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Businesses that fail to develop their staff are twice as likely to collapse. Firms seeking to reposition themselves for the economic upturn need to invest in their staff’s flexibility, responsiveness and skills.
Changes to parliamentary procedure won’t transform the lives of the people whom I represent. Decentralising, devolving decision-making and renewing civil society will.
Faith in technocrats over politicians is not a trend from which Britain is exempt.
We’ve got to get back to old-fashioned politics that’s in touch with the people we seek to represent and to avoid self-inflicted wounds.
In Sheffield, we need support from the community and for the community. We need integration with no loss of heritage, and a clear appreciation of what is and is not acceptable.
Speaking for the nation as a whole entails understanding and feeling the pain, as well as understanding the aspiration of the different cultural, social and political make-up of the nation.
It is feasible for someone who comes from a privileged background to understand the privilege they have had and to use the formal political arena in a way that would disperse power and engage with people in their own lives.
I should have been a Trappist monk.
Strengthening our identity is one way of reinforcing people’s confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being.
History teaches us that, whatever we say, racists will always distort the words of mainstream politicians to make themselves sound more respectable.
Nothing is more important for young people than enhancing their life chances, liberating their potential and encouraging their contribution to a globally competitive and modern economy.
How to strike the right balance between our privacy and our expectation that the state will protect us and facilitate our freedom is one of the most difficult challenges facing us all.
If surveillance infiltrates our homes and personal relationships, that is a gross breach of our human and civil rights.
It’s not just parliament that requires radical modernisation. It’s our democratic processes.
We have a media that presents every politician as being as bad as the next. There is no distinguishing between one good idea or another; no explanation of why constitutional change should be uppermost in the minds of the people I represent.
I have always been honest about my recollection of events.
I have built my reputation on honesty, I have sometimes been too honest.
Balancing the common good with the freedom and liberty to exercise that individuality has been and remains a challenge for those committed to democracy while understanding that the polis ensures our participation and therefore our citizenship.
As a former home secretary, I have access to and knowledge of the workings of the system in a way that individuals unfamiliar with the courts can never hope to have.
Politics is only worthwhile if you are doing what you believe, regardless of the slings and arrows.
Crucially, I’d like to thank Labour party members up and down the country for sticking with us. For their active citizenship, their willingness to engage in our democracy, and for being there at the cutting edge of making our democracy work.
In today‘s world, learning has become the key to economic prosperity, social cohesion and personal fulfillment. We can no longer afford to educate the few to think, and the many to do.
Bishops and judges are some of the best politicians in the world. They know how to manipulate the political process.
Throughout my political life, I’ve not been a stranger to controversy.
It is certainly true that as we grow older, our need for healthcare also grows. It is also true that those who have lived their lives in the most difficult circumstances and experienced the most exhausting and challenging work places need healthcare the most.
We need to reaffirm that politics is not merely compatible with economic progress and development in the 21st century, but essential to it.