The state has tried to control too much from the centre for too long: a No vote in the Scottish referendum should bring about a change in where power lies.
What explains the surge in politicians using referendums, and why hasn't the British public embraced them?
The recent wave of fast food strikes in the US has shed fresh light on the employment conditions of workers in the UK.
The leaders of Westminster’s three main parties have signed a pledge to devolve more powers to Scotland.
What is the quality of work across the UK? In most constituencies the average job is quite similar, but at either end daily life is very different.
Many of Scotland's newest residents feel every bit as Scottish as any born-and-bred Highlander. What's less certain is whether that's how the Highlander sees it.
The government insists it has done no contingency planning for Scottish independence, so what would the civil service do in the event of a Yes vote?
What are the benefits of the social rented sector, and why must current and future governments significantly raise current levels of social housing construction?
The Foreign Secretary is meeting foreign leaders today to discuss plans to tackle extremist militants in Iraq and Syria.
The Prime Minister is flying to Scotland today to make his final case to voters not to opt for independence.
The anti-immigration Swedish Democrats finish third as Cameron's ally Fredrik Reinfeldt is defeated.
The First Minister says he won't stage another vote. But could someone else?
The nation’s longest-serving television presenter first took part in an election broadcast 50 years ago. Next year will be his last.
Giles Watling, former 80s TV star, is selected through an open primary to fight the by-election against Douglas Carswell.
The poll cited by the nationalists would leave Labour as the largest party.
If it’s a narrow No, the campaign for a second Scottish independence referendum will begin on Friday 19 September.
How many undecided voters are there? Different polling methods pick up different results.
Figures released today show that charges brought in by the coalition have caused a severe drop in the number of workers bringing tribunal cases against their employers, leading to accusations that justice is now available only to those who can afford it.
Local MPs aren’t helping the Tories overcome the great disadvantage our unreformed boundaries deal them.
The Yes side continues to lead among men by eight points, but trails among women by 16.
The biggest danger to the Scottish NHS is independence.
Jason Cowley and Gerry Hassan on the last days of the British state, our team on the panic in Westminster and the banality of the Apple Watch.
The Scottish referendum campaign has served to weaken Ulster Unionist faith in a historical Ulster-Scots identity, and if Northern Ireland stays in the Union there may be more calls to integrate into the UK party system.
Selected job seekers will be obliged to visit their Job Centre five days a week and spend 35 hours looking for work.
The Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry is to guest-edit a special issue of the New Statesman, themed around the "Great White Male".
Former PM vows to return to “frontline politics” to secure a Scottish Labour government if the SNP keeps misleading voters over the NHS.
The No campaign still hold a 1-2 per cent lead after last's night Survation poll, but the SNP have built on this kind of momentum in the past.
Berwick-upon-Tweed is England's most Scottish town – concern has become the order of the day.
Andrew Lomas is new to the borough of Kensington and Chelsea as a Labour councillor. Here he reveals the drama of a full-scale biscuit inquiry.