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Harriet Harman confirms she will stand for Labour deputy leadership
Harman confirms deputy leadership hopes

Harriet Harman has confirmed she will be standing for the deputy leadership of the Labour party, saying the contest must not be an all-male affair. The constitutional affairs minister is due to launch her campaign at a girls school in Northampton today, where she will stress the need to reconnect with voters. Her comments come… Read more »

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Clare Short faces disciplinary action for calling for hung parliament
Short faces disciplinary action

Clare Short faced disciplinary action last night after she called for the public to withdraw their support for some Labour MPs to create a hung parliament. Labour chief whip Jacqui Smith said the former international development secretary’s comments were “completely unacceptable”. Fellow MPs also lined up to condemn Ms Short, with Khalid Mahmood saying there… Read more »

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