Once the voice of the more civilised wing of the party, the think-tank is now firmly in the Let’s Get Nasty Again tendency
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Wednesday 05 March 2008
The minimum wage will rise to £5.73 from October, the Prime Minister announced to Labour cheers in the Commons today.
Friday 25 January 2008
Saturday 24 February 2007
Brian Noble today goes back to Odsal for the first time since leaving Bradford. The Wigan coach leftthe club, at which he had spent three decades, last season amid controversy but says he is looking forward to his return.
Monday 05 June 2006
Japan has long been a principal market for Western classical music. In the Thirties, stars such as Heifetz, Feuermann and Rubinstein were regular visitors. The Japanese appetite for the Baroque was highly developed then and remains so.
Wednesday 17 May 2006
Monday 31 October 2005
Friday 25 February 2005
The adult national minimum wage is to rise from £4.85 an hour to £5.05 from October and £5.35 in 2006, Prime Minister Tony Blair announced today.
Sunday 30 January 2005
Gordon Brown will announce that the minimum wage is to rise above the symbolic £5 mark for the first time in a Budget expected to launch Labour's election campaign.
Tuesday 02 November 2004
Monday 27 September 2004
Thursday 11 March 2004
Workers under the age of 18 will receive the national minimum wage for the first time, while the rate for adults is expected to rise to more than £5 an hour next year.
Saturday 03 January 2004
Friday 02 January 2004
Monday 16 June 2003
Friday 21 March 2003
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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