Osborne ally becomes the first 2010 Tory to enter the cabinet as Nicky Morgan is named women's minister.
In an age of austerity, officers need to stop taking responsibility for social problems that can be better dealt with by others.
The Labour leader can deride the PM for the naivete he showed in defending Maria Miller and seize the initiative on reform.
Read her resignation letter and David Cameron's response.
While the Tories, the Lib Dems and UKIP are silent, we are fighting for the health service to be protected from privatisation under the new EU-US trade treaty.
Many local authorities are forcing the poorest to pay council tax of more than 20 per cent.
The ambitious Lib Dem is positioning himself as the "continuity candidate" in a future leadership contest.
We cannot rely on so much of our prosperity coming from London - and it is centralisation that is holding places back.
Policies such as cutting the top rate of tax, reducing NHS spending and introducing for-profit free schools are politically toxic.
Under fire from her colleagues and the voters, the Culture Secretary is surely now considering whether all sides would be best served by her falling on her sword.
Labour leader promises to end a "century of centralisation" by giving city regions major new powers and funding.
Why is Labour not yet talking about responsible capitalism in a global context?
Party denies community organiser has been fired and says he will be back in the UK as soon as possible.
The middle 20 per cent of working age households in 2011-12 had on average the same real-terms income as four years before.
There are good grounds for believing we will succeed in ensuring the NHS is exempt from the transatlantic agreeement.
A few months of wage rises won't be enough to repair the severed link between growth and earnings for most.
Better Together head gives tetchy interview after new Scottish independence poll confirms the gap has narrowed to just five points.
Conservative peer also says that Britain will join the euro, that UKIP is a "racist" party and that Boris Johnson shouldn't stand for parliament before 2016.
Miliband's focused outrage cuts through Cameron's red mist.
At the age of 81, Michael Heseltine has an enthusiasm for politics that remains undiminished. He thinks Ukip is a far-right, racist party, that Boris Johnson should see out his term as mayor – and that Labour elected the wrong Miliband
With each week, the party is giving more power and responsibility to individuals to shape their own destiny - the essence of liberalism.
Conservative minister says policy was "never all about saving money" but just six per cent of tenants have downsized.
Just 6% of tenants affected have moved but the measure is saving money.
"We will strive to turn prisons into engines of work, education and training."
A state annuity scheme would improve the public finances, provide financial security and raise living standards.
News Corp head says Cameron "will be dead meat" if the Tories fail to do a deal with UKIP.
Next week, the Deputy PM needs some pointed barbs, a few more jokes and a lot more passion.
Unless the system itself is reformed, the sick and disabled will fare no better under a new provider.
While ministers were nowhere to be seen, Caroline Flint was on the Daybreak sofa.
Labour MPs fear going into battle without defences against predictable Tory onslaughts.