John Prescott

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Blair Is Bonkers, Says Boris

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Monday 16 June 2014... 1) BLAIR IS BONKERS, SAYS BORIS "Fury at 'Blair the warmonger'," is the head...

Blair 'Has Finally Gone Mad,' Says Boris Johnson

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Politics

Tony Blair has "finally gone mad" in his "unhinged" attempt to claim the 2003 invasion of Iraq is not the reason for the chaos in the country now, Lon...

China 'Put Off By Britain Leaving The EU'

PA | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Politics

Investment in Britain will only remain attractive to China if the nation stays in the EU, former deputy prime minister John Prescott has warned. Th...

Miliband 'Must Stop Making Schoolboy Errors' Like Sun Picture

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Politics

Labour will not win the general election unless it cuts out "schoolboy errors" such as Ed Miliband posing with a copy of The Sun newspaper, the party'...

Peaches Geldof Frontpage Headline Blasted By Public Figures

Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

Politicians and public figures have blasted Metro newspaper for its front page headline saying Peaches Geldof, who died suddenly on Monday, and her mo...

Why the Daily Mail's Article May Be Music to Miliband's Ears

Matt Clough | Posted 01.12.2013 | UK Politics
Matt Clough

Levy's article took aim at Miliband's deceased father - a terrible choice, given that few, regardless of political conviction, would begrudge a man for defending his dad (something that his since been echoed by David Cameron). However, as if that wasn't making a Labour rebuttal easy enough, it appears that Levy decided he'd help them out even more.

John Prescott Slams Blair On Syria Intervention

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Politics

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott has lept to the defence of Ed Miliband after Tony Blair criticised the Labour leader for blocking military ...

Why Do the Miliband Haters Carp and Groan? He's the Favourite - The Rest is Noise

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Labour's lead over the Tories just isn't big enough, says the party's doom-and-gloom brigade, and has often fallen below the six-point mark. So? As YouGov's Anthony Wells confirms, on a uniform swing and assuming the Liberal Democrats get 15 per cent of the vote, the Conservatives need a lead of seven points to secure a Commons majority, whereas Labour needs just two.

'We've Massively Failed'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Politics

LOOK: Miliband egged during 'walkabout' Labour's former deputy leader John Prescott says it has "massively failed" to get its case across to the pu...

Stewart Lee Is the Biggest Threat to the Edinburgh Fringe

Harry Deansway | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Comedy
Harry Deansway

When he's not telling audiences how to attend the Fringe or saturating the TV schedules with his own shows, he's telling comedians how they should be comedians [2]. He has so many rules I just wish he'd write them all down because I'm losing track of what we are allowed to do and not do...

The Political Publicity Stunts Time Will Forget

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Politics

Being a politician requires a very carefully managed public image. Time needs to be taken to be seen in the right places at the right time. Unfo...

The Good Wives

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Politics

US politician Anthony Weiner is at it again, admitting having texted an explicit photo of himself to a woman. It's two years since the New York may...

Australian PM Attacked With Vegemite Sandwich...& 15 Other Politicians Hit By Assorted Missiles (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Politics

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has narrowly avoided being struck with a Vegemite sandwich. The 51-year-old was targeted with the yeasty s...

'A £10m For The Biggest Political Propaganda Exercise'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK

Labour's former deputy prime minister John Prescott has launched a blistering attack on the £10m cost of Margaret Thatcher's funeral. Writing in h...

Pickles: Public Don't Want Politicians 'Guzzling' Booze At Their Expense

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Politics

The public "don't want to see politicians guzzle cheap beer at their expense", Eric Pickles said on Saturday as he announced he had "called time" on a...

WATCH: Think Cameron's 1D Video Is Bad?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Politics

If you've been near a screen today, chances are you've had the displeasure of being visually assaulted by a two-pronged Cameron/One Direction cheese b...

Education: Career Politicians Fail the Test Again

Hugh Salmon | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

For how long will we say that our educational system is our country's greatest failing? It won't surprise you when I say for as long as our inadequate career politicians are in charge

Which Politician Would Clegg Want As Back Up In A Fight?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

Call Clegg, the weekly opportunity to listen to the deputy PM talk about what he would do if Cameron let him make any decisions, threw up an interesti...

Apathy In The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK Politics

John Prescott’s campaign have spoken of the “irony” of the Conservative candidate beating the Labour heavyweight with a voting system opposed by...

If Only We Had 2,232 Alices

David Prescott | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Politics
David Prescott

In spite of winning three of the four local authorities - Hull, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire - that make up the Humberside Police area and winning the popular vote via Fast Past the Post, John Prescott lost on second preferences, thanks to the supplementary vote system. Oh the irony of the Tories beating a Labour heavyweight with a form of PR that they actively campaigned against in the AV Referendum.

John Prescott Fails In PCC Bid

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Politics

John Prescott has failed in his bid to become Humberside police and crime commissioner, ceding the vote to Conservative candidate Matthew Grove. Th...

Voting For PCC's Begins

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Politics

Voting for England and Wales's first police and crime commissioners begins on Thursday under the most radical shake-up of the service in half a centur...

Darth Prezza Battles In A Galaxy Far Far Away..

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Politics

In a galaxy far far away... well, in Hull, John Prescott became 'Darth Prezza', during a visit to the Yorkshire Kung Fu Championships on Sunday. Du...

WATCH: 'Who The Hell Is Disraeli?' Asks Labour Lord

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband's barnstorming conference speech has left many people wondering what "One Nation" is. But former Labour deputy prime minister John Pres...

WATCH: From Prezza To Pound, The Best Political Outbursts

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK Politics

Tory Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell loves cycling. And shouting. But not the police. These three facets of his personality collided rather publicly thi...