Ben Bradshaw

NHS Has Not Been Asked To Plan For No Deal Brexit, Bosses Admit

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK Politics

The NHS has no contingency plan in place for a no deal Brexit, bosses have admitted. Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, told Parliament’...

MP Leads Rallying Cry In Support Of Jon Snow After 'F**k The Tories' Glastonbury Row

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK

A call for news anchor Jon Snow to be sacked after apparently chanting “fuck the Tories” at Glastonbury has been dismissed as “silly”. The Cha...

Brexit Bill: Full List Of 47 Labour MPs Who Voted Against Brexit

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Politics

MPs tonight voted in favour of triggering Article 50, a significant step towards Brexit. While more votes in the House of Commons will follow, the div...

'Where's Jeremy?' Hunt Criticised For Junior Doctor's Strike 'No-Show' In Parliament

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt has been accused of an “affront” to Parliament after a junior minister was sent to defend the Government and face MPs over the junior ...

Ex-Labour Minister Warns Corbynistas Are Victim Of 'Wishful Thinking'

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Politics

A Blairite former Cabinet minister has warned it is "wishful thinking" for Labour to think its lurch to the left will tempt non-voters back to the bal...

Labour Needs to Unite the Broad Church, Not Allow It to Crumble

Lewis Parker | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Lewis Parker

I'm Lewis Parker and I oppose this current Tory government. I want to see a society where, regardless of your class, gender, social background or sexual preference, you have the same opportunities as everyone else. That's why I'm a member of the Labour Party.

Watson Warns Corbyn Will Find Discipline 'Difficult'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Politics

Tom Watson is one of the most famous Labour MPs outside Westminster, thanks to his phone hacking and child abuse campaigns. Now pitching for the deput...

'It's Got To Stop': Labour Infighting Warning

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 26.07.2015 | UK Politics

Angela Eagle has hit back at Tony Blair and others who have criticised Jeremy Corbyn's rise in popularity in the Labour leadership race. At the fin...

Paul Waugh

This Is Why John Healey Wants To Be Deputy Labour Leader | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK Politics

Four years ago, John Healey was riding high. As Shadow Health Secretary, he’d forced an unprecedented ‘pause’ in the infamous Lansley NHS bill, ...

How We Rebuild and Win

Ben Bradshaw | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Politics
Ben Bradshaw

We need our Party and next leader to celebrate our entrepreneurs and wealth creators and not leave the impression they are part of the problem. Economic competence combined with social justice. We learned that lesson finally, surely, after 18 years in the wilderness between 1979 and 1997.

Tony Blair Attacks Ed Miliband's Decision To Block Military Strike On Syria

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband's stance on military action against Syria has came under fire from Tony Blair and a former Cabinet minister. The ex-prime minister made...

Labour MPs 'Deeply Uneasy' At Ed Miliband's Stance On Syria

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Politics

A former Cabinet minister has criticised Ed Miliband's stance on Syria, warning that Labour should not close the door on military action against Basha...

MP's Office Has A Wee Problem...

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Politics

Antiquated as it is, parliament is sometimes liable to the odd structural mishap. In one such case, Labour MP Ben Bradshaw's office is experiencing a ...

Ned Simons

Israel's Blitz: Ambassador Compares Rocket Attacks To WWII | Ned Simons | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Politics

Israeli civilians are living through their own version of the Blitz, the Israeli ambassador to the UK has said as as diplomatic efforts continued to f...

Relegation Ourselves to the Margians of Europe Would be a Gross Betrayal of Our National Interest

Ben Bradshaw | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Politics
Ben Bradshaw

British anti-European hackles have been raised by the President of the EU Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, expressing surprise that "some people" would appear to want a diminished role for UK in Europe like that of Norway or Switzerland.

Gay MP: Same-Sex Marriage Plans 'Pure Politics'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

A gay Labour MP has defended criticising the government's drive to introduce same-sex marriage as "pure politics". Ben Bradshaw, a former Labour cu...

VIDEO: Please DO Stop The Music. Politicians With Rhythm In Their Souls

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Politics

As the TUC releases their "Let's Work Together" song ahead of the co-ordinated day of strikes next week, Huffpost began wondering if politics and musi...

PHOTOS: Prince Charles' Alleged 'Interference' In Public Life

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Politics

Prince Charles has gained a reputation for voicing his opinions on various aspects of public life. The issue's back on the agenda after The Guard...

PHOTOS: Prince Charles' Alleged 'Interference' In Public Life

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Politics

Prince Charles has gained a reputation for voicing his opinions on various aspects of public life. The issue's back on the agenda after The Guard...

Why we Need New Worldwide Gay Rights Group Kaleidoscope

Ben Bradshaw | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Politics
Ben Bradshaw

With the huge and welcome advances that we have made in Britain and many countries in recent years it is easy to forget that most of the world remains a very hostile place if you happen to be gay or lesbian. State sanctioned homophobia remains widespread, in more than a third of all countries homosexuality is still illegal and in some punishable by death.