Minister Claims Some Disabled People ‘Not Worth’ the Minimum Wage It was revealed yesterday by the Labour Party that the Welfare Reform Minister, Lord Freud, had said during a fringe meeting at the Conservative Party Conference two weeks ago, that some disabled people weren’t ‘worth the full wage’.
Ed Miliband under fire from senior Labour figures as Tories take poll lead Prescott accuses party leader of being far too timid while Tony Blairs chief fundraiser tells him to be more friendly to business.
Parliament to be recalled to endorse UK air strikes in Iraq Opposition leader Ed Miliband has told the PM he will support UK involvement in Iraq, but not at this stage in Syria.
Ed Milibands £2.5bn pledge puts NHS at heart of election battle Labour leader promises 20,000 more nurses, while Tories seize on forgotten section of speech made without notes.
Ed Miliband: tax on tobacco giants will boost NHS Labour leader will tell sceptical voters in speech to Labour party conference that he can bring the country back together.
Alex Salmond accuses UK party leaders of tricking Scotland into No vote Outgoing first minister says row between Cameron and Miliband shows devolution ‘vow’ was desperate bid to avert independence.
Miliband rejects PM’s call to link Scottish devolution to English reforms Labour leader says new powers for Scotland should not be linked to ban on Scottish MPs voting on English matters.
Ed Miliband warned not to let legacy of Iraq war block action against Isis Labour frontbenchers Gemma Doyle and Stephen Doughty say UK military intervention remains vital to save lives.
Ed Miliband pledges big pay rise for Britain’s poorest workers Labour leader says he would raise minimum wage to £8 by 2020 in move that ‘reveals core party values’.
Labour attacks prime minister’s constitutional reform proposals Party fights back against Tory attempts to link timetable for Scottish devolution to constitutional reform in England.