SNP MP calls for action as branches close while Post Office profits soar
Communities “face crisis” due to UK Government’s drive to maximise profits, says SNP small business spokesperson
POSTMASTERS resigning due to cuts in pay are behind a majority of temporary Post Office closures, despite soaring profits over the same period, the SNP’s small business spokesperson has argued in a new call for greater investment.
Analysis: Corbyn's comments on #indyref2 unspun
The Labour leader is instinctively supportive of Scotland's right to determine its own future, even if he would support a future no vote
JEREMY CORBYN has re-affirmed his general support for the right of Scots to decide their own future in a BBC interview, making clear he would be unlikely to stop a second referendum and instead seek to convince Scots to remain in the UK under his plans.
Analysis: Why Corbyn's rumoured IHRA climbdown is unlikely to settle the row engulfing Labour
Labour's ruling executive is expected to adopt the controversial definitions of antisemitism which were previously rejected, but will that calm the party after a summer of chaos?
AFTER a chaotic summer for Jeremy Coryn as he battled some of his own MPs over accusations of antisemitism, the party's national executive committee is tomorrow expected to adopt the much-debated IHRA code which defines anti-semitism.
Corbyn floats BBC overhaul and public interest journalism fund to hold powerful accountable
Jeremy Corbyn has announced a series of 'radical' proposals which he said would re-empower those who create and consume media over those who own it
LABOUR LEADER Jeremy Corbyn has put forward a series of "radical" reforms which he hopes will start a public debate about how to create a media for the digital age which is controlled by those who consume and create it rather than by the elite.
Refugee rights campaigners welcome Labour's break from its 'Blairite record' on hostile environment
Labour’s shadow home secretary announced this week that the party would end the so-called ‘hostile environment’ and close down the infamous Yarl’s Wood detention centre
MIGRANT RIGHTS campaigners have welcomed a pledge by Labour’s shadow home secretary to end the ‘hostile environment’ policy pursued by the Conservative government as the “biggest change” in Labour’s immigration policy for 20 years.
Radical Independence conference: Putting Jeremy Corbyn in Number 10 will not solve the crisis of the British state
Speakers at the RIC conference address the limitations of Corbynism in tackling the British establishment
UK LABOUR LEADER Jeremy Corbyn may be “a new kind of Labour leader”, but putting him in power will not solve the imbalances of the British state, argued speakers at the spring conference of the Radical Independence Campaign (RIC).
EU “power grab” Withdrawal Bill passes by 36 votes
Despite widespread criticism, EU Withdrawal Bill makes it through first Commons vote
THE second reading of the EU Withdrawal Bill concluded on Monday (12 September), with MPs voting 326 to 290 to let the bill continue to the committee stage.
No Conservative or DUP MPs voted against the bill, while seven Labour MPs rebelled against the party whip to vote for the Bill.
Push for EU national rights renewed after Home Office deportation “error”
Tory Brexit stance condemned amid mistaken deportation notice scandal
THE SNP has called for an end uncertainty for EU nationals after it was revealed yesterday that up to 100 deportation letters were sent out in error.
Professor John Curtice: Brexit and Scotland at the heart of Labour’s future
Shaky Tory Government and Scottish gains could help Labour – but then what?
PROFESSOR JOHN CURTICE, a leading expert in voting behaviour, has said that a Tory collapse during Brexit negotiations is Labour’s best shot at government, but that its own uncertainties around Brexit and Scotland leave the party vulnerable.