The Labour peer and former Liberty director is expected to join Jeremy Corbyn's team next week.
If you don’t trust people, at least make sure that you imprison them, seems to be the idea.
Shadow defence secretary's performance at PLP meeting described as "risible" and "cringeworthy".
Of course, with Europe’s Mediterranean beaches now becoming de facto Bantustans for Syrian, Afghan and all manner of other exiles, they are looking a lot less attractive as sunlounger locations.
Today’s teens and twentysomethings seem reluctant to get drunk, smoke cigarettes or have sex. Is abstinence the new form of youth rebellion?
When they next open a bottle of wine (or three), the parents and grandparents of today’s teens should raise a glass to their responsible offspring.
The IFS exposes the Chancellor's lack of breathing space.
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has no legal force in the UK.
The people who asked why I hadn't written on the attacks weren't really interested in my opinion - they wanted me to say what they wanted to hear.
2015 saw the third-highest number of incidents ever recorded in Britain - it should be a cause of national shame.
Those who disagree with Tristram Hunt's proposal of an English parliament must suggest alternatives.
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