Archive of April 2005

Reid compares new health pledges with Tory NHS cuts

Labour's Health Secretary John Reid today said that a third term Labour government would ensure greater choice and support for expectant mothers and increased investment in palliative care.


    Howard sets out vision for Britain

    Conservative leader Michael Howard has laid out his plans for a Britain where everyone has the "best possible chance" to fulfil their potential. Speaking at a party rally in Ashford in Kent this lunchtime, Mr Howard promised "a government that never stops taking action on the things that matter".


    Parties enter campaign's final days

    Parties enter campaign's final days


    Kennedy upbeat over prospects

    Charles Kennedy has revealed an upbeat assessment of the Liberal Democrat's chances at the general election.


    Scholars urge Muslims to vote

    Top Islamic scholars and community leaders are to meet on Tuesday to urge Muslims across the UK to vote in Thursday's general election.

  • Child obesity rising

    Child obesity level rises

    There has been sharp rise in the level of child obesity according to new figures from the Department of Health.

  • Brown and Blair focus on economy

    Labour returns to economy

    After a day of focus on Iraq, Labour has attempted to return to its key campaign message of economic stability.


    Labour appeals for funds

    The Labour Party has launched a last minute appeal for funds to fight the final week of the election campaign.


    Warning of transport chaos

    Unless a new national transport strategy is developed, the UK is facing transport chaos according to the RAC Foundation.

  • Public positive about international aid

    Public back aid to increase global security

    A new poll has suggested that two thirds of Britons believe that development aid, rather than warfare, is the best way of increasing global security.


    Blair tackled on 48 hour target

    Tony Blair has said he was "astonished" to hear claims that the GP targets to see patients within 48 hours are resulting in some surgeries refusing to accept appointments made further in advance.

First | Previous | Showing 1 to 25 of 403 | Next | Last