Labour Conference

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...

14 Pictures That Prove How Exciting Political Party Conferences Are

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Comedy

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Labour, Careful What You Wish for - And Remember Gordon

The Conversation UK | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Politics
The Conversation UK

Although Miliband and Labour are keen to make the economy the main thrust of the conference, redefining the party's relationship with the affiliated unions will dominate the proceedings. In Bournemouth the hopes of a u-turn were not realised; instead Miliband showed a dogged determination to forge ahead with plans to reduce union influence over Labour and its policy-making....

WATCH: The Biggest D*ck In Politics?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Comedy

The marvellous Cassetteboy is back - under the guise of Bad Teeth - and this time he's taking on not just Cameron, or Clegg, or Miliband, but all thre...

Ed Miliband's Speech: Blairism Redux

John Wight | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Politics
John Wight

What Miliband's speech outlined for the conference delegates and the country at large was reheated Blairism, confirming that in the struggle for the soul of the Labour Party after his election as leader of the party in 2010, the Blairites have won.

Ned Simons

Ed Miliband Defends Targeting David Cameron's Wealth In 'Millionaire Tax' Attack | Ned Simons | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has defended his claim that David Cameron will personally benefit from the cut in the top rate of income tax. During his well received ...

Mini-Miliband Spreads 'One Nation' Message

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK Politics

At just 22 months old, little Sam Miliband has said his first political slogan, his father Ed claimed on Wednesday. And inevitably, the toddler's w...

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...

Len McCluskey and the Flat Earthers Are Wrong - Tony Blair Still Has Many Lessons For Today's Politicians

David Skelton | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Politics
David Skelton

Is Blair ready to 'do a Clinton' and make an 'elder statesman' return to domestic politics? Of course, Clinton didn't fight a hugely unpopular war which, rightly or wrongly, has affected Blair's reputation. Equally, two of Clinton's biggest successes could be regarded as two of Blair's biggest failures. Clinton balanced the budget, whereas New Labour eventually lost their fiscal prudence.

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.

Dina Rickman

What Can We Expect From Ed Miliband's Speech? | 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...

Cable Is 'Tainted' By Coalition Insists Umunna

Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Politics

Vince Cable is tainted by his failure to temper Tory NHS reforms and the rise in student fees, a senior shadow cabinet member has said in stark contra...

Ed Balls: 'I've Never Been A Bitch'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Balls has insisted he never engaged in "snake-like politics" by briefing against fellow Labour politicians in order to advance his career, counteri...

Ed Balls Attacks 'Butch Cameron And The Flat-Line Kid'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Balls has christened the prime minister and chancellor "Butch Cameron and the flat-line kid" as he sharply criticised the two men for how they trea...

Alan Stoob: Interview With a Nazi Hunter

Marc Paterson | Posted 14.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

On a freezing cold Friday morning outside the Stockwood Craft Museum, chosen for it's lack of images on Google Street View, I crossed the pebbled cour...

Can Charity pay off the National Debt?

Stuart Bonar | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Politics
Stuart Bonar

It may strike some, me included, as surprising that people would donate to pay down the National Debt rather than give to help find a cure for cancer or feed a starving child, but it's their money... well, it's ours now.

UK's Labour Still Has a Trust Issue on the Economy

Matthew West | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Politics
Matthew West

The simple truth is the only way to restore economic growth is to restore confidence, neither the government's plans nor Labour's are doing much in this regard at present..In some respects it doesn't really matter what Labour or Ed Balls do.

At Last, Ed Miliband will Tell us Why he Should be Prime Minister

Jonathan Walker | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Politics
Jonathan Walker

The theme of Labour's annual conference in Liverpool this coming week will be "responsibility", as Ed Miliband begins trying to explain why he should become Prime Minister.

The European Elephant in Ed's Room

Mark Seddon | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Politics
Mark Seddon

Ed should, since the YouGov poll makes it absolutely clear that Labour voters - and many of the five million lost working class Labour voters are absolutely clear

Labour 'Too Tribal' For Coalition With Lib Dems

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Politics

Labour has been accused of being too tribal in its attitude towards the Lib Dems, and warned it stands no chance of forming a coalition with the third...

Labour Conference - Silence is Golden?

Gill Morris | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Politics
Gill Morris

Last year's Labour Party Conference was defined by an exciting leadership election and a surprise victory for Ed Miliband. What has been a pretty mediocre year, however, for Labour will leave many to conclude that this year's gathering will be something of a damp squib.

As the Party Political Conference Continues There Needs to be Some Serious Debate About Localism and the Role of Democratically Elected Councils

John Tizard | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Politics
John Tizard

Local government is fundamentally political and its future should be at the heart of contemporary political debate.

Will Labour Say Anything Substantial in Liverpool?

Mike Robb | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK Politics
Mike Robb

Under Ed Miliband's leadership Labour has consistently polled 6-7% over the Conservatives. While this will please both his inner-circle and delegates alike, there is widespread acceptance that this would not be reflected at the polls were an election held tomorrow.

NHS Bill Faces Uphill Lords Battle

PA | Press Association | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Politics

Peers have fired an early warning shot across the Government's bows over controversial health care reforms. The Health and Social Care Bill, implem...