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’.
Popularity of Miliband and Clegg falls to lowest levels recorded by ICM poll Labour leader’s satisfaction rating slips from -25 to -39 and deputy prime minister’s falls 16 points to -37 from May to June.
End blunders or resign – Labour’s Tom Watson tells Miliband press aides Picture of Labour leader posing with Sun was bad mistake that has done a lot of damage, says party’s former deputy chairman.
Miliband calls for inquiry into police actions during Orgreave miners clash IPCC yet to decide if it will stage Orgreave investigation, with officers accused of assault during 1984 confrontation.
Labour policy report calls for radical reform of welfare state Thinktank’s report for policy review will propose benefits be linked more closely to contributions.
Ed Miliband apologises for endorsing the Sun’s World Cup issue Labour party says leader ‘understands the anger that the people of Merseyside feel’ after criticism from councillors and MPs.
Labour ‘cannot afford to undo coalition spending cuts in next government’ Shadow chief treasury secretary says spending decisions will be toughest faced by incoming Labour government in a generation.
Labour divided over threat posed by Ukip Tony Blair calls party ‘nasty and unpleasant’ while Ed Miliband says concerns about immigration are not prejudiced.
Ed Miliband – it’s not prejudiced to be concerned about immigration Labour leader tries to reach out to Ukip voters in Thurrock following party’s success in local and European elections.
Labour leader called ‘out of touch’ after embarrassing campaign slips A difficult day on the campaign trail reached an embarrassing low for Ed Miliband when he tried to busk his way through a local radio interview after failing to recognise the name of a local Labour leader.