The former soap actress won her seat in a by-election in October, after the murder of the Labour MP.
The Staggers wishes everyone a happy festival-that-must-not-be-named.
Instability and uncertainty could draw outside powers into a competitive struggle for influence over the region.
While Brexit is the defining issue, Labour is vulnerable everywhere.
Both Ukip and the Liberal Democrats could thrive through their unambiguous positions.
We should personalise, rather than privatise, property.
When the left makes these arguments, they're attacked, and rightly so.
The party held Copeland by just 2,564 votes in 2015.
Theresa May's actions to date do not match her early rhetoric.
It is possible for the party to be tolerant and fair whilst addressing people’s concerns on freedom of movement.
The options for keeping a space on the EU's vast factory floor.
Whether it's tweeting about his enemies, or using his children as advisers, Donald J Trump is not a conventional president. We need a strong media to hold the new US president - and other world leaders - to account.
So subscribe to the New Statesman today and help us produce more of our signature blend of comment, reporting and criticism.