Politics

Starmer: Need for new Covid measures 'failure of government'

The leader of the opposition has appeared in a national televised address in which he responded to Boris Johnson's announcement of further Covid-19 re...

Starmer on voters trust in Labour on security and economy

The Labour leader has said the party's historic mission was to represent working people in Parliament, "and we betray that” by not winning elections...

Indyref2: Starmer refuses to rule out backing Scotland referendum

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Keir Starmer says he would not “be doing a hypothetical for what would happen after May...

Coronavirus: Autumn Budget to be scrapped this year

The Treasury has scrapped plans for an Autumn Budget this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The statement said: "As we heard this week, now i...

GRA: De Cordova and Truss on care for trans people

The government has "let the trans community down" by ruling out changes to the Gender Recognition Act, says the shadow women and equalities secretary....

PMQs: Blackford and Johnson on furlough extension and hugs

The SNP Westminster leader has called on the prime minister to "stop one million workers being sold on to the scrap heap." Ian Blackford said the las...