Keir Starmer

'Both sides need to compromise' on Brexit, says EU summit host– Politics live

• <b>Donald Tusk has said that Theresa May’s Chequers proposals for dealing with the Irish border and future trade relations after Brexit will need to be “reworked and further negotiated” in a sign of how far the UK and EU are from resolving the most fraught issues in the divorce talks.</b><p><b>Theresa May will</b> …

European Union

Keir Starmer clashed with Corbyn on Brexit 'to brink of resignation'

Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, was pushed to the brink of resignation early this year after Jeremy Corbyn and his allies tried to kick his customs union plan into the long grass, senior Labour sources have told the Guardian.<p>Labour’s Brexit policy has evolved over the past 18 months …

Northern Ireland

Labour: 'No hard border' commitment must be honoured

<b>Labour's Brexit spokesperson said he understands the rising anxiety felt by the Irish government over the state of the UK's negotiations on withdrawing from the EU.</b><p>Sir Keir Starmer said no one should be casual about the peace process.<p>The government's commitments to ensure that there will be no hard …

Elections

Subscriber Only: Solution to Brexit’s biggest problem is in Ireland

Anxiety mounting both sides of Border over no deal risk, writes Keir Starmer<p>11 minutes ago<p>One of my biggest frustrations about the referendum …

Great Britain

The timetable for Labour Party conference

The Red Robin is today exclusively publishing the timetable for Labour Party conference. It shows that despite media speculation Deputy Leader Tom …

Labour Party

Theresa May slams campaigners calling for a second Brexit referendum as a 'gross betrayal' of trust

THERESA May has faced down calls for a second Brexit vote, declaring it a “gross betrayal” of trust.<p>The PM promised not to give in to activists …

Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn will face pressure from union leaders to back a second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn will next month face pressure from union leaders to back a second referendum on Brexit, The Telegraph can disclose.<p>Two motions to be debated at TUC annual congress in Manchester call for unions to campaign for a second referendum on Britain’s exit from the European Union.<p>It came as …

European Union

Jeremy Corbyn to face pressure from union leaders to back a second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn will next month face pressure from union leaders to back a second referendum on Brexit, The Telegraph can disclose.<p>Two motions to be debated at the TUC annual congress in Manchester call for unions to campaign for a second referendum on Britain’s exit from the European Union.<p>It came …

Great Britain

Sir Keir Starmer confirmed as keynote speaker at Yorkshire Post’s Excellence in Business awards

SHADOW Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer will reveal his vision for Britain’s long-term relationship with the European Union at this year’s Yorkshire …

Great Britain

No-deal Brexit thrusts UK into 'legal vacuum', warns Keir Starmer

Theresa May and the government would face a race against time to pass a slew of new laws, or risk creating an “unsustainable legal vacuum”, if Britain plunged out of the EU without a deal, Labour’s Keir Starmer has warned.<p>Dominic Raab insisted last week that the government had the legislation in …

UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn 'could win FOUR MILLION more votes if Labour leader was clearer on Brexit', poll says

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has Brexit woes of his own.<p>Four million people are thinking of switching to Labour, says a poll of 10,000 voters …

UK Politics

John McDonnell says Labour's Brexit policy could now include second referendum if the government gets no deal

JEREMY Corbyn’s closest ally threw open the option of holding a second referendum yesterday- as Labour’s Brexit policy all-but collapsed.<p>Marxist …

Great Britain

Keir Starmer: second Brexit referendum should be kept on table

Labour’s Brexit spokesman has said a second referendum should be “on the table” if parliament is not prepared to accept the final divorce deal that Theresa May negotiates with Brussels.<p>Sir Keir Starmer’s statement contradicted remarks that Barry Gardiner, the shadow international trade secretary, …

UK Politics

Labour's Brexit boss says second referendum is 'on the table' if Theresa May's plan fails

LABOUR may back a second referendum if Theresa May's Brexit plan fails, the party's Brexit supremo admitted today.<p>Keir Starmer said a re-run of the …

Great Britain

Higher prices for holidaymakers and shoppers if there's a no-deal Brexit, Government admits

Shoppers and holidaymakers will face higher prices if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the Government says.<p>Consumers shopping in the EU or buying …

Great Britain

Sir Keir Starmer reignites Labour Brexit war as he claims second referendum should be 'on the table'

Sir Keir Starmer has reignited a Labour war over Brexit after he said the option of a second referendum should be “on the table” if Parliament votes down Theresa May’s deal.<p>The shadow Brexit secretary’s position directly contradicts that of Barry Gardiner, the shadow international trade secretary, …

Activism

Tories held secret talks to keep the lights on following “no-deal” Brexit

The Tories have held secret talks to keep the lights on following a “no-deal” Brexit.<p>Draft contingency plans include a mass import of generators to …

Great Britain

Save my local pub: Game of Thrones star Charles Dance does battle for his Kentish Town boozer

The British screen star wants to stop the former Leighton Arms in Brecknock Road becoming a convenience store.

Game of Thrones