‘Red Ed’ was one of the principle anti-Miliband attack lines of the first two years of this parliament — a shorthand for his predilection, claimed by opponents of the Labour leader,  for regulating and/or nationalising anything that moves. And did you hear hear that his dad was a Marxist? Discussing “whether you actually have economic powers and resources” […]

Rejoice! Ed Miliband has “JUST ANNOUNCED” votes at 16 year-olds during his #LeadersLive debate with Bite The Ballot: JUST ANNOUNCED: A Labour government will give 16 year olds the vote #LeadersLive #YesEd pic.twitter.com/fo5YqBfm3j — The Labour Party (@UKLabour) December 8, 2014 Just announced … apart from that time a free vote on the issue was in […]

The appearance of Myleene Klass alongside Ed Miliband on ITV’s The Agenda has the right-wing media pretending that shouting in the Labour leader’s face about ‘fiscal drag’ and ‘taxing glasses of water’ counts as embarrassing for anyone other than the pampered pop singer/TV presenter: Chief amongst Klass’ gripes was mansion tax. Apparently spending £2 million […]

Interesting to see Help For Heroes (registered charity number 1120920) being used by The Sun (£) this morning as a prop in the newspaper’s battle with the Labour Party. Indeed, when the EDL tried to raise money for the veterans’ organisation, a spokesman stated: “It’s the same for any political party … As a charity, we’re non-political.” Charities […]

A brilliant spot from the Telegraph’s Matthew Holehouse: Miliband’s delivery doesn’t match up with the online version. Weird: three paragraphs about the deficit and debt interest in release of Miliband's speech were never actually delivered. Did he forget? — Matthew Holehouse (@mattholehouse) September 23, 2014 Scrapbook actually makes it nine paragraphs — including key messages on […]

Elements of the #IndyRef Yes campaign seem to be operating some form of blitzkrieg against visiting English politicians. With Ed Miliband supposed to be doing a walkabout/stump speech in an Edinburgh shopping centre, LabourList editor Mark Ferguson describes the moment when “all hell broke loose”: “Despite having been arranged at short notice, there were Yes campaigners there shouting […]

Tory councillor ‘liked’ Facebook status calling hoping for “very long and painful” beheading of Ed Miliband Responded “LOL … utter scum” to suggestion Emily Thornberry MP “deserved a lethal dose of heroin” A Tory councillor from Essex has refused to quit after appearing to endorse violence against public figures who have criticised Israel over the Gaza conflict. Cllr […]