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Leader of the Opposition Ed Miliband hosts the annual Scottish Labour gala dinner in Glasgow Business Secretary Vince Cable is expected to make an announcement on manufacturing Energy Secretary Ed Davey opens West of Duddon Sands offs... Continue to article
Responding to the news that Conservative minister, Lord Freud, said some disabled people were “not worth” the full national minimum wage, Harriet Harman said the Conservatives couldn’t be trusted on the minimum wage. “There’s a wider c... Continue to article
Nick Clegg has attacked the previous Labour administration’s record on the NHS, and said “I don’t think we need to take any lectures from [Harriet Harman] or her party on the NHS.” Deputy Labour Leader Harriet Harman asked Mr Clegg durin... Continue to article
Labour Deputy Leader Harriet Harman has been outlining the party's "new approach" to immigration, after it only just beat UKIP to the previously safe seat of Heywood and Middleton. Continue to article
Harriet Harman said there was not a "wobble in the ranks" of the Labour party and that there would be "no change of leader". "There is not a wobble in the ranks and nor should there be. Obviously we’re very pleased that we’ve got a new L... Continue to article
Eric Pickles said the Government had made a u-turn on Ebola screenings because the “advice had changed”. He told Newsnight: “We took advice from our Chief Medical Officer. it was felt it would act as a medical precaution and we acted on ... Continue to article
Deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman defended Ed Miliband at Labour’s conference in Manchester today, and warned that the Conservatives would target him in the 2015 election campaign. Ms Harman told delegates: “We know The Tories are goin... Continue to article
Harriet Harman dismissed claims that Ed Miliband’s personal unpopularity could prevent Labour from winning the General Election. “As far as his leadership is concerned I think what you have to do is look at his record since he has been ... Continue to article
Harriet Harman said that Gordon Brown had played a big role in the Scottish referendum campaign, and he had “saved the world” from a “global financial crisis”. “He did an amazing amount for this country; I don’t take that away from him. ... Continue to article
Harriet Harman said the Government should "look" at a system of English votes for English laws, but stopped short of giving a firm commitment on how that would work in practice. "I do think it’s right that we look at how Parliament runs... Continue to article
William Hague and Harriet Harman on their their views of the benefits of Scotland remaining in the United Kingdom. Continue to article
William Hague has urged Scots to reject independence, saying: "we want you to stay in the United Kingdom." David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg were all absent from this week's Prime Minister's Questions as they toured Scotland in ... Continue to article
A press release from Labour: The Choice for Britain: Labour future, Tory Threat - Speech by Harriet Harman Harriet Harman MP, Labour’s Deputy Leader and Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, in a speech in Ealing, s... Continue to article
Harriet Harman has admitted the Labour Government was wrong to relax gambling laws that have brought high-stakes gambling machines to bookmakers in Britain. The Shadow Culture Secretary makes the comments in an interview for Channel 4’s Dispatches to be shown tomorrow evening. It comes as bookmakers William Hill and Ladbrokes have said that more than £12 billion was wagered on their machines in the first half of this year.
Labour's deputy leader Harriet Harman has cited "well-sourced rumours in Westminster" to back her claims that the Government is considering closing down the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. The Institute for Economic Affairs estimates that closing DCMS could save around £1.6bn a year, meaning the Government could use the savings for tax cuts. However Downing Street sources have insisted that such a move is "not in the offing".
The chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission has praised the work of Home Secretary Theresa May, saying that she "fights hard" for women's rights. Trevor Philips compared Ms May to Labour's Deputy Leader Harriet Harman, whom many call the "patron saint of equality". He said: “Equality is an issue that can transcend politics, and we should judge people not on their political label but what they are doing and what they deliver.”
Harriet Harman will today accuse the Lib Dems of hypocrisy by campaigning at a local level against the cuts they have introduced nationally. Labour's deputy leader will speak in Sheffield, home constituency of Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg. She told the Independent: "They are trying to hoodwink voters and should be held accountable. They're not an alternative to the Tories - they are all in it together."
Harriet Harman has urged newspaper owners to agree on a common system of redress and regulation to put before the Leveson Inquiry. The Shadow Culture and Media Secretary said that the new system should be independent, apply to all newspapers and be citizen-centric.
Harriet Harman has been criticised by the UK's gambling industry for claiming betting shops blight Britain's high streets. Speaking at the Business in Sport and Leisure conference in London, Ms Harman said that gambling shops were becoming like "mini casinos". But Dirk Vennix, chief executive of the Association of British Bookmakers, said that there was "no evidence" in Ms Harman's suggestion "between problem gambling and the presence of betting shops on the high street".
15/10/2014 on The World at One, BBC Radio 4
12/10/2014 on The Andrew Marr Show, BBC
10/10/2014 on BBC Question Time
23/09/2014 on Good Morning Britain, ITV
22/09/2014 on LBC Radio
21/09/2014 on Murnaghan, Sky News
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