The party’s prospects are in question if it fails to win over the “Brexit capital” in Thursday's by-election.
On Thursday Nigel Farage kicked off Ukip’s general election campaign in surreal surroundings.
For the first time, the Church of England has produced a letter saying how we – and our politicians – should approach the general election.
Emily Brothers, who is running for parliament, on why she’s taking on the Sun, why you shouldn’t use a trans person’s old name, and what Stonewall’s decision to become an LGBT organisation means to her.
The UK inflation rate has fallen to a record low of 0.3 per cent in January – time to talk about consumer policy.
A new exhibition, Election! Britain Votes, at the People’s History Museum in Manchester explores the nature of democracy in a candid and sincere fashion that is far removed from the complacency we often get when museums try and do politics.
In the first of a six-part series, Frances Robinson cuts through the election noise and tells you what you actually need to know about the bodies that make up the European Union.
They say this election will be the most unpredictable for a long time. But the media’s coverage won’t be, and it could even help to shape the outcome.
The PM faces the youth unemployment problem with a plan for "intensive action" on young people not in education, employment or training.
David Cameron has started targeting the low-paid in a new benefits trial; this message could undermine his claim to be in favour of Britain’s "hardworking people".
The outgoing Labour MP for Dulwich and London mayoral contender speaks to Anoosh Chakelian about election strategy, immigration, and her plan to make “two Londons one”.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?