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Ashley Cowburn writes about politics and is the winner of the Anthony Howard Award 2014. He tweets @ashcowburn
Parliament is slowly becoming more diverse. But on the eve of a new intake of MPs, can it represent the working class?
The former Work and Pensions Secretary’s legacy to the welfare system is one of inefficiency, division, and cruelty.
If they use their voices on 7 May, these voters, once considered “lost”, could decide the outcome of this bitterly fought election.
The Trans Manifesto, launched today by the LGBT Consortium, aims to draw attention to the areas where trans individuals face inequality.
The distinctive dancer and 2005 Celebrity Big Brother winner has joined the battle to become MP for Salford & Eccles. Does he have what it takes to become an MP?
Following rumours of overcrowding and poor morale, Ashley Cowburn visits Onley Prison - and asks why the system is in such a state.
Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury, launched the Liberal Democrat's first election poster this morning - it rained, and the crowd looked bored.
The select committee has called on the DWP to make hardship payments available from the first day of a sanction - instead of the 15 days claimants are forced to wait.
Rochdale Labour MP, Simon Danczuk, said that Labour's north London elite view of the world doesn't play in Rochdale, Rotherham, Rugby - or anywhere else begining with an "r" outside the M25.
In an attempt to woo the public with his stand-up comedy – and despite the precarious national finances – George Osborne just wasted a lot on poor jokes.