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Civil servants are reportedly preparing for the Labour leader to possibly take office. They have been told Mr Corbyn would rather stay at his £750,000 four-bedroom home in North London and to use No10 as an office. A Whitehall source said it would be unrealistic for him to stay at his Islington home as security would have to seal shut down his entire street.  The...

“Our two-party system simply doesn’t work any more,” he said at a rally in Nottingham, which voted to quit the EU. He predicted the party he now leads could provoke a peaceful political revolution and overthrow the Westminster establishment. Mr Farage reminded his audience that 83 per cent of Labour MPs are Remainers despite vast swathes of Labour-held...

The leader of the Brexit Party was named by an astonishing 15 percent of the 781 Tory councillors polled by Survation between April 17 and 19 as favourite next leader. He came second after former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who received 19 percent of the preferences. The two hardline Brexiteers were more popular than a number of candidates including Michael...

The Work and Pensions secretary Amber Rudd, former Education secretary Nicky Morgan, and Damian Green, have all signed the letter which aims to prevent prominent candidates from the right of the party such as Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab or anyone from the European Research Group (ERG) becoming the next Prime Minister. The new One Nation group of Conservatives, took...

The leader of the Labour Party was filmed attacking an operation carried out by the British SAS in 2005 during a Stop the War rally taking place just a few days earlier. Mr Corbyn, who was still a backbench MP then, heavily criticised the actions of two SAS soldiers in Basra in charge of keeping Iraqi police officers under surveillance. He said: “What happened...

And Robert Tombs, Professor of French History at the University of Cambridge, has said British politics is now in the grip of the biggest crisis since that which enveloped the country over calls to repeal the Corn Laws in the 19th century. Prof Tombs set out his views in article written for the Politeia think tank, arguing that Mrs May, whom he describes as “Theresa...

Mr Farage – who led Ukip for nine years and now fronts the Brexit Party – said Ukip had “gone down the wrong path” since he quit in 2016. He said Ukip leader Gerard Batten’s association with far-Right activist Tommy Robinson had destroyed the party. Mr Batten sparked fury at Ukip’s manifesto unveiling by sharing a stage with...

The Government splashed out in vain £12.4million between mid-November and mid-January on external consultants’ fees and £700,000 more in a PR push publicising Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement and her hard Brexit plans. The consultants were asked to draw up alternative plans to the Irish backstop, against which MPs had already announced in December they...

Derbyshire Conservatives have “overwhelmingly” backed a motion that essentially means they will go on strike during the elections next month over Mrs May’s controversial Article 50 extension, which has meant Britain will compete in the European ballot. Councillor Barry Lewis who leads the group, wrote to the chairman of the the Conservative Party,...

Former minister Crispin Blunt has been rallying support for a motion of no confidence over Mr Bercow’s handling of laws taking Britain out of the European Union. The Tory MP wants to pile pressure on the Speaker to quit after speculation he will stay in post until after the Brexit deadlock is resolved. “Even his most partisan supporters for the positive...

Grassroots members of the Conservatives are concerned that her name will prove toxic and get in the way of their campaigning and instead have been focusing on the issues affecting people’s lives at home. The local elections will take place on May 2 when 8,773 council seats will be in the hands of voters across 259 councils in England and Northern Ireland. READ...

Government officials have been told to prepare final plans for legislation to be included in the Queens Speech, which opens Parliament annual after the Easter recess. But the Times reports the Prime Minister told Government departments she will “actively consider” ideas for the speech, which details the Government’s legislative programme. But the move will...

Theresa May has faced increasing pressure to support a second referendum as she remains in a bitter struggle to get her Withdrawal Agreement passed in the House of Commons.  The UK was granted a Brexit delay until October 31, meaning MEPs will take part in the European elections. Sajjad Karim, who has described Brexit as ‘madness’, will be top of...

New analysis from ComRes shows voters could shift their allegiances to Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the SNP in the backlash. Tory MPs told the Telegraph the future of their party is “diabolical” and that voters had described the Westminster elite as “w*****s’. Local election officers have allegedly received calls asking what the point of voting is after...

The warning comes from US Democratic congressman Richard Neal and is the latest threat to the UK that a future trade deal with the US will not happen should Brexit put the Belfast Agreement at risk. Mr Neal is chairman of the influential House of Representatives oversight committee which scrutinises trade deals. Speaking to The Irish Times ahead of a US delegation’s...

In a typically brash tweet, President Trump has narrowed his opponents down for next year’s general election to two Democrat candidates, before issuing a stern warning to both of them. He said: “I believe it will be Crazy Bernie Sanders vs. Sleepy Joe Biden as the two finalists to run against maybe the best Economy in the history of our Country (and MANY other...

The UK was initially meant to leave the EU on March 29. After a delay, that became April 12, and now a second extension – until October 31 – has been agreed. This means that unless Theresa May’s Brexit deal manages to win the majority in the House of Commons in the coming weeks, the UK will still be in the EU and need to take part in the May 23-26...

Mr Farage led his former party Ukip to a shock win in the the last European parliament elections (Image: GETTY) The former Ukip leader’s new group is five points ahead of Labour and 12 ahead of the Conservatives just three months after it was launched. Mr Farage said the public wanted a fresh positive vision and he is planning to unveil new candidates for the...

A petition was launched by the National Conservative Convention (NCC), the senior body of the Tory Party’s voluntary wing, calling an Extraordinary General Meeting to pass a vote of no confidence in Theresa May, which received between 40 and 50 signatures from party chairmen this evening. The vote was not binding on the Prime Minister as she survived a no confidence...

A leading Reuters poll of 51 financial experts found the UK leaving without an agreement with the bloc and under World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules became the least probable scenario. The ‘hard’ Brexit favoured by many leading Brexiteers dropped to fourth place below staying a member of the EU, for the first time since the poll began in July 2017. The survey,...

Mr Farage said the public wanted a fresh positive vision and he is planning to unveil new candidates for the European elections next week. A YouGov poll put the Brexit party on 27 percent, ahead of Labour on 22 percent with the Conservatives trailing on 15 per cent. It means the new party is on course to crush opposition at elections to the European Parliament if...

The European Parliament elections will take place between May 23 and 26, and see some 73 MEPs elected to represent the UK in the EU. At a time where the UK was meant to have left the EU already, the fight in these election campaigns is unsurprisingly charged, with millions of voters disenfranchised and disillusioned with the ruling party. And it seems that sentiment...

Britons will once again head to the ballot boxes next month as the UK is officially listed as participating in the upcoming EU elections. The UK’s participation in the vote comes amid stalling Brexit talks and political deadlock, with Britain now expected to remain in the EU until October 31, 2019. But with the lengthy delays comes further political chaos,...

Stephen Phipson, chief executive officer of the MakeUK industry lobby group, which represents 5,000 British firms, said all Mrs May has done is leave the UK in limbo after seeking an extension from April 12 to Halloween. He told Bloomberg: “There’s no good news here – it’s extended uncertainty.” Referring to investment opportunities, he added: “It’s...

The May 23 European Parliamentary election are already throwing up some strange bedfellows and none more stranger than the firebrand former Labour and Respect MP and the Brexit Party. Mr Galloway took to Twitter to explain his position after seeing the Labour list of candidates for the EU elections. He said: “Given the nature of Labour’s Euro-fanatic candidates...