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.
The move reflects the justified belief among investors that Scotland's debt position would be weaker than that of the UK.
The Conservative organisation is wise to warn that the party should not position itself as the defender of a market system that is not working for the low-paid.
To allow the Liberal Democrats to swap sides without incurring any penalty would offend the essential order of our democracy.
Miliband and Clegg are ready to sign up to three debates over three weeks. They say Cameron is running scared.
If the election results in another hung parliament, the party will side with whichever partner gives it the most liberal government.
Almost a thousand people have died in police custody since 1990 in Britain, and only one police officer has faced any sort of professional sanction.
Promising an in/out vote would shift the debate back onto Tory territory and could wreck a future Miliband premiership.
By rushing the implementation of the new scheme, the government risks leaving millions off the register.
It is a moral duty as well as an economic necessity to do all we can to ensure that all young people are the best educated and well resourced in the world.
The shadow chancellor rejects claims that he lacks enthusiasm for Miliband's agenda and declares his support for "a different kind of economy".
The Prime Minister's persistent refusal to debate Salmond will become a running sore and an increasingly dominant aspect of the campaign.
With Labour uncertain of winning a majority and the Deputy PM certain to be around in May 2015, Miliband and Balls can no longer afford to treat him as a barrier to an agreement.
Part of the problem is that even Labour MPs find their boss remote.
It's a sweet irony that Margaret Thatcher is the heroine both of some of those who wish to come here and many of those who oppose their doing so.
The shadow chancellor says for the first time that he could work with the Lib Dem leader, supports airport expansion and says history will "paint a different picture" of Gordon Brown.
The PM's warning that means-testing pensioner benefits would raise only "a very small amount of money" was the most notable moment in a sombre session.
Parties also need to reduce childcare and housing costs, improve the quality of part-time jobs and create better progression routes for low paid workers.
Many in the party would like Miliband to pledge to raise the minimum wage to the level of the living wage, but a large rise in the former is more likely.
Unlike her monetarist predecessors, the first female chair of the Federal Reserve puts tackling unemployment on an equal footing with fighting inflation.
Having distanced himself from neo-liberalism, Ed Miliband needs to redefine British social democracy as more participative, more socially liberal, and more community-focused.
If the spectre of Gordon Brown alone were sufficient to propel the electorate into Cameron’s arms, he would now be governing with a majority.
Hitchens told the NS in 2010 that he credited the Guardian's parliamentary sketchwriter with making his prose more stylish.
Focus groups reveal that young voters view older groups as more deserving. The sense of welfare as an insurance policy is being lost.
Expect big cuts in housing benefit, the removal of child benefit from out-of-work families with more than two children, and a reduction in the benefit cap.
The Chancellor says he will prioritise further cuts to the housing benefit budget before making any changes to universal pensioner benefits.