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Labour’s Starmer says he will work with Tory ‘rebels’ over Brexit

24 October 2017
Labour will collaborate with Tory MPs in parliament over legislation about leaving the European Union (EU), shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer has said.

Humiliated May faces deepening Tory crisis

23 October 2017
Rows rumble on in the Tory party, but it will take struggle to get them out, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

The European Union vs Theresa May—neither side is progressive

17 October 2017
The Brexit negotiations will probably stay stuck after this week’s meeting of the European Council.

Theresa May leads a party of mayhem at Tory conference

03 October 2017
The Tory conference in Manchester this week saw their party leadership in turmoil

Theresa May’s Brexit blues make the Tories weaker

25 September 2017
Theresa May’s woes deepened after she returned from giving a speech about Brexit in Italy last week. The Sunday Times claimed her “loyal” chancellor Philip Hammond had planned to give her the boot after the Tories’ disastrous general election performance.

Brexit test not over after May wins key vote

12 September 2017
The Tories are divided, Jeremy Corbyn is contradicting himself and the trade union leaders are deeply confused

EU migrants slam the racist right wing Tories’ new plan to divide us

12 September 2017
Government documents leaked last week revealed the scale of the Tories’ planned clampdown on European Union migrants living in Britain. Migrants spoke to Dave Sewell about what the changes would mean—and how to take on the Tories’ racist scapegoating

Tories want a right wing, racist Brexit—we need a Brexit for the working class

07 September 2017
It is crucial to argue for workers’ rights, freedom of movement for people and internationalism.

Tories’ immigration proposals need strong anti-racist response

06 September 2017
The government is plotting vicious new restrictions on the rights of migrants to Britain from European Union (EU) countries, a leaked document suggests

Brexit isn’t just a problem for the Tories

05 September 2017
Predictably enough, negotiations between the Tory government and the European Commission over the terms of Brexit are running into difficulty.

Trade unions’ Brexit mistake

29 August 2017
The leader of Britain’s biggest union has praised Labour’s call for Britain to stay in the European single market (see page 3).

Right wing MPs celebrate Labour’s shift over Brexit

28 August 2017
The Labour Party has made a shift on its position over Brexit that will please some of left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn’s most bitter enemies.

The bell could yet toll for Theresa May—if we fight

22 August 2017
Weakened and discredited, May must preside over a mess—and with very few allies

The Tories' Brexit dilemma is a chance to fight for socialist demands

22 August 2017
 

Tories' racist muddle over Brexit should be open goal for Labour

17 August 2017
Brexit secretary David Davis's immigration proposals are desperate and dangerous—and the reactions to them are revealing.

Philip Hammond’s Brexit mess shows splits in the Tories

15 August 2017
The Tories made a show of ending their summer of Brexit bickering this week in the run-up to Theresa May’s return from holiday.

New group demands Labour back freedom of movement

07 August 2017
Labour activists, MPs and some trade union leaders have launched a campaign to “defend and extend” freedom of movement for migrants into Britain.

Corbyn can’t afford a muddle on Brexit

25 July 2017
Politicians who tied themselves in knots over whether to leave the European Union (EU) are finding the question of how to leave just as uncomfortable.

Time ticks away on the Tories’ collapsing cabinet

18 July 2017
Tony Blair's latest intervention in the Brexit debate shows him to be unusually self-deluding even by his standards. He still doesn’t seem to understand that every time he opens his mouth he damages whatever cause he’s supporting.

As Theresa May begs for help—don’t let her hang on

11 July 2017
First Theresa May threw a bung to the reactionary Democratic Unionist Party. Then she called on the slippery Lib Dems to vote with her government. Now May is reaching out to Labour.

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