Labour Party Conference opens

The Labour Party Conference started in Brighton today, and they hope the announcement of new policies on bedroom tax and childcare will win new votes in the East Midlands.

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'No blank cheque' for HS2 - Ed Balls

Ed Balls MP said he will not give a 'blank cheque' for the proposed HS2 line linking London with the Midlands if Labour wins the next election.

Speaking at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton today the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer questioned whether building a new high speed rail line is the best way to spend £50billion.

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