After a Tory supporting letter appeared on the front page of this morning’s Telegraph, the Labour Party have tonight released a letter of their own – signed not only by businesspeople and Labour supporters, but also by many on zero hours contracts – backing Labour’s plans, including cracking down on zero hours contracts. Update: The party have started letting people add their names to the letter. The letter has been sent to – and will presumably be splashed on the […]
Labour release their own letter, signed by businesspeople, supporters and zero hours contract workers
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I ask because last week I found myself accidentally announcing the date of the official Labour Party campaign launch. I even told the Telegraph’s live politics blog that I’d be running the, ahem, how-many-sweets-in-a-jar contest (see 11:40am). Of...
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It’s the first debate tonight – and looking ahead to that, the Labour Party have released the following attack ad, called “Are you watching closely?”. It seeks to pre-empt Cameron’s...
Ed Miliband sat down with Absolute Radio’s Geoff Lloyd today, and was question on his taste in music, whether or not he’s a geek – and (because there’s an election on) Labour’s...
Over a million people have watched Labour’s latest election broadcast online in just two days. Labour today confirm that the video, starring Martin Freeman, has been watched more than 1,152,000...
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