Jeremy Corbyn: I’ve not changed mind on immigration

Media captionJeremy Corbyn was pressed to explain his stance on immigration after the UK leaves the EU Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he stands by his view that immigration to the UK from the EU is not too high. He told the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg migrants played a valuable role and he was not […]

Jeremy Corbyn: I’ve not changed mind on immigration

Media captionJeremy Corbyn was pressed to explain his stance on immigration after the UK leaves the EU Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he stands by his view that immigration to the UK from the EU is not too high. He told the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg migrants played a valuable role and he was not […]

RHI scandal: Theresa May and Enda Kenny discuss Stormont crisis

Media captionArlene Foster said she had been ‘disgracefully maligned’ over the botched heating scheme scandal Prime Minister Theresa May has had a telephone call with the Taoiseach (Irish PM) Enda Kenny about the ongoing crisis at Stormont. Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness stepped down on Monday over the handling of a botched energy scheme. The […]

Jeremy Corbyn outlines plans to ‘cap’ boardroom pay

Media captionJeremy Corbyn on pay disparity within organisations Jeremy Corbyn has set out plans to curb boardroom pay while seeming to back away from the idea of a maximum wage. Options to be considered by Labour include increasing income tax for the top earners and giving remuneration committees a veto on pay packages. Companies which […]

Theresa May used ‘well-established’ blind trust mechanism

Theresa May used ‘well-established’ blind trust mechanism

Image copyright AP Theresa May used a “well-established mechanism” in setting up a blind trust to manage her financial interests on becoming PM, Downing Street has said. Under the arrangement, ministers avoid conflicts of interest with government work, but do not have to reveal their investments in full. The Lib Dems said the public had […]

Johnson: We told Trump team about Russia ‘tricks’

Johnson: We told Trump team about Russia ‘tricks’

The UK has told Donald Trump’s team that Russia is up to “all sort of very dirty tricks” including “cyber-warfare”, Boris Johnson says. The foreign secretary told MPs it was “pretty clear” that Russia had been behind the hacking of US Democratic National Committee emails ahead of the presidential election. He also said it would […]

Jeremy Corbyn: I’ve not changed mind on immigration

Media captionJeremy Corbyn was pressed to explain his stance on immigration after the UK leaves the EU Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he stands by his view that immigration to the UK from the EU is not too high. He told the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg migrants played a valuable role and he was not […]

RHI scandal: Northern Ireland ‘faces brutal election’

Media captionArlene Foster said she had been ‘disgracefully maligned’ over the botched heating scheme scandal Northern Ireland’s outgoing first minister has warned that if an election goes ahead, it will be “brutal”. Arlene Foster was speaking after the Secretary of State said the “clock was ticking” on an election following the resignation of Martin McGuinness. […]

Jeremy Corbyn outlines plans to ‘cap’ boardroom pay

Media captionJeremy Corbyn on pay disparity within organisations Jeremy Corbyn has set out plans to curb boardroom pay while seeming to back away from the idea of a maximum wage. Options to be considered by Labour include increasing income tax for the top earners and giving remuneration committees a veto on pay packages. Companies which […]

Johnson: We told Trump team about Russia ‘tricks’

Johnson: We told Trump team about Russia ‘tricks’

The UK has told Donald Trump’s team that Russia is up to “all sort of very dirty tricks” including “cyber-warfare”, Boris Johnson says. The foreign secretary told MPs it was “pretty clear” that Russia had been behind the hacking of US Democratic National Committee emails ahead of the presidential election. He also said it would […]