Letters lift lid on Benn’s concern at rebuilding post-war Iraq

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CONCERN over the pace of rebuilding war-torn Iraq was raised by then international development secretary Hilary Benn just 18 months after the conflict had begun, documents released alongside the Chilcot report reveal. Leeds Central MP Mr Benn told Tony Blair … 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

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party divided by ‘shoot-to-kill’

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When events are studied by those looking for the turning point, after which it was all downhill from then on, perhaps we have it in the shoot to kill issue? Jeremy Corbyn’s shoot-to-kill view rejected by Hilary Benn Shadow foreign … Continue reading