Funds meant for tackling long-term health problems are being spent on filling gaps elsewhere in the NHS, public health experts have warned.
The head of Labour's national executive committee (NEC) has warned the Conservatives must not succeed in cutting his party's financial links to the trade unions.
Peter Hain has today launched his campaign for the deputy leadership of the Labour party - and expressed his full support for Gordon Brown as leader.
Patricia Hewitt has defended the sell-off of the NHS delivery firm, insisting staff and services will benefit from the move.
Tony Blair was heckled, booed and faced a walk-out from union members as he faced the TUC this afternoon for the last time as prime minister.
Nigel Farage has been elected as the new leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) after gaining nearly twice as many votes as his nearest rival.
Union leaders have universally condemned Tony Blair's speech to the TUC in Brighton today, seeing it only as the final words of a defeated prime minister.
The trade unions have today given their support to a new bill that would restore to them all the rights to strike and organise that Margaret Thatcher took away.