Osborne's personal tax summaries are not transparent: they don't break down welfare spending
By Moussa Haddad - 04 November 16:09

Why the Chancellor's personal tax summaries are the wrong type of transparency.

The government is trying to slip Trident replacement through the backdoor
By Kate Hudson - 04 November 16:01

The Mutual Defence Agreement is a US-UK nuclear deal that lays the foundation for replacing our Trident nuclear weapons system – it must be exposed and challenged.

The Barnett Formula defined one political generation; it may yet define another
By Douglas Beattie - 04 November 15:49

A closer look at the controversial financial and cultural legacy of the Barnett Formula, following its creator's death this week.

Lynne Featherstone to replace Norman Baker at the Home Office
By Anoosh Chakelian - 04 November 13:07

The Dfid minister will replace Norman Baker at the Home Office.

If we had enough housing and better wages, immigration wouldn't be our top concern
By Tim Farron - 04 November 10:12

We need to do something positive about the problems communities face, rather than dishonestly blaming immigrants for all our country’s challenges.

Migrant workers are being exploited in the UK – we must take action
By Steve Barclay - 04 November 9:04

Today's Modern Slavery Bill is a vital opportunity to challenge exploitation of workers; slavery isn’t a thing of the past – it’s just less visible.

Lib Dem Norman Baker quits as Home Office minister
By Anoosh Chakelian - 04 November 7:16

Revealing the extent of coalition clashes in the Home Office, the Lib Dem minister has resigned.

Ed Miliband must realise that next year’s election will be won on emotion
By John Gaffney - 03 November 15:46

The Labour leader needs to appeal to human feeling to truly unite the United Kingdom, and be in with a chance of electoral success.

The Manchester model: we must be ambitious for our cities
By Lucy Powell - 03 November 15:33

Why our cities should follow Greater Manchester on how to be engines of growth in a new Britain.

The coalition’s flawed academy programme: a political gift Labour refuses to accept
By Annie Powell - 03 November 11:48

There are votes to be won if only Labour would expose the unfairness, the incoherence and the disregard for evidence that characterise the coalition’s education reforms.

The policy few people want remains irresistible: lowering the voting age
By Andrew Russell - 03 November 10:16

Lowering the voting age should have been consigned to the political junkyard, so why is it still gathering momentum?

What does Merkel's "red line" on EU migration rules mean for British politics?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 03 November 8:46

Germany would sacrifice UK’s EU membership in order not to compromise the EU’s principle of free movement of workers. What are the political implications?

Former Scottish Labour deputy leader Anas Sarwar is expected to join Miliband's team.
Who will replace Jim Murphy in the shadow cabinet?
By George Eaton - 02 November 14:04

Former Scottish Labour deputy leader Anas Sarwar is expected to join Miliband's team. 

Jim Murphy MP quits shadow cabinet
By Anoosh Chakelian - 02 November 13:35

The shadow international development secretary has resigned from Ed Miliband's frontbench to focus on his campaign for the Scottish Labour leadership.

Are Ed Miliband's plans for English devolution too little, too late?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 31 October 15:41

Is Ed Miliband's English devolution vow enough to assuage Labour's English crisis?

Farage's party badly defeated after attempting to exploit Rotherham child abuse scandal.
Labour halts Ukip momentum with comfortable victory in South Yorkshire PCC by-election
By George Eaton - 31 October 15:24

Farage's party badly defeated after attempting to exploit Rotherham child abuse scandal. 

The future of public services in the 21st century
By Katja Hall - 31 October 12:35

The realities of further fiscal consolidation present us with an opportunity to fundamentally re-shape public service provision.

How people-powered personalisation could lead the NHS to recovery
By Paul Buddery - 31 October 9:22

The NHS needs a highly personalised and co-productive approach that calls on the creative collaboration of individuals, families and communities.

What is the Labour party's view of Fiona Woolf's position?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 31 October 8:41

"Theresa May has totally failed".

100 years since the first case of shell shock, it’s time to prioritise mental health
By Dan Jarvis - 31 October 8:16

It’s 100 years since the first documented case of shell shock today. What progress should we be making a century on?

"I will fight with you with every fibre of my being over these months to show how we can change Scotland," says the Labour leader.
Ed Miliband's speech to Scottish Labour's Gala Dinner: full text
By New Statesman - 30 October 22:00

"I will fight with you with every fibre of my being over these months to show how we can change Scotland," says the Labour leader. 

The shadow cabinet could be his next stop.
Anas Sarwar resigns as Scottish Labour deputy leader
By George Eaton - 30 October 21:35

The shadow cabinet is likely his next stop.

"The folk who say you can only do this from the left aren't following the lessons of recent Scottish electoral history," says the Scottish Labour leadership frontrunner.
Jim Murphy rejects "Blairite" label but cautions against shift to the left
By George Eaton - 30 October 15:26

"The folk who say you can only do this from the left aren't following the lessons of recent Scottish electoral history," says the Scottish Labour leadership frontrunner. 

For dignity in work, a prosperous economy and a just society, living wages are vital
By Luke Massey - 30 October 13:06

The Ritzy Living Wage campaign is an inspiring example of that call to action for raising wages.

Market rule isn’t working, but we can build a new world
By Jon Trickett - 30 October 12:48

The way we have run our economy is fundamentally flawed. 

Politicians like Calais' mayor should stop telling tales and start listening to asylum seekers
By Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi - 30 October 11:58

The experiences of migrants and refugees in Calais are important because they dispel the myths we perpetuate when we talk about immigration.

NHS reform and the hollow marketisation myth
By Benedict Cooper - 30 October 11:42

A metamorphosis is taking place; a mutation of the NHS from a public service into a lucrative marketplace.

How the UK government's hefty Brussels bill could lead us to an EU exit
By Anushka Asthana - 30 October 8:36

Could David Cameron's necessary tantrum over Brussels' £1.7bn surcharge be pushing Britain further down a path that ends with an EU exit?

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