Labour can shut up about diversity if it elects Andy Burnham and Tom Watson

Labour can shut up about diversity if it elects Andy Burnham and Tom Watson

by Dan Hodges / 21 May 2015

Two white heterosexual men are shaping up as the people to beat in the fights for Labour leader and deputy leader

How left-wing austerity could work

How left-wing austerity could work

by Andrew Harrop / 13 Dec 2012

Andrew Harrop reveals that a new commission will examine how a left-wing government can operate in a time of austerity

What do by-elections tell us?

What do by-elections tell us?

by Andrew Hawkins / 10 Dec 2012

Homegrown values: Andrew Hawkins discusses the importance of by-elections

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Time for Ed to stand and deliver

Time for Ed to stand and deliver

by Dan Hodges / 10 Dec 2012

Ed Miliband strengthened his position in 2012. He now needs to work out how to become the alternative PM

Should Labour shift its stance on Plan A?

Should Labour shift its stance on Plan A?

by Dan Hodges / 26 Nov 2012

If Cameron has been hasty by cheering the economy, Labour has hardly seized the opportunity to launch its own Plan A

Is autumn the time for coalition collaboration?

Is autumn the time for coalition collaboration?

by George Pascoe-Watson / 22 Nov 2012

United we stand: David Cameron wants the coalition parties to rebuild their bridges. Will the Autumn Statement provide the tools?

MPs' expenses: are voters still bitter?

MPs' expenses: are voters still bitter?

by Andrew Hawkins / 20 Nov 2012

Rehabilitating Parliament: Andrew Hawkins examines how far the expenses row and other scandals have damaged voter confidence and Westminster’s reputation

Two cents on good money management

Two cents on good money management

by Gillian Guy / 14 Nov 2012

Gillian Guy, chief executive of Citizens Advice, offers her advice on how to avoid debts, upsets and regrets

Who polices the police commissioners?

Who polices the police commissioners?

by Andrew Hawkins / 08 Nov 2012

While the initiative looks good on paper, Andrew Hawkins reveals what the public thinks of the creation of the police and crime commissioners

Tessa Jowell's Olympics lessons

Tessa Jowell's Olympics lessons

by Tessa Jowell MP / 28 Sep 2012

The former shadow Olympics minister gives her four political lessons to learn from the Games

Andrew Adonis: Power to the pupil

Andrew Adonis: Power to the pupil

by Andrew Adonis / 28 Sep 2012

We can’t expect children to support democracy and become responsible adults if we don’t teach them how. Schools should lead the way, says Andrew Adonis

Jo Swinson on the politics of pleasure

by Jo Swinson / 25 Sep 2012

Jo Swinson MP is positive about the value of pursuing happiness over wealth, and its effect on policy making

Felicity Parkes: I got the Westminster Weekday Blues

Felicity Parkes: I got the Westminster Weekday Blues

by Felicity Parkes / 30 Aug 2012

Got the workplace blues? I’ve got the workplace blues, reds, yellows, greens…

Adrian Ramsay: Citizenship at the heart of the curriculum

Adrian Ramsay: Citizenship at the heart of the curriculum

by Adrian Ramsay / 29 Aug 2012

Adrian Ramsay believes it’s time to take political education seriously, and put citizenship at the heart of schooling

'Queen and flag' will not win Scottish independence

'Queen and flag' will not win Scottish independence

by Political Animal / 08 Aug 2012

A Braveheart v Balmoral campaign is the perfect way to lose a Scottish referendum, claims Political Animal

 

Forget Plan B – what's wrong with Plan A?

Forget Plan B – what's wrong with Plan A?

by George Pascoe-Watson / 01 Aug 2012

As a return to ‘bread and butter’ policies is ordered from on high, has David Cameron found a new way to reach the masses?

Tom Bradby: Let's have 'Parliament Wife Swap'

Tom Bradby: Let's have 'Parliament Wife Swap'

by Tom Bradby / 31 Jul 2012

The political editor for ITV News on recess, prime ministers' wives and his new film

Do political parties matter?

Do political parties matter?

by Heather Wheeler MP and Siobhan Benita / 25 Jul 2012

A party gives your beliefs focus, says Heather Wheeler MP, but for Siobhan Benita, the factions are stuck in the Jurassic era, and it’s increasingly difficult to tell them apart

Green shoots of a red revival in Scotland

Green shoots of a red revival in Scotland

by Mark Diffley / 17 Jul 2012

Scottish Labour's polling performance has improved under new leader Johann Lamont, says Mark Diffley, research director for Ipsos MORI Scotland. Should we brace ourselves for a red recovery north of the border?

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