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Neil Kinnock

Neil Gordon Kinnock, Baron Kinnock, PC (born 28 March 1942) is a British Labour Party politician. He served as a Member of Parliament from 1970 until 1995, first for Bedwellty and then for Islwyn. He was the Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition from 1983 until 1992.

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Margaret Thatcher was not a malicious person. She was a person who couldn't see, or didn't want to s ...

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Is Tony Blair of the Labour party? The answer to that is profoundly 'yes', but that is not how, sent ...

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My first real experience of ambition was as party leader. It was my ambition for Labour to win, in w ...

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I warn you not to be ordinary, I warn you not to be young, I warn you not to fall ill, and I warn yo ...

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I take notice of those who have argued consistently for the modernisation of the E.U., but so many o ...

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People who are in politics to be right all the time would be better off taking up fly-fishing. It's ...

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Compassion is not a sloppy sentimental feeling for people who are underprivileged or sick... it is a ...

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That sort of fundamentalism which treats possession of private property not as a desirable economic ...

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Newspapers are tutors as well as informers.

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I'm the guy everybody wanted to live next door. They just didn't want me to be prime minister.

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You cannot fashion a wit out of two half-wits.

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I want to retire at 50. I want to play cricket in the summer and geriatric football in the winter, a ...

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“Loyalty is a fine quality, but in excess it fills political graveyards.”

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“The enemy of idealism is zealotry.”

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“I would like to think that there could be a referendum next year [on the Euro]”

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