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  • Ed Miliband on Police

    Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party, in a speech on policing, this morning (19/7/2012) said: I am delighted to be here today with some of Labour’s candidates to be Police and Crime Commissioners. We have some fantastic people putting themselves forward. From the business and the charity sector. Former government ministers. Former senior police officers We have always said that the money being spent on Police Commissioner elections could be better spent on...

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  • July unemployment

    Liam Byrne MP, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, responding to today’s Labour Market Statistics, said: "The headline fall in unemployment is a welcome respite in a blizzard of bad economic news. What today’s figures show is that Britain’s businesses are really putting their shoulder to the wheel to get Britain back to work. "But it’s alarming that many regions in Britain saw unemployment continue to spiral up, the number of young people on the...

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  • Rental Review

    Rental Housing Policy Review Labour has today launched a Policy Review document entitled "Private Rented Housing".Hilary Benn MP, Labour’s Shadow Communities and Local Government Secretary, said:"We need a professional lettings market in which unscrupulous agents can no longer hit landlords and tenants with rip-off charges. The private rented sector should provide stability both for families who want to plan for their children’s future and for landlords who want to invest for the long term."Jack Dromey MP,...

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  • Olympic Worries

    Olympic Concerns Yvette Cooper MP, Shadow Home Secretary, said:"These reports are extremely disturbing and need to be investigated immediately."Theresa May took the decision to cut over 900 staff from the UK Border force since the election, pushing up queues and forcing a last minute panicked recruitment of extra staff for the Olympics as a result. These security lapses appear to be a direct result of that decision."Instead of going to ground again the Home Secretary needs...

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