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  • Launch of the Miners' Memorial Garden Appeal

    On Sunday, I spoke at the National Coalmining Museum, at the launch event for the Miners' Memorial Garden Appeal. This garden will be a welcome addition to the museum. My speech is posted in full, below.Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen - As Member of Parliament for Barnsley Central, a... More

  • Ed's Vision for Britain

    Today we saw a speech that was in all aspects the speech of a leader. A Labour Leader.Ed Miliband connected with everyone in the auditorium, as he demonstrated, without a doubt, why the next Government should be a Labour Government, with Ed as Prime Minister.It was a speech of the personal and the policy... More

  • Conference and Labour's Youth Jobs Taskforce

    It is always good to join other Labour Party members at annual conference. It really is a great opportunity to hear from all different types of members, grassroots activists, union activists, local elected members and MPs.There are the fringe events, where policy and campaigns take centre stage, policy... More