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Ed Miliband: Jeremy Corbyn Will Be The Next Prime Minister

Former Labour leader, Ed Miliband, says the sooner Jeremy Corbyn becomes the next Prime Minister the better.

Labour Must Move To The Left And Challenge Tory Welfare Myths

"Time for Labour to return not to its roots but back to the people and their labour in sickness, health and wealth!"

Tories Weigh Up Options For £12bn Welfare Cuts

Party rallied support on basis of balancing the books but knows it can be tarred as nasty if cuts are seen as unfair.

NHS ‘In Grave Danger’ As Two-Thirds Of Hospitals Face Cash Crisis

The full extent of the financial crisis faced by NHS hospitals across England has been revealed in a leaked document.

Plaid Would Vote Against Labour Cuts

Party leader Leanne Wood has said Plaid Cymru would vote against a Labour budget if it included cuts that would affect the poor.

PM Does Not Rule Out More Tax Credit Cuts After Labour Claim Of ‘Secret Plan’

David Cameron says he will press on with welfare reforms after Miliband’s earlier claim Tories have plan for cuts to tax credits that would devastate family finances.

Labour Promises ‘A Better Future For Disabled People’

Labour leader Ed Miliband has launched his party's manifesto for disabled people.

Welfare Weekly – Issue 27 (18/04/2015)

This weeks biggest welfare related news stories from Welfare Weekly.

Labour Pledge To ‘End The Scandal Of Unpaid Internships’

Ed Miliband will commit to introducing legislation to ban companies from offering unpaid internships for more than four weeks.

Labour Manifesto Pledges To Boost Minimum Wage And Cut Deficit

Ed Miliband promises that a ‘fiscally responsible’ Labour government would help the low-paid and working families without resorting to extra borrowing.

Workers On Zero-Hours Contracts To Get Regular Contracts After 3 Months

Ed Miliband plans to give employees legal right to a regular contract after 12 weeks’ continuous work but critics say employers will sack staff before deadline.

Labour Rebels Urge Ed Miliband To Reject Austerity

Fifteen left-wing Labour rebels have signed a statement expressing concerns about key elements of Ed Miliband's policy agenda.

Labour Calls For New Measure On Living Standards

Ed Miliband says the next government should be judged by its success in improving income distribution.

Ed Miliband: We’ll Jail Rogue Employers Who Exploit Migrant Workers

New laws could allow for courts to fine, or even jail rogue employers who pay less to migrant job seekers than British workers.

Ed Miliband Announces New Measures To Tackle Rogue Employment Agencies

With a 36% increase in temporary agency workers since 2009, the Labour leader’s plan will crack down on exploitation

Revealed: How Coalition Has Helped Rich By Hitting Poor

Study shows gains for wealthier half of population, delivering a blow to George Osborne’s claims on fairness

Ed Miliband Accused By Carers Of Failure To Back Pay Strike

Labour leader called on to make a public statement of his support for carers on strike in his constituency

Miliband Banned Lamont From Condemning Bedroom Tax

Ms Lamont resigned as Labour leader in Scotland on Saturday after accusing colleagues south of the border of trying to run Scotland like a "branch office of London"

Ed Miliband: We Will Introduce Tougher Rules On Benefits For New Migrants

Labour leader says right to welfare ‘must be earned’ and admits that the recent success of Ukip is a real danger

Labour Has A ‘Moral Obligation’ To Defend The Sick And Disabled, Say Campaigners

Campaigners have written an open letter to Ed Miliband, in which they plead to the Labour leader to "stop apologising for the welfare state" and urge the party to "defend the weak, the sick, the old, the poor".

Labour Should Give Young People Help And Hope, Say Unite

Unite say that Labour need to "step away from the Tory rhetoric of sanction and punishment"

Ed Miliband’s Condition Of Britain Speech In Full

Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party, in a speech at the launch of the IPPR Condition of Britain report, said: "Along with Rachel Reeves and the Head of Labour’s Policy Review, Jon Cruddas, I am delighted to be...




Tory welfare cuts ‘£3bn deeper than expected’

New figures reveal the freeze on working age benefits will erode household incomes much more deeply than originally forecast.

Corbyn urged to win votes by pledging £10bn more on care for disabled elderly

Fabian Society research identifies shortfall in funding for 1.2 million older people.

Terminally ill to be given priority over benefit underpayments, says McVey

Work and Pensions Secretary vowed to prioritise "any individuals whom we know from our systems to be terminally ill".

Austerity will have cast an extra 1.5m children into poverty by 2021

Lone-parents, disabled children and ethnic minorities will be among worst-hit, says EHRC.

Childcare voucher changes delayed after Commons debate

Government agrees to keep system open for six more months after pressure from Labour.

Reverse universal credit cuts, Iain Duncan Smith tells chancellor

Thinktank says 340,000 people could be taken out of poverty if Philip Hammond takes action.