The parliamentary Labour party is desperate for someone to stop Tom Watson. That's one reason why it's unlikely to happen.
What happened to the Green Surge, and why aren't the Greens on a par with their European equivalents?
As the last bubbles drip from the champagne bottles that welcomed the Modern Slavery Bill on to the statute books, champions of the UK’s anti-trafficking legislation should take a sober look at what they've woken up with.
Parliamentary democracy, trial by jury or habeas corpus - it can be argued that all these flowed from this document.
As we congratulate ourselves on Magna Carta, let us remember that it came into being 150 years after the Norman Conquest and was probably greatly influenced by the French.
When politicians, the media and royalty are unanimous in their judgement that a man is a bad egg, I feel there’s probably much to be said for him.
No coincidence that the most celebrated of all the waymarks on the road to freedom under the law was sealed by England’s most appalling king.
By 1874, three of the City’s four MPs were Conservatives.
The reconfiguration of Scottish politics means a rethink is needed in England and Wales.
Here, as so often in our history, it is property rights that secure individual freedom.
The party must be more nimble and shrewd in its economic positioning than in the last five years.
I’m nominating Rushanara Ali so another voice will be heard. I urge my fellow MPs to do the same.
The Liberal Democrat leadership frontrunner on future coalitions, the Labour leadership contest and how his party can recover.
Leadership frontrunner says the Tories and Labour would have to promise the automatic introduction of proportional representation.
It’s hard to find a more genuine, decent person in politics than Andy, and I think people will connect with him at a time when we’re battling scepticism and apathy as much as we’re fighting the other side.
The road to recovery will be a long one. It is Mr Farron who offers the Lib Dems their best hope.
Labour's chastening defeat has led some to claim the party is abandoning its commitments on tax. But that's a myth.
As Labour's London constituency parties' endorsements have rolled in, it looks like Tessa Jowell and Sadiq Khan will have a tough fight to the finish.
Prezza for Stella may sound like I’m after a lager, but I think Creasy could refresh parts of the party other candidates cannot reach.
The party will need to decide whether to make the case for investment or to embrace fiscal conservatism.
As the perception of a tacit complicity by the Muslim community in terrorist activity has gained traction, art has become a major outlet for protest and dissent.
Pseudo-radical academics do the same damage to the cause of the political left in Britain as the populist American right does to the Republican Party.
The failure of state education in so many white working class areas is utterly unacceptable. Not to talk about it or to have any answers for how we overcome it, equally so.
Both Andy Burnham and Liz Kendall have reasons to be cheerful after the GMB hustings.
Labour didn't have enough to say to businesses, or enough for people on long hours not zero hours. That must never happen again.
2015 might not be rock bottom for Labour. It's vital the party picks the right leader.
Helping the city's commuters is one of the biggest jobs of London's Mayor - and I should know.
The Tory MP for Richmond Park, Zac Goldsmith, announces his intention to run for the mayoralty.
First Ministerial Funnies.
Caroline isn't afraid of confronting hard truths and she doesn't avoid hard work. She's my choice for deputy leader.