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The government needs to reliably ensure that British buildings are firesafe before pontificating about their beauty.
The New Statesman politics desk discuss the campaign's third week.
Both parties have identified the problem wih the UK’s paltry adult education system. Neither have a solution that is up to the challenge.
Like the introduction of maternity and shared parental leave before it, the policy is a vast improvement on what we have – but retains many of the status quo's flaws.
The New Statesman team discuss the campaign's second week.
An era of low interest rates both encourages greater infrastructure spending and increases the amount that government spending will need to do in the next recession.
Using civil servants' time to help government is an old and possibly ineradicable problem, but the Tories have been blocked from using Treasury costings against Labour.
The statement is, in a sense, as unsurprising as learning that Corbynites want to nationalise some things. That it is news is all about the Shadow Chancellor.
There's a market in offering toughness on immigration and nostalgia for an imagined past - but it's not one that leads to success, says Bridget Phillpson.
Millions of pounds in EU funding could dry up if the UK leaves without a deal, leaving promising businesses uncertain if they will survive.
A document leaked to the New Statesman suggests Momentum-led Haringey Council’s hands may not be tied by its predecessor’s gentrification plan.