Lenny Henry tells MPs to sort out media's 'fake diversity'

Written by James Millar on 19 July 2017 in Diary

David Lammy invited the ground-breaking comedian to the Commons to discuss representation in the media

Former Europe minister Caroline Flint tells Labour to 'embrace Brexit'

Written by James Millar on 18 July 2017 in Diary

Former Europe minister Caroline Flint has urged her Labour colleagues to stop predicting Brexit will fail and 'embrace' it. 

Jeremy Corbyn cancels the summer holidays

Written by James Millar on 18 July 2017 in Diary

The Labour leader is still in campaigning mode and wants his MPs on the doorsteps too

Beast of Bolsover gets the big screen treatment

Written by James Millar on 18 July 2017 in Culture

Release date announced for a movie about Commons stalwart Dennis Skinner

Angela Eagle set to publish a book on the 'new serfdom' of working life

Written by James Millar on 17 July 2017 in Culture

Labour big beast's new work will look at why aspiration and working life has become a 'cruel joke'

David Cameron plots white water revenge on former ministers

Written by James Millar on 17 July 2017 in Diary

Former MP also said his memoirs will be worth the wait, once he's finished writing them

Comedian Nish Kumar to front new political satire show this week

Written by James Millar on 17 July 2017 in Culture

UK version of American hit The Daily Show gets green light from the BBC

Rebecca Long-Bailey parrots Tory lines in difficult interview

Written by James Millar on 17 July 2017 in Diary

Shadow business secretary tipped for Labour's top job struggled with Andrew Neil's interrogation

The UK's craziest elections could be binned

Written by James Millar on 26 June 2017 in Diary

Lord Grocott is going to have another go at ending the weird ritual of electing hereditary peers

Scots and Welsh want cash too as Arlene Foster signs deal with PM

Written by James Millar on 26 June 2017 in Diary

The ink was barely dry on the deal to keep Theresa May in power before devolved administrations started asking for more money