Powell is named vice chair of the election campaign with left-winger Trickett made a senior adviser.
During Living Wage Week, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s Katie Schmuecker explores the impact of paying the Living Wage, and why more needs to be done to wipe out the poverty premium.
The academics behind a study that shows EU migrants make a net contribution to our economy on the positive impact of recent immigrants.
How did the Labour party lose support, and where have its votes gone?
Will Labour break the grip of the home ownership political orthodoxy?
The Labour public sector agenda should include excellent services and decent pay.
The Labour leader regards his party's commitment to membership as a political strength.
Confusing as ABC.
The Tory-turned-Ukip defector talks by-election tactics, potential future defections, and how he'd prefer sitting with Ukip MPs in Westminster than Holocaust-deniers in the European Parliament.
A new UCL study shows that European migrants are not a drain on our resources, but what about the perception that Britain is an "El Dorado" for immigrants?
If Labour gets in, Lord Davies will lead a review into ethnic diversity in British business leadership, as he did for gender diversity.
Norman Baker's half-baked resignation.
Why the Chancellor's personal tax summaries are the wrong type of transparency.
The Mutual Defence Agreement is a US-UK nuclear deal that lays the foundation for replacing our Trident nuclear weapons system – it must be exposed and challenged.
A closer look at the controversial financial and cultural legacy of the Barnett Formula, following its creator's death this week.
The Dfid minister will replace Norman Baker at the Home Office.
We need to do something positive about the problems communities face, rather than dishonestly blaming immigrants for all our country’s challenges.
Today's Modern Slavery Bill is a vital opportunity to challenge exploitation of workers; slavery isn’t a thing of the past – it’s just less visible.
Revealing the extent of coalition clashes in the Home Office, the Lib Dem minister has resigned.
The Labour leader needs to appeal to human feeling to truly unite the United Kingdom, and be in with a chance of electoral success.
Why our cities should follow Greater Manchester on how to be engines of growth in a new Britain.
There are votes to be won if only Labour would expose the unfairness, the incoherence and the disregard for evidence that characterise the coalition’s education reforms.
Branch office politics.
Lowering the voting age should have been consigned to the political junkyard, so why is it still gathering momentum?
Germany would sacrifice UK’s EU membership in order not to compromise the EU’s principle of free movement of workers. What are the political implications?
Former Scottish Labour deputy leader Anas Sarwar is expected to join Miliband's team.
The shadow international development secretary has resigned from Ed Miliband's frontbench to focus on his campaign for the Scottish Labour leadership.
Is Ed Miliband's English devolution vow enough to assuage Labour's English crisis?