Ed Miliband on the Royal Baby – “The whole country will be thrilled.”

3rd December, 2012 6:29 pm

Following today’s announcement about Kate Middleton’s pregnancy, Ed Miliband has released the following statement:

“This is wonderful news for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The whole country will be thrilled.

“Justine and I wish Kate and William our warmest congratulations.”

  • Dave Postles

    Another benefit scrounger’s mouth for us to feed.

  • Another reason why I won’t be voting Labour

  • Andrew Ben McKay

    I’ll be thrilled if Labour starts to make the case for a Republic. How can we call ourselves a progressive party if we continue to support this out of date institution.

  • No the whole country is not thrilled it is tedious, boring and nothing more than pandering to people who do little with their lives except waste our money. There are some 10 million people in the UK who are republicans and lots more who could not give too hoots about the Royals.

    I wish Labour leaders will understand that they do not speak for all the party or indeed the nation with their assumption that everyone loves the Royals. A change in words so that we are not all put in the lets all make out their wonderful box would be a good start. What is disgusting is this dull issue will now knock of the real issues in the news and no doubt Cameron will yet again get of scot free as the news agenda will not be mentioning Leaveson for a while will they!

  • No the whole country is not thrilled it is tedious, boring and nothing more than pandering to people who do little with their lives except waste our money. There are some 10 million people in the UK who are republicans and lots more who could not give too hoots about the Royals.

    I wish Labour leaders will understand that they do not speak for all the party or indeed the nation with their assumption that everyone loves the Royals. A change in words so that we are not all put in the lets all make out their wonderful box would be a good start. What is disgusting is this dull issue will now knock of the real issues in the news and no doubt Cameron will yet again get of scot free as the news agenda will not be mentioning Leaveson for a while will they!

  • A new group has started Andrew Labour for a Republic. it is overdue and like the campaign Republic it is gathering support and will make it harder for Party leaders to ignore so many who are against the Royals. http://www.labourforarepublic.org.uk/

    • Andrew Ben McKay

      Thanks for that Gary, I wasn’t aware of it!

    • That’s right, and the more people who get involved with us the quicker we can start to effect change. You can signup to our mailing list via the site & that way you’ll definitely hear about our next meeting.

      Incidentally, our response to all this is here: http://bit.ly/TG8rh2

  • A new group has started Andrew Labour for a Republic. it is overdue and like the campaign Republic it is gathering support and will make it harder for Party leaders to ignore so many who are against the Royals. http://www.labourforarepublic.org.uk/

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