In 1939, C S Edgerley was imprisoned for forgery relating to the purchase of elm trees.
Five years ago, the election was thousands of miles away in both sense. This time, it was up close and personal. The worst thing is, I'm one of the luckier ones.
Labour suffered a "hidden landslip" at the polls last week. Getting out of the hole requires some frank conversations.
There is no mystery behind the shadow business secretary's decision - media pressure led him to conclude he wasn't ready.
Chuka Umunna has left Labour shellshocked by bowing out of the race. Who benefits?
The 2015 election was shocking, but it shouldn't have been surprising.
One of the favourites to succeed Ed Miliband retracts his leadership bid.
If the next five years aren't to see child poverty increase yet further, the government must rethink its approach.
Mary Creagh has surprised the pundits by entering the leadership race.
The polling industry is at a low ebb after the disastrous result on Thursday. What can they do next?
The leadership candidates have so far focused on tone and presentation.
He talked openly and knowledgeably until Peter Hitchens got on to him about cod.
Lurid headlines, Tory newspapers - and where to catch a pint with Salmond.
The Ukip civil war continues.
From activists' darling Andy Burnham to long shot Owen Smith, here are the hopefuls for the Labour leadership.
It seems as if some on the left prefer the ideological purity of opposition to the pragmatism of winning elections.
New Statesman editor Jason Cowley gives his election post-mortem.
The knives are out for Nigel Farage - and the biggest loser may be Ukip's great cause.
As the media try to make sense of the 2015 general election, Andrew Marr explains why predictions were so far off the mark.
The Labour rout offers lessons for the party's future, as long as the party refocuses on the emerging "middle-middle" majority.
It's time we taught children to learn to cut through media misinformation about politics.
Since 2010, we have witnessed the abject failure of the left’s own institutions to put forward either a coherent narrative or strategy.
The Shadow Home Secretary and arguably the race's most heavyweight candidate has declared that she will stand in an article in the Mirror.
Miliband's successor should focus on overturning the Tories' advantage on leadership and the economy.
The risk is that the party starts by narrowing rather than broadening its appeal.
"Labour wins when it speaks for everyone".
Labour's next leader must hold onto and increase our middle class vote, reaching out to working class voters, and mobilise Labour identifiers who did not vote Labour.
Tristram Hunt was elected by just 19 per cent of his constituents.
A putative list of Labour's targets reveals the scale of the party's challenge.
Former shadow justice secretary and shadow London minister joins the race.