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Support for New Zealand's Labour Party jumps after Hipkins become leader

Reuters 31 Jan 2023
WELLINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - New Zealand's Labour Party has seen a jump in support after Chris Hipkins replaced Jacinda Ardern as Prime Minister and leader of the Labour Party. The Newshub-Reid Research poll released late on Monday saw support for the Labour Party jump 5.7 ...

New Zealand’s Labour party sees boost in polls after Ardern resignation

The Guardian 31 Jan 2023
Polls conducted after Chris Hipkins became prime minister have given New Zealand’s governing party its best result in a ...

Poll bounce for New Zealand's Labour Party as Chris Hipkins replaces Jacinda Ardern

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 31 Jan 2023
Support for New Zealand's Labour Party jumps to its highest level in almost a year, as new PM Chris Hipkins reshuffles his cabinet and sets out policy priorities ... .

Support for New Zealand's Labour Party jumps after Hipkins replaces Ardern

Reuters 31 Jan 2023
WELLINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Support for New Zealand's Labour Party has jumped to its highest level in almost a year after Chris Hipkins replaced Jacinda Ardern as prime minister and leader of the Labour Party ... commentator and former National Party staffer Ben Thomas.

Heather du Plessis-Allan: Last night's poll results show National needs a rocket

NewstalkZB 31 Jan 2023
Really, this is not so much a story about the Labour party’s success as it is about the National party needing a rocket. I mean, sure Labour should absolutely celebrate the bump in their polls, but let’s put this in context. The best this poll bump gives Labour is a hung parliament.

Is this the revival of Tory moderates?

New Statesman 31 Jan 2023
She also argued that some Labour MPs elected in 2017 and 2019 were “cut from the same cloth” as Jeremy Corbyn, saying she believed there was “a deep, deep schism in the Labour Party” that was not being reported ... understanding of the multiple fronts the party would be battling on.

Watch live: National leader Christopher Luxon speaks from Auckland’s North Shore

NewstalkZB 31 Jan 2023
Last night, Luxon and the National Party were dealt a blow by two polls indicating Hipkins’ ascension to Labour leader and Prime Minister has increased the left-wing party’s public support. Labour's Chris Hipkins and National's Christopher Luxon are neck-and-neck according to the latest polls.

Pro-indy parties ‘won’t fail’ to win election majority in Scotland – Flynn

AOL 31 Jan 2023
Asked whether he could see the SNP backing a Labour or Tory administration to push through national legislation in the event of a hung parliament, Mr Flynn replied ... Labour’s Sir Keir has tried to put distance between his party and the SNP.

'I acted pretty decisively', says Rishi Sunak after sacking UK leader

Indian Express 31 Jan 2023
'I will take whatever steps are necessary to restore the integrity back into politics.' The opposition Labour Party has described Sunak as being too weak to deal with his party, which ousted two prime ministers last year over scandal and economic chaos ... With the opposition Labour ...

Popularity of St. Jacinda’s Party Soars After Her Resignation

The Daily Sceptic 31 Jan 2023
His comments and reshuffle came as his Labour Party was buoyed by a boost in the polls after Ms Ardern stepped down amid discord over her premiership. Two major polls on Tuesday showed New Zealand’s Labour jumped five percentage points in the first five days that Mr Hipkins was at the helm.

John MacDonald: Chris Luxon still has work to do to prove himself to voters

NewstalkZB 31 Jan 2023
This time last year, I remember the then relatively-new National Party leader Christopher Luxon saying to me ... A growth in support for the Labour Party and a dip in support for National. With both polls showing how tight things are at the moment between the two major political parties.

Warmington’s outbursts reflect badly on his party

The Gleaner 31 Jan 2023
THE EDITOR, Madam. Once again, Jamaica Labour Party Member of Parliament Everald Warmington has made the news for corrosive and highly divisive remarks on his part. His criticisms of former Prime Minister and former Jamaica Labour Party leader... .

Factbox-New Zealand’s new Prime Minister Chris Hipkins

FX Empire 31 Jan 2023
By Lucy Craymer ... Hipkins was elected by the 64 Labour lawmakers to lead the governing Labour party before being sworn in by King Charles III’s representative, Governor General Cindy Kiro ... However, his political roots date back to his high school years where he was filmed wearing a Labour Party rosette in an election documentary ... Advertisement ... Sign Up.

UK government insists economy doing well despite IMF seeing sharp contraction this year

Anadolu Agency 31 Jan 2023
Rachel Reeves, the Labour Party’s shadow Treasury chief, said in the House of Commons that the Conservative government needs to do "so much more" to realize the potential of the British economy ... Even the Labour Party believes that in addition to greater spending, reform in the healthcare system is needed.”.

Are Tory MPs resigned to defeat?

The Spectator 31 Jan 2023
It’s that the Conservative party machinery simply isn’t working very well.  ... Does this matter? The reason the support groups started was that ministers, particularly Osborne, saw the chamber as being part of a constant battle to keep the Labour party in its place.

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