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September 28, 2016 2:48 PM Jeremy Corbyn insists it's 'about winning power'

He stressed to delegates in Liverpool during his main speech that his aim was also "about winning power". Referring to the campaign for justice for the 96 Liverpool fans who died at Hillsborough, he said: "Those families have shown... that you can get truth and justice. "We must learn from them, and we promise those campaigning for justice... we will support 27

September 28, 2016 1:26 PM READ: Jeremy Corbyn's FULL Labour 2016 conference speech

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was met with rousing applause as he delivered his 2016 conference speech. Thank you for that introduction. And how brilliant it is to see the hall here in Liverpool, absolutely packed for the Labour conference, well I say it's packed but Virgin Trains assure me there are 800 empty seats. Either way Conference, it’s a huge pleasure 32 1

September 28, 2016 12:03 PM Unite boss Len McCluskey didn't like Tom Watson's rousing conference speech

Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey thought speech that bought Labour delegates to their feet was "extraordinary", but not in a good way. Top trade unionist Len McCluskey has criticised Tom Watson’s barnstorming speech to the Labour conference. Mr McCluskey, General Secretary of the Unite trade union, said he found the speech by the Black Country MP “extraordinary 20

September 28, 2016 12:03 PM Andy Burnham quitting shadow cabinet to focus on Manchester mayoral bid

Andy Burnham has announced he is leaving Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet to focus on his bid to become Greater Manchester's mayor. The shadow home secretary said he had asked the Labour leader to "plan a new shadow cabinet without me". In his speech at the Labour conference in Liverpool, Mr Burnham said he had "given my all" to the party and had "always 28

September 28, 2016 11:08 AM Clive Lewis makes an impact at Labour conference

Clive Lewis had hoped that his first conference speech would be memorable, and it was, but not in the way he intended. In shining a light onto the issue of replacing Trident, which is one of the big policy divisions within Labour, he managed to upset supporters of nuclear disarmament who thought he was on their side. But this row over whether or not to support 21

September 28, 2016 9:44 AM Jeremy Corbyn refuses to promise immigration cutback

It is not our objective to reduce numbers, spokesman says, putting the Labour leader on another collision course with MPs Jeremy Corbyn will use his keynote speech at the Labour conference today to tell his party he will not "sow division" by pledging to cut immigration. He is expected to tell his party: "A Labour government will not offer false promises 29

September 28, 2016 8:12 AM Five things to look out for in Jeremy Corbyn's conference speech today

The Labour leader wants to convince you he can be Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn will take the stage of the Labour conference today with an even stronger mandate from the grassroots than last year. He will use his moment in the UK spotlight to put his party on an election footing, telling activists to prepare for a 2017 contest. Having won more than six out of 10 votes 19

September 28, 2016 8:08 AM The Waugh Zone September 28, 2016

At a fringe last night, Keir Starmer (the ex-shadow immigration minister who has been tipped for a Shadow Cabinet job) declared: “If we are honest with ourselves, Labour has been lacking in confidence on immigration for a number of years. We don’t know what to say and we are on the back foot in debates.” Fast-forward to today’s big conference speech 24

September 28, 2016 7:27 AM Israeli Labour MP Condemns Jeremy Corbyn For "Skirting Round" Antisemitism At Friends Of Israel Meeting

“He should have condemned antisemitism in the party, he has not done enough." During the meeting at Labour’s Liverpool conference, Corbyn said antisemitism had “reared its ugly head in various places”, and talked of the struggles of Labour’s founders against prejudice. “I want to say a big thank you to many of those in this room who have come to talk to me and others 23

September 28, 2016 6:40 AM Corbyn to pledge to restore fund to help communities deal with immigration

Jeremy Corbyn is to announce plans to restore a multimillion-pound fund to help local communities deal with the impact of immigration. But the Labour leader risks sparking a row within his own party, as aides said he was not making it an objective to reduce the number of migrants coming to the UK. The announcement, in a keynote speech wrapping up Labour's 20