By George Eaton - 12 February 15:51
The shadow health secretary on why he’s prepared to rebel.
By George Eaton - 12 February 15:05
The shadow health secretary says the party "can’t have a blanket position" because "it doesn’t affect everybody equally".
By George Eaton - 12 February 13:15
The PM's loose rhetoric handed Miliband a win as he challenged plans to make 550 Environment Agency Staff redundant.
By George Eaton - 12 February 9:08
After Cameron's declaration that "money is no object in this relief effort", Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin insists "I don’t think it’s a blank cheque".
By George Eaton - 12 February 8:46
By insisting that he will spend "whatever money is needed" on flood relief, Cameron has undermined his claim that austerity means we must tolerate rising homelessness and poverty.
By George Eaton - 11 February 16:01
Party sources tell the NS that they do not expect Labour to change its stance on a referendum before May 2015.
By Jonathan Tanner - 11 February 14:59
Farage is relying on misconceptions about the scale, purpose and outcomes of aid spending to argue for this cynical raid.
By George Eaton - 11 February 13:27
Labour MP says he would rather the shadow education secretary "resign his post as a lecturer than cross a picket line of striking lecturers".
By George Eaton - 11 February 9:07
After Farage's promise to "cause an earthquake", anything less than first in the European elections will be deemed a failure - and the polls suggest Labour may well win.
By Gavin Kelly - 11 February 7:00
Despite the recent upturn, the still severely weakened state of our economy means we can't judge what is possible yet.
By George Eaton - 10 February 18:00
In the form of a commitment to reduce inequalities "in income, opportunity and power", Miliband has articulated the radical agenda he would pursue after 2015.
By George Eaton - 10 February 15:35
The PM says "there will be time later on to talk about these things" when asked if he supports Smith.
By George Eaton - 10 February 12:41
With the personal allowance already at £10,000, the lowest-paid five million workers will not benefit from further increases.
By Matthew Goodwin - 10 February 10:54
In the form of UKIP, the toxic extreme right has been sidelined by a more competent radical right force.
By George Eaton - 10 February 8:36
Rather than an approach defined by the centralised state or the untamed market, Miliband is committing to a progressive agenda defined by localism, transparency and accountability.
By Guy Lodge and Alan Trench - 07 February 16:16
The weaker the party's offer of more powers becomes, the greater the risk that voters will opt for independence.
By Richard Morris - 07 February 14:44
Ask any "ordinary" person what the Lib Dems have been up to in recent weeks and they'll mention the scandal.
By George Eaton - 07 February 12:49
Statistics head Andrew Dilnot says a Treasury graph on infrastructure left readers with "a false impression of the relative size of investment between sectors".
By Rafael Behr - 07 February 12:24
The Labour leader is, after much hesitation, ready to contemplate the problem of running public services in austere times.
By George Eaton - 07 February 10:50
Nicola Sturgeon attacks David Cameron for speaking at the Olympic Stadium but has she forgotten Alex Salmond's Wimbledon antics?
By George Eaton - 07 February 9:03
One of the few factors that could tilt the odds in Alex Salmond's favour is the prospect of permanent cuts under a Conservative-led government.
By Lindsay Judge - 06 February 17:15
New data shows that the cost of essentials such as food and energy has increased most rapidly over the last five years.
By George Eaton - 06 February 16:05
The Tories and the conservative media would revolt against a Labour government dependent on Scottish MPs for its majority.
By George Eaton - 06 February 14:50
UKIP has surged into second place but it won't be troubling Labour next Thursday.
By James Maxwell - 06 February 13:25
Any relocation would be largely symbolic but the Scottish economy desperately needs to be rebalanced.
By Lucy Powell - 06 February 10:48
Unless there is investment to help schools build nursery classrooms, this announcement is meaningless for parents.
By George Eaton - 06 February 8:23
Former cabinet ministers Peter Hain and John Healey argue that the party must make an explicit case for investment if it is to counter the Tories' attack lines before the election.
By George Eaton - 05 February 16:12
The party once attracted far more female than male support but since 2005 the reverse has been true.
By New Statesman - 05 February 15:21
Unlike the education secretary, Tristram Hunt has nothing to say on the dominance of the private schools.
By George Eaton - 05 February 13:23
The coalition made the Labour leader's point for him as it fielded an entirely male frontbench.