Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves attacks Liz Truss’s economic plan which ‘has been tested and has failed’ | Politics News

[ Labour’s shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves has said the UK Government is putting the economy in danger and attacked Prime Minister Liz Truss’s plan of “trickle-down economics” after the pound sank to a record low against the dollar. Sterling slipped to a low of $1.0327 on Monday, before stabilising at around $1.07, following lows seen … Read more

Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves ‘most optimistic’ about Labour’s future in 12.5 years as MP | Politics News

[ Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves has said she’s never felt so optimistic about the future of the Labour party in her more than 12 years as an MP. Speaking to Sky News’ Kay Burley, Ms Reeves called Sir Keir Starmer a “brilliant man” and said that under his leadership, the party is finally “winning the … Read more

Labour pledge to ‘build British industry’ through state-owned investment fund | Politics News

[ Labour will pledge to “build British industry” through the use of a state-owned investment fund during the second day of the party’s conference in Liverpool on Monday. In her speech today, Rachel Reeves, the shadow chancellor, will set out the party’s industrial strategy, which includes promises to invest in national projects from battery factories … Read more

Parliament watchdog reportedly drops investigation into MP Chris Pincher groping claims | Politics News

[ Chris Pincher will reportedly not be investigated by parliament’s watchdog over allegations of drunken groping at a private members club. The controversy surrounding the former deputy chief whip led to Boris Johnson’s demise. Mr Pincher dramatically quit on 30 June after allegedly assaulting two fellow guests at the exclusive Carlton Club in London the … Read more

Thanks, in part to ‘Kami-Kwasi’, the gloom of Labour’s recent past is lifting – and conference feels it | UK News

[ Have Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng done the Labour Party a favour with their tax giveaways that put cash in the pockets of millionaires and City bankers? That’s certainly the view of many MPs and delegates here at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool, where the mood is more buoyant and upbeat than for … Read more

Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner ‘worried’ about Holly and Phil over Queen’s coffin queue jumping row | UK News

[ Angela Rayner has said she is “worried” about the online abuse aimed at This Morning hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby after allegations they skipped the queue to see the Queen’s coffin. Speaking at a fringe event at Labour’s conference in Liverpool, the party’s deputy leader said the attack they are facing on social … Read more