HARDtalk - Liam Byrne - Opposition Work and Pensions spokesman, UK
Stephen Sackur speaks to Liam Byrne, the Labour Party's chief spokesman on work and pensions. Does Labour look like a credible party of government for the next general election?
The battle lines for the next British general election are being drawn. With the economy growing after years of stagnation, David Cameron's Conservatives are claiming vindication for their stiff dose of fiscal austerity. The Labour Party, gathered for its annual conference, is trying to convince the public that the centre-left can offer a better, quicker route to economic recovery. HARDtalk speaks to Liam Byrne, Labour's chief spokesman on work and pensions. Does Labour look like a credible party of government?
- Broadcast on BBC Two, 10:35AM Tue, 24 Sep 2013
- Available until 12:59AM Wed, 24 Sep 2014
- First broadcast BBC News Channel, 4:30AM Mon, 23 Sep 2013
- Duration 30 minutes