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The governor of the Bank of England "welcomes" the chance to discuss the Scottish government's plan to share the pound under independence. Continue to article
Better Together press release Salmond "rather stupid" on currency, says former adviser Former economic adviser Kay criticises White Paper for no Plan B as experts question credibility of independence manifesto Alex Salmond’s former... Continue to article
LONDON (Reuters) - A British exit from the European Union would be a dreadful decision that would cost billions of pounds and leave the world's sixth largest economy isolated, former Prime Minister Jo... Continue to article
Former Culture Secretary Dame Tessa Jowell is to step down as an MP at the next general election, according to Sky Sources Continue to article
Tessa Jowell said the use of bullying in industrial disputes was "unacceptable" and indicated that Labour would cooperate with the inquiry into the issue launched by David Cameron. “He’s now calling for inquiry - I think his focus will b... Continue to article
SNP press release Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael has been challenged to take his job of standing up for Scotland more seriously after repeatedly undermining the interests of people in Scotland in recent weeks. The Scotland Off... Continue to article
Break out the bunting, pop the Pol Roget, Labour are no longer in the lead! That presumably is how some of the more excitable Conservative Party members felt when they saw the monthly Ipsos Mori poll which showed the Tories had dra... Continue to article
Power Trip: A Decade of Policy, Plots and Spin Damian McBride Biteback £20 Words: Austin Mitchell This is a hateful, horrible book by a boozed up thug who seeks absolution from his sins by taking a nice dollop of dough (over ... Continue to article
SNP press release The Scottish National Party has challenged the Chairman of the No campaign Alistair Darling to withdraw a false statement he made on BBC Good Morning Scotland today, when he said it "simply isn't true" that there are bil... Continue to article
Better Together press release Alistair Darling said: “This is the third time in a year that the SNP have been caught out saying one thing in public while knowing the opposite was true in private. First it was Europe, then it was John Sw... Continue to article
In Ed Miliband's big speech today, he promised that "if I'm Prime Minister I won't take my shirt off in public". Clearly, Tessa Jowell wasn't paying full attention. Responding to the leader's speech at a HuffPo fringe event this eveni...
A senior Labour figure has questioned whether Mr Miliband's new policy announcements will stand up to "malign scrutiny". Speaking at a fringe event at the Labour conference, Tessa Jowell heaped praised on the Labour leader's "powerful" spe... Continue to article
SNP press release The SNP’s independence pensions promises unravelled today after experts slammed their plans as “badly wrong”, with “no costs and lots of presumptions”. The criticism comes after SNP Ministers refused to defend their ... Continue to article
SNP press release The SNP has welcomed Transport Minister Keith Brown's announcement on how the additional £20m for cycling will be spent over the next two years. The funding, which was announced as part of the budget, will enhance the... Continue to article
Labour's policy agenda in 2015 is on track to be both "honest and radical" according to the party's policy chief Jon Cruddas, who has also defended Tony Blair's 'sofa government'. Policy review co-ordinator Mr Cruddas was speaking at a L... Continue to article
Tessa Jowell defending sofa government at #lab13 Says Blair's No10 sofa "didn't in any way diminish the seriousness of discussions"
Labour is at risk of following in the footsteps of the Conservative party in Scotland, a leading Shadow Cabinet member has warned. Jim Murphy told a fringe event at the Labour conference that his party needed to ensure it did not become ... Continue to article
Ed Balls said there was no truth in reports that Labour would cut child benefit payments to parents who do not ensure their children have up-to-date vaccinations. "There is no question of a Labour government ever taking child benefi... Continue to article
Tessa Jowell said Gordon Brown was "never, ever" able to come "come to terms" with the fact that Tony Blair was the Prime Minister. "I think at the centre was the battle for supremacy by Gordon Brown in relation to Tony Blair. Tony Blai... Continue to article
SNP press release Bill Walker - 12-month prison sentence Commenting on the 12-month prison sentence given to Bill Walker today, Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond said: "The custodial sentence handed down to Bill Walk... Continue to article
Lisa Nandy was at the 2009 Conservative Party conference when she decided to run for Parliament. She hadn’t fallen under the sway of David Cameron – she was there in her capacity as policy adviser at The Children’s Society, where she... Continue to article
The president of business body the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is expected to say that Scottish independence would disrupt the economy. Continue to article
People will get the power to own and run local services including council housing and SureStart centres, under Labour's "mutual manifesto" plans to be outlined today.
A survey of 758 leaflets produced by the three main parties has shown that Gordon Brown was only featured on 12% of Labour posters, and notably has been excluded by Yvette Cooper, Tessa Jowell, and Sadiq Khan.
Former ministers and key aides have criticised Gordon Brown's time as prime minister, saying it was frustrating and decisions were not made quickly enough, in the Radio 4 series The Brown Years. Alan Johnson has admitted that at times "there were big problems over at Number 10" and the former head of the Number 10 Policy Unit has said "there was a year which was frankly awful".
Unforeseen problems mean the London Olympics budget is "worryingly tight", according to the Commons public accounts committee.
Labour leadership frontrunner David Miliband and former Olympics minister Tessa Jowell have called for the BBC to be made into a mutual in order to give licence payers more say in how the corporation is run.
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