Falkirk

Ed Miliband: Behind the Party Reform, a Quiet Populism

Professor John Gaffney | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Politics
Professor John Gaffney

Miliband's approach to the special conference of 1 March could cast him as the hero of the party, the leader who unleashed the popular voices of disillusioned and excluded Britain. In just over a year we shall find out if it worked.

'Stop Dithering Ed'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

Labour is under fire after clearing Unite of trying to rig the selection of a party candidate in Falkirk - sparking Tory claims of a "stitch up". T...

Joyce Trial Delayed Because He's WHAT?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Politics

A criminal case against Falkirk MP Eric Joyce has been delayed until later this month to allow him to return from holiday, a court heard on Wednesday....

'Huge Injustice'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Politics

Labour big-hitter Tom Watson has reopened the trade union selection row, accusing the party of creating a "huge injustice" in Falkirk. The influent...

Bob Crow Demands New 'Working-Class' Labour Party

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Politics

Firebrand trade union boss Bob Crow will seek to exploit Labour wranglings with unions by urging the movement to break ties with Ed Miliband and creat...

'Political Logic' To Len McCluskey's Alleged Attempt To Rig Falkirk Election

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Politics

Eric Joyce has attempted to play down the impact of the Falkirk selection row by suggesting the controversy is less scandalous than "sleeping with a p...

Miliband To Weaken Unions' Funding Links To Labour

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Politics

Trade union members will no longer be automatically signed up to the Labour Party under drastic reforms to be announced by Ed Miliband. In the wake...

Ed Miliband: 'Mend Not End' Labour's Link With The Unions

PA | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband said he wanted to "mend...not end" Labour's relationship with the trade unions as he promised further party reforms to prevent a repeat of...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Give MPs A Pay Rise? Really? I Mean, Really?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Monday 1 July 2013... 1) WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER, PART 254 Who says Ipsa has it in for MPs? From the Teleg...

Eric Joyce Describes Drunken Brawl As 'Fairly Spectacular Oops'

PA | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Politics

Eric Joyce kept his promise to visit university students after his court appearance today - describing his drunken attack as a "fairly spectacular oop...

Eric Joyce Avoids Jail After Pleading Guilty To Assault

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Politics

Former Labour MP Eric Joyce has avoided jail after admitting going berserk during a House of Commons brawl. Joyce pleaded guilty to four charges o...

Eric Joyce MP Called Police Officers 'C****' During Commons Bar Brawl

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Politics

A "hammered" Eric Joyce attacked four politicians in a bar brawl before telling police "You can't touch me, I'm an MP". He also called officers "c*...

Headbutt MP Pleads Guilty

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Politics

Former Labour MP Eric Joyce has admitted going berserk during a House of Commons brawl, pleading guilty to four charges of assault at Westminster Magi...

'I Was A Bit Repulsed. He's Not A Sexbomb', Schoolgirl Who Claimed Fling With MP Eric Joyce

Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Politics

An MP suspended from the Labour Party after being charged with assault has denied claims he had a relationship with a schoolgirl. Meg Lauder, now 1...

Joyce Won't Stand Down

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Politics

An MP described as "unfit" for office by the Scottish Labour leader wants to continue in his job until the 2015 general election, according to reports...

Why It's Better To Live In Falkirk Than London

PA | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK

The commuter belt areas of Woking in Surrey and Falkirk in central Scotland are among 11 towns which outperformed London in a list of the biggest hous...