Articles tagged Labour Party:

Labour Party Political Broadcasts Video Collection

  • 2 Feb 2019

This is one of ten video collections of party politcal broadcasts since 1951. The full collection includes separate pages of Conservative, Labour, Liberal/SDP/LibDem, UKIP, Green, Minor Party, Vintage and Spoof PPBs/PEBs. They are all listed on THIS page. If you now on PPBs...

In Conversation with Jacqui Smith... Ten Years Ago

  • 29 Nov 2018

I first met Jacqui Smith more than ten years ago at a Foreign Office event which she was addressing. I was writing a profile of the then Foreign Secretary David Miliband so was spending the afternoon with him. After her speech he beckoned me over an introduced me to her. Havin...

It Shouldn't Happen to a Radio Presenter 63: Interviewing Michael Foot

  • 20 Sep 2018

Thirty five years ago, in the middle of the 1983 election campaign, I was heckling Michael Foot at a packed election meeting in a disused church in Norwich. He, of course loved it, and I helped turned a pedestrian election speech into a humdinger. I wrote to Michael Foot afte...

Labour Complain to the BBC About ... Me

  • 17 May 2007

  The Press Gazette Axegrinder column reports today the following little titbit... The BBC appears to have angered bigwigs in the Labour Party with its seemingly endless invites to Westminster blogger Iain Dale to review the papers. When Dale appears on News 24 to gi...

Labour MP: Don't You Know Who I Am?

  • 27 Apr 2007

Yesterday, Labour MP Geraldine Smith had a 'don't you know who I am' incident on a train back to her Morecambeand Lunesdale constituency. One of her fellow passengers was less than impressed by her behaviour. Shee was travelling on the 8-46am to Glasgow from Euston when he ...

The Little Book of New Labour Sleaze

  • 7 May 2006

Guido and I have been busy little beavers tonight, putting the finishing touches to the Little Red Book of New Labour Sleaze. We now have 84 of the 100 entries in our greasy little mitts. The rest will be finished off in the morning, when the typesetter (who is a Labour Party ...

Manuscript: Tony Blair's New Labour Joke Book

  • 2 Feb 1999

  Tony Blair’s New Labour Joke Book     Compiled by Iain Dale & John Simmons                                 The word "politics" is derived from the words "poly" meaning many, and the word "tics" meaning bl...

Manuscript: Labour Party Election Manifestos 1945-97

  • 11 Nov 1997

  Labour Party: 1945   Let Us Face the Future: A Declaration of Labour Policy for the Consideration of the Nation     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ VICTORY IN WAR MUST BE FOLLOWED BY A PROSPEROUS PEACE  ...