The party has denied Osborne the chance to brand it irresponsible while also maintaining clear dividing lines on future cuts.
William Hague is set to announce government plans for "English votes for English laws". What are the options?
Focusing on education, housing and jobs – not just immigration – is more likely to win Ukip defectors back.
Concern about immigration means different things in different parts of Britain. In Thurrock, it is rooted in the rapid and unrelenting change that globalisation has brought to the area.
The new Scottish Labour leader hits out.
Has the Official Monster Raving Loony Party maintained its identity following the loss of its iconic leader, Screaming Lord Sutch, and how will it approach the general election?
Following the former Tory MP Neil Hamilton pulling out, Ukip loses its second candidate to fight the South Basildon and East Thurrock seat.
"Moving the conversation on".
New leader emulates Tony Blair by announcing five new principles for the party's constitution, including commitment to patriotism.
Labour leader promises a new law banning employers from undercutting workers' wages and conditions by exploiting migrants.
That voters see the party as more left-wing than the Conservatives shows why it can take support off Labour.
There is no sign of the updated Charter for Budget Responsibility that the Chancellor promised would be published by now.
The Labour MP for East Renfrewshire, former Scottish Secretary and former shadow cabinet member has won the Scottish Labour leadership contest.
The rise of insurgent parties shows the growing political importance of the value differences which divide the nation’s old and young.
At the porn protest outside parliament today, the people sitting on other people's faces behaved impeccably. So why did I come away feeling slightly dirty? Oh yes, because of the way some male cameramen behaved.
5 per cent doesn't sound a lot.
The shadow health secretary responds to the Deputy Prime Minister's attack on him during PMQs over "privatising" Hinchingbrooke Hospital.
"A pound shop Enoch Powell".
Parties will have to shift focus as, by the next census in 2021, roughly 104 parliamentary seats will have a majority of households that are renting.
Labour leader tells the New Statesman: "It hasn't happened in the past, I don't think it's going to happen in the future."
The Labour leader announced the result of his party's zero-based review in his speech on the deficit.
As Labour confronts the deficit problem today, the shadow chancellor warns his shadow cabinet colleagues that they will make cuts every year.
Labour leader attacks the Conservatives' plan for "a dramatic shrinking of the state and public services" to 1930s levels.
The media entrepreneur Jamal Edwards on politics, his past, and why young people should make sure they register to vote – even if it's to spoil their ballot papers.
The Mayor has finally woken up to the scale of the capital’s air pollution crisis, six years late.
A combination of Harriet Harman’s tricky questioning and Tory MPs’ enthusiasm destroyed the Lib Dem leader’s recent attempts to distance himself from his coalition partners.
Why is the Labour party struggling to benefit from the unpopularity of the coalition government?
With a harassment scandal rumbling on, and its leader's breastfeeding comments, it's been a bad week for Ukip. But it's not the only party failing women.
"Fragmenting and privatising".
The Prime Minister comments on the shocking report published by Democrat senators on CIA torture techniques.