Despite Theresa May's rhetoric, the Conservatives torpedoed an amendment to the Modern Slavery Bill which would protect foreign domestic workers from economic, physical and sexual abuse.
A fundamental economic tension runs through Ukip.
Ed Miliband can avoid a damaging split between his party's "beer drinkers" and "wine drinkers" on immigration, if he doesn't just rely on economic arguments.
Primary care providers need to offer services that reflect different needs, potentially opting to specialise for one group or another.
The Labour leader has doubled-down on his strategy of painting Cameron as the friend of the rich and himself as the friend of poor.
As the Labour party promises 1,000 new border guards, and more benefits curbs for migrants, is it entering a race to “toughen” up on EU migrants?
Child abuse is a cancer in our society and one that we can no longer treat with light touch regulation.
The European Space Agency shows what Britain, France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and 10 other European countries can achieve working together.
A former popstar's attack on the Labour leader's tax proposals could help him out.
Amid rising structural inequality, average earners are treading water. Regressive austerity politics has lulled the middle classes into a state of passive forbearance.
The Tories are in a better position on paper, but Ashcroft’s polls show the swing to Labour is far greater.
The former popstar Myleene Klass took the Labour leader to task on his tax proposals on ITV's The Agenda, telling him: "You can't just point at things and tax them" and that £2m - the mansion tax threshold - would only buy a "garage".
Emmanuel Macron warns that leaving the European Union would reduce Britain to the status of "Jersey or Guernsey".
The natural next step for Scotland's outgoing First Minister would be a return to Westminster.
Answering the attack.
The party is determined not to allow the Conservatives to make Labour failure the story of Thursday's by-election.
Even if Ed Miliband fails, there will be no Blairite restoration; it's time the old guard disbanded and reinvented itself.
Stephen Benn is perfectly entitled to take advantage of the present constitutional lay of the land, but Ed Miliband is right to kickstart a new debate on changing it.
With an innovation problem in the UK’s economy, many children being disengaged with education and a desire for user-led services, now is the time to aggressively support creativity in schools.
The Prime Minister cautions that we are on the brink of another global economic meltdown, but this could be politically expedient for his party.
Two years since the first PCC elections, how are the first batch shaping up?
New party leader says Miliband would have to "rethink" Trident renewal and austerity as she positions herself to Salmond's left.
The US "pickup artist" has crossed a line by promoting violence against women.
The Labour leader made a speech to party activists and journalists today in an attempt to draw a line under his party’s crisis. What did he tell us?
Many voters the main parties have lost to Ukip are now gone for good.
This morning, the Labour leader will deliver a speech to "relaunch" his leadership after a precarious few weeks. What does he need to do?
Pressure group plot.
In this week’s cover story, New Statesman editor Jason Cowley interviews Nigel Farage, the leader of Ukip, who reveals that he is prepared to do a deal with any party – even Labour.