Tag: Labour

  • Alistair Darling dies aged 70: Heartfelt tributes paid to last Labour Chancellor

    Former Labour Chancellor Alistair Darling has died aged 70, his family have confirmed. The veteran politician led the Treasury under Prime Minister Gordon Brown from 2007 to 2010, and stood as an MP from 1987 to 2015. A statement issued on behalf of his family said: “The death of Alistair Darling, a former Chancellor of…

  • Labour denies Starmer pushing to water down £28bn green plans

    Labour has strongly denied reports that Sir Keir Starmer could water down the party’s pledge to spend £28 billion-a-year on green initiatives. Both the BBC and the Telegraph reported that the plan could be scaled back again as Labour instead focuses on meeting the party’s fiscal rules. Labour had originally promised in 2021 to invest…

  • Labour set to further water down £28bn green plans: reports

    Labour may be set to further water down its pledge to spend £28bn-a-year on green initiatives, according to reports. Both the BBC and the Telegraph reported that the plan could be scaled back again as Labour instead focuses on meeting the party’s fiscal rules. Labour had originally promised in 2021 to invest £28bn-a-year until 2030…