Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts.
In 2010, there was little to suggest that Ukip would comprehensively surpass the Greens. While Lucas won the seat of Brighton Pavilion, Nigel Farage came in third when he tried to oust John Bercow in Buckingham.
Powell is named vice chair of the election campaign with left-winger Trickett made a senior adviser.
During Living Wage Week, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s Katie Schmuecker explores the impact of paying the Living Wage, and why more needs to be done to wipe out the poverty premium.
Six months away from the general election, Labour is struggling to convince the country that it has the authority to govern – and its MPs are becoming ever more despondent.
Jason Cowley on the struggles and woes of the Labour leader.
The academics behind a study that shows EU migrants make a net contribution to our economy on the positive impact of recent immigrants.
How did the Labour party lose support, and where have its votes gone?
Will Labour break the grip of the home ownership political orthodoxy?
The Labour public sector agenda should include excellent services and decent pay.
The Labour leader regards his party's commitment to membership as a political strength.
Confusing as ABC.
The Tory-turned-Ukip defector talks by-election tactics, potential future defections, and how he'd prefer sitting with Ukip MPs in Westminster than Holocaust-deniers in the European Parliament.
A new UCL study shows that European migrants are not a drain on our resources, but what about the perception that Britain is an "El Dorado" for immigrants?
If Labour gets in, Lord Davies will lead a review into ethnic diversity in British business leadership, as he did for gender diversity.
Norman Baker's half-baked resignation.
Why the Chancellor's personal tax summaries are the wrong type of transparency.
The Mutual Defence Agreement is a US-UK nuclear deal that lays the foundation for replacing our Trident nuclear weapons system – it must be exposed and challenged.
A closer look at the controversial financial and cultural legacy of the Barnett Formula, following its creator's death this week.
The Dfid minister will replace Norman Baker at the Home Office.
We need to do something positive about the problems communities face, rather than dishonestly blaming immigrants for all our country’s challenges.
Today's Modern Slavery Bill is a vital opportunity to challenge exploitation of workers; slavery isn’t a thing of the past – it’s just less visible.
Revealing the extent of coalition clashes in the Home Office, the Lib Dem minister has resigned.
A much-clarified tweet from the Department for Education serves to remind us that despite the introduction of same-sex marriage, the Conservative Party has yet to catch up on some issues.
The Labour leader needs to appeal to human feeling to truly unite the United Kingdom, and be in with a chance of electoral success.
Why our cities should follow Greater Manchester on how to be engines of growth in a new Britain.
The poppy hijabs have become a politically correct way of airing a suspicion that all Muslims are “basically terrorist sympathisers”. The wearing – or not wearing – of a patriotic hijab becomes a shrouded loyalty test.
There are votes to be won if only Labour would expose the unfairness, the incoherence and the disregard for evidence that characterise the coalition’s education reforms.