The desire to slash "employment red tape" is not supported by evidence.
Michael Gove's cancelling of a contract is a start - but the government needs to go much further.
To describe Justin Trudeau's Liberals as a "leftward lurch" is to misunderstand how right-wing Stephen Harper's government was.
A guide to the different groups and divisions within the Labour party.
Council leader and Labour local government leader Jim McMahon is the name most often mentioned.
The Labour leader's appointment of Seumas Milne is a disaster, argues Oliver Bullough.
Far from spiralling out of control, the increase in expenditure on tax credits is entirely expected, explains Declan Gaffney.
Labour's plan is not about harking back to the past, but providing the best service for the future, says Jonathan Reynolds.
The Tories feel unthreatened by Labour and believe they can ride out any unpopularity.
Labour's Ukip problem - which cost the party seats under Ed Miliband - shows no sign of going away.
Jon Cruddas, Chuka Umunna, Lisa Nandy, Tristram Hunt and Maurice Glasman are among those involved.
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