(18 July 2005 diary entry from 'Tony Benn, More Time For Politics:  Diaries 2001-2007", conversation in the House of Commons with Ed Miliband MP),

"Then he asked me about the Labour Party, and I said I didn't think it was a Labour Party. He said, what about the minimum wage, and tax credits - things that Hilary(Benn) raises with me - and I said,  'I'm not saying it hasn't done good things, but it's a government that believes in market forces.' "