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Labour candidates are distinctly un-Blairite.
The fight over railway nationalisation could be trouble for Labour
By Tim Wigmore - 21 September 19:22

Labour candidates are distinctly un-Blairite.

Is the PM betraying his MPs as No 10 moves away from its initial devolution plan?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 21 September 17:24

David Cameron’s decisive speech following the Scottish referendum is beginning to unravel.

Labour leader suggests compromise after opposing idea of two classes of MPs.
Miliband rejects English votes for English laws - but backs "greater scrutiny"
By George Eaton - 21 September 10:44

Labour leader suggests compromise after opposing idea of two classes of MPs. 

Under the First Minister's talented and popular deputy Nicola Sturgeon, the party will become stronger still.
Why Salmond's departure won't weaken the SNP
By Jason Cowley - 20 September 19:21

Under the talented and popular Nicola Sturgeon, the party will become stronger still. Labour is on the run. 

Why it's time for a People's Convention to draw up a new constitution for our country
By Natalie Bennett - 19 September 18:14

Politicians and ordinary people coming together in town hall meetings up and down the land should shape a new constitution.

Ed Miliband’s Constitutional Convention: is he letting a crisis go to waste?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 17:56

The Labour leader has responded to David Cameron’s ideas for constitutional change with a plan of his own. But does it go far enough?

Without the consent of the public, decisions taken to devolve powers will be seen as a political fix.
People, not politicians, must shape our new constitutional settlement
By Tessa Jowell - 19 September 17:25

Without the consent of the public, decisions taken to devolve powers will be seen as a political fix.

Alex Salmond will step down as SNP leader and Scotland's First Minister
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 16:20

Scotland's First Minister and the SNP leader will resign following his defeat in the Scottish independence referendum.

Scottish referendum: why did supposed Yes strongholds vote No?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 16:09

Off predictions or wacky results? Many of the areas that were expected to vote for independence voted No. 

Deputy Prime Ministers backs compromise of an English grand committee.
Clegg rejects full English votes for English laws
By George Eaton - 19 September 13:40

Deputy Prime Ministers backs compromise of an English grand committee to amend legislation. 

Watch: David Cameron's speech following the Scottish referendum No vote
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 13:25

The Prime Minister gave a speech after the Scottish referendum result.

Watch: Alistair Darling's speech following Better Together's Scottish referendum victory
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 13:06

The Better Together leader gave a speech following Scotland's No vote.

Watch: Alex Salmond's speech following his Scottish referendum defeat
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 12:57

The First Minister gave a speech reacting to Scotland rejecting independence.

On this week’s New Statesman podcast: Episode Sixty-One
By New Statesman - 19 September 11:06

After the referendum: George Eaton reports from Edinburgh with reactions to the No victory, Helen Lewis, Jonn Elledge and Philip Maughan debate devolution, while Ian Steadman and Fiona Rutherford mark a recent leap towards private space travel.

In pictures: the reaction to the Scottish independence referendum
By New Statesman - 19 September 10:43

A look at what was happening around the country as Scotland voted no to independence.

Tam Dalyell, Labour MP for West Lothian from 1962 to 1983. Photo: George Freston/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
What is the West Lothian Question?
By Caroline Crampton - 19 September 8:32

The thorny issue of “English votes for English laws”.

Our present constitutional settlement is not merely unacceptable; it is broken.
After Scotland, something fundamental has to change - and will change
By Jason Cowley - 19 September 8:25

Our present constitutional settlement is not merely unacceptable; it is broken.

Having opposed "two classes of MPs", Miliband faces a huge political dilemma.
Cameron promises English votes for English laws - what does Labour do now?
By George Eaton - 19 September 8:00

Having opposed "two classes of MPs", Miliband faces a huge political dilemma. 

The First Minister says Scotland has chosen not to become an independent country "at this stage".
Salmond hints at second independence referendum in concession speech
By George Eaton - 19 September 6:49

The First Minister says Scotland has chosen not to become an independent country "at this stage". 

Scotland has voted against independence. Photo: Getty
Scotland has voted No to independence: what now for the key players?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 6:12

Scotland has opted to remain in the Union. What happens next?

The No side is on course for a double-digit win.
Scotland has rejected independence
By George Eaton - 19 September 5:29

The No side is on course for a double-digit win. 

If it's a No, what will David Cameron say in his speech tomorrow morning?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 2:49

The Prime Minister is set to speak first thing tomorrow morning. Following a No vote, he will have to address the English Question.

Full coverage of the 32 local counts that will determine the outcome.
Scottish referendum: the results as they come in
By George Eaton - 18 September 22:00

Full coverage of the 32 local counts that will determine the outcome. 

The Union could survive a second independence referendum
By Tim Wigmore - 18 September 20:24

The volatility of young voters presents an opportunity for Unionists.

The New Statesman’s Scottish referendum coverage
By Caroline Crampton - 18 September 15:36

We’ll be here all night!

The centre-right was defeated after failed privatisations, but a weak centre-left fell short of a majority.
Sweden's election has uncomfortable lessons for Cameron and Miliband
By George Eaton - 18 September 14:31

The centre-right was defeated after failed privatisations, but a weak centre-left fell short of a majority. 

Where should you put your money ahead of tonight’s result?
By Harry Lambert - 18 September 14:25

Your guide to betting on tonight's result, turnout and timing, Scotland's next currency and the UK's future flag.

What time will we know the result of the Scottish independence referendum?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 18 September 14:19

How early should we wake up on Friday 19 September to find out what's happened? Or will we just be awoken by Westminster politicians howling in the streets?

What would the future hold for Scottish higher education in an independent Scotland?
By Fiona Rutherford - 18 September 12:43

STEM academics are planning to vote No in today's referendum over concerns that they will lose a significant amount of UK-wide research funding.

Polling Scotland's poor: surveys still don't reach all parts of the population
By Kirsteen Shields - 18 September 12:35

Despite efforts to improve polling methods, survey polls still do not reach many parts of the population: the poor who have been passed over could be the key to a Yes win.

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