The opposition Labour Party called for greater limits on benefit payments to European migrants to Britain to make the system “fairer,” as it sought to capitalize on anti-immigration sentiment among voters.
Alan Johnson , a former labor-union leader who held Cabinet posts under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown , was named Treasury spokesman for the opposition Labour Party.
A man suspected in Britain of terrorism offences, Ibrahim Magag, escaped surveillance by ringing for a black London cab, U.K. Home Secretary Theresa May was told.
The U.K.’s opposition Labour Party demanded the introduction of a new economic-crime law to help prevent future financial scandals such as the manipulation of the Libor benchmark.
"The prime minister promised' no ifs, no buts' to reduce immigration to the tens of thousands."
- Yvette Cooper on Nov 23, 2014