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#Labour

# labour - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll

Nov 24th 2019, 7:50 AM 16,838 Views 110 Comments

The party has been dealing with the aftermath of controversial comments made by by-election candidate Verona Murphy.

# labour - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding

Nov 21st 2019, 9:53 PM 14,175 Views 8 Comments

The Tories received 87% of donations over £7,500 in the week after 6 November,

Here's how Labour plans to spend £75bn in Britain's biggest ever post-war home construction push
# UK VOTE 19
# UK VOTE 19

Here's how Labour plans to spend £75bn in Britain's biggest ever post-war home construction push

Nov 21st 2019, 1:14 PM 10,530 Views 21 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn described the plans as ‘radical and ambitious’.

# labour - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll
# State Of The Parties
# State Of The Parties

Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

Nov 17th 2019, 8:10 AM 19,158 Views 53 Comments

The latest Behaviour & Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times was published today.

# labour - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

UK election: Labour party hit by 'large-scale cyber attack'
# DDoS
# DDoS

UK election: Labour party hit by 'large-scale cyber attack'

Nov 12th 2019, 11:38 AM 12,154 Views 23 Comments

The party said that no data breach occurred.

Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections
# Vote 2019
# Vote 2019

Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections

Nov 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,046 Views 8 Comments

Voters in constituencies in Dublin, Cork and Wexford will be heading to the polls.

# labour - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party

Nov 6th 2019, 9:18 PM 15,723 Views 12 Comments

“The decision is personal, not political,” Watson said in a shock announcement.

# labour - Monday 21 October, 2019

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans
# Crucial Vote
# Crucial Vote

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

Oct 21st 2019, 6:57 AM 18,773 Views 11 Comments

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

# labour - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate
# Brexit
# Brexit

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate

Oct 19th 2019, 1:17 PM 35,301 Views 15 Comments

One senior Labour MP described the tactic as “deeply offensive”.

# labour - Saturday 5 October, 2019

'Rainy Day Fund is finished before it even started' say TDs as minister drops €500m top-up
# White Paper
# White Paper

'Rainy Day Fund is finished before it even started' say TDs as minister drops €500m top-up

Oct 5th 2019, 12:26 PM 20,313 Views 45 Comments

Donohoe has rowed back on his commitment to top up the fund this year.

# labour - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Labour's alternate Budget: No income tax credits on €100k+ incomes and raising levy on the banks
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Labour's alternate Budget: No income tax credits on €100k+ incomes and raising levy on the banks

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:23 PM 18,133 Views 80 Comments

Opposition parties were out outlining their Budget 2020 proposals today.

# labour - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Labour's priority is to prevent no-deal Brexit before seeking general election, Corbyn says
# Opposition
# Opposition

Labour's priority is to prevent no-deal Brexit before seeking general election, Corbyn says

Sep 28th 2019, 3:33 PM 8,529 Views 30 Comments

Corbyn told reporters today he stood ready to lead an interim government if Johnson was forced from No 10.

# labour - Monday 23 September, 2019

Amid farcical scenes, Labour will campaign for another Brexit referendum but won't pick a side
# Brighton Shock
# Brighton Shock

Amid farcical scenes, Labour will campaign for another Brexit referendum but won't pick a side

Sep 23rd 2019, 8:49 PM 23,549 Views 36 Comments

The party chose not to push for Remain as their general election position.

# labour - Sunday 22 September, 2019

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections
# November Gain
# November Gain

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections

Sep 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 19,629 Views 29 Comments

By-elections are notoriously difficult for government parties but Fine Gael has been preparing.

# labour - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor steps down as Labour candidate for Wicklow
# General Election
# General Election

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor steps down as Labour candidate for Wicklow

Sep 19th 2019, 6:04 PM 21,227 Views 41 Comments

The party states ‘a new generation is coming through’ following a good local election.

# labour - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'
# Yellowhammer
# Yellowhammer

Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'

Sep 12th 2019, 7:33 AM 25,611 Views 22 Comments

Businesses in the North are likely to face an immediate adverse effect from a no-deal, according to the Yellowhammer documents.

# labour - Monday 9 September, 2019

Government cuts during Labour's time in power were 'awful', says party leader
# Red Lines
# Red Lines

Government cuts during Labour's time in power were 'awful', says party leader

Sep 9th 2019, 11:20 AM 13,745 Views 62 Comments

The Labour Party’s terms for entering government in the future will be discussed at today’s think-in.

# labour - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster
# All Kicking Off
# All Kicking Off

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

Aug 17th 2019, 9:30 AM 55,330 Views 41 Comments

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

# labour - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Explainer: How likely is an early election in the UK and when is it likely to happen?
# Now What
# Now What

Explainer: How likely is an early election in the UK and when is it likely to happen?

Aug 15th 2019, 8:00 PM 15,743 Views 8 Comments

Will he? Won’t he?

# labour - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

'Nothing can actually prepare you': 8 mums share how they dealt with their fears about giving birth
# What To Expect
# What To Expect

'Nothing can actually prepare you': 8 mums share how they dealt with their fears about giving birth

Aug 6th 2019, 4:05 PM 9,341 Views 6 Comments

From pre-natal yoga to positive thinking, there are lots of different approaches. Here, some veterans share what worked for them.

# labour - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Interview: Brendan Howlin on green housing, the SocDems and Labour's 'rough time' in government
# Rebuilding
# Rebuilding

Interview: Brendan Howlin on green housing, the SocDems and Labour's 'rough time' in government

Aug 4th 2019, 11:00 AM 17,769 Views 64 Comments

Howlin gave a lukewarm verdict on the recent local elections, so what next?

# labour - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Andrew Adonis: Stormont won't be back by October - 'the DUP have evaded responsibility before'
# Interview
# Interview

Andrew Adonis: Stormont won't be back by October - 'the DUP have evaded responsibility before'

Jul 20th 2019, 9:00 AM 18,692 Views 15 Comments

“The great strength of Ireland is that the UK has not been negotiating with Ireland, but with the EU,” Adonis told TheJournal.ie

# labour - Friday 19 July, 2019

Andrew Adonis: 'Don't panic - Boris Johnson is the last throw of the Brexit dice'
# Last Gamble
# Last Gamble

Andrew Adonis: 'Don't panic - Boris Johnson is the last throw of the Brexit dice'

Jul 19th 2019, 1:30 PM 38,149 Views 42 Comments

The former adviser to Tony Blair is speaking about Brexit at the IIEA in Dublin today.

# labour - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn now backs 'remain' - but only if the other options are a Tory Brexit or no deal
# Out Of The Woodwork
# Out Of The Woodwork

Jeremy Corbyn now backs 'remain' - but only if the other options are a Tory Brexit or no deal

Jul 9th 2019, 3:42 PM 11,705 Views 26 Comments

Yesterday, Labour’s five trade unions agreed to back Remain in what marked a significant shift for the party.

# labour - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers

Jun 11th 2019, 6:20 AM 13,293 Views 10 Comments

The majority of Irish people care about the conditions of the factories where their clothes are made.

# labour - Friday 31 May, 2019

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour
# Pro-remain
# Pro-remain

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour

May 31st 2019, 7:38 AM 24,734 Views 47 Comments

The Brexit Party and the Greens have also both seen gains.

# labour - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Brendan Howlin dismisses leadership concerns and says he wants to 'work together' with the Greens
# Le2019
# Le2019

Brendan Howlin dismisses leadership concerns and says he wants to 'work together' with the Greens

May 26th 2019, 7:13 PM 9,140 Views 35 Comments

The Labour leader said he is ‘not at all disappointed’ with his party’s result.

# labour - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls
# Out And Out Lead
# Out And Out Lead

Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls

May 12th 2019, 2:01 PM 71,653 Views 144 Comments

The Conservatives, meanwhile, look set for a battering at the polls this month.

# labour - Friday 3 May, 2019

'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections
# Going To The Polls
# Going To The Polls

'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections

May 3rd 2019, 4:30 PM 25,250 Views 77 Comments

More than 200 of the 248 English councils have now announced their results.

# labour - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Ireland set to make revenge porn and 'upskirting' illegal under new legislation
# Outlawed
# Outlawed

Ireland set to make revenge porn and 'upskirting' illegal under new legislation

May 1st 2019, 6:10 AM 32,254 Views 22 Comments

It will also be an offence to send obscene messages using any form of online communications.

# labour - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Brexplainer: How are the British parties shaping up for the controversial EU elections?
# Ode To Joy
# Ode To Joy

Brexplainer: How are the British parties shaping up for the controversial EU elections?

Apr 24th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,714 Views 14 Comments

There’s a small chance they won’t actually take part, but this is getting more and more unlikely.

# labour - Friday 12 April, 2019

Dublin local election candidate criticised for using paper's likeness on campaign flyers
# Juliet O'Connell
# Juliet O'Connell

Dublin local election candidate criticised for using paper's likeness on campaign flyers

Apr 12th 2019, 12:49 PM 20,520 Views 29 Comments

O’Connell issued two styles of fliers in her constituency featuring an edited version of the paper’s front page and unauthorised use of the publication’s masthead.

# labour - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Theresa May says she had to reach out to Labour or risk letting Brexit 'slip through our fingers'
# My Fellow Britons
# My Fellow Britons

Theresa May says she had to reach out to Labour or risk letting Brexit 'slip through our fingers'

Apr 7th 2019, 5:08 PM 16,756 Views 18 Comments

In a video posted on Twitter, a smiling Prime Minister said she had to look for compromise from the opposition to get Brexit through.

# labour - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target
# Investigation
# Investigation

'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:15 AM 24,008 Views 46 Comments

The Ministry of Defence has launched an investigation.

# labour - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Backbenchers warn May 'will have to accept her share of responsibility' if any harm comes to MPs
# Inciting Hatred
# Inciting Hatred

Backbenchers warn May 'will have to accept her share of responsibility' if any harm comes to MPs

Mar 21st 2019, 1:52 PM 29,118 Views 30 Comments

Some MPs have issued grave warnings after May went on the offensive last night.

# labour - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum

Feb 27th 2019, 9:24 PM 30,754 Views 27 Comments

Unless Article 50 is extended, Theresa May has just one month to get a deal over the line.

# labour - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Blair calls Independent Group a 'fightback' against 'populism-enthralled' Labour
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

Blair calls Independent Group a 'fightback' against 'populism-enthralled' Labour

Feb 26th 2019, 8:42 AM 12,936 Views 51 Comments

The former Labour leader said that Brexit had plunged Britain into “the throes of an unparalleled political crisis”.

# labour - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:01 PM 16,518 Views 57 Comments

The claims have echoes of those against Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.

# labour - Monday 18 February, 2019

The House of Commons has got a new group (not party), so what will it mean for Brexit votes?
# The Independent Group
# The Independent Group

The House of Commons has got a new group (not party), so what will it mean for Brexit votes?

Feb 18th 2019, 4:47 PM 16,270 Views 13 Comments

Seven Labour MPs have split from the party.

Seven Labour MPs quit the party claiming it's 'institutionally anti-semitic' and run by 'the machine of the hard left'
# Splitters
# Splitters

Seven Labour MPs quit the party claiming it's 'institutionally anti-semitic' and run by 'the machine of the hard left'

Feb 18th 2019, 10:49 AM 20,381 Views 75 Comments

The MPs stopped short of forming a new party and will now sit in parliament as The Independent Group.