Maximus has just taken over the running of the controversial Work Capability Assessment from Atos. What’s broken and how can they fix it?
The SNP has already ended Labour's hopes of a majority. The Conservatives believe it can do even more damage to them than that.
Our economic debate is conducted in terms of household budgets - a handbag economy. But the economy isn't a handbag, and this "debate" closes down real alternatives to the neoliberal consensus.
The shadow chancellor will unveil a full analysis of how the Tories' plans would hit public services.
A woman blogs anonymously on her experiences in the work place for International Women's Day.
Turnout was lower among women than men at the last election, and the problem could get worse.
India's Daughter has exposed that country's rape culture. But don't imagine that these attitudes aren't found around the world.
Labour are trying to keep the debates in people's minds - but if they're not careful, they run the risk of making fools themselves
It has been 45 years since Barbara Castle’s Equal Pay Act - and we still don't have equal pay. So what would an updated act need to cover? Emily Thornberry explains.
Ed Miliband has given David Cameron both barrels as he aims to keep the pressure on the Prime Minister.
The broadcasters are refusing to accede to the prime minister's proposals.
The West's politicians have emboldened Vladimir Putin with their mistakes and indecision. They need to send a signal he can't ignore.
The NHS is Labour's finest achievement. But it's under threat from five more years of the Conservatives
Labour have released a video attacking David Cameron for ducking out of the debates. But it may well be Ed Miliband who has the most to gain if they don't take place.
Germany will require women to make up 30 per cent of members of large boards by 2020. We must do the same here.
At Green Party conference, Natalie Bennett must give the speech that takes her party to the next level
Victory at the European Court of Justice shows Britain's interests are best served fighting its corner in Europe, not sulking on the sidelines
Tristram Hunt's plans for careers education for girls won't make us more ambitious - and I should know.
Britain's low productivity has become the fashionable malaise as far as our commentators are concerned. But the real problem is austerity.
David Cameron's "final offer" will achieve what he wants, and kill off the televised debates. That's bad news for Ed Miliband and the voters - and the Prime Minister might just regret it.
The former PM confirms last year's New Statesman story by giving £1,000 to each of the party's 106 target seat candidates.
More than 500 pundits, mostly academics, have offered their election predictions. Their forecasts don’t quite add up.
We can learn a lot from how other countries have tackled this tricky issue in recent years
The independence referendum in Scotland has created the opportunity to revitalise British democracy
Miliband's arguments were by far the stronger but at no point did the PM appear truly uncomfortable.
David Cameron's u-turn and Ukip's adoration of them has grammar schools back in the headlines. But they don't work and they shouldn't be the priority – and I should know.
There is some truth in the rumour that the Green MP clashes with her party leader, but so far it’s not personal.
The Coalition has fallen asleep at the wheel as far as clamping down on driver safety is concerned. A Labour government would do things differently.
8,000 children on free school meals make the top grades at primary school but just 900 will end up at Britain's top universities. That has to change.
In the event of a hung parliament, the former First Minister is likely to be the SNP MP to do the deals.