Tristram Hunt: Labour Will Make Teacher Training on Homophobia Compulsory

ll new and existing teachers will be trained in tackling homophobic bullying under Labour plans to eradicate anti-gay prejudice from schools. Unveiling measures to support the estimated 215,000 lesbian, gay and bisexual pupils in British schools, the shadow education secretary, Tristram Hunt, said schools had a duty to show “a zero-tolerance approach” to homophobia in […]

Miliband behind Lawrence Peerage

Ed Miliband was behind the decision to make Doreen Lawrence a peer, according to The Guardian. The paper says Miliband has long admired Doreen Lawrence’s campaigning skills, as well as her commitment to wider race issues. Earlier this month Doreen Lawrence, mother of murdered teenage Stephen Lawrence, gave evidence to the home affairs select committee […]

Miliband will have 3 line whip on same sex marriage

Shadow leader Ed Miliband gave his wholehearted support to same sex marriage and said there will be a three-line-whip for Labour ministers on Thursday, September the 27th. Although Prime Minister David Cameron is in favour of same sex marriage, he is giving his ministers a free vote. To read more go here