In 2005 we have a once in a generation opportunity to deliver a modern Marshall plan for the developing world.— Gordon Brown
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Britain can be proud of its response to the tsunami appeal.
I'm a father; that's what matters most. Nothing matters more.
Each year India and China produce four million graduates compared with just over 250,000 in Britain.
Sometimes it takes a crisis for people to agree that what is obvious and should have been done years ago, can no longer be postponed. We must create a new international financial architecture for the global age.
We are being tough in saying it is a duty on the unemployed in future not only to be available for work - and not to shirk work - but also to get the skills for work. That is a new duty we are introducing.
Take, therefore, what modern technology is capable of: the power of our moral sense allied to the power of communications and our ability to organize internationally.That, in my view, gives us the first opportunity as a community to fundamentally change the world.
My favourite sport at school was rugby.
All sports are teamwork, but rugby particularly is about teamwork and I think teamwork is the essence of this.
There is a golden thread which runs through British history of the individual, standing firm against tyranny and then of the individual participating in his society
The next election will be a flyweight versus a heavyweight.
However much the right hon. Gentleman [David Cameron] may dance around the ring beforehand, at some point, he will come within the reach of a big clunking fist...
Rigorous financial discipline that, together with monetary stability, ends once and for all the boom and bust that for 30 years has undermined stability
The vision of personalised public services - meeting the individual needs of all our citizens - requires continuing reform in the way services are delivered
What has become clear is that Britain cannot trust the Conservatives to run the economy. Everyone knows that I'm all in favour of apprenticeships, but let me tell you this is no time for a novice.
If our economies are to flourish, if global poverty is to be banished, and if the wellbeing of the world's people enhanced - not just in this generation but in succeeding generations - we must make sure we take care of the natural environment and resources on which our economic activity depends.
Our approach is to reject the old vicious circle of the '80s-rising debt, higher long-term interest rates, higher debt repayment costs, lower growth, higher unemployment, then enforced cuts in public spending. That was the old boom and bust.
We are entering an era in which national government, instead of directing, enables powerful regional and local initiatives to work, where Britain becomes as it should be - a Britain of nations and regions.
Our mission is, in truth, historic and world changing - to build, over the next fifty years and beyond, a global low carbon economy. And it is not overdramatic to say that the character and course of the coming century will be set by how we measure up to this challenge
You need in the long run for stability, for economic growth, for jobs, as well as for financial stability, global economic institutions that make sure that growth to be sustained has to be shared, and are built on the principle that the prosperity of this world is indivisible.
Our new economic approach is rooted in ideas which stress the importance of macro-economics, post neo-classical endogenous growth theory and the symbiotic relationships between growth and investment, and people and infrastructure.
So another challenge for our generation is to create global institutions that reflect our ideas of fairness and responsibility, not the ideas that were the basis of the last stage of financial development over these recent years.
Britain should be the world's number one center for genetic and stem cell research, building on our world leading regulatory regime in the area.
America knows it has got to deal with its deficit problems so that it, too, can promise it is making its proper and best contributions to the world economy.
I am not going to make decisions based on barricades and blockades, nor am I going to make decisions based on the short-term volatility of the oil price.
Britain was set to repeat the boom-bust cycle that led to 15 per cent.
interest rates for one whole year in the early 1990s.
We've got to be explicit that the road to greater economic success does not lie in this cosy assumption that you can move from a single market through a single currency to harmonising all your taxes and then having a federal fiscal policy and then effectively having a federal state.
Think for a moment: what is the British equivalent of the U.
S. Fourth of July, or even the French 14th of July for that matter?
The IIFA Weekend has my unprecedented support.
The relationship between India and the UK is long standing and one we would like to keep developing forever.
I did maths for a year at university.
I don't think I was very good at it. And some people would say it shows.
I don't think Jeremy Corbyn's going to stay, he's going to go.
He knows parliamentary party have no faith in him.
What is gained by debt relief and aid can be lost if we don't get a proper trade agreement in Hong Kong.
56,000 companies have already benefited from the schemes that we have brought in. If we have taken the advice of the Conservative Party, no money would have been used. As Barack Obama said only yesterday, doing nothing is not an option.
Once government's objectives were economic growth and social cohesion.
Now they are prosperity, fairness and environmental care
It is time to train British workers for the British jobs that will be available over the coming few years and to make sure that people who are inactive and unemployed are able to get the new jobs on offer in our country.
There is nothing that you could say to me now that I could ever believe.
I'm a great supporter of the European Union.
I didn't support entry to the Euro, not because I'm against it in principle but because I didn't think it was economically right for Britain. But that doesn't make me any less pro-European.
I admired and valued Robin as a colleague and friend and as one of the greatest parliamentarians of our time. His wife Gaynor and his two sons are in our thoughts and prayers.
I am happy for there to be a leadership contest. I think there should be.
I think that's a bit unfair. I'm a father with a 2-year-old child and I feel pretty young, actually.
I understand that in the UK there have already been 10,000 complaints from viewers about these remarks, which people see, rightly, as offensive. I want Britain to be seen as a country of fairness and tolerance. Anything detracting from this I condemn.
[They] should never have put me with that woman.
... She was just a sort of bigoted woman who said she used to be Labour.
Boom and bust is a term that applied to the Conservative years and two of the worst recessions in history.
No one should be held back from realising their potential by fears that they will not be able to afford to go to university or that they will graduate with unmanageable levels of debt.
When the strong help the weak, it makes us all stronger
In the weeks and months ahead, my task is to show I have the new ideas, the vision and the experience to earn the trust of the British people.
I have just accepted the invitation of Her Majesty The Queen to form a Government. This will be a new Government with new priorities and I have been privileged to have been granted the great opportunity to serve my country and at all times I will be strong in purpose, steadfast in will, resolute in action in the service of what matters to the British people, meeting the concerns and aspirations of our whole country.
We spend more on cows than the poor.
Jubilee 2000 is a broad coalition which has moved the earth.
Britain and Pakistan will jointly fight the menace of terrorism .
. Both the countries are facing a common threat of terrorism and we know that Pakistan is even more committed to fighting this menace
You've got to have a healthy sense of patriotism;
that's absolutely important, but ... this world has changed fundamentally, and the problems that we have cannot be solved by one nation and one nation alone.
...the world needs to face up to the challenge of climate change, and to do so now. It is clear that climate change poses an urgent challenge, not only a challenge that threatens the environment but also international peace and security, prosperity and development. And as the Stern report showed, the economic effects of climate change on this scale cannot be ignored, but the costs can be limited if we act early