Unlike the Tories, we will confront the issue of a "two nation" education system.
The chair of the public accounts committee talks to Harry Lambert about Labour’s fortunes, beating the BNP, and why we should be building more houses.
Running schools as charities has simply insulated them from the consequences of their own financial incontinence.
Shadow work and pensions secretary says Conservative MPs apologised to her over Duncan Smith's claim that she had not bothered to vote.
Avowedly pro-independence, The National hit the streets on Monday and sold out in a matter of hours.
In sacking Emily Thornberry, Miliband has once again pandered to the right and to the politics of reaction. It's time for an alternative party of the left.
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The failure by government to make the public aware of how climate change is affecting the UK exposes a loophole in key legislation.
The Labour leader is determined to keep his party's strongest issue at the top of the agenda.
The public spending watchdog has found further woes for the government's flagship welfare reforms programme.
The Home Secretary is to announce new measures to respond to the terror threat.
The Deputy Prime Minister enters the immigration debate, backing a crackdown on "benefits tourism" but opposing a cap on migrant numbers.
The government and social care sector must do more to deliver true community integration.
Westminster’s general indifference to what goes on in Northern Ireland is blinding it to the fact that the political process there is rapidly losing momentum.
A new report shows the early signs of claimant numbers decreasing, but serious problems nevertheless emerging with how the system operates.
The MP for Charnwood Stephen Dorell has announced that he will stand down as an MP at the general election, after accepting a role with accountancy firm KPMG as a health policy consultant.
Labour does best in places worst hit by the recession, but it has to branch out to enlarge its electoral base.
The government’s reformed benefit programme is being rolled out to parents in the northwest today, revealing its slow progress.
Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt warns private schools: "The time you could expect something for nothing is over".
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As with Ukip, the Green party has the potential to cause some electoral headaches for the traditional parties.
The left must lead rather than follow.
The Labour leader's vow to end the exploitation of agency workers contrasts with Cameron's inertia.
Following Lord Razzall's revelation that he was approached by businessmen offering money for peerages, it's time to stop rewarding political donors through the honours list.
As we hit the two-year mark of the introduction of Police and Crime Commissioners, it’s time to look forward and assess what needs to be done to improve democratic governance in policing.
A London entrepreneur has entered the race to succeed Boris, suggesting the Tories could try to defeat Labour with a "celebrity" candidate.
There is less scope in the years ahead for our current levels of borrowing to be eliminated by further economic growth.
This immigration debate is based on prejudice and emotion.
Why it's time to stop the light-touch approach to private rented sector regulation.