update Scottish Affairs Committee on powers progress ... Isis video released ... Charities warned ... Clamp down on disabled parking abuse ... £10 million for food and drinks firms... Read more
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Evening Standard
Labour ‘will haemorrhage support' if it fails with heartlands votersSenior Labour figures today warned Jeremy Corbyn of a potential “haemorrhage of
Labour ‘will haemorrhage support' if it fails with heartlands voters
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
Senior Labour figures today warned Jeremy Corbyn of a potential “haemorrhage of voters” to Ukip this summer if the party’s leader fails to address the concerns of traditional supporters. Former ministers said if Labour does not correctly pitch its... Read more
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heraldscotland
Corbyn aide departs Labour leader's top team to dismay of party moderatesIt said he had clashed with Seumas Milne, the Guardian journalist who is the le
Corbyn aide departs Labour leader's top team to dismay of party moderates
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
It said he had clashed with Seumas Milne, the Guardian journalist who is the leader's strategy and communications chief. A party spokesman said Mr Coleman - seen as a moderating influence by MPs - remained "in discussions about continuing to work... Read more
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Evening Standard
Corbyn team accused of ‘thuggery’ as senior aide resignsLabour MPs accused Jeremy Corbyn’s allies of “thuggery” today after one of Lond
Corbyn team accused of ‘thuggery’ as senior aide resigns
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
Labour MPs accused Jeremy Corbyn’s allies of “thuggery” today after one of London’s most respected political figures unexpectedly left his post in the party’s senior leadership team. Neale Coleman was today in discussions after quitting as executive... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
I wrote a musical about Jeremy Corbyn. Let's see how the Left respondI used to believe that almost everything is capable of being funny, up to but e
I wrote a musical about Jeremy Corbyn. Let's see how the Left respond
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
I used to believe that almost everything is capable of being funny, up to but excluding terrorism. In this, the new kinder age of satire, I’m less convinced that there aren’t gags to be made about terrorism, too, not least of all Jeremy Corbyn’s edgy... Read more
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International Business Times
Neale Coleman: Top Jeremy Corbyn aide's 'resignation' prompts Labour in-fighting claims Claims of in-fighting at the top of the Labour Party erupted after it emerged t
Neale Coleman: Top Jeremy Corbyn aide's 'resignation' prompts Labour in-fighting claims
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
Claims of in-fighting at the top of the Labour Party erupted after it emerged that a top Jeremy Corbyn aide had quit on the night of 20 January. Neale Coleman, the Labour leader's director of policy and rebuttal, apparently resigned after a row with... Read more
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Evening Standard
TfL to take command of London's entire suburban rail networkEmbattled commuters should finally get more frequent and reliable train service
TfL to take command of London's entire suburban rail network
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
Embattled commuters should finally get more frequent and reliable train services after Transport for London confirmed today it would take control of the capital's suburban rail network. The long-running campaign to persuade ministers to devolve... Read more
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express
Paedophile who repeatedly raped three-month old baby dies after collapsing in his cell A PAEDOPHILE who was jailed for repeatedly raping a baby has died days after
Paedophile who repeatedly raped three-month old baby dies after collapsing in his cell
express / Posted 16 days ago
A PAEDOPHILE who was jailed for repeatedly raping a baby has died days after being found unconscious in his prison cell. Hollyson, who was serving a 24-year jail... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What is Behind Africa's Migration Craze?London is now home to experienced university lecturers on career exchange as se
What is Behind Africa's Migration Craze?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
London is now home to experienced university lecturers on career exchange as security guards. Pastors are leaving behind bewildered congregations to become cab drivers in London. Market women are abandoning their stalls to clean hospital toilets in... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Ken Livingstone claims arms deal with Emily Thornberry | Michael Crick on PoliticsThey met for lunch in the Drapers Arms, one of London’s top gastropubs, just a
Ken Livingstone claims arms deal with Emily Thornberry | Michael Crick on Politics
Channel 4 News / Posted 18 days ago
They met for lunch in the Drapers Arms, one of London’s top gastropubs, just a few yards from Emily Thornberry’s constituency office in Islington. After 90 minutes, says Ken Livingstone, it was clear that he and Labour’s new defence spokesman didn’t... Read more
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Evening Standard
The world according to Jeremy Corbyn's catLook, I have a name. I don’t know why this bearded man insists on speaking to m
The world according to Jeremy Corbyn's cat
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
Look, I have a name. I don’t know why this bearded man insists on speaking to me in Spanish and calling me El Gato. Apparently that is Spanish for cat but I don’t call him El Hombre or El Jefe, now that he’s had a promotion and started wearing ties.... Read more
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Daily Record
Michael Dugher says that Jeremy Corbyn's plans to scrap Trident are 'barmy'Speaking to Labour activists in Birmingham, Mr Dugher said they should be takin
Michael Dugher says that Jeremy Corbyn's plans to scrap Trident are 'barmy'
Daily Record / Posted 21 days ago
Speaking to Labour activists in Birmingham, Mr Dugher said they should be taking the political fight to the Conservatives, "not picking another fight with ourselves". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn "The idea that we can afford to spend a single day... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn warns companies over living wage in 'fairness' initiative Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn wants to tackle pay inequality A Labour go
Jeremy Corbyn warns companies over living wage in 'fairness' initiative
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn wants to tackle pay inequality A Labour government could ban companies from paying out dividends to shareholders unless they pay all their... Read more
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heraldscotland
Jeremy Corbyn warns comapnies over living wage in 'fairness' initiativeCBI chief of staff Matthew Fell said: "The idea of politicians stepping into th
Jeremy Corbyn warns comapnies over living wage in 'fairness' initiative
heraldscotland / Posted 21 days ago
CBI chief of staff Matthew Fell said: "The idea of politicians stepping into the relationship between a private company and its shareholders would be a significant intervention and not one we would support." Addressing a Fabian Society conference in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Corbyn sets out living wage 'fairness' initiative Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn wants to tackle pay inequality A Labour go
Corbyn sets out living wage 'fairness' initiative
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn wants to tackle pay inequality A Labour government could ban companies from paying out dividends to shareholders unless they pay all their workers the living wage,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Corbyn sets out living wage 'fairness' initiative"Of the G7 nations only the US has greater income inequality than the UK. Pay i
Corbyn sets out living wage 'fairness' initiative
heraldscotland / Posted 21 days ago
"Of the G7 nations only the US has greater income inequality than the UK. Pay inequality on this scale is neither necessary nor inevitable," he will say. "Too much of the proceeds of growth have accumulated to those at the top. Not only is this... Read more
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Evening Standard
Labour 'may introduce dividend ban for companies not pay living wage'A Labour government could ban companies from paying out dividends to shareholde
Labour 'may introduce dividend ban for companies not pay living wage'
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
A Labour government could ban companies from paying out dividends to shareholders unless they pay all their workers the living wage, Jeremy Corbyn is indicating. In a keynote speech, the Labour leader will signal his determination to tackle pay... Read more
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Express and Star
Corbyn sets out living wage 'fairness' initiative « Express & StarIn a keynote speech, the Labour leader will signal his determination to tackle
Corbyn sets out living wage 'fairness' initiative « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 21 days ago
In a keynote speech, the Labour leader will signal his determination to tackle pay inequality as part of a drive to "institutionalise fairness" in Britain. Addressing a Fabian Society conference in London, he will say that too much of the proceeds... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Corbyn sets out living wage 'fairness' initiative « Shropshire StarIn a keynote speech, the Labour leader will signal his determination to tackle
Corbyn sets out living wage 'fairness' initiative « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 21 days ago
In a keynote speech, the Labour leader will signal his determination to tackle pay inequality as part of a drive to "institutionalise fairness" in Britain. Addressing a Fabian Society conference in London, he will say that too much of the proceeds... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'No Labour defence review role' for Ken Livingstone Shadow defence secretary Emily Thornberry has launched Labour's defence polic
'No Labour defence review role' for Ken Livingstone
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Shadow defence secretary Emily Thornberry has launched Labour's defence policy review Former London mayor Ken Livingstone will have no formal role in Labour's review of its defence policy, the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Navy chief says he'll resign whip if Labour opposes TridentThe head of Unite, Len McCluskey, is expected to use his address to the same ev
Navy chief says he'll resign whip if Labour opposes Trident
heraldscotland / Posted 21 days ago
The head of Unite, Len McCluskey, is expected to use his address to the same event to warn that any changes must not be railroaded through without the input of his members. In an apparent attempt to defuse the growing row Labour also sidelined close... Read more
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Evening Standard
Ken Livingstone downgraded in Labour’s Trident reviewKen Livingstone was today downgraded in Labour’s nuclear defence review in a vi
Ken Livingstone downgraded in Labour’s Trident review
Evening Standard / Posted 22 days ago
Ken Livingstone was today downgraded in Labour’s nuclear defence review in a victory for shadow defence secretary Emily Thornberry and the trade union leaders. Unveiling a change of approach, she made clear she would be calling the shots over... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Labour has booted Ken Livingstone off writing its defence review into TridentVeteran left-winger Ken Livingstone has been sensationally sidelined by Labour
Labour has booted Ken Livingstone off writing its defence review into Trident
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
Veteran left-winger Ken Livingstone has been sensationally sidelined by Labour as the party draws up its new stance on nuclear weapons. Mr Livingstone had previously been expected to play a key role in drawing up the review, which will publish an... Read more
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heraldscotland
Labour review: Miliband lost election over fear of party cosying up to SNPBut publication is now expected next week after the ruling National Executive C
Labour review: Miliband lost election over fear of party cosying up to SNP
heraldscotland / Posted 22 days ago
But publication is now expected next week after the ruling National Executive Committee meets on Tuesday. It was commissioned last May when Harriet Harman, the interim leader, stressed that the party needed a "forensic, honest examination of where it... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front benchJeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front bench
Streatham Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team following last week's reshuffle. Among the new shadow ministers is Bristol West MP Thangam Debbonaire, who recently announced her return to Parliament following... Read more
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Gazette
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front benchJeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front bench
Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team following last week's reshuffle. Among the new shadow ministers is Bristol West MP Thangam Debbonaire, who recently announced her return to Parliament following... Read more
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Gazette News
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front benchJeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front bench
Gazette News / Posted 22 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team following last week's reshuffle. Among the new shadow ministers is Bristol West MP Thangam Debbonaire, who recently announced her return to Parliament following... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front benchJeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front bench
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 22 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team following last week's reshuffle. Among the new shadow ministers is Bristol West MP Thangam Debbonaire, who recently announced her return to Parliament following... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front benchJeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front bench
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team following last week's reshuffle. Among the new shadow ministers is Bristol West MP Thangam Debbonaire, who recently announced her return to Parliament following... Read more
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Northern Echo
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front benchDave Anderson, who has been MP for Blaydon since 2005, joins the Labour whips'
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front bench
Northern Echo / Posted 22 days ago
Dave Anderson, who has been MP for Blaydon since 2005, joins the Labour whips' office. Corbyn aides said the appointments were to new roles, and were not part of the reshuffle, which saw two critics of the leader sacked and four shadow ministers... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front benchJeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front bench
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team following last week's reshuffle. Among the new shadow ministers is Bristol West MP Thangam Debbonaire, who recently announced her return to Parliament following... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front benchJeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front bench
Croydon Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team following last week's reshuffle. Among the new shadow ministers is Bristol West MP Thangam Debbonaire, who recently announced her return to Parliament following... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front benchJeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front bench
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team following last week's reshuffle. Among the new shadow ministers is Bristol West MP Thangam Debbonaire, who recently announced her return to Parliament following... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front benchJeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team
Jeremy Corbyn makes more appointments to Labour's front bench
Kingston Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn has made further appointments to expand Labour's frontbench team following last week's reshuffle. Among the new shadow ministers is Bristol West MP Thangam Debbonaire, who recently announced her return to Parliament following... Read more
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