More than a million low-income households are now required to pay the tax after the coalition cut support by 10 per cent last year.
The Rennard shambles risks undermining the graduation into a serious party of government.
Miliband must address deeper public grievances if banking, benefits and other reforms Labour announces this month are to even get a hearing.
Former party chief executive has his membership suspended in advance of a new investigation over his failure to apologise to Lib Dem women.
Of the Lib Dems' seven female MPs, five hold seats among the party's 12 most marginal.
“We are the party born of the self-respect and solidarity of working communities.”
The party needs a "social investment" strategy to reduce the subsidisation of private landlords, low-paying employers and long-term worklessness.
By seeking to ensure that all jobseekers acquire English and maths skills, the party is tackling one of the long-term causes of unemployment and of low pay.
It would look presumptive to start naming his cabinet before the election and would put him under pressure to guarantee others their jobs.
The Labour leader argued convincingly that the cost-of-living crisis is the direct result of the deep structural faults in the economy.
Too many pub companies force their licencees to buy limited products at inflated prices. But the Tories have consistently failed to act.
Restoring the minimum wage to its pre-crash level is the perfect encapsulation of a "stronger economy, fairer society" policy.
Shadow chancellor insists "there’s no prospect of an unhappy relationship" but says the Bank of England governor is wrong to oppose a cap on bank bonuses.
By conceding that a large rise would not cost jobs or damage the public finances, Osborne has made it harder for the Tories to credibly oppose a more radical offer from Miliband.
In another no-notes speech, the Labour leader will promise to introduce a cap on banks' market share and to create two new challenger banks.
The introduction of a one-member-one-vote system would dramatically reduce the disproportionate power wielded by MPs.
By promising fundamental changes to the economy, the Labour leader can carve out a new coalition which quietly puts to bed the old battle lines of the 1980s.
Rather than raising the personal allowance or introducing a 10p rate, the Lib Dems and Labour should cut NI if they want to help the poorest.
UKIP trails Labour by six points but, as in 2009, the party is hoping for a late surge in the polls.
Any communications strategy devised in Downing Street also has to compete with noisy agendas elsewhere in the party.
A party source rejects the former chief executive's suggestion that he could resume his roles after being cleared of sexual harassing female party members.
The "truce" between the two leaders lasted just a week as Cameron declared that Miliband had "all the moral authority of the Reverend Flowers".
Despite ministers promising to name and shame firms which aren’t paying the legal minimum, not a single firm has been named so far.
The party challenges the Chancellor to veto any move by RBS to double the bank bonus cap under new EU rules.
The government should ban private landlords from buying former council housing and abolish discounts on the properties.
Average wages are still rising slower than prices and will almost certainly be lower in 2015 than they were in 2010.
To date, the coalition has unforgivably weakened Britain's climate adaptation plans.
The Labour leader reaches beyond his party's core vote and acknowledges that the living standards crisis began before the coalition.
Work and Pensions Secretary says "we will keep the policy under review" when asked whether the cap could be reduced from £26,000.
A politics-free period in schools could improve outcomes faster than any policy change.