Jonathan Derbyshire meets Unison's leader, Dave Prentis.
This is a “watershed moment” for the TUC and its general secretary, Brendan Barber. He talks to Jon
Business Secretary Vince Cable agreed to address the TUC, but then, in what some union leaders haile
Moving Tony Blair's autobiography in bookshops shows that young people are not willing to be sold the wrong story.
Fear of a return to the 1980s has prevented an open debate on nuclear weapons.
Blair’s apologia takes him on a journey from future Labour leader to freelance statesman. Sadly, it
To tea for a natter with a cabinet minister.
A week of scandals, some of which the press are more keen to expose than others.
One regrets using the term “the gift that keeps on giving" - a phrase every bit as hackneyed as "smorgasbord", the use of which, were I reduced to being the editor of a national newspaper, would lead to instant dismissal if tr
A Labour-led minority government did not come to pass in the UK -- but a similar arrangement has tak
Is the Prime Minister's director of communications, as his critics suggest, unfit to hold such high office?
In 1934, Methuen published the books series If I Were Dictator, offering well-known figures of the day the chance to wield absolute power. Two MPs took part.
The former prime minister brought Labour out of the wilderness and made it a serious player again.
Pairing people off can have some nasty and unexpected side effects. Occasionally, it works: Torvill and Dean spring to mind, as do Crick and Watson.
The elder Miliband continues to defend an appalling breach of trust over Iraq.
The proposed rule-change could put an end to shadow cabinet elections and see the new leader make ap
Chris Wicarson claims MPs have been sending hundreds of suspiciously similar letters to Equitable Li
A torrid opening parliamentary session raises prospect of a new coalition to stop the Bill becoming
Reading a review copy of Roy Hattersley's new life of David Lloyd George last week, I fell to wondering whether history could have worked out differently.
Candidates trade barbs, slate Milburn’s defection and rail at Tory job cuts in an engaging online di
WikiLeaks staff call for its founder to step aside in view of rape allegations he faces.
The allegations of phone-hacking at the News of the World could be reinvestigated if new evidence co
It may have been a sop to the middle classes, but Andrew Lansley’s decision to scrap the popular dis
Michael Gove is one of David Cameron’s key lieutenants.
He has immense charm and a fascinating per
Don’t let the Tories win the argument on the management of public services.
Labour leadership hopefuls complete yet another hustings.
Cameron stands firm as Mandelson becomes entangled in phone-hacking scandal.
When is the Labour Party going to apologise for inflicting this man upon us?
Labour leadership hopeful and party intellectual rethink social democracy.