Union membership will fall below one in five employees by 2030 unless current trends are reversed.
Islamophobia and anti-Semitism are on the rise. The next government will face a terrible inheritance
Tristram Hunt's plans for careers education for girls won't make us more ambitious - and I should know.
Plus: David Miliband returns for a Geordie crooner.
Despite everything, Nick Clegg’s party remains in reasonable spirits.
A horrible feeling has grown inside me: that the Conservatives will not only form the next government but get a small overall majority.
Woven into the very fabric of Westminster are assumptions about who the building – and, by extension, our democracy – is intended to serve. The lack of convenient disabled access and the shortage of ladies’ loos in the old palace are daily reminders that parliament wasn’t built with those groups in mind.
Britain's low productivity has become the fashionable malaise as far as our commentators are concerned. But the real problem is austerity.
In 1906, Bolton elected its first Labour MP.
Successive attempts by Labour and the Tories to update the service have done more bad than good. It's time to put the NHS in intensive care.
Although I’d heard this debate rumbling on in the background since the 7/7 bombings, I never really considered what its impact might be on young and impressionable minds.
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