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David Lammy said Labour was still not seen as a government-in-waiting. “I don’t think it’s so much a change of direction, but we’re 14 months out of an election, we have to spell out to the country what our positive offer is for them to ... Continue to article
Hazel Blears said Ed Miliband needed to make "faster progress" on turning his policy ideas into things voters could relate to. "I think what they say is that the things he's talking about are the things that matter to them - which is the... Continue to article
COMMONS CHAMBER 11.30am: Welsh questions 12 noon: Prime minister questions 12.30pm: Statement on European Council 1.30pm: Ten minute rule motion: Illegal Importation of Dogs (Fixed Penalty) Bill (Jim Fitzpatrick, Lab, Poplar and ... Continue to article
Hazel Blears said Labour should never have scrapped the 10p rate of tax. "[If Norman Lamont wants to raise the 40p rate threshold to] benefit people who are reasonably well off rather than people who are struggling to make ends meet then... Continue to article
Prime minister David Cameron attends a meeting of the European Council in Brussels Modern slavery and organised crime minister Karen Bradley speaks at the Association of Chief Police Officers national cybercrime conference in Birmingham ... Continue to article
I think Hazel Blears' greatest legacy is MediaCity. She lobbied, argued, cajoled and twisted arms every step of the way.
The Immigration Bill is due back on Thursday but more interesting than the Mills amendment could be the Dom Raab amendment. This will remove judges’ discretion on the deportation of foreign criminals. It goes further than Theresa May’s o... Continue to article
David Blunkett, Hazel Blears and Frank Field among six former Labour ministers supporting Dominic Raab Immigration amendment ...
Former cabinet minister Hazel Blears has admitted to having an illegal immigrant volunteer on her campaign team, The Sun claims. The paper reports Ms Blears as saying: "I want to thank The Sun very much indeed for bringing this important matter to my attention."
Hazel Blears has admitted using an illegal immigrant on her campaign team, according to the Mail on Sunday.
There have been a number of notable Labour holds from Thursday's general election, including Hazel Blears, Sadiq Khan, Gloria De Piero, Ed Balls, Alistair Darling and Jack Straw.
25/03/2014 on World at One, BBC Radio 4
24/03/2014 on Newsnight, BBC Two
16/03/2014 on Sunday Politics, BBC One
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