The fall in value of the pound is having a negative impact on property prices.
Labour does best in places worst hit by the recession, but it has to branch out to enlarge its electoral base.
The government’s reformed benefit programme is being rolled out to parents in the northwest today, revealing its slow progress.
Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt warns private schools: "The time you could expect something for nothing is over".
Labour have ticked up, but the more obvious shift in Ashcroft's poll has been a 2-point Tory-to-Ukip swing.
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As with Ukip, the Green party has the potential to cause some electoral headaches for the traditional parties.
The left must lead rather than follow.
The Labour leader's vow to end the exploitation of agency workers contrasts with Cameron's inertia.
Following Lord Razzall's revelation that he was approached by businessmen offering money for peerages, it's time to stop rewarding political donors through the honours list.
As we hit the two-year mark of the introduction of Police and Crime Commissioners, it’s time to look forward and assess what needs to be done to improve democratic governance in policing.
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