Why prisoners should be able to vote.
Is the Home Secretary being played by the securocrats?
Michael Gove wasn’t the “winner” in the Spending Review many proclaimed him to be.
The Conservative leader is caught between a rock and a hard place over Europe.
If the Alternative Vote system is rejected in May’s referendum, it could mean greater unity for the
The Prime Minister’s response to criticisms of child benefit betrays a worrying classism.
Labour has to find a credible counterargument to defend this key progressive principle.
Defenders of George Osborne’s plans to hack back public spending cite the Geddes Axe of 1921 and the
The message of this book chimes uncannily with the audacious speech by Ed Miliband to the Labour conference in September.
I was amused by the Sunday Times's exposé (17 October) of alleged corruption within Fifa, the governing body of world football. By the start of the week, the rest of the media had leapt aboard the bandwagon.
Unlike many other countries, Britain has an honourable tradition of providing low-cost public housing in its inner cities.
As my tailor will confirm, I've always swung to the right, and I make no boner about it. In the 1980s, I was proud to be considered one of Maggie's stormtroopers.
History the US prefers to forget, confusing coalition policies, football commodities and perennial p
The Tories are planning to cleanse the poor from our cities. But will Labour offer a workable altern
The official results from 1918 list few candidates from the lower ranks. The only corporal was J Hayes, who stood for Labour in Farnham.
Should Dave play Santa when he's a child-benefit-snatching Scrooge?
Cameron's claims of a new economic dynamism, but with no money, are just more weasel words.
Society needs to have a civilised conversation with
itself about its values. But spending cuts thr
There's something about punishment and hierarchy that holds a guilty appeal for the British public.
The Britain that emerges from the cuts will be profoundly changed: more unequal and less confident.
Will the Spending Review bring a new era of lost jobs and broken-down buses? Also, Lord Browne’s uni
George Osborne’s Comprehensive Spending Review is the biggest — and riskiest — macroeconomic experim
Ministers will be largely untouched by the cuts they are introducing. Is this a cabinet guided by th
I hear of mass indigestion in the Members' Dining Room.
Now is the time to choose between the smoking lobby and the British people.
In the 1918 election more than 1,500 candidates stood, with and without a letter of endorsement (the "coupon") from the prime minister, Lloyd George. At least 248 of them displayed military rank.
George Osborne will reveal the outcome of the Comprehensive Spending Review later today.
The Chancellor is a flawed visionary. Labour can learn from his strengths and his weaknesses.
There was a time, in the days of Lloyd George and then Attlee, when land reform was a convulsive policy. It could be again, says New Statesman editor Jason Cowley.