By George Eaton - 18 December 08:53
By banning migrants from claiming benefits for three months, the PM simply reinforces the myth that immigration is an ill.
By Rafael Behr - 17 December 12:08
The PM's Ukip-style positioning on immigration is viewed as weakness or blackmail by the rest of the EU.
By New Statesman - 15 December 05:13
In an attempt to achieve an economically worthless but politically valuable budget surplus, cuts to public services will continue even once the structural deficit has been eradicated – this is unworkable.
By George Eaton - 15 December 10:46
The Tory MP's plan to limit all child-related benefits to two children would undermine the 'striver'/'scrounger' divide by hitting all families, regardless of their employment status.
By Rafael Behr - 11 December 10:55
Miliband is running out of time to inspire people with more than just a feeling that he has noticed how expensive life has become.
By George Eaton - 11 December 04:01
The Defence Secretary is forced to admit: "I haven’t got a specific measure I can quote."
By George Eaton - 10 December 08:50
Just as Gordon Brown was outplayed by Cameron during the expenses scandal, so the PM risks suffering the same fate now.
By George Eaton - 09 December 06:52
Work and Pensions Secretary says incapacity benefit story was "nothing to do with the department" and adds: "I've tried to get my colleagues at Central Office to check first".
By Nick Faith - 06 December 04:17
Littered throughout the speech were references to northern towns and how they will benefit from the coalition's policies.
By Ryan Shorthouse - 05 December 09:53
The Chancellor should use his Autumn Statement to reward families on modest incomes who have quietly endured squeezed living standards during austerity.