The Prime Minister will soon need to translate generalities into specifics.
The Social Mobility Commission chair and former Health Secretary on why parties should be more aspirational, how slow politics moves on broadening access, and our "impossible" child poverty target.
A new legal challenge to Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws marks a huge success for the pro-choice movement.
Both parties are grappling with their approaches to education as the election campaign heats up.
The Conservatives are right to deny the toxic suggestion that they would shack up with Farage.
The migrant vote is driving the Conservatives' poor performance in London.
Shadow Northern Ireland secretary says former New Labour ministers "would have been the very people lecturing others".
Tom Humberstone’s weekly comic.
Nearly all groups have seen a decline in real wages since the financial crash of 2008 but losses have not been spread out equally.
Because of the new system, there is a risk that students will turn up to vote on 7 May, but won't be registered.
Arriving at a JobCentre to claim Jobseeker’s Allowance, I felt like I’d fallen into the pages of Kafka’s The Trial. I was expected to navigate a complicated system while being treated with endless suspicion.
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