By George Eaton - 03 September 15:48
The coalition has succeeded in uniting the TUC, the Taxpayers' Alliance, Labour List, ConservativeHome, Caroline Lucas and Zac Goldsmith against the legislation.
By George Eaton - 03 September 13:49
Andy Coulson's warning that the UKIP leader has a "bit of a point" when he demands to be included highlights Cameron's dilemma.
By Salman Shaheen - 03 September 12:01
Undominated by a central charismatic figure, and uncontrolled by a single far-left group, Left Unity is a movement that is being built from the bottom up.
By George Eaton - 03 September 10:38
The Education Secretary explains his "heated" response to last week's parliamentary defeat on Syria.
By George Eaton - 03 September 8:53
Almost half of English schools districts will soon have too few places for pupils. But free schools continue to open in areas with a surplus.
By Chris Yiu - 02 September 21:04
By leveraging technology, data and the internet, a digital government really could do more with less.
By George Eaton - 02 September 15:46
Defence secretary says parliament could look again at the issue if circumstances "change very significantly".
By Ryan Shorthouse - 02 September 13:47
Policymakers should seek to mitigate the barriers to the giving and receiving of financial and practical support between family members.
By George Eaton - 02 September 11:43
For the first time since August 2011, the nationalist side takes the lead by 44 to 43 per cent.
By George Eaton - 02 September 8:34
Both leaders have a shared political interest in avoiding the party splits that a new vote on military action would cause.
By George Eaton - 01 September 11:10
As dismaying as it may be to interventionists, both parties have decided that the wisest political choice is to move on.
By James Hallwood - 30 August 16:20
Votes such as last night's are no longer mere rubber stamps but a binding convention that can change the foreign policy of a government.
By George Eaton - 30 August 13:47
Six Labour MPs voted against the party's amendment on the grounds that it failed to rule out military action. How many shadow ministers would have resigned?
By Kiran Moodley - 30 August 11:53
We should feel proud of a Parliament that seeks to be cautious in matters of war and peace, rather than gung-ho.
By George Eaton - 30 August 9:45
Cameron's decision to take intervention off the table means Miliband will never have to decide whether to support military action.
By George Eaton - 30 August 8:10
The names of the 224 Labour MPs, 30 Conservatives 9 Liberal Democrats and others who combined to defeat the motion authorising the possible use of military force against Syria.
By George Eaton - 29 August 22:41
The PM is forced to rule out military action after motion is defeated by 285 votes to 272.
By George Eaton - 29 August 21:50
Shadow transport minister said in the debate: "I’m opposed to military intervention in Syria, full stop."
By George Eaton - 29 August 19:58
Vice-chair Michael Dugher writes to Jeremy Heywood demanding that Craig Oliver apologise and withdraw the "infantile and irresponsible" remark.
By New Statesman - 29 August 17:13
"I do not rule out supporting the Prime Minister but I believe he has to make a better case than he did today".
By George Eaton - 29 August 16:34
Politicians, far more than commentators, have a moral and a legal duty to proceed with caution.
By George Eaton - 29 August 13:06
The party opposes intervention in Syria and elsewhere but still wants to increase the defence budget by £17.4bn to £50bn.
By George Eaton - 29 August 11:58
The 23,000 increase in net migration suggests Cameron will struggle to meet his target of reducing it to "tens of thousands" by 2015.
By John Slinger - 29 August 10:58
The stance taken by the US and the UK fails those vulnerable to 'conventional' slaughter and emboldens murderous regimes present and future.
By George Eaton - 29 August 9:19
Unless the PM makes further concessions to Miliband, or wins over a sufficient number of coalition MPs, he faces the prospect of parliamentary defeat.
By New Statesman - 28 August 23:04
The party says that military action must be "legal, proportionate, time-limited and have precise and achievable objectives".
By George Eaton - 28 August 21:24
By forcing the PM to delay a decision on military action until after the UN inspectors have reported, Miliband has taken account of the legacy of Iraq.
By Nick Tyrone - 28 August 16:39
Token engagement would be equally damaging to both the west and to Syria. We should consider the costs of leaving the regime in the place.
By George Eaton - 28 August 14:47
Why do so many still suggest that Russia and China should determine our foreign policy?