Britain could permanently remain part of the single market and customs union after leaving the EU, according to Tom Watson.Read the full story ›
Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson fears Theresa May could earn herself a "Margaret Thatcher-style majority" at the General Election.Read the full story ›
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has said the failure to expel Ken Livingstone from the party over controversial remarks "shames us all".Read the full story ›
Labour must "broaden its reach" in order to win votes off the Conservatives, deputy leader Tom Watson has said.Read the full story ›
The Labour deputy also says Britain must be open-minded about Donald Trump's economic policies.Read the full story ›
Tom Watson said the party's MPs will support the government in any Brexit vote, hours after Jeremy Corbyn said they might block the process.Read the full story ›
The Labour party needs to "rebuild trust" after a "very bruising summer", Tom Watson has said.
The Deputy Labour leader told ITV News the country is "looking at an early general election" and taking on Theresa May's Conservative government must be the party's "sole priority", after members re-elected Jeremy Corbyn as leader following a challenge from Owen Smith.
"We have got to rebuild trust in the party, that's going to take patience, patience is the most effective warrior in this," he said.
"We've got to build confidence back between the MPs in parliament, but I think we can do that with a little bit of time and patience. And if we can do that we can focus on our general election priorities and for those millions of people that need a Labour government."
After eight hours of talks, Labour's NEC failed to agree on how the party's shadow cabinet should be formed.Read the full story ›