At a stroke, the Government is about to abolish the concept, if not the reality, of child and working poverty. But a crisis is looming.
Labour needs someone with the approachability of Tony Blair who can speak to working class values. Sounds like a job for Andy Burnham, says Jamie Reed.
Disease isn’t like a gas meter. It has no notion of economics. It doesn’t switch off because you’ve stopped putting money in.
History will look back on David Cameron as an underestimated politician. Here's why.
Our leaders are repeating the same decade old narrative - and are left with the same problems, says Maria Norris.
The Green MP lays out her proposal for green infrastructure quantitative easing.
The North Somerset MP’s wife calls his phone “Teddy” – he takes it to bed with him.
Despite the fact that it's 2015, the new make-up of the House of Commons' culture, media and sport select committee is entirely white men.
Foreign policy will become a defining issue as Jeremy Corbyn declares his opposition to air strikes against Isis.
David Cameron, once the poster boy for a cuddlier Conservatism, has reverted to type, says Stephen Timms.
Karim Palant, Ed Balls' former head of policy, explains where Labour goes next.
The last Labour government wanted to eradicate poverty; this Conservative one just wants to redefine it.
Inequality hits the rich and the poor alike, says Debbie Abrahams.
On his adoption for the 1929 election, the Leamington Spa Courier noted that Charles George Garton was “a revolutionary in the matter of dress . . . wearing in winter and summer alike an open-necked tennis shirt and no hat”.
Nicholas Winton, who saved over 600 children destined for concentration camps, died yesterday. In his other life, he was also a Labour activist and council candidate.
Peter Wilby on Jeremy Corbyn’s appeal, Michael Gove’s grammar and schools inspectors.
Devolution of powers, reform of the state, and above all, a clear idea of what Labour is for are required, says Jim McMahon.
The Chancellor can cite the country's fate as a permanent justification for cuts. But he shouldn't overreach.
The No side's lead has narrowed since the bank closures on Monday.
For environmental and economic reasons, a third runway at Heathrow is simply the wrong approach, says Sadiq Khan.
David Cameron's silly solution to an imagined problem will only cause trouble - and many Conservative MPs agree, says Nigel Dodds.
From the Middle Ages to the modern day: co-operativism works.
Labour's acting leader declared: "He's in a holding pattern above Heathrow and Boris won't let him land".
Labour can either try and win an election, or host a pretty convivial set of party conferences and left-leaning summits over the next five years, says Richard Carr.
Staff levels in the NHS are at a danger point, and the government is in denial, warns Benedict Cooper.
A new survey of Conservative councillors lists Liz Kendall and Caroline Flint as the candidates they most fear - but a survey of their Labour counterparts show the two going down to heavy defeats.
Alexis Tsipras has conceded to all but minor aspects of Greece's creditors, but Berlin says it won't negotiate until after the referendum.
Europe's great powers won't be satisfied until they break Syriza, and stop an anti-austerity movement spreading across the continent.
Chris Leslie says that he believes the issue has "moved off the agenda" in contrast to Yvette Cooper and Andy Burnham.