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Labour conference begins with pledges on policing and clean power – as Starmer says ‘change is on the way’ | Politics News

ads [ The Labour Party’s annual conference begins today – and policies on neighbourhood policing and clean energy are among those on the agenda. The Labour leader is seeking to set out the dividing lines between his party and the new Tory government during the four-day event. Speaking at a London Labour reception on Friday … Read more

Rail strikes: RMT chief Mick Lynch says Sir Keir Starmer must ‘cosy up to working class people’ to be effective in Opposition | Politics News

ads [ A union boss has said Sir Keir Starmer must “cosy up to working class people” to be effective in Opposition against the Conservative government. Speaking to Sky News’ chief political correspondent Jon Craig ahead of Labour’s party conference, RMT chief Mick Lynch said Sir Keir must “show a way that he identifies with … Read more

Sir Keir warns mini-budget ‘does nothing’ for working people – but doesn’t say if he would reverse tax cuts | Politics News

ads [ Sir Keir Starmer has accused the Conservatives of showing their “true colours” by unveiling tax cuts that will benefit the wealthiest most. Arriving at Labour’s party conference in Liverpool, he vowed to set out a plan for “an economy that works for working people” – unlocking “growth for everyone”. According to the Opposition, … Read more

Pork markets and p45s: The highs and lows of political conference season | Politics News

ads [ The party conference season is a long-established ritual of British politics: part theatre, part drama and part soap opera. For many it’s the highlight of the political year. The highs and lows of conferences – from tumultuous applause and standing ovations to unforeseen disasters and gaffes – become part of political folklore and … Read more

Questions over Foreign Office payments of £1,850 to Norwich City club shop while Liz Truss at helm | Politics News

ads [ The Foreign Office spent more than £4,300 of public money on two trips to the hairdresser and nearly £1,900 at the Norwich City FC shop when Liz Truss was at the helm, documents show. The payments were highlighted by Labour shadow attorney general Emily Thornberry as she raised concerns over the department’s use … Read more