By James Plunkett - 24 January 11:18
The government's new stats ignore all benefit cuts and exclude the 4.4m self-employed workers.
By George Eaton - 24 January 10:42
In Gordon Brown's backyard, Labour won an 11.25% swing from the SNP, while the Lib Dems finished in fifth place behind UKIP.
By George Eaton - 24 January 8:38
The claim that almost all earners are better off entirely ignores the cuts to in-work and child benefits. Trying to fix the figures won't work.
By Benedict Cooper - 23 January 16:20
The new regulation would allow Jeremy Hunt to close any hospital or department in Britain and rob the public of their right to protest.
By George Eaton - 23 January 14:12
It is precisely the UKIP leader's flippancy and his lack of formality that voters find endearing.
By Samuel Dale - 23 January 10:58
His party wants a eurosceptic but the PM may decide that he needs a business figure with a record of constructive engagement with Brussels.
By George Eaton - 23 January 9:07
The Work and Pensions Secretary wanted welfare reform to be defined by Universal Credit. It has been defined by the bedroom tax.
By Rafael Behr - 22 January 22:51
Everyone in Westminster knows that the nation’s creaking infrastructure needs an upgrade but Cameron’s “global race” and Miliband’s “new economy” must be depicted as ideological antitheses.
By Natalie Bennett - 22 January 16:08
Young workers don't need education in "turning up in time" - they need job opportunities that pay at least a living wage.
By George Eaton - 22 January 15:03
Former transport secretary says that the "chronic incompetence" of the government means "there’s a very good chance that the contract won’t be let by the election".
By George Eaton - 22 January 13:34
The Labour leader had no convincing riposte to Cameron's claim that he was "an arsonist" who "complains that the fire brigade aren't putting the fires out fast enough".
By Nick Tyrone - 22 January 11:24
The real reason for the Geneva II talks taking place is so that the international community can pat itself on the back for "doing something".
By George Eaton - 22 January 10:29
Unemployment fell at its fastest rate since 1997 to 7.1% but average earnings rose by just 0.9% - 1.1% below inflation.
By George Eaton - 22 January 9:07
A majority would vote for independence if they believed they would be £500 better off, but just 9 per cent of voters think they would be personally wealthier.
By New Statesman - 22 January 7:28
The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers.
By Douglas Alexander and Jim Murphy - 21 January 19:21
At Geneva this week, the government should push for the establishment of a Syria Contact Group involving both Saudi Arabia and Iran.
By Alison Garnham - 21 January 16:32
Labour is right to look to boost wages and housing, but international evidence shows that pre-distribution can never be the whole answer.
By George Eaton - 21 January 15:49
If the party does borrow for investment after 2015, it will be childcare, jobs and housing that benefit.
By Hilary Benn - 21 January 14:31
Faced with austerity and a crisis of public confidence, we need to get money out of Whitehall and down to communities where it can be used to best effect.
By George Eaton - 21 January 12:55
From "Paddy Pantsdown", to Charles Kennedy, Mark Oaten, David Laws and Chris Huhne, the party has often been in the headlines for the wrong reasons.
By George Eaton - 21 January 8:57
More than a million low-income households are now required to pay the tax after the coalition cut support by 10 per cent last year.
By Rafael Behr - 21 January 7:45
The Rennard shambles risks undermining the graduation into a serious party of government.
By Tom Belger - 20 January 16:05
Miliband must address deeper public grievances if banking, benefits and other reforms Labour announces this month are to even get a hearing.
By George Eaton - 20 January 14:47
Former party chief executive has his membership suspended in advance of a new investigation over his failure to apologise to Lib Dem women.
By George Eaton - 20 January 12:52
Of the Lib Dems' seven female MPs, five hold seats among the party's 12 most marginal.
By New Statesman - 20 January 11:06
“We are the party born of the self-respect and solidarity of working communities.”
By Graeme Cooke - 20 January 9:08
The party needs a "social investment" strategy to reduce the subsidisation of private landlords, low-paying employers and long-term worklessness.
By George Eaton - 20 January 7:44
By seeking to ensure that all jobseekers acquire English and maths skills, the party is tackling one of the long-term causes of unemployment and of low pay.
By George Eaton - 19 January 11:34
It would look presumptive to start naming his cabinet before the election and would put him under pressure to guarantee others their jobs.
By Andrew Harrop - 17 January 17:03
The Labour leader argued convincingly that the cost-of-living crisis is the direct result of the deep structural faults in the economy.