The Labour party will tomorrow reveal details of a Tory plan to cut the number of nurses in the NHS immediately after the general election. Andy Burnham, Shadow Health Secretary, will publish the full details of this plan and he will say that it shows the difference between Labour’s fully-funded plan for the NHS and the Tories’ empty policies. The figures show the number of NHS nurses who will lose their jobs if the Tories win in May – Health Education […]
After the tragic reports overnight that hundreds of people have drowned in the Mediterranean after a boat capsized, Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has called on the EU to “restart the rescue” as soon as possible. Cooper also slammed...
Labour will make their rail plans a priority if they win in May and launch a review of the franchising system in their first 100 days of government. The Labour party’s plans for the railways would allow public sector companies to bid on rail franchises...
Tom McCabe has died aged 60 after a short illness. McCabe was the first MSP to ever be elected; his victory in Hamilton and South was announced just 75 minutes after the polls closed. He won by around 7,000 votes and represented the constituency from...
- Tory housing minister warned about risks of right-to-buy plan
- Cameron suggests rise in food bank use is down to better advertising
- “I want to reach out to Tory voters” – Miliband says he’s still set on winning a majority
General elections have a way of focusing the mind and crystallising the differences between Britain’s political parties. And so the old accusation that “you’re all the same” seems to have lost its resonance in recent weeks. The...
We need to do much more to ensure that being a survivor of domestic abuse doesn’t make it dangerous to vote
It’s the final countdown – just one day left to register to vote and make sure you will get your say in May’s General Election – and lots of brilliant people are working hard to make sure everyone knows that time is running out. Check out Bite...
David Axelrod was hired to advise Ed Miliband exactly a year ago, but there has been considerable criticism of the former Obama adviser (from both inside as well as outisde the party) for his apparent lack of time spent in the UK working on the campaign....
- The latest universal credit figures are an embarrassment for the Tories
- The latest Ashcroft poll of Scottish seats is more than a mere earthquake – it’s a cataclysm
- Shouldn’t Michael Gove be a bit disappointed with himself?
Ed Miliband was in the North West yesterday. This is what happened when he got to Chester, and his battlebus bumped into a hen party: Selfie! Selfie! Selfie!
After George Osborne’s difficult Marr interview last week (where he failed to answer the same question 18 times) it was David Cameron’s turn on the Marr sofa today. He claimed that the Tories...
Ed Miliband today said a Labour Government would bring about an end to unpaid internships, as he launched the party’s manifesto for young people in Lincoln. The Labour leader revisited his idea...
- Iain Duncan Smith’s solution to zero hour contracts? Change the name
- Jo Brand stars in Labour’s latest party election broadcast
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