There is no doubt that many areas of our economy are still in the grip of crony capitalism. The social anger Ed Miliband is trying to tap into is real.
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“When you sneer at somebody who stacks shelves, you sneer at the whole cycle of work, and that’s not good.”
Several familiar faces are seeking a return to Parliament – for the same seats that threw them out in 2010.
The Prime Minister can best beat Miliband by proposing a positive vision of what Britain should be.
Affordable and reliable: the Conservatives can only defeat Miliband’s energy proposal with a viable plan of their own
We need energy that is both affordable and reliable. Labour offer one at the expense of the other – we must offer both.
It was an eclectic speech from the leader of the Labour Party, part panto, part comedy and part serious, but did he deliver?
(No applause. He then repeats more loudly: “Britain can go better than this”. Applause. Because it’s the applause line.)
So far the leader of the Labour Party has been a chrysalis. Today he emerged, arguing the best way to solve problems is centralised control.
Ed Balls pledges yet more spending – funded with cash he’s already promised to use on ten other things
Watching Ed Balls talk about money being tight is like watching Tiger Woods speak about the importance of marriage. Not content with wrecking the nation’s public finances, his new policy is funded by money he’s already spent ten times over.
In its political sense, the word 'spin' is comparatively recent. No one talked about 'spin doctors' until the 1980s, though… Read more »
By Harry PhibbsFollow Harry on Twitter It is difficult to say how anyone could regard the Labour leader Ed Miliband's speech… Read more »
By Mark WallaceFollow Mark on Twitter. Ed Miliband's increasingly dysfunctional relationship with the unions has many facets: the potential perverting of democracy,… Read more »
In July, Miliband said Falkirk was the dying “old politics”. Now, he gives it mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter. The deal seems to be that Karie Murphy is reinstated as a Labour member… Read more »
By Mark WallaceFollow Mark on Twitter. It has now been two months since Ed Miliband made his big speech intended to nip… Read more »
By Harry PhibbsFollow Harry on Twitter How would Tony Blair have voted on Thursday night had he still been an MP?… Read more »