The government heralded the fall in unemployment as evidence their economic strategy is working – but in deprived areas the picture is less rosy.
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Reeves: Tories “may be attempting to deliberately mislead the public” over stats and government’s record
Shadow chief secretary Rachel Reeves says the Tories may be attempting to “deliberately mislead the public” about over statistics and the government’s record.
TweetRachel Reeves MP (Labour, Leeds West) is the Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Last week in the autumn statement the chancellor came to the House of Commons and was forced to admit he had failed. Far from securing the recovery, he had to admit that not only has the economy flatlined over the last […]
Rachel Reeves will echo Ed Balls and Ed Miliband’s recent calls for “fiscal credibility” being key to Labour “earning people’s trust back” in a speech tomorrow.
While the Lords votes on the NHS reforms, Labour will use an Opposition Day Debate in the Commons to debate the economy, reports Left Foot Forward’s Shamik Das.
Barbara Bates talks about her fears over pensions, explaining how David Cameron, once again, just doesn’t get it.
Shadow pensions minister Rachel Reeves calls on MPs from all parties to honour their commitments and vote down the unfair and unjust changes in the Pensions Bill 2011.
Progress invites you to its annual conference, where a range of speakers will discuss the state of the Labour party, policies and the political challenges ahead.
Today’s dire GDP numbers show that the government’s reckless gamble with the economy risks plummeting the UK back in to recession, writes Rachel Reeves.