North Islington MP insists he wants to attract "genuine" new members to the party, as polls put him as surprise favourite to become leader.Read the full story ›
Zac Goldmsith, Andrew Boff, Syed Kamall and Stephen Greenhalgh will take part in next month's primary to be selected as Tory candidate.Read the full story ›
Tony Blair has not pulled his punches in a series of attacks on the left-wing candidate for the Labour leadership election.
He told people who wanted to vote with their heart for Corbyn to "get a transplant" in a major speech today, and admitted that even if he could win on a left-wing platform, he wouldn't want to.
Former Labour Tony Blair has argued that the party needs a return to the centre ground.
In a speech this morning, he also said that left-wing candidate Jeremy Corbyn was "the Tory preference" for leader.
Blair; 'Labour can win again when our values are a guide not a distraction.' Will have to think about that.
Blair: 'I'm a Labour leader,' and then adds quickly, 'or was...'
Left-winger Jeremy Corbyn is on course to win the Labour leadership contest, according to a new poll.Read the full story ›
Former Labour leader makes rare intervention into leadership race by defending the centre ground.Read the full story ›
The London Mayor Boris Johnson made a speech this morning calling for Government support for the Crossrail 2 project.Read the full story ›