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Gazette News
Labour's Tim Young could set his sights on rival Will Quince's seatbe someone with a high local profile and someone who the party can get behind.
Labour's Tim Young could set his sights on rival Will Quince's seat
Gazette News / Posted 12 hours ago
be someone with a high local profile and someone who the party can get behind. "I think with Sir Bob losing in 2015, the Lib Dems will not be in the fight for the seat so it is for us, I believe, to de-seat the Tories." Lib Dem Sir Bob Russell... Read more
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Daily Record
Shona Robison urged to respect hospital closure campaignersGlasgow. Furious Labour MSPs accused her of ripping up earlier promises and le
Shona Robison urged to respect hospital closure campaigners
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Glasgow. Furious Labour MSPs accused her of ripping up earlier promises and letting down constituents. Tories, Greens and Lib Dems sided with Labour to inflict defeat on the SNP government in a vote which demands ministers “call-in” the proposals... Read more
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express
‘Neither liberal nor democratic’ Tim Farron attacked over call to 'stop hard Brexit'to leave the EU and that is exactly what must happen. “The result was to leave
‘Neither liberal nor democratic’ Tim Farron attacked over call to 'stop hard Brexit'
express / Posted yesterday
to leave the EU and that is exactly what must happen. “The result was to leave, not to water down our membership of the EU and Mr Farron and the Lib Dems would do well to accept the will of the people or they will cease to exist."Related a... Read more
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express
SNP ministers snub arrival of first shipment of shale gas in UKof expert bodies to assess its potential impact.Related articles The results a
SNP ministers snub arrival of first shipment of shale gas in UK
express / Posted yesterday
of expert bodies to assess its potential impact.Related articles The results are due by the end of this year but Labour, Lib Dems and Greens have voted in favour of an outright ban. Environmentalists insist the technique causes problems,... Read more
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express
Nine out of 10 Jewish people in UK 'believe Labour Party is too tolerant of anti-Semitismlenient of anti-Semitism, while 40 per cent said this was also true of the SNP
Nine out of 10 Jewish people in UK 'believe Labour Party is too tolerant of anti-Semitism
express / Posted yesterday
lenient of anti-Semitism, while 40 per cent said this was also true of the SNP and 37 per cent saying the same went for the Lib Dems. The Conservatives were the only party to not be seen as having a major problem, with just 13 per cent of the 1,864... Read more
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express
SNP ministers urged to get tough on 'extremely alarming' sex crime"We know from our own research that the number of child sex offences reported t
SNP ministers urged to get tough on 'extremely alarming' sex crime
express / Posted 2 days ago
"We know from our own research that the number of child sex offences reported to police continues to rise. PHThe Scottish Lib Dems said Police Scotland was still not getting enough support from ministers "It is vital that the Scottish Government,... Read more
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Daily Star
Shock survey says 87% of Jewish people think Labour too tolerant of anti-Semitismhistorically and intuitively what they are witnessing” Joe Glasman While 40% s
Shock survey says 87% of Jewish people think Labour too tolerant of anti-Semitism
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
historically and intuitively what they are witnessing” Joe Glasman While 40% said it was true of the SNP and 37% for the Lib Dems. The Conservatives were the only party not to be seen as having a major problem. Just 13% of the 1,864 British... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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Bury Times
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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Gazette
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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guardian-series
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
103 related stories
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Greenock Telegraph
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
103 related stories
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Harrow Times
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
103 related stories
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This is West Country
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
103 related stories
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Gazette News
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
103 related stories
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Bolton News
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
103 related stories
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Belfast Telegraph
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's deathby-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range
Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations. The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who... Read more
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International Business Times
Tom Watson: Read Labour deputy leader's full speech to 2016 party conferencein my field, except when, at quite a critical point this year, I was just out,
Tom Watson: Read Labour deputy leader's full speech to 2016 party conference
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
in my field, except when, at quite a critical point this year, I was just out, standing in a field. Meanwhile the Lib Dems are trying to get back onto the field, of course. Pitching to our supporters, Tim Farron's been telling people that... Read more
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express
'Unacceptable': SNP 'putting lives at risk' as it misses cancer treatment targets AGAINsort of inconvenience - the sooner people receive treatment the better the outc
'Unacceptable': SNP 'putting lives at risk' as it misses cancer treatment targets AGAIN
express / Posted 2 days ago
sort of inconvenience - the sooner people receive treatment the better the outcomes can be." Alex Cole-Hamilton for the Lib Dems said: "These statistics are more than just numbers, they are individuals who, along with family and friends, will be... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
£300k bill for accountants to help slash millions from Merseyside NHSwill only be £5.8bn. PwC is advising health bosses on how to impose the cuts.
£300k bill for accountants to help slash millions from Merseyside NHS
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
will only be £5.8bn. PwC is advising health bosses on how to impose the cuts. Cllr Richard Kemp, leader of Liverpool’s Lib Dems, said: “This is a scandalous waste of resources at a time when the NHS is stretched for cash. “We could all think... Read more
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express
SLAP DOWN for Tim Farron as Lib Dems are 'written out' of British political textbooksstronger than it’s been any time this century.” GETTYIn last year’s election,
SLAP DOWN for Tim Farron as Lib Dems are 'written out' of British political textbooks
express / Posted 2 days ago
stronger than it’s been any time this century.” GETTYIn last year’s election, Ukip won 13%, comfortably vaulting past the Lib Dems into third placeRelated videos Radio 5 Live host slaps down remoaner Tim Farron Lib Dem leader Farron urges May to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Union leaders praise John McDonnell's £10 minimum wage pledge bylowest paid aren’t left behind by the rising costs of rent, bills and essential
Union leaders praise John McDonnell's £10 minimum wage pledge by
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
lowest paid aren’t left behind by the rising costs of rent, bills and essentials that threaten to overwhelm them.” But the Lib Dems were less impressed. The party’s economic spokeswoman Susan Kramer said: “John McDonnell’s speech was the reheated... Read more
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Sussex Express
‘Save Seaford rail services’ campaign is ‘scaremongering’ says MPRailway (GTR), which runs Southern services, launched a consultation on a new t
‘Save Seaford rail services’ campaign is ‘scaremongering’ says MP
Sussex Express / Posted 3 days ago
Railway (GTR), which runs Southern services, launched a consultation on a new timetable from 2018 last week, but Seaford Lib Dems claim proposals could remove peak time trains travelling directly from the town to London Victoria, forcing... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Green space campaigners target Labour party conferenceto ask questions of council officers about what the plan means for them and whe
Green space campaigners target Labour party conference
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
to ask questions of council officers about what the plan means for them and where they live.” The demonstration also saw Lib Dems attending, hoping to poach Labour members who may be disaffected by the re-election of Jeremy Corbyn as well as... Read more
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International Business Times
Labour launches Women in Leadership programme in memory of Jo Coxto practice what they preach about nurturing and supporting future women leader
Labour launches Women in Leadership programme in memory of Jo Cox
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
to practice what they preach about nurturing and supporting future women leaders beyond mentoring." The Conservatives, Lib Dems and Ukip have said they will not field any candidates out of respect for Cox. However, two far-right parties –... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scottish schools 'faced teacher shortage ahead of new school year'the Fraser of Allander Institute revealed that the SNP's spending plans will le
Scottish schools 'faced teacher shortage ahead of new school year'
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
the Fraser of Allander Institute revealed that the SNP's spending plans will leave councils facing a £1 billion hit. The Lib Dems believe this will have "severe" consequences for Scottish schools - the largest part of councils' budgets. Mr Scott... Read more
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The New Statesman
Trade unions must change or face permanent declinemay well need an honest, working arrangement between Labour, the Greens, and ot
Trade unions must change or face permanent decline
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
may well need an honest, working arrangement between Labour, the Greens, and other progressive parties, including even the Lib Dems. Exactly how that alliance would be constituted – and how far it would be under the control of local parties –... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Labour supporters take to social media to say they are leaving partymedia, some were quick to announce they would no longer support the party, with
Labour supporters take to social media to say they are leaving party
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
media, some were quick to announce they would no longer support the party, with others cancelling their membership. The Lib Dems will be rubbing their hands together after seeing a deluge of former Labour members signing up. A number of Labour... Read more
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Scotsman
Scottish schools start new term hundreds of teachers shortshort by 16 primary and 27 secondary teachers, and Borders Council was missing
Scottish schools start new term hundreds of teachers short
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
short by 16 primary and 27 secondary teachers, and Borders Council was missing 30 primary and 17 secondary teachers. The Lib Dems want to raise income tax by a penny to invest £500 million in education. Lib Dem education spokesman Tavish Scott... Read more
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Scotsman
Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton faces expenses probehis campaign spending return. And now the SNP are calling on the former charit
Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton faces expenses probe
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
his campaign spending return. And now the SNP are calling on the former charity worker, tipped as a future leader of the Lib Dems, to resign the party whip while police investigations are ongoing. Angus Stewart, the SNP’s Edinburgh Western... Read more
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express
US banks THREATEN to pull out of UK if PM May doesn't meet Brexit demandsarticles Turkey's credit rating cut to JUNK...but EU still wants it to join U
US banks THREATEN to pull out of UK if PM May doesn't meet Brexit demands
express / Posted 5 days ago
articles Turkey's credit rating cut to JUNK...but EU still wants it to join Ukip MP mocks Farron’s claim Lib Dems are now ‘real opposition’ I want Britain to be the global leader in free trade The banks say they are not... Read more
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express
Ukip MP mocks Farron claim anti-Brexit Lib Dems are now ‘real opposition’ after Corbyn winon Mr Corbyn’s re-election, the anti-Brussels campaigner told Express.co.uk: “L
Ukip MP mocks Farron claim anti-Brexit Lib Dems are now ‘real opposition’ after Corbyn win
express / Posted 5 days ago
on Mr Corbyn’s re-election, the anti-Brussels campaigner told Express.co.uk: “Labour is imploding. The Lib Dems are on a holiday from history. “Both believe in Brussels and think politics is about politicians knowing what is... Read more
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International Business Times
There is still life in LabourDemocrats are on just eight per cent. This last figure can only be very disapp
There is still life in Labour
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
Democrats are on just eight per cent. This last figure can only be very disappointing for Tim Farron, leader of the Lib Dems, as the poll was taken after their party conference in Brighton concluded on 20 September and puts into perspective... Read more
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Irish Examiner
So what's next for the Labour Party?and has promised to offer an olive branch to his critics. (Jonathan Brady/PA)
So what's next for the Labour Party?
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
and has promised to offer an olive branch to his critics. (Jonathan Brady/PA) Whilst some Labour MPs might be wooed by the Lib Dems, there are two choices for Corbyn’s opponents: splitting Labour in two, or launching another attempt to oust... Read more
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International Business Times
Owen Smith congratulates Corbyn as unions reaffirm their backing for Labour leaderhis team. "It's critical that the country has a strong opposition at a pivotal
Owen Smith congratulates Corbyn as unions reaffirm their backing for Labour leader
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
his team. "It's critical that the country has a strong opposition at a pivotal moment in our nation's history," she said. Lib Dems and Tories attack However, the news was not universally welcomed. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said it was... Read more
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The New Statesman
Jeremy Corbyn's won a monumental victory - but it's more delicate than it looksmay well need an honest, working arrangement between Labour, the Greens, and ot
Jeremy Corbyn's won a monumental victory - but it's more delicate than it looks
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
may well need an honest, working arrangement between Labour, the Greens, and other progressive parties, including even the Lib Dems. Exactly how that alliance would be constituted – and how far it would be under the control of local parties –... Read more
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The New Statesman
Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour leadership contest in crushing victoryIf you plan to join a rival party to Labour, doing so would immediately void yo
Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour leadership contest in crushing victory
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
If you plan to join a rival party to Labour, doing so would immediately void your Labour membership: the Tories, Greens, Lib Dems or WEP would fit the bill here. Or you could just campaign for one of these parties and announce your new... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn issues new unity plea ahead of expected victory in leadership polloverall voting intentions, the YouGov poll put the Conservatives on 39% and Lab
Jeremy Corbyn issues new unity plea ahead of expected victory in leadership poll
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
overall voting intentions, the YouGov poll put the Conservatives on 39% and Labour on 30%. Ukip polled 13%, while the Lib Dems polled 8% in the wake of their conference at the weekend. Trade union boss Dave Prentis, general secretary of... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool Lib Dem 'welcomes' re-election of Jeremy CorbynCorbynism. But those few years will allow the Tories to wreak havoc in our econ
Liverpool Lib Dem 'welcomes' re-election of Jeremy Corbyn
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 days ago
Corbynism. But those few years will allow the Tories to wreak havoc in our economy and destroy much needed services. The Lib Dems are now the only sane and realistic opposition to Theresa May in Liverpool and in the Country as a whole.” He said:... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Jeremy Corbyn issues new unity plea ahead of expected victory in leadership polloverall voting intentions, the YouGov poll put the Conservatives on 39% and Lab
Jeremy Corbyn issues new unity plea ahead of expected victory in leadership poll
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
overall voting intentions, the YouGov poll put the Conservatives on 39% and Labour on 30%. Ukip polled 13%, while the Lib Dems polled 8% in the wake of their conference at the weekend. Trade union boss Dave Prentis, general secretary of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Corbyn calls for MPs to unite as expectations grow that he will be re-elected Labour leaderA quarter said they were unsure what they would do. On overall voting intentio
Corbyn calls for MPs to unite as expectations grow that he will be re-elected Labour leader
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
A quarter said they were unsure what they would do. On overall voting intentions, the snapshot put the Conservatives on 39 points and Labour on 30. Ukip polled 13 while the Lib Dems polled just eight in the wake of their conference at the we... Read more
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