Ed Miliband’s 2013 New Year Message

December 28, 2012 10:15 am

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  • Comment This government has a lot to answer for when it comes to food poverty

    This government has a lot to answer for when it comes to food poverty

    Nothing quite characterises the levels of poverty in austerity Britain better than the dramatic growth in the use of food banks in recent years. With record numbers visiting local food banks in many areas over Christmas – and January looking set to be their busiest month yet – it is clear that they remain a much needed resource for many working people as the Coalition Government’s cuts, poverty pay and harsh benefit sanctions take their toll on household incomes. In […]

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  • Comment In 100 days we can vote for the change Scotland badly needs

    In 100 days we can vote for the change Scotland badly needs

    Scotland badly needs change. We can’t wait any longer for it. In 100 days we will have the opportunity to vote for that change. Scottish Labour will fight the General Election promising change that only we can deliver. A mansion tax on properties worth more than £2 million, the vast majority of which are in the South East of England, to provide funds for a thousand more nurses in the Scottish NHS. Re-regulation of the energy market. A rising minimum […]

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  • News Miliband remembers his grandfather 70 years after Auschwitz was liberated

    Miliband remembers his grandfather 70 years after Auschwitz was liberated

    Ed Miliband will today attend a ceremony to commemorate the liberation of Auschwitz 70 years ago. Ahead of this, he spoke to Radio 5 live about his grandfather, who died in a Nazi labour camp. He explained: “It’s 70 years since my grandfather died in one of the camps and I marked that about 10 days ago… It’s a Jewish thing, you light a candle and I know this sounds almost unbelievable, but it’s only about six months ago that […]

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  • News “The future of our NHS is at stake in this general election” – read the full text of Miliband’s speech on the NHS

    “The future of our NHS is at stake in this general election” – read the full text of Miliband’s speech on the NHS

    In just 100 days’ time, you, your friends and neighbours will join with people all over Britain to decide our future as a country. Will we be a country in which everyday working people can get ahead and have real hope for their children and the future? Will we build a prosperity that extends from the City of London to kitchen tables across our country? Or will we continue down the Conservative  path, in which an ever-shrinking circle of people […]

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  • Featured 100 days until the election – and 5 challenges for Ed Miliband

    100 days until the election – and 5 challenges for Ed Miliband

    There’s a countdown clock on my desk. I bought it when I was a Labour Party organiser, and remember the impending panic as the number of days ticked towards double digits, then single digits, then hours. Unlike in 2010 though, we’ve known the date of the general election for years. That’s had a profound impact on the way politics has been conducted in Britain and may – in part – have even played into the general sense of malaise amongst […]

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