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The Labour Party is a political party in the United Kingdom that has been described as an alliance of social democrats, democratic socialists and trade unionists. The Labour Party sits on the centre-left of the political spectrum. In all general elections since 1922, Labour has been either the governing party or the Official Opposition. There have been six Labour prime ministers and thirteen Labour ministries.

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Labour: We showed leadership, weak Prime Minister failed to [Video]

Labour: We showed leadership, weak Prime Minister failed to

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer labels Boris Johnson as "weak" after around 100 Tory MPs revolted against him in a vote on vaccine passports. He says Labour showed the leadership that the Prime Minister..

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Starmer: PM is worst possible leader in worst possible time [Video]

Starmer: PM is worst possible leader in worst possible time

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says Boris Johnson is "weak" and his party "divided" following the publication of a picture showing Mr Johnson taking part in yet another social event at work during..

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Boris Johnson 'not fit for office', says Starmer [Video]

Boris Johnson 'not fit for office', says Starmer

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said Boris Johnson is "not fit for office" but doubted the prime minister would resign. Sir Keir also questioned whether government ministers were "prepared" to..

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Labour to support govt Plan B guidance despite PM actions [Video]

Labour to support govt Plan B guidance despite PM actions

Angela Rayner says Labour will support the government's implementation of Plan B coronavirus restrictions but criticises Boris Johnson for "undermining the measures" by denying the existence of Downing..

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Labour: PM caught red handed over Downing St party video [Video]

Labour: PM caught red handed over Downing St party video

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer accuses the prime minister of being “caught red handed” after video emerged showing Downing Street aides apparently joking about holding a Christmas Party during..

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Labour: Britain deserves better over Downing St party [Video]

Labour: Britain deserves better over Downing St party

Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy says "Britain deserves better" following the emergence of leaked footage showing government aides joking about an alleged Christmas party at 10 Downing Street..

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Keir Starmer reacts to Downing Street leaked video [Video]

Keir Starmer reacts to Downing Street leaked video

Sir Keir Starmer, Labour leader, comments on the leaked Downing Street video. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Starmer urges PM to 'be honest' about Tory Christmas party [Video]

Starmer urges PM to 'be honest' about Tory Christmas party

Labour leader Keir Starmer has urged the government to "have the guts to be honest" about the alleged Christmas party held at Downing Street last year. He added whilst the rest of the UK was abiding..

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PM's alleged party 'blatant disregard' for rules, say Labour [Video]

PM's alleged party 'blatant disregard' for rules, say Labour

Deputy Labour Leader Angela Rayner has written a letter to Cabinet Secretary Simon Case calling for an investigation into claims the prime minister hosted a Christmas party last year during..

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Labour Christmas parties to go ahead [Video]

Labour Christmas parties to go ahead

As reports of Christmas party cancellations mount due to Covid concerns, Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has said Labour are not planning to cancel their celebrations but will "look at them event by..

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Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner asked about Keir Starmer’s shadow cabinet reshuffle [Video]

Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner asked about Keir Starmer’s shadow cabinet reshuffle

Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner appeared taken aback when asked about Labour leader Keir Starmer’s reshuffle. Starmer began the reshuffle at the same time Rayner was giving a speech on ‘Tory..

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Labour calls for stricter Covid measures [Video]

Labour calls for stricter Covid measures

Deputy Labour Leader Angela Rayner has urged the government to impose tougher Covid measures as cases of the Omicron variant continue to rise in the UK. She said "there isn't a distinction between in..

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'It's been a great honour': Labour veteran Harriet Harman to stand down as an MP

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Scotland Yard is "considering" complaints from two Labour MPs about Christmas parties held in Downing Street last year that allegedly broke coronavirus regulations.
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Labour's main union backer to make further cut to party's funding under Sir Keir Starmer

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Labour's main union backer has further distanced itself from Sir Keir Starmer's leadership and will cut political donations to the party.
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Cooper's comeback sure to shorten her odds of winning Labour's top job in future

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Lisa Nandy to shadow Michael Gove on levelling up brief as Sir Keir Starmer's reshuffle continues

Lisa Nandy will move from shadow foreign secretary to shadow levelling up secretary, Sky News understands, as Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer continues a reshuffle of his cabinet.
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Starmer shaking up top team as shadow cabinet reshuffle begins

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Labour calls for 'urgent' action over fears 12 to 15-year-olds may not get jab until February

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Labour MP criticises rules after reminder over taking baby to debate

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A Labour MP has criticised parliamentary rules after she received an email reminding her she should not bring her baby into the chamber when speaking in a debate.
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Tory councillor to pay 'substantial' damages to Corbyn over doctored photo at scene of Liverpool terror attack

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Labour to force vote on banning MPs from 'dodgy second jobs'

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Goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C in 'intensive care' after COP26 summit

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Labour calls on anti-sleaze watchdog to investigate Sir Geoffrey Cox over mis-use of office claims

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Labour supporters' details affected by cyber security breach

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New law banning all wet wipes containing plastic proposed by Labour MP

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Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner apologises 'unreservedly' for calling Conservatives 'scum'

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Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner has apologised "unreservedly" for calling Conservatives "scum" during her party's conference in Brighton last month.
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Man sentenced for sending threatening email to Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner

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Keir Starmer says Labour now has 'credible programme' to win next general election

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Starmer's allies look to take fight to Tories as Labour's left-wing claims conference 'falling apart'

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Sir Keir Starmer is being warned that his party's Brighton conference is "falling apart" following the dramatic resignation of a shadow minister.
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Labour MP quits party's shadow cabinet with attack on Starmer's leadership

A Labour MP has quit the party's shadow cabinet with an attack on Sir Keir Starmer's leadership.
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Former MP rejoins Labour nearly two years after quitting over antisemitism

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Former MP Dame Louise Ellman has rejoined Labour nearly two years after she quit the party with an attack on former leader Jeremy Corbyn for allowing antisemitism "to flourish".
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak accused of being 'missing in action' amid supply crisis

chancellor rishi sunak accused of being 'missing in action' amid supply crisis
Rachel Reeves has accused Chancellor Rishi Sunak of being "missing in action" during the country's supply crisis, telling Labour's conference that the government has "lost control".
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Starmer looks to move on from internal Labour row with focus on economy and foreign policy

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Sir Keir Starmer will look to move on from a row over his reforms of the Labour rulebook during the third day of the party's conference in Brighton.
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Labour pledge to scrap business rates to boost 'struggling' high streets

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Starmer sees Labour rulebook reforms passed by conference despite another day of criticism

starmer sees labour rulebook reforms passed by conference despite another day of criticism
Sir Keir Starmer has seen his reform of Labour's rulebook approved by the party's conference in Brighton despite another day of opponents continuing their fight against the changes.
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Starmer: Labour MP wrong to say 'only women have a cervix'

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Starmer's Labour rule changes to be put to party's conference after bruising row

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Starmer forced into humiliating retreat ahead of Labour Party conference

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The unfortunate question Sir Keir Starmer must confront as he prepares for a crucial party conference

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Union boss says Starmer must show nation he 'has what it takes' to be PM

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Former Labour MP breached parliament's bullying and harassment policy, report finds

Former Labour MP and minister Keith Vaz breached parliament's bullying and harassment policy, an investigation by its standards watchdog has found.
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Starmer sets out post-pandemic vision of 'contribution society' in 11,500-word essay

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has begun a push to spell out his vision for Britain with the release of an essay running to more than 11,500 words.
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Starmer given leadership election warning as he fails to win over unions for Labour rule changes

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