Find the best quotes by David Miliband.
What is the big political issue for Britain at the moment? Without wishing to sound portentous, it is about whether we can build a social…
We know there can be no justice in the Middle East without a Palestinian state. But there can be no security in the Middle East…
Today, Labour has a disruptive economic narrative – that Britain needs fundamental change in its market structure and culture to compete in the modern world.
We keep the terrorist threat to the United Kingdom under very careful scrutiny. We think it’s right to keep the public informed about the general…
The two biggest threats to international security in 2013 are Iran getting a nuclear weapon, and Iran being bombed to stop it getting a nuclear…
The problems that the world faces – from nuclear proliferation to climate change – can’t be tackled by the West alone. They need a coalition…
The biggest novelty of 2013 will be new leadership in China. Very little is known about the views of the new leaders – who will…
I’ve learnt that, sometimes, how others see you is not the same as how you see yourself. I’ve learnt about how you can be multitasking…
One of the things about the modern world is that the public and the private – which is not the same as the public and…
I can’t admit to myself that the creation of a Palestinian state won’t happen. What I know is that with each passing year it gets…
I am the ‘change Britain’ candidate. We can only change Britain through a united Labour Party and I am the unity candidate. I have got…
Good politics starts with empathy, proceeds to analysis, then sets out values and establishes the vision, before getting to the nitty-gritty of policy solutions.
But for me, my personal relations, my personal family relations, are very important, and we’ve always tried to make sure that the public and the…
Al Qaeda has no place in Pakistan. It’s a threat to Pakistan. And there should be a convergence of interests between the Pakistani state and…
There is a danger for Britain as we perceive ourselves, or as we are – less wealthy, facing economic austerity – that we essentially draw…
The whole of government needs to contribute to the shared goal of restructuring the British economy. But that means taking on the myth that the…
My advice is very simple: if you can win a small battle, it gives you confidence in the political process to take on bigger battles,…
The real danger to Britain is a foreign policy that is isolationist in Europe and therefore weak in the rest of the world.
Successful economies in the modern world are not sheepish about the power and responsibility of the state.
People want more power over their own lives. That’s not just true in Britain, it’s true around the world.
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