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Labour leader hopefuls arrive in Warrington for hustings

Labour's leadership hopefuls are taking part in a North West hustings organised by the party in Warrington today.

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Miliband visiting Cleveleys ahead of local elections

Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party, is speaking to the public in Cleveleys. Credit: Dan Hewitt
Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party, is speaking to the public in Cleveleys. Credit: Dan Hewitt

Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party, is visiting Cleveleys for a question and answer session on the high street. He'll also be knocking on doors in the final week of the Lancashire election campaign.

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Tony Blair: 'Margaret was a towering political figure'

Former prime minister Tony Blair has described Baroness Thatcher as "a towering political figure". He added:

Very few leaders get to change not only the political landscape of their country but of the world. Margaret was such a leader. Her global impact was vast. And some of the changes she made in Britain were, in certain respects at least, retained by the 1997 Labour Government, and came to be implemented by governments around the world.

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