Archive for August, 2010

Supporting Ed’s Living Wage

Supporting Ed’s Living Wage

August 25, 2010 at 4:49 am

I’m really happy to have been able to add my name and join Ed Miliband in his campaign for a Living Wage – an add-on to the minimum wage which will take into account the difference in living costs in cities. I’m supporting this issue for two reasons. Firstly, any […]


Wanted: More women

August 23, 2010 at 9:59 am

The whole point of the Labour party is greater equality, so for women MPs the benchmark should not be other, lagging, parties, but ourselves. A great man once said that this was no time for a novice. Well some not-so-great women are now telling you that this is no time […]


Labour Leaders Chatter

August 20, 2010 at 1:06 pm

Recently I attended one of the many hustings for the next Labour leader. My initial thought was whether I was looking at Labour’s version of Westlife (plus one). My second thought was that I really want to attend the next family lunch at the Miliband household. (They only live in […]


Gordon Up Close (Part 2!)

August 16, 2010 at 5:17 am

If one thing stood out as one of the most memorable moments of the summer, it must have been when Gordon Brown kissed me on national television! Click here –> The final kiss

Gordon Up Close

Gordon Up Close

August 16, 2010 at 5:08 am

This article was published on April 9 on the Progress website. This week I had the chance to spend some time observing Gordon Brown in the flesh. More than being excited, I was curious… It’s all very well being in the midst of a throng of Labour party faithfuls where […]