Monday morning developments – Six Labour MPs and one party official named on sleaze list

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Growing number of MPs under scrutiny over conduct claims A growing number of MPs are being investigated over allegations about their past conduct towards women. Ex-ministers Daniel Poulter and Stephen Crabb are the latest Tory MPs to be referred to … Continue reading

Labour reshuffle: Abbott to shadow home secretary and Sarah Champion has been made shadow women and equalities minister

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Diane Abbott has been promoted to shadow home secretary in Jeremy Corbyn’s reshuffle of his shadow cabinet. Shami Chakrabarti is shadow Attorney General while Jo Stevens is the new shadow Welsh secretary. Dame Rosie Winterton was replaced by Nick Brown … Continue reading

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn under pressure amid top team revolt

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A string of Labour shadow cabinet members have quit, with more walkouts expected, in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership over the EU referendum. Heidi Alexander, Ian Murray, Gloria de Piero, Lillian Greenwood, Lucy Powell, Kerry McCarthy and Seema Malhotra quit. … Continue reading

Labour reshuffle: Shadow ministers quit in protest

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Labour reshuffle: Shadow ministers quit in protest Three Labour MPs have quit the party’s front bench in protest at sackings made by Jeremy Corbyn in his reshuffle. Jonathan Reynolds and Stephen Doughty quit over the sacking of the shadow Europe … Continue reading