After four years of empty rhetoric, the best the Chancellor could do was to recycle an announcement from 2012 with a commitment to fewer homes.
The social consequences of inequality, such as reduced life expectancy and worse mental health, cost the equivalent of over £39bn every single year.
Just 15 per cent earn enough to pay the higher rate. Osborne is right to focus on helping the low-paid.
There was never a pure, unsullied left, seduced and corrupted by a power-hungry right.
Just as an independent Bank of England has helped ensure monetary stability, so a more powerful OBR could ensure fiscal sustainability.
The Labour leader is increasingly convinced not just of the moral and economic case for tackling inequality but also of the political case for doing so.
In the Ukraine, the Middle East and the eurozone, authority increasingly lies with elites, rather than elected representatives.
We need to boost Europe’s competitiveness, avoid a race to the bottom on skills and wages and ensure EU migrants contribute to our economy and our society.
With Miliband as leader, Benn finally felt at home again in the party he served for so long.
"If you can plan for war, why can't you plan for peace?"
The Labour giant died this morning at his home in west London.
Shadow chancellor says 10p tax rate would benefit two-thirds of married couples, while tax allowance would help just one-third.
To overthrow the neoliberal settlement, the party must emulate the radicalism of the Conservative prime minister.
Compared to the New Labour years, the degree of policy overlap between the two parties is remarkable.
There are far more people who don’t vote Ukip than do, including many who despise pub-bore nationalism.
The next Labour government will tackle vested interests, reduce income inequality and end the race to the bottom.
An open letter to outgoing chief executive Euan Sutherland.
The very fact that the Labour leader feels secure enough to affront Eurosceptics suggests he believes No.10 is within reach.
Labour's deputy leader's all-out assault on the Lib Dems' record showed that she believes the party can't afford to go soft on the yellows.
Guaranteeing an in/out vote would have shifted the debate back onto Tory territory and could have wrecked a future Miliband premiership.
A future Labour government will require police forces and the CPS to regularly publish how they perform on violence against women and girls.
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury contradicts Osborne and says the idea is "well worth further consideration".
While many pay lip service to the need for higher wages, the RMT general secretary was prepared to take the action required to secure them.
The union confirms that its general secretary "sadly passed away in the early hours of this morning."
Inflation alone will ensure that the allowance rises to over £11.3k and minimum wage workers will still be paying tax.
At least 20 coalition MPs are expected to rebel against Clause 119 today, which would give administrators the power to close down any hospital or A&E without consultation.
Cameron's party can’t and won’t take the action necessary because it can’t admit that for ordinary Britons there is no real recovery.
Renewal's call for the 45p tax threshold to be reduced to £62,000 to fund the abolition of the 40p rate is smart politics.
Instead of assuming that politicians have the answers, we should engage with the most affected areas and put local people in charge.