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# UK Labour

Last month
January 2023
# Ivana Bacik
Irish Labour leader hails UK counterpart but disagrees with his ban on MPs joining protests
Ivana Bacik said she sees what Keir Starmer has done as a lesson the Labour party here can follow.
Last year
2022
# oh lord
Keir Starmer plans to abolish House of Lords
The UK Labour leader wants to radically reform constitutional politics with a new elected chamber.
# christian matheson
British Labour MP resigns after complaints of sexual misconduct upheld
Matheson, who denied the allegations, was already facing a four-week suspension
# here for keir
Sacked Labour spokesman says he ‘absolutely’ believes Starmer should become UK Prime Minister
Sam Tarry was sacked from the front bench on Wednesday hours after joining strikers at an RMT picket line at Euston station.
# UK Labour
On Dublin visit, Keir Starmer accuses Johnson of taking 'wrecking ball' to UK-Irish relations
Starmer’s visit comes as the UK Government revealed plans to introduce legislation that would override parts of the Brexit.
All time
# UK Labour
Jeremy Corbyn has been readmitted to the Labour Party
It comes weeks after the former Labour leader said that the scale of anti-Semitism in the party was “dramatically overstated”.
# jeremy corbyn
Labour warned of split after Corbyn suspension following anti-Semitism verdict
Corbyn ally and union boss Len McCluskey called the move against the ex-leader an “act of grave injustice”
# ep2019
Labour expels Alastair Campbell from party after he admitted to voting for the Liberal Democrats
The former communications chief to Tony Blair took to Twitter to voice his disappointment.
# Brexit
Pro-Brexit politician says Ireland should be more positive and 'will have to pay' for any hard border
Kate Hoey said that Ireland needed to be more positive about Brexit.
# UK Labour
'Never have so many trees died in vain': Corbyn hits back at Daily Mail attacks
Corbyn told delegates that Labour was “on the threshold of power” and that Tories were “hanging on by their fingertips”.
# United Kingdom
Labour shadow minister resigns over British Pakistani rape article
The article was written following the conviction of 17 men in Newcastle who forced young girls to have sex.
# Diane Abbott
One of UK Labour's major figures had a disastrous interview, then was forced to listen back to it
Diane Abbott initially said that hiring 10,000 police would cost £300,000.
# May Bank Holiday
Poll: Do you think we need more bank holidays?
Ireland has fewer bank holidays than a lot of our EU counterparts.
# salary cap
Corbyn calls for a cap on wages over 'ridiculous' wages of footballers and CEOs
He also said that Labour wasn’t “wedded” to free movement post-Brexit.
# dear jeremy
Wait, what exactly is happening with Jeremy Corbyn and Labour right now?
The Tories are in disarray. So why are Labour choosing to move against their leader?
# The Gaffer
“Let’s talk football" - Eamonn Holmes accused of 'pathetic' interview with Jeremy Corbyn
It was the morning after the night before for the Labour leader. And it was a little odd to watch.
Voices
'I'm Irish, I live in London and I've joined Labour because of Jeremy Corbyn'
An apathetic and marginalised electorate have been woken up by the new Labour leader, this shouldn’t be ignored writes Ruairí O’Grady.
Voices
Disaster of a reunited Ireland may come one step closer this summer
UK Labour leader frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn is a longtime supporter of Irish unification. What would his election mean for Northern Ireland?
# Five point plan
Sound familiar, Enda? UK politician unveils Five Point Plan
Labour’s shadow chancellor Ed Balls has announced plans to boost the economy. With what? You guessed it…
# UK Labour
David Miliband quits front-bench politics
The former foreign secretary, aged just 45, steps down from the UK front benches – “because Ed’s my brother.”