He must use its publication to remind voters of how he has learned from the mistakes of New Labour.
The Iraq inquiry is an opportunity for Miliband
By George Eaton - 29 May 16:43

He must use its publication to remind voters of how he has learned from the mistakes of New Labour. 

David Cameron on a visit to Hammersmith in 2011
How the Tories lost David Cameron’s favourite council
By Lucy Fisher - 29 May 14:26

The Conservatives' shock loss of Hammersmith and Fulham last week rocked the party. Why did the celebrated Tory borough swing to Labour?

The demise of the BNP is an important achievement which tells us something positive about Britain.
The strange death of British fascism
By Sunder Katwala - 29 May 12:00

The demise of the BNP is an important achievement which tells us something positive about mainstream civic society and politics in Britain.

"We cannot afford to be two nations in retirement where the benefits of growth accrue to only a few."
Rachel Reeves's speech on a better deal for savers: full text
By Rachel Reeves - 29 May 11:26

"We cannot afford to be two nations in retirement where the benefits of growth accrue to only a few."

The Lib Dem leader has avoided a palace coup but party activists are circling.
Will Clegg suffer death by a thousand cuts?
By George Eaton - 29 May 8:32

The Lib Dem leader has avoided a palace coup but party activists are circling. 

The party president is the only major figure to have been untainted by coalition and by allegations of plotting.
Farron is in a stronger position than ever to be the next Lib Dem leader
By George Eaton - 28 May 16:56

The party president is the only major figure to have been untainted by coalition and by allegations of plotting.

Who runs the No campaign and why are they trying to insult me?
Better Together vs the truth
By James Maxwell - 28 May 15:55

Who runs the No campaign and why are they trying to insult me?

Lib Dem peer says his efforts to "expose and end cash-for-peerages in all parties, including our own" have failed.
Lord Oakeshott accuses the Lib Dems of "cash-for-peerages"
By George Eaton - 28 May 13:21

Lib Dem peer says his efforts to "expose and end cash-for-peerages in all parties, including our own" have failed.

Lord Oakeshott resigns from the Lib Dems over leaked Clegg poll
By George Eaton - 28 May 12:28

Peer leaves the party and warns it is "heading for disaster" under Clegg.

"Appropriate steps" will be taken against the rebellious peer.
Clegg hints that Lord Oakeshott could lose Lib Dem whip
By George Eaton - 28 May 11:24

"Appropriate steps" will be taken against the rebellious peer. 

The day when someone in the richest 10 per cent stops contributing to tax is nearly a month earlier than someone in the poorest 10 per cent.
"Tax Freedom Day" comes earlier for the rich than the poor
By John Hood - 28 May 9:53

The day when someone in the richest 10 per cent stops contributing to tax is nearly a month earlier than someone in the poorest 10 per cent. 

The party would perform no better under Cable, and Lib Dem voters and the party's 2010 supporters want him to stay.
The polls that show why Clegg should stay as Lib Dem leader
By George Eaton - 28 May 8:19

The party would perform no better under Cable, and Lib Dem voters and the party's 2010 supporters want him to stay. 

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat party leader, at a public event where he is wearing safety goggles. Photo: Getty Images
Lib Dem torment is not all good news for Labour
By Rafael Behr - 27 May 12:24

Ed Miliband benefits when leftwing voters desert Nick Clegg but he suffers when moderate positions on Europe and immigration are shunted to the margins.

We were not prepared to allow Britain's valuable science base to be put at risk for narrow, short-term gains.
The Pfizer / AstraZeneca takeover bid – the story of what Labour did and why
By Chuka Umunna - 27 May 10:25

We were not prepared to allow Britain's valuable science base to be put at risk for narrow, short-term gains.

The Labour leader has broken with the open borders stance adopted by the former PM.
Miliband will follow Blair's advice on an EU referendum but not on immigration
By George Eaton - 27 May 10:00

He has broken unambiguously with the open borders stance adopted by the former PM.

 Nigel Farage is serious about getting Ukip seats at the next general election, he will soon have to upset a lot of prominent party personnel.
Farage's gamble pays off - but where do Ukip go next?
By Tim Wigmore - 26 May 14:26

 Nigel Farage is serious about getting Ukip seats at the next general election, he will soon have to upset a lot of prominent party personnel.

The Lib Dem leader should seek a renewed mandate from his party.
Clegg should tell the rebels to "put up or shut up"
By Richard Morris - 26 May 13:24

The Lib Dem leader should seek a renewed mandate from his party.

Clegg is unwilling to fall on his sword and the party isn't prepared to force him out.
The worst night yet for the Lib Dems - but Clegg will survive
By George Eaton - 26 May 9:51

Clegg is unwilling to fall on his sword and the party isn't prepared to force him out.
 

The party finished just one per cent ahead of the Tories.
Labour's poor Euro election result will intensify shadow cabinet row
By George Eaton - 26 May 3:34

The party finished just one per cent ahead of the Tories.
 

Labour privately concedes defeat.
Ukip has won the European elections
By George Eaton - 25 May 22:38

Labour narrowly beats Tories.

Survey of 26,000 voters suggests Tories would lose 83 MPs with swing of 6.5 per cent to Labour.
Lord Ashcroft marginals poll shows Labour would win "comfortable majority"
By George Eaton - 24 May 14:49

Survey of 26,000 voters suggests Tories would lose 83 MPs with swing of 6.5 per cent to Labour.
 

Ed Miliband
Labour's little wins are not adding up to victory
By Rafael Behr - 23 May 22:56

There are heaps of voters who blame the governing parties for their problems. Not enough of them are looking to Ed Miliband for solutions.

A year after almost winning the Eastleigh by-election, Ukip didn't gain any council seats there.
Why Nigel Farage won’t run in Eastleigh
By Tim Wigmore - 23 May 19:18

A year after almost winning the Eastleigh by-election, Ukip didn't gain any council seats there.

Sources say senior figures such as Harriet Harman, Ed Balls and Yvette Cooper were not given the chance to make high-profile interventions.
Exclusive: Senior shadow cabinet members felt "shut out" from Labour election campaign
By George Eaton - 23 May 17:35

Sources say senior figures such as Harriet Harman, Ed Balls and Yvette Cooper were not given the chance to make high-profile interventions.

The party is on course for its best result in London since 1998 and has won in some key general election targets.
Labour gains in target seats offer party cause for hope
By George Eaton - 23 May 13:53

The party is on course for its best result in London since 1998 and has won in some key general election targets.

The party held onto Eastleigh and Sutton but lost Cambridge and Kingston.
Lib Dems endure mixed results in parliamentary seats
By George Eaton - 23 May 9:00

The party held onto Eastleigh and Sutton but lost Cambridge and Kingston.

The party has gained 82 seats in the local elections, but Labour is making dramatic progress in London.
Ukip surge shakes the three main parties
By George Eaton - 23 May 6:34

The party has gained 82 seats in the local elections, but Labour is making dramatic progress in London.

Vince Cable says the Lib Dem leader took a "gamble" by campaigning on Europe, while Lynne Featherstone says her party has lost its "humanity".
Senior Lib Dems turn on Clegg
By George Eaton - 23 May 0:27

Vince Cable says the Lib Dem leader took a "gamble" by campaigning on Europe, while Lynne Featherstone says her party has lost its "humanity".

The party should be straight with voters about how different types of migration have different impacts on Britain.
Labour can't promise to cut immigration, but it can promise a fairer deal
By Tim Finch - 22 May 22:40

The party should be straight with voters about how different types of migration have different impacts on Britain.

Cameron fears the collapse of the coalition. Labour fears a more popular centre-left leader.
Why both the Tories and Labour need Clegg to survive
By George Eaton - 22 May 15:47

Cameron fears the collapse of the coalition. Labour fears a more popular centre-left leader. 

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