The other battles in Scotland
By Rayleen Kelly - 02 May 12:48

Rayleen Kelly reports on her re-election bid

Steamy Welsh soap opera
By Mike Wood - 02 May 12:38

Mike Wood brings us up to date on the ins and outs of the Welsh election campaign...

Labour's civil liberties deal has been broken
By Martin Bright - 01 May 16:41

It's amazing how we've given police and the security services the benefit of the doubt

Time's up Tony
By Gus Abraham - 01 May 16:13

The post-Thatcher reconstruction that never
happened under Labour is the real challenge facing Sco

Who will Rhodri share his new toys with?
By Tomos Livingstone - 01 May 15:58

Labour may be feeling gloomy about the Scottish elections but in Wales it's a rather different story

Tory predicts yellow revolution
By Martine Martin - 01 May 15:51

Conservative council hopeful Martine Martin predicts that Hull is set for a yellow (Lib Dem) revolut

Labour candidate in trouble after predicting losses
By Ben Davies - 01 May 10:02

The man heading the Labour list in North Wales has landed himself in hot water after predicting his

Labour candidate: We will lose seats
By Kenneth Skates - 30 April 17:06

The man heading the Labour list in North Wales predicts his party will lose seats in Thursday's vote

Why I'm spoiling my ballot
By Harry Giles - 30 April 16:24

Harry Giles explains why he's going to stick up two fingers at the Scottish Parliamentary elections

MPs, money and websites: a good mix?
By Kathryn Corrick - 30 April 14:50

Come and join the New Statesman and New Media Awards crew in the rather plush surroundings of Middle Temple to discuss: “Will MPs use their Communications Allowance effectively?”

What Brown could learn from Blair
By Martin Bright - 30 April 14:32

Breakfast with the prime minister plus how not to question Tony Blair...

What's in it for the disabled?
By Abigail Bremner - 30 April 14:19

Capability Scotland's Abigail Bremner reports on what it's like to be a disabled voter, barriers peo

Bobby: My moral beacon
By Gordon Brown - 30 April 13:00

Robert Kennedy believed he had a mission to combat poverty. In an exclusive extract from his book on

Gordon takes the high road
By Red Box - 30 April 13:00

Questions, questions . . . Tough ones from Tony, lucrative ones from Cherie, and a killer one from a

A good month to bury bad news
By Martin Bright - 30 April 13:00

John Reid is planning to use the Blair-Brown interregnum to shovel out all the overdue business of a

Pepperpot and poison ivy
By Kevin Maguire - 30 April 13:00

A sideways look at life in the Westminster village

Scotland - nation or state?
By Christopher Hitchens - 30 April 13:00

<strong>The <em>New Statesman</em> 12 December 1975</strong>

Scotland may soon celebrate the 300th

Nowhere else to go
By Ros Wynne-Jones - 30 April 13:00

It is too easy to believe that anyone who votes for the BNP in the 3 May elections is a racist or a

Bottom of the class
By Sarah Birke - 30 April 13:00

<strong>The Great City Academy Fraud</strong>

Francis Beckett <em>Continuum, 174pp, £16.99</em>

Sian goes whaling
By Sian Berry - 30 April 12:49

Exciting times as Sian goes head-to-head with a whale plus the glamour of a rickshaw ride in Leicest

Reid jeopardises the fight against terrorism
By Sunny - 30 April 12:43

Guest blogger Sunny accuses John Reid of jeopardising the fight against terrorism and calls on the h

Green Queen v Greene King
By Marina Pepper - 28 April 10:01

Marina takes on a brewery and drinks them into defeat plus advice on keeping the Wolfowitz from the

Key battles in election 2007
By Neil Carter - 27 April 15:59

A brief guide to the interesting contests for the late night election junkie.

Blow-by-blow on the blogosphere
By Owen Walker - 27 April 13:33

This week the political blogs are obsessed, not surprisingly, with local elections but some of the e

Hanging chads go virtual
By Mike Butcher - 27 April 12:28

Marrying democracy to technology, well you'd expect a few teething troubles...

Global Education Action Week 2007
By Hana Bieliauskas - 25 April 13:09

During Global Education Action Week 2007, activities will take place worldwide to raise awareness ab

'Tony Blair is a cult'
By Mark Thomas - 25 April 13:01

The campaign to concrete rural England, ban February and for legalising urban foxhunting hits London

Labour MPs for Trident
By Hana Bieliauskas - 25 April 11:37

A list of the Labour MPs who voted 'yes' for Trident

A nuclear shift on Trident?
By Kate Hudson - 24 April 18:00

CND's chairwoman Kate Hudson asks when people will learn that abolishing nuclear weapons is the only

Outing hypocrites is justified
By Peter Tatchell - 23 April 16:50

Last week a US magazine outed a number of well known people including an anchorman and an actress. H