Progressive parties should use the opportunity of the economic recovery to suggest that politics can lift its sights.
By promising to save the most popular public service from a funding crisis, Miliband can craft a potent dividing line with the Tories.
Ukip leader says "For half the country it benefited them, for the other half it didn't."
The government has grown in size but has seriously diminished in purpose.
A new law is allowing property developers to wriggle out of their affordable housing obligations.
The party should face a far more rigorous examination of its unscientific beliefs.
Chris Leslie argues that progressives have a duty to prove they can be fiscally responsible.
Our boldest claims should be reserved for the values we hold, not for uncertain data.
With a week to go, the party's eight-point lead is too small for comfort.
Selective education works for the chosen few, but the rest do worse than under a non-selective system.
He must use its publication to remind voters of how he has learned from the mistakes of New Labour.
The Conservatives' shock loss of Hammersmith and Fulham last week rocked the party. Why did the celebrated Tory borough swing to Labour?
Any lazy assumptions a strong Ukip would work in Labour’s favour will have been dispelled by the results, which showed the purple party racking up votes deep inside Labour’s northern heartlands.
Plus how disgraced PR Max Clifford’s furniture found its way into Ukip’s HQ.
Fifteen years after its introduction, the minimum wage is an established feature of the political landscape, its abolition all but unthinkable. Should it now be increased?
The demise of the BNP is an important achievement which tells us something positive about mainstream civic society and politics in Britain.
"We cannot afford to be two nations in retirement where the benefits of growth accrue to only a few."
Peter Wilby remarks on how so much of our public discourse concerns “inappropriate language”. Plus why are parents bankrupting themselves for American-style proms?
The Tory backbencher formerly known as the culture secretary had to queue at the bar like everyone else. Meanwhile Chuka and Tristram dodged the proles.
The Lib Dem leader has avoided a palace coup but party activists are circling.
Blue Labour's values of community and solidarity are the key to winning back alienated working class voters from Ukip.
The party president is the only major figure to have been untainted by coalition and by allegations of plotting.
Who runs the No campaign and why are they trying to insult me?
Lib Dem peer says his efforts to "expose and end cash-for-peerages in all parties, including our own" have failed.
Anti-Semitism is now taboo in mainstream political discourse in a way in which Islamophobia isn’t.
Peer leaves the party and warns it is "heading for disaster" under Clegg.
"Appropriate steps" will be taken against the rebellious peer.
Low expectations remain for the government's flagship welfare reform as a watchdog deems it a high risk of failure. Was the report deliberately released amid coverage of the local elections to avoid bad publicity?
The day when someone in the richest 10 per cent stops contributing to tax is nearly a month earlier than someone in the poorest 10 per cent.