Woman at the centre of Gordon’s Brown’s “Bigotgate” blunder supports Miliband to succeed him as Labo
The support of the UK’s largest union will give a major boost to his campaign.
Former prime minister makes his first major speech since leaving office.
“Brokeback coalition” slur reveals rebel MP’s distaste at Cameron’s alliance with the Lib Dems.
Cutting the arts is the last thing the coalition should be doing.
The coveted Book of the Week slot will go to the former Sunderland South MP Chris Mullin instead.
“I’m much more concerned about Iran than what’s going on in Gaza”
'Labour needs to make a clean break from the self-indulgence, the elitism, the factionalism..."
By the time Labour left office all patients were treated within 18 weeks. Plans for the health servi
It would be a mistake to take her apparently hard-left opinionising for yesterday’s argument: the lo
A series of untested policies could undermine the legitimacy of future coalitions.
Peter Mandelson’s memoirs predictably fixate on gossip, intrigue, backbiting and self-dramatisation.
To Congress House, where Labour's not-so-famous five flunked a "real-life" test at the Unite hustings.
Although he was the second candidate to declare, the media insist on painting him as the man from ou
As the rivalry in Labour’s leadership contest intensifies,
we talk to the five candidates about th
From the first official hustings, hosted by the New Statesman on 9 June, there have been clear differences of opinion among the five Labour leadership contenders, not least between the two front-runners, David and Ed
Thomas Babington Macaulay, the leading Whig historian, was in parliament for Calne, Leeds and Edinburgh between 1830 and 1856, and rose to become the secretary of state for war and paymaster general.
The shadow foreign secretary has been undisputed front-runner from the start and is miles ahead in a
Peter Wilby on private enterprise, political phraseology, the media elite, who will save our savings
Many in Westminster see the shadow education secretary as a left-wing bruiser. But could his combina
Leaving Tebbit in the sunroom of the B&B in Walton-on-the-Naze howling at the moon, sun, clouds, or whatever happened to be passing, I hotfooted it to the Home of Cladding in order to hear the PM unveil our joint thinking
The smart money says yes.
Breaking news: he really believes this stuff.
“Secularism means everybody is infallible except the Pope. Crazy”
Vince Cable’s plans are bold and progressive, but could go further to reduce inequality.
There is no evidence that GPs want this responsibility or have the skills to fulfil the task.
On the night of the long drinks in the Souses of Parliament, a snout muttered, a confused Ken Clarke marched into the Labour whips' office demanding to know when the Budget vote would be.
Labour’s leadership campaign is drifting badly, with none of the contenders able to describe what th
I must report that, for the second time, Peter Mandelson has sent me to sleep.