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  1. July 31, 2014

    UK Help to Buy scheme used by almost 40,000 people

    Nearly 40,000 people have bought a home through the “Help to Buy” programme, ministers announced on Thursday, as they sought...

  2. July 30, 2014

    Balls attacks Conservative economic priorities

    The British public have endured the biggest drop in average earnings in real terms since the Victorian era, Ed Balls said on...

  1. July 29, 2014

    Old debts put UK Labour party still deep in the red

    Labour is still deeply in the red despite slashing its net liabilities by more than £20m since 2006, when there were fears...

  2. July 29, 2014

    Labour spending pledge limits Lyons’ scope for reform

    A housing review for the Labour party will dash the hopes of those calling for a wholesale end to restrictions on council...

  3. July 28, 2014

    Property tycoon Sir David Garrard gives £500,000 to Labour party

    Labour has received one of its biggest private donations under Ed Miliband’s leadership with property tycoon Sir David...

  4. July 28, 2014

    Ed Miliband’s talk of big ideas makes for risky politics

    Ed Miliband is an intellectual revolutionary. We know this because he keeps telling us. In a self-exposing speech last...

  5. July 25, 2014

    Ed Miliband admits he cannot compete with PM on photo-ops

    Ed Miliband on Friday admitted that he was hopeless at photo-opportunities but insisted that he provided real leadership...

  6. July 24, 2014

    Gaza conflict causes split between main UK parties

    The conflict in Gaza has caused the biggest split between the two main UK parties on the issue for years. The Labour...

  7. July 24, 2014

    Labour floats levy on Premier League TV rights revenue

    Labour has accused Premier League clubs of not contributing enough to grassroots football and suggested that they may be...

  8. July 23, 2014

    UK private sector tenants have highest rents and poorest housing

    The UK’s growing ranks of private sector tenants face the highest housing costs in the country, according to figures...

  9. July 21, 2014

    UK’s Ed Miliband takes tough stance on Ukraine in US

    UK opposition leader Ed Miliband called for Europe to “step up” its response to the crisis in eastern Ukraine as he arrived...

  10. July 21, 2014

    Miliband confronts UK Labour activists on spending policy

    Labour leader Ed Miliband was so keen to prove his financial discipline at a key policy forum that he deployed several...

  11. July 21, 2014

    The Tony Blair legacy is electoral domination, not policy

    Tony Blair became leader of the Labour party 20 years ago this week. What if that event, which the former prime minister...

  12. July 20, 2014

    Labour grassroots ideas brought down to earth

    The atmosphere was electric as Labour delegates gathered this weekend for their one-off “National Policy Forum”: at least in...

  13. July 20, 2014

    Unite leader urges return of Labour’s ‘big beasts’

    Len McCluskey, head of Britain’s biggest union Unite, has urged Ed Miliband to bring more “big beasts” back into the Labour...

  14. July 18, 2014

    CBI questions Labour’s part-nationalisation rail plans

    John Cridland, the head of the CBI employers’ federation, has questioned the wisdom of Labour’s plans to part-nationalise...

  15. July 17, 2014

    Clegg defends housing benefit reversal

    Nick Clegg on Thursday defended his decision to call for a major overhaul of the government’s spare room subsidy – the...

  16. July 16, 2014

    CBI warns politicians not to rock the boat

    The head of Britain’s biggest business lobby group has warned politicians not to wreck the country’s “best economic launch...

  17. July 16, 2014

    Labour plans part nationalisation of UK railways

    Labour has insisted that part-nationalisation of the railway system will not scare away private companies, claiming...

  18. July 10, 2014

    Celebrities line up to back Labour party fundraiser

    Artworks by Sir Antony Gormley, Sir Anish Kapoor and Grayson Perry – some of Britain’s best known contemporary artists –...

  19. July 8, 2014

    Labour will introduce ‘technical degrees’, Miliband to say

    A Labour government would introduce “technical degrees”, backed by employers and universities, for youngsters who do not...

  20. July 7, 2014

    UK’s Labour leads Conservatives in latest opinion polls

    Two opinion polls gave Labour a seven-point lead over the Conservatives on Monday, suggesting the boost to David Cameron’s...

  21. July 7, 2014

    Sharp cuts and dull protests augur ill for Labour

    As harrowing as the 1980s were for the British left, they should entertain the prospect that this decade will be worse. Even...

  22. July 6, 2014

    Ed Miliband and British business

    With less than a year to Britain’s next general election, Ed Miliband, Labour’s leader, faces an uphill struggle. At this...

  23. July 3, 2014

    Tories raise cash and laughs, but Labour’s not smiling

    The chance to play doubles tennis with David Cameron and Boris Johnson fetched £160,000 at this year’s Conservative summer...

  24. July 3, 2014

    Parliament to probe role of lord chancellor

    The 900-year-old role of Britain’s lord chancellor, who officially ensures the independence of the courts, will come under...

  25. July 3, 2014

    BAE chief Sir Roger Carr blasts ‘demonisation’ of big business

    Sir Roger Carr, the chairman of BAE Systems, has accused politicians of “demonising” big business during an event designed...

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    July 3, 2014

    Making a point

    Oli Scarff/Getty Ed Miliband, the Leader of the Labour Party, delivers a speech at the ‘Policy Network Conference’ held in...

  27. July 2, 2014

    Ed Miliband to change tone on big companies

    Ed Miliband will celebrate profit and wealth creation and laud the “great, dynamic businesses of our country”, in a speech...

  28. July 1, 2014

    Unite becomes first big union urging Labour to back EU referendum

    The leadership of Labour’s biggest donor, Unite, has become the first major trade union to back David Cameron’s plan to put...

  29. July 1, 2014

    Ed Miliband accused of lack of coherency by former political guru

    Ed Miliband has been accused by his one-time political guru of lacking a coherent story to explain how Labour would govern...

  30. July 1, 2014

    Conformist mediocrity from Ed Miliband will not win Labour votes

    We have an England football team of a government, and the reserves are no better. Neither our coaches nor our political...

  31. June 30, 2014

    Labour unveils larger UK councils plan

    Labour is offering Britain’s cities and counties the prospect of extra funding for housing, transport and infrastructure, as...

  32. June 30, 2014

    Balls says Labour’s priority is investment rather than tax cuts

    Tax incentives for long-term investors would be the priority for an incoming Labour government rather than cuts in...

  33. June 29, 2014

    Labour to pledge corporate tax rise

    Labour will confirm on Monday that it will raise corporation tax if elected next year and is considering a tax break to...

  34. June 27, 2014

    Defeated David Cameron bemoans a ‘bad day for Europe’

    David Cameron called it a “bad day for Europe”, but the UK prime minister emerged from a humbling defeat in Brussels...

  35. June 26, 2014

    Labour seeks to reposition itself as pro-business party

    Stung by criticism that it is anti-business, Britain’s opposition Labour Party plans a summer campaign to woo companies with...

  36. June 25, 2014

    Ed Balls challenges Tory opposition to manifesto audits

    Ed Balls, shadow chancellor, has claimed George Osborne is running scared over Labour’s call for the independent fiscal...

  37. June 23, 2014

    Balls adjusts ‘mansion tax’ plan to soothe homeowners

    Labour has sought to placate owners of high value properties by modifying its policy of levying an extra “mansion tax” on...

  38. June 23, 2014

    Labour to take on outsourcing companies if it wins election

    Labour will mount an assault on big outsourcing companies if it wins the election, reducing their role in delivering the...

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