General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn will remain Labour leader win or lose

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Jeremy Corbyn condemned over wreath-laying ceremony for terror chief Labour campaign chief: It’s only the beginning of the Corbyn project Theresa May to pledge tough action on domestic abuse Mrs May and Mr Corbyn set for TV grilling by Jeremy Paxman … Continue reading

Conservative candidate stuns Batley voters with shooting joke

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The Conservative candidate contesting murdered MP Jo Cox’s former seat in Batley has sparked outrage for telling a hustings “We’ve not yet shot anybody so that’s wonderful.” Ann Myatt has apologised for her “ill-judged” comments which left Labour’s Tracy Brabin, … Continue reading

Conservative lead over Labour ‘shrinking’ as vote approaches

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A clutch of new General Election polls have shown the Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as the June 8 vote approaches, including one which put Theresa May’s party just six points clear. If Jeremy Corbyn repeats his poll results in … Continue reading

Halifax profile: Key marginal whose political future hangs by a thread

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IN a town whose mills once clattered to the noise of a thousand looms, there is a certain irony in watching its political future hang by a thread. Elsie Whiteley knew the value of textiles to Halifax better than anyone. … Continue reading