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.
The deputy Labour leadership candidate talks to Caroline Crampton about her pitch to the party, what went wrong at the general election, and why she wants one of the top jobs after 23 years as an MP.
The move will head off fears that Labour will lose the seat in a by-election, but the Tories may use it against Khan.
From Sure Start to the Olympics, Tessa has delivered for London before and she can do so again.
Frontrunner Burnham warns that Labour must "take care not to distance ourselves from the last five years" on the issue of inequality.
Devolution to Greater Manchester was greeted with general celebration. But there are broader concerns about the role and how it develops.
Sol Campbell is the most high-profile figure to declare his interest in being the Conservative candidate to succeed Boris Johnson so far.
Michael Bloch's book on homosexuality in the house is fun - but little more than a naughty pleasure.
The last prime minister to make a fortune out of public office was Lloyd George. Today’s cabinet ministers earn middle-class salaries, and most of them live in modest houses. So why do people think otherwise?
Time is running out for the party to prove it can revitalise itself.
Labour may soon find itself just as riven by Europe as the Conservative Party.
Caroline Flint has revealed the names of 12 more supporters, taking her total to 24 overall.
Welfare reform could have momentous consequences for Northern Ireland and the future of the Stormont parliament.
The single biggest thing that Londoners need from their next Mayor: a solution to the housing crisis.
Immigration is part of our history, and our future must be neither narrow nor fragmented.
Jeremy Corbyn, the leftwing MP, has announced he will seek nominations for the Labour leadership race. His chances are better than they look.
Today marks the 40th anniversary of Britain's last referendum on its membership of the European Union. But both In and Out must move on from that contest if they are to win the next one.
The way Labour does politics must change - or the party will simply lose again.
The former leader has quickly taken up the cause he championed in office.
The judgements of our financial and political leaders are breathtakingly narrow. Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen considers the alternatives.
Wood’s selection meeting took place at the London Tavern on Bishopsgate, a large venue used for public meetings.