Category - labour party

  • 22 Apr 2010

    As the Tory and Labour leaders prepare nervously for the second round of head-to-head combat tonight, there can be little doubt that they both plan to take advantage of the foreign policy focus of the debate by attacking the Liberal Democrats’ policy on Trident.

  • 21 Apr 2010

    Plaid Cymru's election candidates have signed a pledge promising to stand up for the needs of pensioners. They said that a “living pension” is needed more than a nuclear weapons system.

  • 20 Apr 2010

    The Christian Socialist Movement, which seeks to represent Christians in the Labour Party, has said that the election campaign has yet to address the moral issues raised by the banking crisis.

  • 20 Apr 2010

    The Scottish National Party (SNP) have launched their manifesto, urging voters to reject the “cuts agenda” of the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties.

  • 18 Apr 2010

    “Cleggmania” is the dominant theme in the Sunday papers. “Nick Clegg almost as popular as Churchill” declares the front page of the Sunday Telegraph. The Mail on Sunday proclaims "LibDems in front for the first time in 104 years". I would hardly have been surprised to find a headline asking “Is Nick Clegg the Messiah?”.

  • 18 Apr 2010

    Party leaders have been criticised for avoiding the issue of Afghanistan during the election campaign, despite a poll showing that 77% of voters support the withdrawal of troops.

  • 18 Apr 2010

    The Communist Party of Britain (CPB) has said that after a week and a half of election campaigning, “the people's needs continue to be ignored by the main parties”.

  • 18 Apr 2010

    The Labour Party has been criticised by equality campaigners after launching an LGBT Manifesto that fails to commit the party to legal equality for same-sex marriages.

  • 18 Apr 2010

    The English Democrats' candidate in Chippenham, Jon Maguire, has claimed that to vote for his party is to vote “with God”.

  • 17 Apr 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament insisted today that “Trident has become a key election issue" after controversy over nuclear arms appeared in the first televised "leaders' debate".