Labour Party

Tory claims on strengthening the border through Brexit deal groundless – Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott, Labour’s Shadow Home Secretary, responding to comments by Priti Patel on Brexit and border security, said:

“Tory claims to be strengthening the border through their sell-out Brexit deal are groundless. By quitting the entire system of EU security and justice, we will no longer have real-time access to a...Read More »

Boris Johnson lied about the Tories’ child poverty record – Ian Lavery

Boris Johnson lies about Tory record as over four million children will spend Christmas in poverty

Boris Johnson has lied about the Conservatives’ record on child poverty, telling the Andrew Marr Show that “there are 400,000 fewer children in poverty than there were in 2010”, despite figures showing an increase of...Read More »

Labour announces plan to make England one of the most cycling and walking friendly places in the world

The next Labour government will make England one of the most cycling and walking friendly places in the world.

Labour is announcing ambitious plans for a new ‘Healthy Streets Programme’ to make our towns and cities cleaner and greener to transform the environment, travel opportunities and quality of life across the...Read More »

No energy white paper – Rebecca Long Bailey responds

Rebecca Long Bailey MP, Labour’s Shadow Business and Energy Secretary, responding to the publication of several consultation documents rather than a long-awaited energy white paper, said:

“The publication of a slew of consultation documents, in place of a coherent white paper, is evidence that the Conservatives are failing in one of...Read More »

Serious questions for Hancock to answer: Ashworth responds to green paper slipped out by government

Jonathan Ashworth MP, Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary, responding to the publication of the government’s ill health prevention green paper, said:

“There are serious questions for Matt Hancock to answer on why he has slipped this important green paper out at this time. It looks like he is trying to bury bad...Read More »

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