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.
By Toby Perkins - 17 January 16:14
Too many pub companies force their licencees to buy limited products at inflated prices. But the Tories have consistently failed to act.
By Richard Morris - 17 January 15:10
Restoring the minimum wage to its pre-crash level is the perfect encapsulation of a "stronger economy, fairer society" policy.
By George Eaton - 17 January 14:38
Shadow chancellor insists "there’s no prospect of an unhappy relationship" but says the Bank of England governor is wrong to oppose a cap on bank bonuses.
By George Eaton - 17 January 9:02
By conceding that a large rise would not cost jobs or damage the public finances, Osborne has made it harder for the Tories to credibly oppose a more radical offer from Miliband.
By George Eaton - 16 January 22:00
In another no-notes speech, the Labour leader will promise to introduce a cap on banks' market share and to create two new challenger banks.
By George Eaton - 16 January 16:01
The introduction of a one-member-one-vote system would dramatically reduce the disproportionate power wielded by MPs.
By David Boyle - 16 January 12:17
By promising fundamental changes to the economy, the Labour leader can carve out a new coalition which quietly puts to bed the old battle lines of the 1980s.
By Adam Corlett - 16 January 9:36
Rather than raising the personal allowance or introducing a 10p rate, the Lib Dems and Labour should cut NI if they want to help the poorest.
By George Eaton - 16 January 8:37
UKIP trails Labour by six points but, as in 2009, the party is hoping for a late surge in the polls.
By Rafael Behr - 15 January 23:19
Any communications strategy devised in Downing Street also has to compete with noisy agendas elsewhere in the party.
By George Eaton - 15 January 14:37
A party source rejects the former chief executive's suggestion that he could resume his roles after being cleared of sexual harassing female party members.
By George Eaton - 15 January 13:24
The "truce" between the two leaders lasted just a week as Cameron declared that Miliband had "all the moral authority of the Reverend Flowers".
By Ian Murray - 15 January 10:29
Despite ministers promising to name and shame firms which aren’t paying the legal minimum, not a single firm has been named so far.
By George Eaton - 15 January 8:36
The party challenges the Chancellor to veto any move by RBS to double the bank bonus cap under new EU rules.
By Tom Copley - 14 January 16:23
The government should ban private landlords from buying former council housing and abolish discounts on the properties.
By George Eaton - 14 January 13:59
Average wages are still rising slower than prices and will almost certainly be lower in 2015 than they were in 2010.
By Guy Shrubsole - 14 January 11:20
To date, the coalition has unforgivably weakened Britain's climate adaptation plans.
By George Eaton - 14 January 9:12
The Labour leader reaches beyond his party's core vote and acknowledges that the living standards crisis began before the coalition.
By George Eaton - 13 January 15:59
Work and Pensions Secretary says "we will keep the policy under review" when asked whether the cap could be reduced from £26,000.
By Joe Hallgarten - 13 January 14:17
A politics-free period in schools could improve outcomes faster than any policy change.