By Lane Kenworthy - 21 October 16:01
The pressures militating against wage growth are strong and will grow even stronger in the future. But public insurance offers a way forward.
By George Eaton - 21 October 14:20
A new poll shows that the party, currently the largest on Brighton council, has been pushed into third place behind Labour and the Tories.
By George Eaton - 21 October 12:16
The PM's spokesman merely says that the agreement on a new nuclear power station is "a very important announcement".
By George Eaton - 21 October 8:51
After denouncing Labour's proposed two-year price freeze as "socialism", the government has just guaranteed EDF and Chinese state investors prices for 35 years.
By Spencer Thompson - 18 October 16:20
All the main parties now recognise that what is needed is not just an emergency response, but a more fundamental reconfiguration of the education to work transition.
By Richard Morris - 18 October 15:21
As long as the Tories are directing their fire at UKIP and trying to attract their core vote back, they will continue to remind everyone that they are the nasty party.
By David Lammy - 18 October 14:18
Simply bringing the city's maternal employment rate in line with the rest of the country would mean an additional 100,000 working mothers.
By New Statesman - 18 October 14:02
The new shadow education secretary's eloquence and media savviness will allow him to challenge the self-confident Michael Gove.
By George Eaton - 18 October 12:48
Labour leader says Cameron has gone from "hug a hoodie" to "wear a hoodie" after Downing Street suggests consumers should consider wearing jumpers to reduce their energy bills.
By George Eaton - 18 October 11:28
Of the 10 areas that will benefit from a fuel duty rebate, eight are held by Lib Dem MPs.
By Owen Smith - 18 October 10:16
British Gas's suggestion that households should simply use less energy is blackly humorous. But customers won't see the funny side.
By George Eaton - 18 October 8:47
While Romney led on managing the economy and reducing the deficit, Obama led on living standards. Labour believes the latter is the key to victory in 2015.
By George Eaton - 17 October 17:54
The One Nation group will seek to "outride" for the Labour leader's ideas and demonstrate that the party has moved into a post-Blairite/Brownite era.
By Matt Hawkins - 17 October 16:29
The chance to build a different kind of economy after the crash was lost. For real change, voters should look to the Greens.
By George Eaton - 17 October 14:30
Miliband's net satisfaction rating rises by 23 points in the latest Ipsos MORI poll but the Tories are now tied with Labour on 35%.
By Lindsay Judge - 17 October 11:56
The new inflation figures show that it is under-indexation that will drive up child poverty rates inexorably.
By George Eaton - 17 October 8:49
Should Cameron's party oppose the levy, Labour will accuse it of again siding with predatory companies against struggling consumers.
By Sunder Katwala - 16 October 19:13
Englishness finds a confident voice in sport, but has little cultural or political voice. Cameron and Miliband should not remain mute.
By George Eaton - 16 October 15:53
The PM's claim that individuals' disposable income rose last year is not supported by the data.
By Andrew Harrop - 16 October 14:24
While restricting current spending, the party should promise to invest the proceeds of growth into future-facing areas like skills, childcare and infrastructure.
By George Eaton - 16 October 13:19
If the PM wants to dismiss Miliband's energy price freeze as "a con", he needs to come up with a superior policy.
By George Eaton - 16 October 10:13
Average earnings rose by just 0.7% from June to August, while inflation was 2.7%.
By George Eaton - 16 October 8:29
The Trussell Trust warns that welfare cuts, such as the bedroom tax, are to blame for increased usage and that some recipients are too poor to afford the energy needed to heat their parcels.
By Chris Husbands - 15 October 16:41
Britain faces a stark choice: a race to the bottom in skills and wages or a race for the top in the demanding 21st century economy.
By George Eaton - 15 October 14:21
In its determination not to refer to the "bedroom tax", the party mistakenly claims that Labour is "opposed" to the "spare room subsidy".
By Sunny Hundal - 15 October 12:36
Rather than trying to outflank the Tories, the party needs to think harder about how to create a greater sense of collective identity and solidarity.
By George Eaton - 15 October 11:05
Osborne hopes "everyone will be happy as property values go up" but a new poll shows that 66% of the public don't want prices to rise.
By George Eaton - 15 October 8:37
Rather than dismissing the idea as another burden on business, Conservatives should recognise it as an attempt to strengthen the family.
By George Eaton - 14 October 22:00
The shadow chancellor writes to Osborne as Treasury select committee chair Andrew Tyrie says that OBR auditing could "enhance the quality of public debate".
By George Eaton - 14 October 16:27
There are plenty of Tories who believe that the top universities should be allowed to charge higher fees.