Shadow Cabinet

Harman Caves To Labour Pressure To Oppose Welfare Bill

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Politics

Harriet Harman has caved in to huge pressure from Labour MPs and leadership contenders to table an amendment opposing the Tories' welfare cuts. The...

We Need a Labour Government in Westminster to Build on Our Success in Wales

Carwyn Jones | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Politics
Carwyn Jones

Through these and other policies we have built a resilient Wales, a Wales with good and improving employment rates and skills levels. People and communities are ready to thrive. But for this to really happen, we need a Labour Government in Westminster. A Government that won't lock people out of the economic recovery, but allow everyone to experience the benefits of an economic uplift.

Mehdi Hasan

Sadiq Khan On Bold Policies, Lazy MPs And Growing Racism | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Politics

It is difficult to believe Sadiq Khan was once, in his own words, "an angry young man". The MP for Tooting and shadow justice secretary joined the Lab...

Mehdi Hasan

Meet Jon Trickett, Ed Miliband's Left-Hand Man | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Politics

In the summer of 2005, the Labour MP for Hemsworth in West Yorkshire, Jon Trickett, bumped into a fellow MP, who had just been elected to parliament i...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'Twilight Of The Blairites'?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday 8 October 2013... 1) 'TWILIGHT OF THE BLAIRITES' Liam Byrne and Stephen Twigg sacked from the shadow...

'Slumbering And Invisible'

PA | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Politics

A Labour MP warned today that his party's leadership was making "a huge mistake" by "slumbering" during Westminster's summer recess, rather than using...

Mehdi Hasan

Meet Ed Miliband's Consigliere | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Politics

In a rare interview with Mehdi Hasan, Ed Miliband's closest aide and ally, Stewart Wood, talks about life in opposition, Ed Balls' ministerial future ...

It's A Mini-Mili-Reshuffle: Owen Smith Replaces Peter Hain

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has conducted a minor reshuffle of his shadow cabinet, with Owen Smith replacing Peter Hain as shadow Welsh Secretary. The reshuffle ...

John Denham And Healey Out Of Shadow Cabinet

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Politics

Shadow business secretary John Denham and shadow health secretary John Healey are to step down down from Labour's shadow cabinet ahead of a reshuffle ...

Ed Miliband On Whether He Will Bring Brother David In From The Political Wilderness

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has answered a call to bring his brother David out of "political Siberia" - by indicating the older Miliband brother would be welcome bac...

Government Must Tackle Unemployment After Number Of Jobless Women Hits 23 Year High

Stephen Timms | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Politics
Stephen Timms

Long term unemployment has doubled over the past year. The biggest rise in unemployment for two years - since before the end of the recession. A very worrying surge in youth unemployment, by 78,000. And the largest number of women out of work for 23 years.

Ed Miliband Is An 'Average' Leader According To Labour Supporters

The Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK Politics

The majority of Labour supporters think Ed Miliband has been an 'average' leader, according to a survey by the grassroots website Labourlist. The...

Who Is The Labour Housing Minister?

James Mills | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Politics
James Mills

It concerns me greatly, and should all Labour party supporters for that matter, that possibly the biggest policy area for the next 10 years, and at a time when housing policy is under one of its biggest shake ups in a generation, Labour is found to be almost vacant.

Ed Miliband - We Can Only Win If We Change

Lloyd Rees | Posted 03.09.2011 | UK Politics
Lloyd Rees

Miliband didn't address one big issue though. Leadership. He didn't want to reform the way in which the Leader of the Labour Party is elected. Hardly surprising, as the section which you would reform (union voting), is the part which elected him. But Labour is more popular than Ed.