With 2015 set to be a landmark year in British politics and with another hung parliament currently predicted, we asked what the Labour Party must do to be victorious
Ian Hernon reflects on the UK political highs, such as they were, and the numerous lows of 2014
The issue of ritualistic animal slaughter in the food chain has raised heated debate. Here MPs representing the three main parties, and three faiths, aim to sweep away misconceptions about …
So when is Labour going to take him down? asks Michael Meacher
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The NHS as we know it could be over in five years, warns Kailash Chand
If they finish their job, they could finish all of us
A massive cut in tax credits introduced when the coalition came to power has cost women £8.3 billion, and men £2.3 billion.
Now is supposedly the time for peace and goodwill to all. But where is the rage? Hunger stalks the land, according to a recent report from a cross-party committee of …
Chancellor George Osborne sprinkled his autumn statement with pre-election sweeteners but dodged underlying questions about the swelling deficit and his agenda of squeezing the needy to finance tax breaks for …
Return to the Forbidden Planet Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch
While creating a culture in which victims of abuse feel able to come forward, refuges are being closed down, writes David Simpson
Let’s have pride, passion and a people’s champion
Austin Mitchell suggests that Labour might be able to reach to out to more people by finding inspiration from four decades ago
A Private Member’s Bill to roll-back the privatisation of the National Health Service will provide the template for the first tranche of legislation by an incoming Labour government.
Tory economic policy has failed even in its own terms, writes Peter Hain. A Labour government is needed to get the economy working for everyone
Locally led activism provides inspirational models for positive transformation, says Jonathan Lorie
David Cameron’s claim that the average worker in the United Kingdom will, if the Tories are re-elected, pay £3,800 less in tax between 2015 and 2020 is being scrutinised by …
Lloyds Bank is to cut a further 9,000 jobs over the next three years, taking the number to more than 30,000 since the 2008 banking crisis.
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Either we are living in a parallel political universe or Ed Miliband is the most truly radical socialist in the Labour Party’s history – or at least since the Daily …
Austin Mitchell and Prem Sikka describe the financial tricks of multinationals and the connivance of governments