Labour claims Glasgow victory as count continues

Author: By Joe Quinn, PA Party candidate Willie Bain hailed the result, saying: “It’s a great endorsement for Gordon Brown in his efforts …

Labour confident of success in by-election

Author: By Andrew Grice, Political Editor In July last year, the party suffered a spectacular defeat in a by-election in Glasgow East, one of its safe…

Expenses row MP in ‘election U-turn’

Author: By Andrew Woodcock, Press Association According to the ConservativeHome website, Julie Kirkbride told a special meeting of the executive of Br…

Government drugs advisor quits in protest

Author: By Beverley Rouse, PA Dr Les King said Home Secretary Alan Johnson had denied Prof Nutt his right to free speech when he called for his resign…

Tube worker quits over rant caught on camera

Author: By Peter Woodman, Press Association Video footage shows customer service assistant Ian Morbin calling a passenger “a jumped up little gi…

Davis the libertarian signals return

Author: By Nigel Morris, Deputy Political Editor He told a fringe meeting organised by The Independent that he would be prepared to accept a Cabinet p…

Cleaner defies baroness

Author: By Nigel Morris, Deputy Political Editor Lady Scotland’s claim that she scrutinised Loloahi Tapui’s passport to check she was enti…

Hodge rejoins Government after husband’s death

Author: By Joe Churcher, Press Association The MP for Barking stepped down almost a year ago to look after her seriously ill husband, Sir Henry Hodge,…

Porsche chiefs quit as talks bring merger with Volkswagen closer

Author: By Sarah Arnott Further talks are now under way at both Porsche and VW to decide on the structure of the deal, which will create an automotive…

Brown appeals for party discipline

Author: By Daniel Bentley, PA The Prime Minister used a newspaper interview to insist there was work to be done over the summer as MPs and ministers h…