Sir Keir Starmer has secured the backing of enough Labour MPs to enter the second stage of the Labour leadership contest.
Labour MPs hoping to become the party’s next deputy leader are to set out their stalls to colleagues as the contest for the two top jobs ramps up.
Labour’s new leader will be announced at a special conference on April 4, the party has said.
Labour frontbencher Rebecca Long-Bailey has been backed for the party leadership by her ally Angela Rayner – but also faced claims that she would continue with an agenda already rejected by voters.
Labour former deputy leader Tom Watson has said he fears Rebecca Long-Bailey could maintain the course which led to two election defeats for the party if she is elected leader.
Shadow justice secretary Richard Burgon has said he is to run for Labour deputy leader, arguing the party must not abandon the policies of Jeremy Corbyn.
Paul Lawrie is aiming to join an elite group of legendary golfers to have lifted both The Open and the Senior Open.
Labour former deputy leader Tom Watson has said he stood down as an MP in part because of the “brutality and hostility” within his party.
Boris Johnson is on course to win the General Election with a comfortable 68-seat majority by triumphing in Labour heartlands, according to a projection poll which accurately forecast the hung parliament in 2017.
The firing gun has been sounded in the race to replace Tom Watson as deputy Labour Party leader after Dawn Butler announced her intention to stand.
Leading Labour moderates have vowed to continue to fight for their values in the party following the shock resignation of Tom Watson as deputy leader.
Tom Watson has described quitting as Labour’s deputy leader and turning down the chance to run as a candidate in the General Election as a “very difficult decision”.
Tom Watson has announced that he is stepping down as deputy leader of the Labour Party.
The Government has been condemned following the BBC’s decision to means-test licence fees for the elderly.
Tom Watson has called for TV watchdog Ofcom to “practice what it preaches” and become more diverse.
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has criticised the Government’s plans to introduce a regulator that will aim to make tech companies more responsible for harmful content online, warning that it fails to address concerns about how social networks handle user data.
The decision of Global to cut many regional radio shows has been branded a “travesty” by shadow culture secretary Tom Watson.
BBC director-general Lord Tony Hall has failed to inspire confidence the corporation recognises problems over gender pay disparities, shadow culture secretary Tom Watson has said.
Embrace an android: Labour study warns UK must boost research and development spending in technology
Britain is unprepared for the technological revolution and should increase spending significantly on research and development (R&D) to keep up with advances in areas such as robotics and artificial intelligence, a Labour-commissioned report warned.