Fern McCaffrey, chair of the TUC young workers forum, said she respected Miliband’s honesty about the difficult economic choices facing the next Labour government, although she was worried about his ability to inspire his supporters. “He got an OK reception, it could have been worse … but I don’t think it particularly gave anyone any […]
The most direct criticism of Miliband came during a post-speech question-and-answer session with delegates. Janice Godrich, president of the Public and Commercial Services union, criticised Labour’s commitment to a pay freeze and spending plans, saying: “Your policies seem contradictory and they’re confusing people. Can we get a clear answer: are you for or against austerity?”
Where it can’t be removed, for example when it is necessary to prevent food damage and waste, we’ll reduce it to an absolute minimum. We’ll look at ways to reuse packaging and ensure that anything left is all recycled.
“We will be forever indebted to the enormous contribution — indeed the ultimate sacrifice — that’s been paid as a result of these extraordinary individuals doing a remarkable job, as they have done for years now in New South Wales,” he said.
Labour decided on Friday to drop charges against two senior figures in Unite – the prospective MP Karie Murphy and constituency party chairman Stevie Deans – who had been accused of trying to rig the Falkirk parliamentary selection by recruiting supporters without their knowledge. The two central affidavits making this accusation were withdrawn, with some […]
On his blog, Joyce wrote: “There are still some outstanding issues to be cleared up, of course. Were party rules breached by the signing up of people who appeared not to be present at the addresses given for them? Were some people signed up to Unite and the Labour party at the same time, under […]
FIVER LETTERS “In recent weeks there have been many references by Big Website hacks to Manchester United’s worst ‘start’ to a season. Given that United have played 24 league games, can this still be considered the ‘start’ of the season? I think most fans would consider that we are now approaching the ‘end’ portion of […]
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Five of these playful pups were selected from the Danbury Animal Welfare Society (DAWS). Stephanie Barksdale, the operations manager at DAWS, said this is the second year DAWS has had its dogs participate in the Puppy Bowl, with four pups on the second string’s lineup in 2019. This is the first year the shelter has […]
Anything that brings the feeling of home is a great gift to the astronauts, especially those who spent the holidays in space. Parmitano recently talked about how even though they had Santa hats, stockings and a tiny Christmas tree on the station, it’s nothing compared to spending time with their families and enjoying good food […]