The Clacton MP quits his party but insists he will not rejoin the Conservatives or trigger a by-election.
A fairer tax system is a moral imperative; reform is an essential step in the path to a more equal society, and the left should be unapologetic about this.
If I could bring the New Statesman grinding to a halt with no fear of being rapidly replaced, you better believe I'd be paid over £50,000 too.
I remember all too well the repeated defeats of the 1980s. Let's not got back, warns David Hanson MP.
Will Self, the respected novelist and NS contributor, has backed Christian Wolmar's bid for the London mayoralty.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission is looking into how the police handled allegations made in the Nineties about the former Prime Minister.
Labour has an opportunity to showcase a different type of politics by nominating Tessa Jowell and taking back City Hall, says Deborah Mattinson.
To solve the problem, people must first acknowledge it, says Emily Dyer.
A row over flying the Union flag at council buildings all year appears destined for the courts.
In retrospect, it seems clear that both Milibands were offering denial. This leadership election is defined by anger, says Andy White.
I remember the excitement of backing Tony Benn, my admiration for Michael Foot - and my devastation when Margaret Thatcher won a majority of 140. Don't let it happen again, warns Jack Dromey.
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