•   
  •   

UK News Labour shadow cabinet minister stands down amid inquiry

00:05  12 march  2018
00:05  12 march  2018 Source:   pressassociation.com

Jayalalithaa Regained Consciousness In Ambulance, Sasikala Tells Inquiry Panel

  Jayalalithaa Regained Consciousness In Ambulance, Sasikala Tells Inquiry Panel Jayalalithaa Regained Consciousness In Ambulance, Sasikala Tells Inquiry PanelMs Sasikala has also said that Jayalalithaa was videographed four times in hospital and senior AIADMK leaders including O Panneerselvam and M Thambidurai met her; both leaders have said they were denied access to Jayalalithaa in her three months in hospital.

But the shadow work and pensions secretary hit back, saying she had not agreed to stand down and criticising her treatment at the hands of the Labour She was made shadow minister for the disabled by Jeremy Corbyn in 2015 and was promoted to the shadow cabinet after last year's general election.

Labour shadow cabinet minister Debbie Abrahams 'forced' to stand down amid inquiry into 'employment issue'. Labour shadow cabinet minister Debbie Abrahams accuses Jeremy Corbyn's office of bullying.

Debbie Abrahams has stood aside from the shadow cabinet while complaints are investigated (Danny Lawson/PA) © Provided by The Press Association Debbie Abrahams has stood aside from the shadow cabinet while complaints are investigated (Danny Lawson/PA) A member of Jeremy Corbyn’s front bench team has stood aside from her shadow cabinet role while she is investigated over an “employment issue”, Labour has said.

Shadow work and pensions secretary Debbie Abrahams, who has been leading Labour’s fight against the Government’s benefit cuts, will be temporarily replaced by her deputy Margaret Greenwood while an inquiry is carried out.

It is understood that Ms Abrahams has been the subject of a number of complaints, although no details of the allegations have been released by the party.

Labour councillor suspended amid probe into Islamophobic slur

  Labour councillor suspended amid probe into Islamophobic slur Transport Secretary Humza Yousaf is calling for Dumfries and Galloway councillor Jim Dempster to quit.Dumfries and Galloway councillor Jim Dempster has been suspended from the party pending an investigation after making the remark about Mr Yousaf. Mr Dempster reportedly said that if Mr Yousaf had visited the region, “he may have been at Springholm but no-one would have seen him under his burka”.

The Shadow Cabinet is a feature of the Westminster system of government. It consists of a senior group of opposition spokespeople who, under the leadership of the Leader of the Opposition, form an alternative cabinet to that of the government

Shadow defence secretary Emily Thornberry said Corbyn was "a better leader" than Prime Minister David Cameron, who is expected to stand down by October. UK Education Shadow Secretary Resigns Amid Labour Party Coup. UK Shadow Foreign Secretary Hilary Benn Dismissed.

  • MP for Oldham East & Saddleworth
  • Entered Parliament in 2010
  • Became shadow work and pensions secretary in 2017

The “no prejudice investigation” will be carried out by the party rather than the Labour whips office.

Jeremy Corbyn was under intense pressure after his peace movement published a © Press Association Jeremy Corbyn was under intense pressure after his peace movement published a "disgraceful" diatribe against the Queen. A Labour spokesman said: “Debbie Abrahams has stood aside from her front bench role while the Labour Party investigates an employment issue.

“Margaret Greenwood will act as shadow secretary of state for work and pensions during this period.”

Ms Abrahams first entered Parliament in 2010, winning the Oldham East and Saddleworth by-election after the election of Labour MP Phil Woolas was ruled void over false statements he made about a rival candidate.

She was made shadow minister for the disabled by Jeremy Corbyn in 2015 and was promoted to the shadow cabinet after last year’s general election.

For more of the most popular News, Sport, Lifestyle & Entertainment on MSN, Follow us on Facebook, and on Twitter

Conrad Sangma takes oath as Meghalaya’s 12th CM; Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah attend event .
Conrad Sangma takes oath as Meghalaya’s 12th CM; Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah attend eventUnion home minister Rajnath Singh and BJP president Amit Shah were present at the swearing-in ceremony of Sangma and others in state capital Shillong.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!