The Labour MP for East Renfrewshire, former Scottish Secretary and former shadow cabinet member has won the Scottish Labour leadership contest.
The rise of insurgent parties shows the growing political importance of the value differences which divide the nation’s old and young.
At the porn protest outside parliament today, the people sitting on other people's faces behaved impeccably. So why did I come away feeling slightly dirty? Oh yes, because of the way some male cameramen behaved.
5 per cent doesn't sound a lot.
The shadow health secretary responds to the Deputy Prime Minister's attack on him during PMQs over "privatising" Hinchingbrooke Hospital.
"A pound shop Enoch Powell".
Parties will have to shift focus as, by the next census in 2021, roughly 104 parliamentary seats will have a majority of households that are renting.
Labour leader tells the New Statesman: "It hasn't happened in the past, I don't think it's going to happen in the future."
The Labour leader announced the result of his party's zero-based review in his speech on the deficit.
As Labour confronts the deficit problem today, the shadow chancellor warns his shadow cabinet colleagues that they will make cuts every year.
Labour leader attacks the Conservatives' plan for "a dramatic shrinking of the state and public services" to 1930s levels.
The media entrepreneur Jamal Edwards on politics, his past, and why young people should make sure they register to vote – even if it's to spoil their ballot papers.
The Mayor has finally woken up to the scale of the capital’s air pollution crisis, six years late.
A combination of Harriet Harman’s tricky questioning and Tory MPs’ enthusiasm destroyed the Lib Dem leader’s recent attempts to distance himself from his coalition partners.
Why is the Labour party struggling to benefit from the unpopularity of the coalition government?
With a harassment scandal rumbling on, and its leader's breastfeeding comments, it's been a bad week for Ukip. But it's not the only party failing women.
"Fragmenting and privatising".
The Prime Minister comments on the shocking report published by Democrat senators on CIA torture techniques.
We re-run yesterday’s unremarkable debate between Ed Miliband and young people.
Labour could find itself in office come May, but without the power to act. Social democrats everywhere need to understand the crisis they are in and how much they need to change.
The voice of British business matters.
Ukip's migration spokesman Steven Woolfe on racism, "old Ukip and new Ukip", taking on Labour, and renationalising the railways.
To outsource or not to outsource?
How the story of Ed Miliband’s leadership can still have a happy ending.
The two-against-one dynamic harms the Tories while exposing Clegg's party to the charge of hypocrisy.
Homelessness charities will soon present evidence to the Supreme Court in a landmark case – a once-in-a-generation opportunity to challenge the way the law is used to turn people away to live on the streets.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger and Food Poverty have published a new report into food banks, and how best to feed impoverished Britain.
The story of the Lord Chancellor and the indeterminate sentence for the protection of the public.
After the Autumn Statement, the Chancellor criticised the BBC for making "hyperbolic" comparisons with George Orwell's 1937 exploration of poverty.
Labour’s amendments to the Infrastructure Bill would overhaul the existing framework and give us a regulatory regime that is fit for purpose.