Ed Miliband Speech

Want A PM Out Of 'Central Casting'? Don't Vote For Me

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Politics

If voters want a "square-jawed" prime minister from "central casting", rather than a leader with "principles and decency", then they should not vote f...

Ed Miliband's Spectator Parliamentarian Of The Year Speech Is Very Good

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband used his acceptance speech for the Spectator's 'Parliamentarian Of The Year' award to make light of his recent battle with the Daily Mail ...

Every Little Helps: Rejecting Stereotypes of Mental Illness Is A Step In The Right Direction

Luke Massey | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Politics
Luke Massey

A "Mental Patient" fancy dress costume on sale at Asda and a 'Psycho Ward' costume at Tesco shows just how much further we have to go in destigmatising mental health issues. Ed Miliband was rightly lauded on Tuesday as he called for greater openness and discussion of mental health issues during his speech at Labour Party Conference.

'There Is No Place In The Modern World For Page 3'

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Politics

There is no place in the modern world for pictures of topless women in newspapers like The Sun, Ed Miliband sensationally said today. But the Labou...

In One Speech, Ed Miliband Has Done More for Small Business Than This Government Has in Three Years

Simon Danczuk | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK Politics
Simon Danczuk

Labour understands that the people who go out and work long, hard hours to build up a business and create wealth and value to communities are not simply Treasury cash cows. They need help and support. The Tories have long forgotten this.

PICTURE: Ed Miliband's Blatant Attempt At Populism

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Comedy

Who says Labour's not twerking? (Made for HuffPost UK Comedy by Simon Hume and David Schneider) More TOPICALOLs: Angela Merkel Wins Ano...

'A Prime Minister In Waiting'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot in London, Mehdi Hasan and Ned Simons in Brighton | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Politics

The papers might be full of whispers of in-fighting and lack of leadership, the airwaves ringing with damage from Damian McBride. But inside the Labou...

UK's Failure to Grow Talent Has Nothing to Do With Immigration

Heather Rolfe | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Politics
Heather Rolfe

Ed Miliband is right to put training on the political agenda, but in pointing the finger at firms who recruit skilled migrants, he is attacking the wrong target. The proposal fails to address the lack of training and opportunities for workers in low skilled occupations and sectors, and competition for these jobs between migrants and UK born workers.

Ordinary Working Men and Women Should Be Involved in Our Party

Gloria De Piero | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Politics
Gloria De Piero

I've just watched his speech to the TUC. It shows that Ed is determined to open up our politics and involve ordinary working men and women in our party. Anyone who thinks that these people dominate the Labour Party - its selections, elections and decision-making - are not living in the real world.

Labour's Embrace of Welfare Reform Is a Victory for the Right

John Wight | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Politics
John Wight

The Labour Party leadership's embrace of welfare reform - set out in Ed Miliband's recent keynote speech on welfare to a select audience in Newham, East London - marks a victory for the right and describes another benchmark in the political degeneration of the party that created the welfare state.

Who are the targets and Victims of the Immigration Speeches?

Austin Aneke | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK Politics
Austin Aneke

I hate consistently voting inconsistent Labour; I am disappointed by the Liberal democrats, and I am clearly not thinking what the Conservatives are thinking. The UKIP may eventually be the winner after all.

Would You Join the Ken Loach Movement for Progressives?

Jonny Mulligan | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Politics
Jonny Mulligan

The left has moved so far to the centre we have three parties of professional politicians who have little emotional or intellectual connection with the electorate. The electorate have very few options.

Can We Trust Labour's Surprise 10p Announcement?

Robert Halfon | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Politics
Robert Halfon

Already in parliament, and through the website www.GreatGordonBrownRepealBill.com I have argued that the focus must be on lifting the burden of taxes off the low-paid. Once we have lifted the personal allowance to £10,000, I think the next step must be to restore the 10p rate.

Ed Miliband Announces Plans To Re-Introduce 10p Tax Rate

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has announced a Labour government would reintroduce the 10p tax rate abolished by his predecessor, Gordon Brown, potentially benefitting 2...

We Need to Talk About the Middle

Stewart Wood | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Politics
Stewart Wood

Paying attention to the plight of the Middle is no longer simply a matter of distributing goodies to capture their votes. In 2013, the problem of the Middle has become the central economic challenge facing our country.

'There Can Be Hope For People Again'

PA | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has said Labour will offer hope in 2013, to a Britain let down by the coalition government. In his New Year speech on Friday, Miliband ...

Immigration and Integration: A Difficult, but Necessary, Conversation

Robert Ford | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Politics
Robert Ford

These diverse reactions highlight the difficulties any left wing politician faces on immigration. Any proposal will be dismissed by commentators on the right as tokenism which does nothing to address the real issues, and by many on the left as pandering to prejudices which should be challenged.

It's Time to Keep Vocational Working in the Spotlight

Fiona McBride | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Fiona McBride

The idea of only awarding substantial public sector contracts to those companies that agree to train a significant number of the next generation of Apprenticeships is one that we fully endorse. Although this did not get through the last parliament, it is encouraging that this is now part of Labour party policy.

A Small Step for Labour, a Giant Leap for Ed Miliband

Emily Stacey | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Politics
Emily Stacey

Go on, be honest, it was better than you thought. Ed Miliband's speech at the Labour party conference in Manchester was an impressive performance, if only due to the fact that the Labour leader spoke without notes or prompts from an autocue.

One Nation Ed - Has He Grabbed it Away From the Tories Forever?

Iain Anderson | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Politics
Iain Anderson

MIliband depicted the immense patriotism of an immigrant family story to stir up the party faithful in the hall. But today he did much more than that - he brought to life a political creed that the Tory party may have cast aside.

How Mo Farah Inspired Ed To One Nation View

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband used the spirit of the London Olympics to explain his vision of a 'One Nation' Britain - by saying athletes like Mo Farah were 'a true her...

Dina Rickman

What Can We Expect From Ed Miliband's Speech?

HuffingtonPost.com | Dina Rickman | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Politics

Wanted: One leader’s speech that appeals on the doorstep, to unions, and catapults the leader of the opposition into the public’s imagination as a...

Miliband Threatens To Break Up Britain's Banks If They Don't Reform

PA | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has threatened to forcibly break up Britain's biggest banks if they do not go further and faster with reforms designed to avert another cr...

Miliband Pledges Bright Future To Britain's Youth

PA | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband pledged on Saturday to deliver a brighter future for young people as he kicked off Labour's conference. Lambasting the coalition Govern...

Ed Miliband Promises To 'Rebuild Britain'

PA | Posted 29.09.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband will appeal for voters to give him a chance to "rebuild Britain" on Saturday as he kicks off Labour's conference. Miliband will seek to...