labour party

  • September 26, 2010

    I don't seem to have a very positive effect on Ed Miliband. The first time I met him, he practically ran away from me, while on the second occasion, he broke into a serious coughing fit. If there's a third time, I hope it will be a more positive experience for both of us.

  • September 26, 2010

    The Labour Party's new leader Ed Miliband has moved quickly to emphasise his centrist views and to refute claims in the right-wing press that he is too left-wing.

  • September 23, 2010

    The future of the Trident nuclear weapons system is hanging in the balance after a minister confirmed that the final decision on its renewal could be delayed.

  • September 21, 2010

    Environmental groups have given a sceptical response to pledges made by the Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne at the Liberal Democrat conference.

  • September 14, 2010

    The Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) is to celebrate its fiftieth anniversary with a series of events at the Labour Party Conference.

  • September 3, 2010

    Voters are weary of spin, contemptuous of the moral deformities of "being on-message" and disillusioned with the journey from managerial "what works" politics to the messianic certainties, says Jill Segger. A different compass is needed in Labour's leadership election and elsewhere in British politics.

  • September 1, 2010

    I thought that Tony Blair had lost the ability to shock me. But within a few seconds of picking up his newly published memoirs today, I realised I was mistaken.

  • September 1, 2010

    Reform group Unlock Democracy has launched a special version of their 'Vote Match' online tool for the Labour party leadership contest.

  • August 29, 2010

    Prophets are not good at making laws because they are too busy searching out injustice – thank God. Such people are not leaders or governors. On the other hand, law-makers are pragmatic and a bit dull. Graeme Smith contends that the Labour Party is, and should be, in the business of electing a leader not a prophet.

  • August 2, 2010

    What is being seen as an attack on the Labour Party by the spiritual leader of Catholics in England and Wales, is ruffling feathers in Westminster and beyond.