The Democratic Unionist Party, currently sustaining in office the minority Tory government, is playing a key role in proposals to alter Britain’s parliamentary electoral boundaries to hamper the advance of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.
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National demonstration and rally, Friday 13 July
Jeremy Corbyn issued the following statement, previously published here, on 5 June 2018.
A number of right-wing Labour figures are organising a concerted campaign to raise the Brexit issue in order to cause difficulties for Jeremy Corbyn. Working closely with Tories and Lib Dems, they are trying to use this issue to undermine Labour’s leadership.
In May reports in the British press indicated that the government is planning to increase its troop deployment in Afghanistan from 600 to over 1000. These reports suggested that Prime Minister May will make an announcement at the NATO summit in July.
Following the reactionary campaign that dominated the June 2016 referendum on EU membership and the racism and xenophobia that were stirred up in its aftermath, there has been a gradual shift in the terrain of the fight over immigration policy in Britain.