If he votes against, that's the only principled position. If he abstains, it's a cop-out; if he votes for, it's a sell-out.
On Nick Clegg and his vote to increase tuition fees, 30 November 2010.
Not all civil servants admire strong political leadership. But if you want to change things for the better you need strong political leadership.Harriet Harman
He is demanding of his colleagues, but he is demanding of himself because he wants to change things for the better.Harriet Harman
Yes I did when I was at university 30 years ago, just for a short time.Harriet Harman
I am in the Labour Party because I am a feminist. I am in the Labour Party because I believe in equality.Harriet Harman
It wouldn't be possible because there aren't enough airports for all the men who'd want to flee the country.Harriet Harman
The Labour Party is the sister Party for the Democrats and their progressive views are the ones that we are most aligned with.Harriet Harman
I am a very big admirer of Hillary 's and I am an admirer of Obama as well.Harriet Harman
I don’t agree with all-male leaderships. Men cannot be left to run things on their own. I think it’s a thoroughly bad thing to have men-only leadership.Harriet Harman
While the happy couple are enjoying the thrill of the rose garden, the in-laws are saying that they are just not right for each other. We keep telling them that they cannot pay couples to stay together, and it is clear that it will take more than a three-quid-a-week tax break to keep this marriage together.Harriet Harman
This is a very crucial period and we have got five fantastic candidates. All of them would make excellent leaders of the Party.Harriet Harman
The Chancellor has delivered his first budget but it's the same old Tories ; hitting hardest at those who can least afford it and breaking their promises. This is true to form for the Tories, but it includes things that the Liberal Democrats have always fought against. Surely they cannot vote for this.Harriet Harman
Although it was a very close election, I don't think it was a polarised election. It was a tough fought contest but it was not a divisive contest. Although he won by a whisker I think the party will unite behind Ed Miliband.Harriet Harman
Although he is disappointed, I know he will step forward and play a really important part in Labour’s future.Harriet Harman
Now, many of us in the Labour Party are conservationists - and we all love the red squirrel. But there is one ginger rodent which we never want to see again - Danny Alexander.Harriet Harman
I'm afraid you gave up the right to pontificate on social mobility when you abolished educational maintenance allowance [EMA], trebled tuition fees and betrayed a generation of young people.Harriet Harman
For many young people, social mobility now means a bus down to the job centre.Harriet Harman
Next he will be foxtrotting down to the Tory party's fundraising ball, auctioning City internships for the children of the highest bidder. Is that not the Government's idea of social mobility?Harriet Harman
I'm sure nobody wants to know this, but my husband does all the cleaning - rather too much cleaning. It is too clean, the house!Harriet Harman
She is one of certain, particular women who are of the opinion that they have a god-given right to be amongst the chosen.Harriet Harman
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