Labour's tuition fee policy isn't as bad as I feared. It's still pretty dire.
Dan Jarvis addresses Unison
Devolution has to be about more than transferring power from one unaccountable structure in London to another in Manchester, Lisa Nandy argues
The favourite to be the party's next leader says they "won’t have a choice" if Miliband finishes ahead in a hung parliament.
Three new forecasts published today reiterate how similar predictions are for this election – and that a hung parliament appears to be an inevitability.
If the £9,000 fees deterred even one bright student from attending a university and fulfilling their potential, then this coalition's hike in fees has been a travesty.
Ed Miliband and Ed Balls attack the coalition's fees model for betraying young people and piling billions onto the national debt, and pledge to reduce the headline fee by £3,000
Labour is proposing a cut in tuition fees, but it was the party that made students pay in the first place.
Using the Job Centre has exposed me to institutionalised bullying, poorly-chosen medical experts, and incompetence, says Gary Boyd. So I've decided to do something about it
Hundreds of man hours lost to the economy, and a severe failure when it comes to cancer patients. It's time for NHS reform.
Plus, why Wolf Hall should have character stats flash up - so you can remember who destroyed the most monastaries.
The evidence is clear: more equal societites are happier than unequal ones. Other countries achieve it - Britain must do better.
New plans for devolution to Manchester are fantastic news, argues Luke Raikes
The Conservatives' failure to meet their pledge to reduce net migration to "tens of thousands" is one of the best things to have happened to the economy.
Books by Alan Cochrane, David Torrance, Peter Geoghegan and Iain Macwhirter on the Scottish referendum prompt reflection on what happens next.
Politicians can't resist the pre-occupation of politics.
Another hung parliament and the ill-conceived Fixed Term Parliaments Act could compromise the country's constitution.
In new books, both Hain and Hutton recognise Labour as the only vehicle for reform – but what kind will emerge remains to be seen.
I've been called "brave" and even "heroic" for my resignation at the Daily Telegraph. But British journalism doesn't ask us to be heroes - we just have to behave honourably.
Plus, Alastair Campbell's acting career.
We want MPs to have experience, but the office is not a part-time job. The comments from Malcolm Rifkind and Jack Straw deserve no sympathy.
Glasgow's budget cuts are due to the austerity agenda of the Conservatives, not the Sturgeon administration, an SNP councillor says.
The socialist firebrand and RMT president is running for the Greens in Redcar. Why?
Whether the Conservatives or Labour enter power, Farage's party will have no shortage of political ground to exploit.
The number of zero-hours contracts is growing, and it may be that they are a permanent fixture
The Chancellor's politically-motivated project undermines the goal of the national integration of health and social care.
At present only one in two disabled people work. It is hoped that the Bill put forward today will prompt businesses to change their approach to disabled job applicants.
The Prime Minister was left looking as inert as Gordon Brown following the expenses scandal.
Poverty and inequality will rise to unacceptable levels without government action, argues Andrew Harrop
How to get the best bang for your buck out of MPs? Julia Hartley-Brewer has a radical proposal