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These are the constituencies where the bookmakers got it drastically wrong

Labour will become the referendum party – here’s why

Rumours that Labour will become the referendum party have gained a lot of mainstream traction of late, and there’s a good reason why. Despite Jeremy Corbyn and other senior colleagues being openly sceptical of the merits of a so-called "confirmatory" referendum, the opportunity to squash the Tories in both European ...

Investigation launched as patient dies waiting to be treated at Midlands hospital

MPs given first chance to vote on second referendum

The House of Commons will be given the first opportunity to vote for a second referendum today. The speaker, John Bercow, selected an amemndment from Sarah Wollaston, who recently left the Tories to join the Independent group. This was not, as you would expect, met with universal approval. The speaker ...

Social mobility report should have carried Corbyn’s manifesto slogan

Labour’s Brexit dilemma

Labour is stuck between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand it looks increasingly likely that the party will be forced to back a People’s Vote on Brexit over the coming days, succumbing to the wishes of its membership which consist largely of the same youthful demographic ...

Super-rich are paying less in taxes than their cleaners

Super-rich are paying less in taxes than their cleaners

Britain's super-rich are paying less in taxes than their cleaners, according to official figures. The latest release from the Office for National Statistics shows the poorest ten per cent of households fork out 42 per cent of their income in taxes – including VAT and council tax. Conversely, the richest ...

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