The recovery may be feeble, but voters are rewarding the Tories as GDP rises – and the 'cost-of-living' is half the issue it was in 2011.
Lucy Powell and Luciana Berger tipped for promotion.
On climate change and other issues, parliamentarians are ignoring the evidence.
We must end the virtual monopoly that private developers have on building affordable homes.
Shadow chancellor challenges Osborne and Cameron over failure to rule out cutting top rate from 45p to 40p.
Party claims that total membership is nearing 200,000.
New accounts show the party received more money from a growing membership.
The Conservative MP talks to Lucy Fisher about rebelling against the government, mindfulness and football.
The PM is fuelling the perception that "benefit tourism" is a problem while still allowing himself to be outflanked by Ukip.
By providing government guarantees to small construction firms we will kickstart housing supply.
The London mayor would be forced to break his "solemn vow" to serve a full term were he to become leader of his party.
Ed Miliband thinks image should be secondary to issues and ideas, but snap judgements matter when voters have little time.
Labour stands to gain if the crisis in the health service becomes one of the major election themes.
Labour leader says voters should be able to ask the Prime Minister questions in the Palace of Westminster.
Unlike David Cameron, we understand that our future success as a country is built on the talents of all.
By presenting himself to voters as who he truly is, the Labour leader has given himself a chance of winning their respect and understanding.
The UK economy has now grown by 4 per cent in eighteen months. George Osborne may yet be the next Tory leader.
The Shadow Cabinet Office minister Chi Onwurah on how her experience of the Biafran war informed her politics, why we need more scientists on the front benches and how Labour desperately needs more working-class MPs.
By framing himself as a man of "principle", not one for photo-ops, the Labour leader is seeking to ensure the election is fought on his terms.
George Eaton and Helen Lewis review the year in politics, Sophie McBain on a mysterious commission in Libya, and history of football’s most enduring feuds.
What would a rate rise mean for Londoners? London Labour Assembly member Andrew Dismore warns homeowners of soaring mortgage repayments, defaults and repossessions.
The economy may be larger than ever, but for most people the recovery hasn't even begun.
But which will benefit the most?
After 2015, Ed Miliband should evoke the spirit of Harold Wilson and gamble on a snap election – not dither and drown like Gordon Brown.
Michael Gove has launched a probe into Bury St Edmunds MP David Ruffley, after he was issued with a domestic assault caution earlier this year.
Russia may be destined to remain a source of instability and confrontation for as long as Putin remains in the Kremlin.
Mainstream narratives about aid are clumsy and confused: here's how to talk about international development.
Disabled people have seen their dignity and their budgets shredded under this government; Labour is looking to challenge this.
Great Yarmouth, Norwich and Waveney all fall in the area of East Anglia where Ukip recorded its best results in local elections. They also contain some of the country’s worst schools.
Some Conservatives are desperate to see Britain withdraw from our international human rights obligations. They are wrong, argues the Justice Minister Simon Hughes.