The Independent Commission on Local Government Finance has warned that local services could "collapse" due to cuts.
The director of Channel 4's The Romanians Are Coming describes the choices and the journey faced by Romanians who move to the UK to work.
How the recent tax avoidance scandal shows that the softly softly approach won't work, and we need a financial transaction tax.
For the first time, the Church of England has produced a letter saying how we – and our politicians – should approach the general election.
The UK inflation rate has fallen to a record low of 0.3 per cent in January – time to talk about consumer policy.
They say this election will be the most unpredictable for a long time. But the media’s coverage won’t be, and it could even help to shape the outcome.
The PM faces the youth unemployment problem with a plan for "intensive action" on young people not in education, employment or training.
David Cameron has started targeting the low-paid in a new benefits trial; this message could undermine his claim to be in favour of Britain’s "hardworking people".
The outgoing Labour MP for Dulwich and London mayoral contender speaks to Anoosh Chakelian about election strategy, immigration, and her plan to make “two Londons one”.
Ed Miliband announces an "apprenticeship guarantee" for school leavers by 2020.
A new dual-role system for our nuclear deterrent could save money and remove all nuclear weapons from Scotland in the process.
When it comes to taking in asylum seekers, the UK government is shifting blame and responsibility.
The shadow chancellor vows to crack down on tax evasion, as the HSBC row rumbles on.
Labour leader fights to claim the territory of growth from the Conservatives in speech at Jaguar Land Rover.
Work and Pensions Secretary says "if we do go down that road we will announce that" on policy to limit payment to two children.
As a new study by the Resolution Foundation shows, the difference between the two parties could be "relatively modest".
There should be more engagement from the Labour party in Britain's neglected rural and coastal areas.
The opposition continues to wage its war on the misconduct of the wealthy, as it is to extend the bankers' bonus clawback to ten years.
Miliband is confident that his promise to invest more better reflects the public's priorities. But the Tories will present him as profligate.
Five reasons why Iain Duncan Smith's plan to give free houses to those who come off benefits is a terrible policy.
We were expecting Lord Fink to follow through with his threat to sue Ed Miliband over suggestions about his tax affairs, but he seems to have blinked first.
The Ukip leader has dismissed the election campaign as "incredibly dull" so far – is it because the main parties are finally ignoring Ukip?
Miliband revives 1997 pledge to limit class sizes to 30 pupils for 5 to 7-year-olds.
The chair of the Public Accounts Committee on HSBC's role in cheating the public purse, and why HMRC has some serious questions to answer.
How the party is being "Pasokified".
Miliband compared Cameron's blind eye over the current HSBC tax avoidance scandal with the employment of ex-News of the World editor, Andy Coulson.
The SNP leader's demand for an end to spending cuts is shared with a significant number of Miliband's backbenchers.
Labour has received mockery and outrage over its choice of a hot pink minibus to launch its campaign targeted at female voters.
New Ipsos MORI research shows how important housing is as an electoral issue. So what next for policymakers?
The presenter of The Last Leg, an anarchic chat show that recently played host to the Lib Dem leader, reviews his appearance.