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"Where have all our heavyweight snobs gone?"

Asks Camilla Long in the London Times. I’m not sure I can survive on Keir Starmer secretly blanching at the thought of “thick” Angela Rayner’s vulgar wardrobe, a collection of vegan-friendly “stomper” boots and leopard-print that she wore on campaigns. Why didn’t he just tell her her clothes looked as though they’d been rescued from a flash fire in a Sicilian brothel, before giving the seditious moaner the boot?I don't know who these people are, but I like the general idea of harsher, meaner ins...
Tags: London, Law, Wikipedia, Language, Times, Keir Starmer, Lancaster, Starmer, Ann Althouse, Class Politics, Laughing, U.K, Angela Rayner, Camilla Long


How Angela Rayner came out on top after spat with Starmer over reshuffle

Labour deputy leader has shown she has a significant power base and is not shy of using itJoe Biden and his vice-president, Kamala Harris, have a standing weekly date for a private one-to-one lunch, just as Biden did with Barack Obama.Breaking bread is one way of keeping a political relationship on track. No wonder, perhaps, that Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner have decided to give it a go as they attempt to rebuild their relationship. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Barack Obama, UK News, Labour, Biden, Keir Starmer, Kamala Harris, Starmer, Angela Rayner


UK Covid live: Boris Johnson announces independent statutory inquiry into handling of coronavirus crisis

PM says inquiry to begin in spring 2022 and will have power to compel evidence, and will take testimony from people in public under oathBoris Johnson: inquiry into Covid handling will start in spring 2022Issues that public Covid inquiry could examineIndian variant calls in question 17 May reopening in UK, say expertsBoris Johnson faces court judgment over £535 unpaid debtGlobal coronavirus updates – live 1.24pm BST In the Commons Sir Edward Leigh (Con) suggests that test and trace might have...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, NHS, Labour, Ed Miliband, House Of Commons, Tony Blair, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, Keir Starmer, Queen's Speech, Leigh, Angela Rayner, Coronavirus


Angela Rayner: People didn't know what Keir Starmer stood for

Labour's deputy leader also says she believes in the party leader "100%".
Tags: UK, News, Keir Starmer, Angela Rayner


UK Covid live: Johnson says England guidance on hugging will change, pubs and restaurants can serve indoors

Latest updates: prime minister unveils new easing of restrictions from 17 May in next steps in England’s roadmap out of lockdownFull report: Boris Johnson confirms further lockdown easing in EnglandLockdown easing in England: what will change from 17 MayStarmer moves to calm Labour tensions with shadow cabinet addressBoris Johnson being investigated over Caribbean holidayGlobal coronavirus updates – live 5.29pm BST Q: If the situation is getting better, when might it be safe to have a Scotti...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Scotland, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Scottish politics, Boris Johnson, Gordon Brown, Johnson, Keir Starmer, Sadiq Khan, Angela Rayner, Coronavirus


Starmer’s reshuffle bid to demote Rayner described as ‘despicable act of cowardice’ – politics live

Latest updates: Kim Johnson, the MP for Liverpool Riverside, says she was ‘very disappointed with how Starmer had treated deputy leaderAngela Rayner takes major role after Keir Starmer reshuffle standoffWinners and losers: Starmer’s shadow cabinet reshuffleAnalysis: briefings, silence and sackings as faith in leader slips 10.21am BST One of the winners in the shadow cabinet reshuffle was Shabana Mahmood, who has been appointed Labour’s national campaign co-ordinator. She has been giving inte...
Tags: Politics, Eu, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Greater Manchester, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham, Diane Abbott, Keir Starmer, Steve Rotheram, Angela, BBC Breakfast, Mahmood, Rayner, Starmer


Labour reshuffle: Angela Rayner takes major role after Keir Starmer standoff

Row between leader and deputy holds up reshuffle while Rachel Reeves’ promotion looks set to inflame tensions with party’s leftKeir Starmer handed his deputy, Angela Rayner, a major promotion on Sunday night after a day of fraught negotiations and power battles. He also sacked his shadow chancellor and promoted his close ally, Rachel Reeves, to the role in a move likely to further inflame tensions with the party’s left.The reshuffle of Starmer’s shadow cabinet was derailed by a prolonged standof...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Labour, Rachel Reeves, Keir Starmer, Local elections, Rayner, Starmer, Anneliese Dodds, Angela Rayner


Labour reshuffle: Annelise Dodds out in Starmer's post-election reshuffle

The shadow chancellor is sacked by Sir Keir Starmer as Angela Rayner is moved to shadow Michael Gove.
Tags: UK, News, Keir Starmer, Starmer, Angela Rayner, Annelise Dodds


Starmer faces backlash over sacking of Angela Rayner after election losses

Senior figures such as Andy Burnham are backing the deputy leader who is believed to be furious over treatmentKeir Starmer’s leadership of the Labour party was plunged into crisis on Sunday as a plan to demote his deputy, Angela Rayner, was derailed by a backlash from her supporters, leading to a prolonged standoff between the pair.Rayner was locked in negotiations with Starmer’s team for hours on Sunday after leaked plans to sack her as party chair and national campaigns coordinator triggered a...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Labour, Andy Burnham, Keir Starmer, Rayner, Starmer, Angela Rayner, Elections 2021


Elections 2021: Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner sacked as party chair

Angela Rayner has also been removed as campaign coordinator following Labour's poor election results.
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Elections 2021: anger from Labour MPs after Angela Rayner sacked as chair – live

All the latest news and results as counts continue in England and Scotland after Thursday’s electionsAngela Rayner sacked as Labour chairLabour gains mayoralties in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough and West of EnglandConservatives hold West MidlandsFirst minister Mark Drakeford promises radical plans for WalesSNP’s hopes for Scotland majority rest on handful of seats2021 elections: results for the English local, Scottish and Welsh polls 8.19pm BST The SNP are now just one seat short of an overa...
Tags: Politics, England, London, Wales, Scotland, Conservatives, UK News, West, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru, SNP, Local Government, Mayoral elections, Scottish Independence, Scottish politics


Elections 2021: Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner sacked as party chair

Angela Rayner has also been removed as campaign coordinator following Labour's poor election results.
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Boris Johnson refuses to deny he asked Conservative donors to pay for his child's nanny

Boris Johnson is accused of "trying to hide his attempts to fund his lifestyle through secret payments." Getty Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions over his alleged attempts to use Conservative Party donors to pay for his childcare arrangements. It follows allegations that Conservative donors secretly funded his flat renovation. A spokesman for Johnson refused to deny the reports on Tuesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Boris Johnson has refused to deny asking Cons...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Conservative, Bbc, Boris Johnson, Tory, Johnson, Conservative Party, Labour Party, Electoral Commission, Angela Rayner, Brexit Insider, Getty Boris Johnson, Adam Bienkov Thomas Colson


Pressure mounts on Johnson over alleged ‘let the bodies pile high’ remarks

Tory sources have lent weight to claim PM said he’d prefer thousands of deaths to another lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson faced mounting pressure on Monday night as Conservative insiders added weight to claims that the prime minister said he would rather see bodies pile up than order another lockdown.Faced with fury from relatives of the bereaved, Johnson and senior ministers emphatically denied he said “no more fucking lockdowns – let the bodies...
Tags: Politics, England, Conservative, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Ben Wallace, Dominic Cummings, Scottish National party (SNP, Angela Rayner, Coronavirus


Labour's Angela Rayner: 'Where are you getting money, Boris, to do up your flat?'

Labour wants PM to explain the funding of refurbishments to the his Downing Street flat.
Tags: UK, News, Boris, Angela Rayner


Labour calls for Shaun Bailey to condemn ads attacking Sadiq Khan

Angela Rayner asks Tory London mayoral candidate to disavow Fair Tax Campaign’s ‘underhand tactics’Labour’s deputy leader has called on the Conservative party’s candidate for London mayor to condemn and dissociate himself from “underhand tactics” used by a secretive campaign funding anti-Sadiq Khan adverts online.Angela Rayner has written to Shaun Bailey asking him to confirm that he had “no interaction or coordination” with the Fair Tax Campaign, which has put out menacing attack ads.
Tags: Politics, London, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Nigel Farage, Local Government, Mayoral elections, Local Politics, Boris Johnson, Sadiq Khan, Laurence Fox, Angela Rayner, Shaun Bailey, London mayoral election 2021, Fair Tax Campaign


Covid: Are teachers more at risk of dying?

Labour's Angela Rayner has suggested teachers are "more at risk of infection and death" from the virus.
Tags: News, Labour, Angela Rayner


Jacob Rees-Mogg says Unicef should be ‘ashamed’ for feeding hungry London children

Angela Rayner: “The only scandal is this rotten out of touch government."
Tags: London, Unicef, Jacob Rees Mogg, Angela Rayner


Jacob Rees-Mogg says UNICEF feeding vulnerable British children this Christmas is 'a political stunt of the highest order'

Kate Green/Skyway via Getty Images Jacob Rees-Mogg says UNICEF feeding vulnerable UK children is a "political stunt of the highest order." The senior member of Boris Johnson's Conservative government said the intervention — which UNICEF said was a response to a "domestic emergency" — was "playing politics" and a "real scandal." The UN agency this week said it was taking action to feed children in south London as the coronavirus pandemic puts more strain on Britain's poorest households. Th...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, Trends, Conservative, Britain, Manchester United, House, Un, Boris Johnson, Labour Party, Unicef, Southwark, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Marcus Rashford


Over half Muslim Labour members 'do not trust party to tackle Islamophobia'

New report is latest sign that leadership is losing trust of ethnic minority supportersMore than half of Muslim members of the Labour party do not trust Keir Starmer to tackle Islamophobia, with nearly the same proportion saying they do not have confidence in the party’s complaints process, a new poll has found.The report by the Labour Muslim Network (LMN) is the latest sign that the party’s new leadership is losing the trust of minority ethnic members and supporters, even as it struggles to rec...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Labour, Muslim, Keir Starmer, Islamophobia, Muslim Labour, Angela Rayner, Labour Muslim Network LMN


UK coronavirus live: MPs debate English lockdown after Starmer says ending it is 'madness' if R above 1

Latest updates: Commons to vote on restrictions this afternoon; Labour leader questions PM over failings in test and traceJohnson refuses to rule out Covid lockdown extension for EnglandNHS in England to return to highest alert level as Covid patients riseGloom descends as England prepares for second lockdownGPs in England told to be ready to administer vaccine by ChristmasCoronavirus – latest updates 2.22pm GMT Philip Davies (Con) says the government was meant to spend the first lockdown bu...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Science, US, Conservatives, UK News, NHS, Labour, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson, Keir Starmer, Trump, Starmer, Matt Hancock, Angela Rayner


Labour in turmoil as Corbyn suspended in wake of antisemitism report

Former party leader said problem of antisemitism within Labour was ‘dramatically overstated for political reasons’Labour was plunged into turmoil after the party suspended Keir Starmer’s predecessor, Jeremy Corbyn, in the wake of a damning report into antisemitism that found the party responsible for unlawful acts of harassment and discrimination.The decision to suspend Corbyn for saying the problem of antisemitism within Labour was “dramatically overstated for political reasons” by opponents an...
Tags: UK News, Labour, Len McCluskey, Keir Starmer, Jeremy Corbyn, John Mcdonnell, Momentum, Corbyn, Lisa Nandy, Antisemitism, Angela Rayner


Conservative MPs 'faced abuse' over Angela Rayner's 'scum' remark

The party wants the Labour leader to apologise for Angela Rayner's "unparliamentary behaviour".
Tags: UK, News, Labour, Angela Rayner


Angela Rayner apologises for 'scum' remark in Commons

Labour's deputy leader made the comment while Tory MP Chris Clarkson spoke on virus restrictions.
Tags: UK, News, Tory, Chris Clarkson, Angela Rayner


Angela Rayner apologises after 'scum' remark in Commons

Labour's deputy leader made the comment while Tory MP Chris Clarkson spoke on coronavirus restrictions.
Tags: UK, News, Tory, Chris Clarkson, Angela Rayner


Coronavirus live news: New UK lockdown rules needed sooner rather than later, says former adviser; more protests in Melbourne

Number of cases worldwide passes 30 million; Victoria announces 21 new Covid-19 cases and seven more deaths; UK faces possible second national lockdown. Follow all the developmentsMutant virus: should we be worried that Sars-CoV-2 is changing ?UK entering second wave of virus, Johnson warns‘Shocking’: Trump under fire from ex-adviser for Covid failures 9.00am BST Angela Rayner has urged Boris Johnson to convene a Cobra meeting to ensure the right measures are in place after a sharp rise in ...
Tags: UK, Science, London, World news, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Boris Johnson, Victoria, Melbourne, Johnson, Imperial College, BBC Radio, New UK, Angela Rayner, Neil Ferguson


Labour urges pay rises for care workers for 'Covid sacrifices'

Deputy Leader Angela Rayner says thousands of staff deserve a "real living wage" to get by.
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UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson admits there is not enough testing capacity; 3,991 new cases recorded

PM says testing capacity will be 500,000 per day by end of October; close to 4,000 lab-confirmed new cases reported in UKTameside hospital Covid deaths are ‘canary in the mineSouth Wales outbreak blamed on trip to Doncaster racesRayner rebukes Johnson over ‘collapsing’ test systemGlobal coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.30pm BST 5.28pm BST Scotland’s children’s commissioner has called for “clear and direct communication to children and families” from the Scott...
Tags: Politics, UK, Education, Wales, Scotland, UK News, Northern Ireland, Schools, Boris Johnson, Pmqs, Johnson, Brexit, Angela Rayner, Coronavirus outbreak


UK coronavirus live: PM admits there is not enough testing capacity but warns second lockdown would be 'disastrous'

PM says testing capacity will be 500,000 per day by end of October but warns of financial consequences of a new lockdown; Rhondda Valley outbreak linked to trip to Doncaster racesTameside hospital Covid deaths are ‘canary in the mineRayner rebukes Johnson over ‘collapsing’ test systemFamilies having to ‘hack’ system to get coronavirus testGlobal coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.30pm BST Sir Bill Cash, the Conservative chair of the European scrutiny committee, goes...
Tags: Politics, UK, Education, Eu, UK News, Northern Ireland, Schools, Boris Johnson, Pmqs, Johnson, Bill Cash, Brexit, Rhondda valley, Angela Rayner, Coronavirus outbreak


UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson to give evidence to Commons liaison committee; fresh restrictions in Wales

PM to face questions on Covid-19 and Brexit; Rhondda Valley outbreak linked to Doncaster races; patients urged not to go to A&E for testsTameside hospital Covid deaths are ‘canary in the mineRayner rebukes Johnson over ‘collapsing’ test systemFamilies having to ‘hack’ system to get coronavirus testGlobal coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.29pm BST Boris Johnson will start giving evidence to the Commons liaison committee in the next few minutes. It’s a committee made...
Tags: Politics, UK, Education, Wales, Serco, UK News, Greater Manchester, Northern Ireland, Schools, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham, Doncaster, Pmqs, Johnson, Brexit, Burnham