The Tories are resigned to the pathologies of the past.
Under the bonnet of the UK's economic recovery all is not well
By Stewart Wood - 10 April 7:41

To resign ourselves to a return to the economic pathologies of the past, as the Tories do, would be to miss a historic opportunity.

Outspoken Tory dismissed for celebrating Maria Miller's resignation.
Michael Fabricant sacked as Tory vice chairman
By George Eaton - 09 April 19:34

Outspoken Tory dismissed for opposing HS2 and tweeting "about time" in response to Maria Miller's resignation.

Minister's boss is still a man - just a different man.
New women's minister Nicky Morgan to "report directly" to Cameron
By George Eaton - 09 April 17:04

Minister's boss is still a man - just a different man.
 

New Economic Secretary Andrea Leadsom criticised Chancellor in 2012.
Tories promote MP who ordered Osborne to apologise to Balls
By George Eaton - 09 April 15:02

New Economic Secretary Andrea Leadsom said during the 2012 Libor row: "Obviously he made a mistake and I think he should apologise to him."

Labour leader should have the made case for reform.
PMQs review: Miliband gets the better of Cameron - but misses an opportunity
By George Eaton - 09 April 13:26

Rather than just needling the PM, the Labour leader should have the made case for reform.

Osborne ally becomes first 2010 Tory to enter the cabinet.
Sajid Javid replaces Maria Miller as Culture Secretary
By George Eaton - 09 April 11:23

Osborne ally becomes the first 2010 Tory to enter the cabinet as Nicky Morgan is named women's minister. 

Officers need to take on less responsibility.
The role of the police has become too broad
By Richard Harries - 09 April 10:44

In an age of austerity, officers need to stop taking responsibility for social problems that can be better dealt with by others. 

How Miliband can still skewer Cameron at PMQs
By George Eaton - 09 April 9:18

The Labour leader can deride the PM for the naivete he showed in defending Maria Miller and seize the initiative on reform.

Conservative writes to David Cameron resigning from the cabinet.
Maria Miller resigns as culture secretary
By George Eaton - 09 April 7:31

Read her resignation letter and David Cameron's response. 

The health service must be exempt from the EU-US trade treaty.
Only Labour will stand up for the NHS in Europe
By Andy Burnham - 09 April 7:01

While the Tories, the Lib Dems and UKIP are silent, we are fighting for the health service to be protected from privatisation under the new EU-US trade treaty.

The poorest have been forced to pay council tax.
Labour and Tory councils are choosing the poll tax over the safety net
By Peter Kenway - 08 April 16:59

Many local authorities are forcing the poorest to pay council tax of more than 20 per cent. 

Ambitious Lib Dem positions himself as the "continuity candidate".
How Danny Alexander is manoeuvring to succeed Nick Clegg
By George Eaton - 08 April 15:44

The ambitious Lib Dem is positioning himself as the "continuity candidate" in a future leadership contest.

It is centralisation that is holding places back.
Miliband's New Deal for England will unleash local energy and vision
By Hilary Benn - 08 April 11:05

We cannot rely on so much of our prosperity coming from London - and it is centralisation that is holding places back.

Politically toxic plan from Lib Dem MP.
Jeremy Browne's manifesto would be electoral suicide for the Lib Dems
By George Eaton - 08 April 10:13

Policies such as cutting the top rate of tax, reducing NHS spending and introducing for-profit free schools are politically toxic. 

The Culture Secretary is surely considering falling on her sword.
It just gets worse for Maria Miller - how long can she survive?
By George Eaton - 08 April 8:38

Under fire from her colleagues and the voters, the Culture Secretary is surely now considering whether all sides would be best served by her falling on her sword. 

Labour leader promises to end a "century of centralisation".
Miliband shows his hand on English devolution
By George Eaton - 07 April 23:00

Labour leader promises to end a "century of centralisation" by giving city regions major new powers and funding.

The party should start talking about responsible capitalism in a global context.
Labour needs to turn up the volume on international development
By Richard Darlington - 07 April 16:31

Why is Labour not yet talking about responsible capitalism in a global context?

Party denies community organiser has been fired and says he will be back in the UK as soon as possible.
Labour has "programme of work" ready for Arnie Graf
By George Eaton - 07 April 14:54

Party denies community organiser has been fired and says he will be back in the UK as soon as possible.

The data contradicts the rhetoric.
The middle hasn't been squeezed as much as you think
By Emran Mian - 07 April 12:29

The middle 20 per cent of working age households in 2011-12 had on average the same real-terms income as four years before.

The health service is likely to be exempt.
The biggest threat to the NHS is the Tories, not the EU-US trade deal
By John Healey - 07 April 9:33

There are good grounds for believing we will succeed in ensuring the NHS is exempt from the transatlantic agreeement. 

Why Miliband is sticking to his "cost-of-living" attack
By George Eaton - 07 April 8:42

A few months of wage rises won't be enough to repair the severed link between growth and earnings for most. 

The Better Together head gave a notably tetchy interview.
Darling's rattled performance will increase No campaign anxieties
By George Eaton - 06 April 10:58

Better Together head gives tetchy interview after new Scottish independence poll confirms the gap has narrowed to just five points.

Conservative peer hits out at eurosceptics.
Exclusive: Michael Heseltine: EU referendum will have a "chilling effect" on business
By George Eaton - 02 April 13:47

Conservative peer also says that Britain will join the euro, that UKIP is a "racist" party and that Boris Johnson shouldn't stand for parliament before 2016.

PMQs review: Going postal over Royal Mail privatisation
By Rafael Behr - 02 April 13:34

Miliband's focused outrage cuts through Cameron's red mist.

Michael Heseltine interview: “One day Britain will join the euro”
By George Eaton - 01 April 13:42

At the age of 81, Michael Heseltine has an enthusiasm for politics that remains undiminished. He thinks Ukip is a far-right, racist party, that Boris Johnson should see out his term as mayor – and that Labour elected the wrong Miliband

The party is giving more power and responsibility to individuals.
Liberals are well served by the Conservative Party
By Ryan Shorthouse - 28 March 15:17

With each week, the party is giving more power and responsibility to individuals to shape their own destiny - the essence of liberalism.

Tory minister says policy was "never all about saving money".
Esther McVey flounders as bedroom tax failure becomes clear
By George Eaton - 28 March 10:12

Conservative minister says policy was "never all about saving money" but just six per cent of tenants have downsized.

Just 6% of tenants affected have moved but the measure is saving money.
Bedroom tax survey poses headaches for the Tories and Labour
By George Eaton - 28 March 8:44

Just 6% of tenants affected have moved but the measure is saving money.

"We will strive to turn prisons into engines of work, education and training."
Sadiq Khan's speech on prison reform: full text
By Sadiq Khan - 27 March 19:45

"We will strive to turn prisons into engines of work, education and training."

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