People need to be able to feel they can effect change in their own backyard before they can change the world.
Did she know the letter was going to be released? And why did it take three days for it to be removed?
The Deputy PM's rejection of "austerity forever" is an important point of difference with the Tories.
Home Secretary accused by Labour of breaking the ministerial code and ordered to appear before select committee.
A canny move by the Department for Education.
Even at a time of austerity, it is a small price for a big gain.
Controversial reform to trespass legislation will allow fracking firms to drill under your home without your permission. How big a dent is this to your land ownership rights?
Michael Dugher writes to Jeremy Heywood protesting at the use of "long-term plan" in the address.
The Newark by-election saw centre-left voters hold their noses and back the Tories to stop Ukip.
The party holds the seat with a majority of more than 7,000 as the Lib Dems are pushed into sixth place.
Whatever the outcome of the referendum the status quo should not endure. Constitutional change is coming to Scotland and the rest of the UK, and we are all the better for it.
Meanwhile the Beeb is under fire for alleged pro-Farage bias in election reporting.
US president says he wants the UK to remain "united" and that "it looks like things have worked pretty well".
A leaked Ofsted report says that pupils were not protected from "the risks associated with extremist views".
Independently-minded Tory MP to run for post.
This anniversary marks one of the last chances we will have to thank them for their selflessness, courage, determination and sacrifice.
Swedish political party The Feminist Initiative has received more than a million kronor from the Abba singer.
Like the Chancellor, the party has a vested interest in convincing voters that the crisis is over. But it isn't.
Election strategist Lynton Crosby has warned them that it helps Labour, which has a double-digit lead on the issue.
The Prime Minister should stop indulging the idea that Europe is a conspiracy perpetrated by other countries against Britain.
The Labour leader presented himself as a man with the ambition and imagination to speak for an alienated public.
In this week’s cover story, New Statesman editor Jason Cowley interviews Alistair Darling, leader of the Better Together campaign, Labour MP and former chancellor. Darling is fighting back, with one hundred days to save the Union of Great Britain.
Cameron's caution prevailed over the Lib Dems.
A round-up of the legislative agenda announced for the coalition's last Parliament.
The Home Secretary is now echoing the concerns raised for months by the opposition.
Tory MP Zac Goldsmith will table a motion criticising the government for not giving voters the full power to remove MPs guilt of wrongdoing.
The party is still achieving record ratings in the national polls.
The Conservative MP is said to want to contribute to the healthcare debate "from a less overtly political position".
Shadow justice secretary pre-empts expected Tory move by promising new guidance on the Human Rights Act.