The desire to slash "employment red tape" is not supported by evidence.
If the task of keeping Britain in the European Union is left to the establishment, the only outcome will be Brexit, warns Michael Chessum.
David Cameron boasts of keeping his word to pensioners. But the reality is different.
Speak softly, and carry a big stick.
Labour have long feared that devolving abortion would lead to its use being restricted - but the evidence that it would is sketchy.
Conservative MP and Energy Secretary Amber Rudd was attacked by a woman on the edge of tears about her government's tax credits policy.
Increasing numbers of families are finding it a constant struggle to feed their children in the school holidays.
Jeremy Corbyn faces a dilemma as the nationalists move to exploit his party's divisions.
Labour has missed Robin Cook since his death a decade ago. It needs his spirit more than ever now, says David Clark
Since 1995, recorded crime has fallen. But much of it hasn't vanished - it's just on the Internet.
Populism for the middle class.
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