The departure of Ken Clarke and George Young from the cabinet will mark the end of a long political tradition.
In rediscovering the value of wielding influence rather than power, the Lib Dems should reconnect with their social democratic heritage.
Health Secretary agrees to look at Labour MP's plan to raise National Insurance to fund higher spending.
A new study hints at sexism in the press.
The authors of IPPR’s The Condition of Britain offer a coherent plan and one that will be influential if the Labour Party triumphs in May.
Plus: Why is Keith Vaz all starry-eyed?
The emergency surveillance law being rushed through Parliament next week exploits all the usual moral panic suspects - criminals, terrorists and paedophiles - to undermine our fundamental rights.
In a damaging move for its future prospects in Scotland, Labour has vacated the main battleground from which it should have been able to rebuild support: devolution.
Business minister, who recently returned from maternity leave, would replace Ed Davey.
The shift towards English identity is a long-term phenomenon that is probably irreversible.
Will Daily Mail columnists now end their campaign of denigration against Operation Yewtree?
To achieve economic credibility, Miliband needs to speak the language of priorities.
Despite the media assault on Miliband and the strengthening economic recovery, the party is seven points ahead.
Iain Duncan Smith said that the business case for universal credit has been approved by the Treasury, but only up to 2015.
The PM's blast at Miliband over tomorrow's strike secured him victory.
Ministers' claims contradicted as civil service head says "we shouldn't beat about the bush: it hasn't been signed off".
A professor, a pollster and a journalist hashed out the question at Chatham House last week.
The claim that Labour has moved too far to the left is based on a misreading of public opinion.
Miliband has asked radical questions but the answers have been too cautious for some.
The senior Conservative MP and Eurosceptic Mark Pritchard discusses the EU, secret societies, adoption and animal welfare.
"The Tories just don't understand that there is a difference between public services and businesses."
One has the impression that the war was a prolonged drama for which she was a critic sitting in the audience. She certainly doesn’t seem to understand what part she was expected to play in it.
Large companies are increasingly troubled by the threat of EU withdrawal under the Tories.
If the party was radical rather than obsessed with process and presentation, it would be setting out proposals to overhaul our tax system.
Liam Fox insists that the “public will accept” increased surveillance because of the threat of terrorism. One suspects that if we don’t accept it, we’ll be made to.
Despite the “cosmopolitan sympathies” of the poets, memorial events in the UK today are dominated by British writers. But there are many other literary voices from the battle for the trenches.
I discovered a box of wartime correspondence among some family papers this year, from my grandfather’s first cousin Walter Brabyn, a teenage soldier, to his parents and sister.
A hard-hitting report today from the Home Affairs Committee blasts the authorities for failing to eliminate cutting in the UK and calls for new laws.