By George Eaton - 29 January 10:53
Gloria De Piero says "This result comes as little surprise when you remember Nick Clegg leads a Parliamentary Party which has as many men with knighthoods as it has women MPs."
By Rafael Behr - 28 January 07:49
The repetitive and needlessly venomous exchanges over the 50p rate distract from the long-term question of how we should pay for the services that we value in an era of austerity.
By James Bloodworth - 27 January 02:46
If the left could get a few more "normal" people into politics, perhaps it wouldn’t be left to the reactionary right to shake up the political establishment.
By Andrew Adonis - 26 January 03:07
At a time when the incomes of ordinary families are falling, the highest earners must contribute more to reduce government borrowing.
By George Eaton - 26 January 01:37
Is it a temporary tax or a permanent one?
By George Eaton - 26 January 12:01
Danny Alexander and former M&S boss Stuart Rose attacked Labour yesterday, but they used to insist that the top rate should remain in place.
By Shabana Mahmood - 25 January 11:25
The latest figures from HMRC show that people earning over £150,000 paid almost £10bn more in tax in the three years when the 50p rate was in place. We need to get the deficit down in a fair way.
By George Eaton - 24 January 10:00
Unlike Osborne's budget surplus pledge, Balls's only applies to current spending, leaving open the option of borrowing to fund infrastructure.
By Owen Smith - 24 January 04:05
Turkeys won't vote for Christmas and Google won’t vote to pay its taxes either.
By George Eaton - 24 January 10:42
In Gordon Brown's backyard, Labour won an 11.25% swing from the SNP, while the Lib Dems finished in fifth place behind UKIP.