Jacqui Smith

Labour MP's Defence Of 'Painful' Results Under Corbyn Branded A 'Disgrace'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK

A Labour shadow minister has been branded a "disgrace" for blaming his party's failure to make significant gains in local elections this week on the "...

Daily Express In 'Unbelievable, 1970s-Style Attack' On Ex-Home Secretary

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK

The Daily Express has been criticised for describing a former minister's style as "frumpy to fabulous", following an interview to discuss last week's ...

A Woman Leader Is Not Enough - Winning Matters, Which Is Why Liz Kendall Is Labour's Best Choice

Jacqui Smith | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK Politics
Jacqui Smith

We know from our lives in public service: strong leadership matters. Losing elections has serious consequences, not just for our party, but more importantly for the people Labour works to help. Winning matters. That's why Liz Kendall is the best choice.

Jessica Elgot

The Real Reason Britain's Party Leaders Won't Call Nigel Farage 'A Racist'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK

"It bothers me a lot that you're associating with black people." Those are the now infamous words uttered by US basketball team owner Donald Stirl...

Making A Hash Of It?

PA | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has admitted the change in the legal status of cannabis she introduced caused "confusion and dissent". The polit...

TIMELINE: Gary McKinnon's Decade-Long Battle Against Extradition

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon has been living under the threat of extradition and prosecution in the US for more than 10 years. Here is a summary o...

Boris' Big Adventure

Jacqui Smith | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK Politics
Jacqui Smith

I hope the Tory party and the British people will see through his facade. My challenge to Johnson is: why do you put on an affable, unworldly, untidy persona when that is so obviously not who you really are.

Every Move You Make, Every Step You Take, They'll Be Watching You

Ronnie Joice | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

Yesterday, browsing the BBC website, knowing it was April Fool's Day, an article caught my eye that I couldn't believe would ever be possibly true. In it, I read that under a new legislation set to be announced soon, the government will be able to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visits of everyone in the UK.

Corrupt Police Officers 'Helped Organised Crime Delete Evidence'

PA | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK

Private investigators working for organised crime gangs have accessed and even deleted law enforcement intelligence records with the help of corrupt p...

Terror Suspect Close To Returning To UK

PA | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK

A terror suspect has come a step closer to returning to the UK after winning a Court of Appeal battle against the government's decision to strip him o...

Skunk: Jacqui Smith's Other Injustice

Jason Reed | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

In the last thrashes of Gordon Brown's Labour government, the Prime Minister and the consecutive Home Secretaries of Alan Johnson & Jacqui Smith once more took political umbrage with cannabis.

Caught On Camera: Andrew Mitchell And Other Political Document Gaffes (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK Politics

Andrew Mitchell accidentally displayed his confidential briefing notes on Afghanistan to the whole world on Tuesday, after they were caught by an eagl...

Jacqui Smith's Home-Painting Is Probed

PA | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has defended using day-release prisoners to paint her home, claiming they "didn't have anythin...