Troubled Labour leader Ed Miliband is said to "not do foreign". But we must consider Britain's place in an increasingly international world.
The co-founder of the 1984-5 LGSM movement, talks about coming out, being gay during the era of “pretty policemen” and the importance of LGBT history month.
Playground Thatcherism, TV debates and the Karl Marx of Twickenham.
Since the last election, mental health has risen higher in the agenda than many campaigners even dreamt of. Labour, however, is behaving as though just talking about the issue is still good enough.
In this week's Diary, Stanley Johnson casts his eye from Stockholm to Old Oak Common.
It's National Voter Registration Day today and time for the young people hit by the system changes to sign up.
Cayenne pepper and foot-and-mooth colour Rutland's election history.
In an interview with the NS, the shadow Northern Ireland secretary says the party's programme is "not as well developed as it needs to be".
Much has changed in English culture since 1710. But a new book argues our systems of power are less different than we might think.
Moazzam Begg was imprisoned as a terror suspect but never tried. Who is he? What does he want? And why are the security services so interested in him?
According to the research by the Sutton Trust, 31 per cent of parliamentary candidates attended private school, compared with 7 per cent of the population.
Under austerity, charities are regularly having to substitute for government. We live in a twenty-first century Britain where poorer citizens are back to relying on handouts to live.
A cross-party group of MPs are calling for greater action against the extremist militants.
The significant policy overlap between the two parties represents a rich programme for government.
Politics is now operating at "three speeds". Can our establishment parties keep up?
The Public Accounts Committee chair and MP for Barking has ruled herself out as a potential candidate for the mayoral election.
At school, Eleanor Margolis first heard “lesbian” as an insult. How much easier her own coming out would have been if the teachers had mentioned it was normal.
The Prime Minister says the brutal attack has strengthened international resolve to defeat the extremist militants.
The sister of a diabetic who died after having his benefits cut wept after hearing the minister say there is state support for vulnerable people.
The Tory leader's exuberant confidence allowed him to dominate the chamber.
Their triumph came through recognising that although their own oppression was important, it didn’t mean they couldn’t recognise others’ struggles as well.
The party's biggest opponent in Scotland is time.
Kicking Red Ed is reassuring, like group therapy. Meanwhile, the Tories have gained no significant blocks of support since 2010. In the glee over Labour's troubles, the right are ignoring the bleak future of the Conservative party.
A former employee of three separate Work Programme providers describes how staff members were compelled to increase sanctions in order to hit financial targets.
Lord Ashcroft’s seat-by-seat polls have confirmed the SNP are set to win more than 50 seats in May, after winning just 6 in 2010.
New polling of Scottish constituencies show the shadow foreign secretary and Chief Secretary to the Treasury could lose their seats, and Labour could be left with only six seats.
Will the first instalment of Michael Cockerell’s documentary series given unprecedented access to parliament horrify or mollify voters?
The party is building on its progressive legacy in its LGBT policy announcement this week.
Britain is undecided: we must help it decide, one conversation at a time, argues Dan Jarvis, who went doorknocking in nine regions in nine days.
A health expert who advised this government during the passage of the Health and Social Care Act in 2012 argues that Labour's plan to integrate health and social care is preferable to the coalition's approach.