Lord Prescott

Lord Prescott Says Iraq War Was 'Illegal'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.07.2016 | UK

The Iraq War was illegal, according to Lord Prescott, the deputy prime minister at the time of the 2003 invasion. The Labour heavyweight used his stro...

Paris to Finalise New Global Sustainability Framework for Billions

Lord Prescott | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK
Lord Prescott

A Paris deal would be the final piece in the post-2015 global sustainability framework jigsaw. Such an agreement would also bolster the prospects of a carbon system emerging, from Asia-Pacific to the Americas, with potential to become a game-changing development in the fight against global warming.

'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...

Should The Queen Retire?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK

Lord Prescott has suggested the Queen may be "overburdening" herself and should consider abdicating. Writing in the Sunday Mirror, the former Labo...

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...

'Work Programme Is Not To Blame For Unpaid Jubilee Workers'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Politics

A former Labour minister in the Department of Work and Pensions has cautioned against drawing links between unpaid Diamond Jubilee stewards forced to ...

Government Accused Over 'Exploited' Jubilee Workers

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Politics

Lord Prescott has accused the government of exploiting cheap labour after unpaid workers bussed into London for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations were ...

Prezza To Fight To Keep Police Public

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK Politics

Former deputy prime minister Lord Prescott launched a campaign to "keep the police public" today, warning that bringing in private security firms coul...

WATCH: Prescott Sings Karaoke To Celebrate NHS Petition Milestone

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Politics

Former deputy prime minister Lord Prescott has kept his promise to take to the stage to celebrate 100,000 signing a petition to urge the government to...

Lord Prescott: 'I Don't Want To Die In My Slippers'

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Politics

Lord Prescott set himself on a collision course with senior police officers on Monday, after he said elected police commissioners should be able to in...

Phone Hacking Settlements: How Much Did They Get?

Posted 19.01.2012 | UK

News International has been forced to pay out hundreds of thousands of pounds to victims of phone hacking by News of the World. The settlements agr...

News International Settles Phone Hacking Claims

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK

Dozens of celebrities and politicians, including Jude Law and Lord Prescott, have now settled damages claims over the News of the World phone-hacking ...

Vindicated In Time For Christmas?

PA | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Politics

Lord Prescott demanded an apology from two government ministers today, after a Civil Service investigation cleared him of misusing departmental credit...

Jimmy Savile Dead: Twitter Reaction

Posted 29.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Veteran DJ and broadcaster Jimmy Savile died on Saturday aged 84, just two days short of his 85th birthday. Politicians, celebrities and fellow bro...

John Yates Prepares To Appear In Front Of MPs As Hacking Scandal Deepens

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 10.09.2011 | UK

Lord Prescott has joined calls for the police officer who failed to reopen the hacking case in 2009 to resign, as John Yates and other police chiefs p...