The Labour London mayoral hopeful wants higher tax bands introduced by local councils.
The Labour leader's plan to raise the main rate to £8 by 2020 is more radical than Milburn suggests.
In its major housing review, Labour seems to be ruling out borrowing more to pay for increased investment. This could be a mistake.
Simply marching, having trade union general secretaries endorse you, and having essentially symbolic strikes cannot defeat austerity politics.
We need a mayor who works to help Londoners with second jobs, not those with second homes.
Pledge will be funded through £750m raised by new windfall levy on tobacco firms.
The Tory lurch to the right has shattered the cross-party consensus on climate change policy
As the Greens are experiencing a surge, we ask who the main players are in what could end up being the “Ukip of the left”.
Why the collapse of Ukip's EU political group is good news for the UK and Europe.
Both parties will be portrayed as unserious and lacking in credibility.
Businesses risk eviction, higher rents and no space to grow if government changes to planning policies are approved.
Inadequate wages and extortionate rents are pushing up the housing benefit bill.
After a year in the firing line of a new abolitionist movement, the Home Office is going global with its anti-slavery legislation.
The Prime Minister is wrong, morally and politically, to seek an even tougher policy on immigration in an attempt to respond to the Ukip threat.
By resisting a progressive measure backed by most Londoners, they have given Sadiq Khan the chance to position himself as the radical candidate.
The Lyons review is too timid about the principle of putting first-time buyers at the front of the queue.
The shadow Dfid secretary Jim Murphy on Labour's three Rs for fighting world hunger.
The furore surrounding the Greens' exclusion from the TV debates could be working in the party's favour.
The ethnic minority population will double to 30 per cent by 2050.
The PM was forced to condemn his welfare minister for saying that disabled people may not be worth the "full wage".
The welfare minister's remarks about people not being "worth" the minimum wage is a small example of this government's persistently appalling attitude towards the disabled.
Why politics in general would benefit from riding the new wave of feminism.
Two-thirds of our political parties in Westminster could be led by women in the near future.
The Tory MP and former cabinet secretary Owen Paterson voices his highly sceptical views on climate change and energy.
The former PM’s promises could cause trouble for Labour.
Shadow justice secretary tasked with preventing loss of voters to left-wing rival.
Sense and instability: Andrew Adonis on a new report scrutinising the policies of successive administrations on skills and employment.
The Conservative MP and former Dfid minister launches one of the most outspoken attacks on Israel from a senior British politician.
David Cameron has written a letter to Rochester and Strood constituents, who will be voting in a by-election on 20 November.