Miliband quiet on borrowing

Ed Miliband has refused to be drawn on how his party would pay for measures to alleviate what he calls the "cost of living crisis". Labour has announced policies to force large firms to train more British apprentices and pay the minimum wage.

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Disabled threatened by 'hate crime and benefit tests'

Labour is to say that too many mistakes are still being made regarding disability- with almost two in five assessments being appealed against and 42% of those appeals upheld, costing courts and tribunals around £20 million a year.

Shadow work and pensions secretary Liam Byrne will tell the Labour conference:

I say to David Cameron, Atos are a disgrace, you should sack them and sack them now.

[Labour] will change the law so hate crime against disabled people is treated like every other hate crime.

Like most families in this country, I know first-hand that disability can affect anyone. Someone is registered disabled every three minutes. Yet, today disabled people are threatened by a vicious combination of hate crime, Atos and the Bedroom Tax.

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