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The Weekly Politics: Sep 27-Oct 1

A lookback over the highlights of the week on the Daily Politics with presenters Andrew Neil, Anita Anand and Jo Coburn.

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Ramsgate scene

Does Ed Miliband have the power to win back seats for Labour in southern rural England? Adam Fleming reports from Ramsgate in Kent, to find out what voters think of Labour's new leader.

Greg Clark

Communities minister Greg Clark looks ahead to the Tory conference claiming Labour was "in denial" about "leaving a mess" for his party to clear up.

Top of the Political Pops graphic

A musical rundown of the biggest political stories of the week up to 1 October - as read on the BBC News website - is revealed in the Daily Politics' Top of the Political Pops with Giles Dilnot.


Simon Hoggart

The Guardian's Simon Hoggart sums the week up for the Daily Politics with a sketch of Labour's time in Manchester.

Hazel Blears

Hazel Blears explains her 'wicked and malicious' comments after initially claiming she was not referring to the Labour Party.

Hilary Benn

Ben Bradshaw and Hilary Benn review the Labour conference and are asked about the planned BBC strike.

Referendum moodbox

Ed Miliband said he would support the AV voting referendum next May and the Daily Politics moodbox has been testing the views of delegates at the Labour conference on what they think of the issue.

Nick Hewer

Nick Hewer - Lord Sugar's right-hand man in TV's Apprentice - explains why he is a Labour voter. He reviews the last year for Labour and its election "disaster," the failed leadership coup, and says the party could learn a lot from the world of business.


Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham tells the Labour conference that Nye Bevan 'would not worry about the Daily Mail' when it came to setting policy as he warned the party not to worry about the media.

Ed Balls

Ed Balls uses his Labour conference speech to attack education secretary Michael Gove and the government record on school repairs.

David Miliband

As David Miliband decides whether to stay or go, we look back over his recent highlights in the world of politics.

Neil Kinnock

Lord Kinnock said he wants David Miliband to stay in politics, despite suggestions he is about to quit front line politics.

Hazel Blears

A tape of Hazel Blears at a fringe meeting casts doubt on her version of events she gave to Andrew Neil on the Daily Politics.


Nick Herbert

Conservative Policing Minister Nick Herbert said the UK could learn from New York which cut crime after cutting the number of police officers.

Tony Woodley and David Prentis

Tony Woodley, joint General Secretary of Unite, and David Prentis, general secretary of Unison, praise Ed Miliband's speech to the Labour conference despite the new leader's warning over strike action.

Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham reviews Ed Miliband's first speech to conference as party leader, claiming his former leadership rival pinched one of his jokes and some of his material from the huistings.

Ed Miliband

Ed Miliband dismisses nick names given to him including Forrest Gump and especially Red Ed as he calls for a "new way of conducting politics", which provokes excitement at his Labour Party speech.

Ed Miliband

Reviewing the memorable times in the career of Ed Miliband as he rose through the ranks to become party leader.

Tessa Jowell

Tessa Jowell says she has advised David Miliband to make his decision about his future but to keep quiet about it for a few days.


Ed Miliband being elected leader

Andrew Neil tests the mood of journalists and delegates at the Labour conference on the 'enormous gamble' of electing Ed Miliband as leader.

Alistair Darling

Alistair Darling - who backed David Miliband - gives his reaction to Ed Miliband's election as party leader and explains he will be taking time out from front line politics, but may be back.

Alistair Darling

Alistair Darling - who backed David Miliband - gives his reaction to Ed Miliband's election as party leader and explains he will be taking time out from front line politics - but may be back.

Voting balls

Delegates at the Labour conference take part in the Daily Politics moodbox vote. They are asked if New Labour is really dead under Ed Miliband?

Justine Greening

Economic Secretary to the Treasury Justine Greening gives a Tory view on the Labour conference and the election of Ed Miliband.

Andrew Neil and Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan, the man behind Ed Milband's campaign, is quizzed on the fairness of the voting procedure, and why he campaigned for the new leader of the opposition.


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