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Osborne's council tax freeze is an old announcement
By George Eaton - 03 October 10:18

The Chancellor promised to freeze council tax for two years in his 2008 conference speech.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 03 October 8:49

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

In search of the "Responsibility Society"
By Marc Stears - 02 October 11:54

Can we give substance to Ed Miliband's vision?

It's time for the Tories to go beyond deficit reduction
By David Skelton - 02 October 11:30

Cameron must use his speech this week to promote growth and job creation.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 02 October 11:05

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Arab Spring: from instability to progress
By Zamila Bunglawala - 01 October 12:58

It’s time to re-write the rule book.

Ed Miliband's challenge
By Tony Dolphin - 01 October 12:08

Shifting economic paradigms won't be easy.

New report highlights the Tories' close links to the City
By James Maxwell - 01 October 10:23

Half of all donations to the Conservative Party come from companies located in the Square Mile.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 01 October 10:21

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 30 September 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including why EU migrants are unlikely to come to the UK for be

Has Labour abandoned the fight against Gove's school reforms?
By Rafael Behr - 30 September 15:18

Westminster seems to have signed off on education reforms. But the grassroots haven't.

Anwar al-Awlaki is dead
By George Eaton - 30 September 15:17

One of the most wanted al-Qaeda leaders has been killed by a US air strike in Yemen.

Cameron's immigration error
By George Eaton - 30 September 12:52

The PM was foolish to set a net migration target, rather than an immigration target.

The coalition prepares to "rethink" child benefit cuts
By George Eaton - 30 September 10:32

Ministers consider offering relief to families who on average will lose £1,750 a year.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 30 September 8:58

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Speed limit to rise to 80mph
By George Eaton - 29 September 18:49

What happened to the "greenest government ever"?

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 29 September 17:00

The five must-read posts from today, including ten lessons from the Labour conference, and trouble i

Miliband forgets name of Scottish Labour candidate
By George Eaton - 29 September 16:00

Labour leader refers to frontrunner Ken Macintosh as "the third candidate".

HRW declares war with Mitchell over Ethiopia aid claims
By Samira Shackle - 29 September 15:43

The powerful NGO says the international development secretary has been "disingenuous" and "misleadin

In this week's New Statesman: Which Tories is it OK to love?
By Alice Gribbin - 29 September 15:23

The left's favourite Tories | Phillip Blond on Cameron's failures | John Gray on Christopher Hitchen

How Blue Labour shaped Miliband's speech
By Rowenna Davis - 29 September 13:43

The three reasons why Miliband's speech could have been considered "Blue Labour".

Peter Oborne vs"that idiot in Brussels"
By George Eaton - 29 September 12:48

Watch last night's Newsnight EU row in full.

UK to "resist" European plans for a Robin Hood tax
By Samira Shackle - 29 September 10:22

Britain looks set to scupper a financial transaction tax, saying it will unfairly affect London.

Labour conference lookahead | Thursday 29th September
By Samira Shackle - 29 September 9:19

The who, when and where of the Labour conference.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 29 September 8:52

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Miliband: private schools will keep charitable status
By George Eaton - 28 September 18:41

Labour leader takes the reverse position to his brother.

New Statesman cover | 3 October 2011
By Staff blogger - 28 September 17:18

A sneak preview of tomorrow's front cover.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 28 September 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including Ed Miliband's three mistakes.

What now for Scottish Labour?
By James Maxwell - 28 September 14:13

A new leader can only start the long recovery process – the party should prepare for a generation ou

Miliband sharpens his message
By George Eaton - 28 September 12:49

The five key points from Miliband's Today programme interview this morning.

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