Union membership will fall below one in five employees by 2030 unless current trends are reversed.
In Parliament, the SNP will face challenges and contradictions. Margaret Corvid talks to new MP Anne McLaughlin about how her party will handle them.
A late alternative option has emerged for Labour's next leader: the ardent socialist, Jeremy Corbyn.
You should never trust a round number in politics, and this one in particular looks fishy.
In this week's magazine.
The coalition minister who lost her Scottish seat at the election reflects on her party’s defeat.
White working-class boys do worse than anyone else at school.
Now the bidding war is over, the government must turn its attention to what it will do for the under-5s.
The PM effortlessly controlled the first session of the new term.
The electoral system has always been unfair and undemocratic - but now it could shut Labour out for generations. The time is right to embrace reform.
Our liberal political family has lost one of its most admired advocates. British politics has lost one of its best storytellers. This House has lost one of its warmest wits and most loyal Parliamentarians.
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