PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2021 10:05 AM IST
The opposing Labour Party said British health secretary Matt Hancock should be removed from office for violating social distancing rules and demanded an investigation into whether he breached the ministerial code.
AP | , London
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 02:22 PM IST
- In the 2019 general election, the Conservative Party made big inroads into Labour's “red wall” in northern England on a combination of factors, including its pro-Brexit stance.
By Bloomberg| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 05:12 PM IST
Labour Party leader Keir Starmer is planning to impose a three-line whip on MPs to support the deal, subject to the detail, reports the Guardian citing “multiple Labour sources” but not naming any.
Hindustan Times/ Melbourne | By Press Trust Of India, Melbourne
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 12:21 AM IST
Sharma, 33, hailing from Himachal Pradesh’s Hamirpur, was recently elected as the Member of Parliament from the Labour Party for Hamilton West in New Zealand.
London | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 10:36 PM IST
The Labour Party has been plagued by allegations of antisemitism over the years, with its disastrous electoral defeat in the December 2019 election also linked to the crisis.
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 09:05 PM IST
Nazir Ahmed, 63, who has participated in several anti-India demonstrations in London over the years, was a member of the Labour Party until 2013
London | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 08:50 PM IST
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), which had launched an investigation into antisemitism within the party following a string of complaints, found that Labour had broken the law in its failure to handle antisemitism, or anti-Jewish, complaints and there were “serious failings” by its leadership at the time.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 03:27 PM IST
With 72% of the vote counted, Ardern’s Labour Party had 49% support -- heading to its biggest share of the vote since the 1930s.
By Prasun Sonwalkar, London
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 01:40 AM IST
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 11:04 PM IST
Starmer, 57, who was first elected MP in 2015, defeated Rebecca Long-Bailey and Indian-origin Lisa Nandy in the contest. He is a former head of prosecutions in the Crown Prosecution Service.
London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 07:46 AM IST
Meanwhile, the opposition Labour Party has demanded that Patel address Parliament on the allegations of bullying against her.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 05:27 PM IST
Debbie Abrahams chairs a parliamentary group focused on Kashmir.
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 12:19 AM IST
As the candidates set out their stalls, Nandy responded to queries on LBC radio on Wednesday. According to her, the two factors responsible for the party’s debacle were Brexit and the leadership of Corbyn. But her views on Twitter caught the attention of many.
By Rahul Sagar
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 06:29 AM IST
Its charge of majoritarianism does not take into account legitimate democratic processes
London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2020 11:51 PM IST
“I will not lead the party in any future general election campaign,” he said, adding that the party needed to reflect and that he would lead the party as it discussed its future.
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 06:02 AM IST
It is the first time the issue has figured in electoral discourse in Britain, despite growing demands in recent years by academics, parents and employers seeking individuals with an enhanced awareness of global contexts.
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 07:34 PM IST
Labour party’s manifesto promises that besides the apology, the party’s government would hold a ‘public review’ into “Britain’s role in the Amritsar massacre”, referring to Operation Bluestar in Amritsar.
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 08:20 PM IST
The 2017 election saw the election of 12 MPs of Indian origin from Conservative and Labour parties, up from one in 1987, when Keith Vaz was elected from Leicester East. The December 12 election is likely to see an increase in the number.
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 06:48 PM IST
Reiterating that the party is opposed to external interference in the political affairs of any other country, Jeremy Corbyn insisted that as an internationalist party, its concern is to ensure respect for the human rights of all people in the world, regardless of where they live.
Bloomberg | By Alex Morales
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 06:17 AM IST
The NHS visa would form part of a new points-based immigration system to be introduced after the U.K. completes its divorce from the European Union, Johnson’s Conservative Party said in an emailed statement on Friday.
Bloomberg | By Stuart Biggs
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 01:10 PM IST
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn reiterated Sunday he would not support the government’s bid for an early election on December 12 unless a no-deal Brexit is completely ruled out.
London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 07:51 PM IST
MPs will vote Tuesday on whether they support a new divorce deal struck with the European Union last week ahead of Britain’s October 31 scheduled departure from the bloc.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 07:42 PM IST
The template of the deal is clear. But the politics of seeing it through is uncertain
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 06:15 PM IST
The growing protest from large sections of the 1.5-million strong Indian community is significant in the history of British politics. Rarely have so many community organisations made their views known on any single issue, putting one of the two main parties on the back foot before an election.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Prasun Sonwalkar, London
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2019 11:17 PM IST
London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 07:37 PM IST
Johnson was stopped by the dad, whose daughter was being treated at the London facility, to hear complaints about cuts to health funding and criticism that he was using the visit as a “press opportunity”.
London | By AFP
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 02:39 AM IST
British MPs on Wednesday voted against Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for a general election to break the Brexit deadlock, hours after they dealt a major blow to his strategy.
London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 10:36 PM IST
Boris Johnson, in his first PMQs, uttered the expletive to describe the main opposition Labour Party’s economic plans, describing them as “shit or bust”.
London | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2019 09:09 AM IST
Lawmakers opposed to the possibility of Britain leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 without an orderly transition arrangement are drawing up plans to try to legislate to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to rule out a no-deal exit.
London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 10:50 AM IST
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he wants to strike a new Brexit deal with the EU but is prepared to take Britain out of the bloc without one on October 31, if necessary.