Greece has been forced to face a fresh round of austerity cuts in order to secure international debt aid to pay off previous help from the International Monetary Fund and …
David Cameron’s promise of a more “compassionate” approach to social reform in the Queen’s Speech immediately unravelled due to a broken promise.
The Government’s flagship benefit reform has “serious design flaws” and has “veered off track” because of cost-cutting, the Resolution Foundation think tank warned.
Channel 4 News has obtained further evidence that shows the Conservative Party bankrolled a possibly illegal operation to bus activists to key marginal seats to campaign for local candidates at …
Ian Hernon gives his assessment of the UK’s ‘super Thursday’ elections on May 5 2016
Junior doctors were left with no choice but to take industrial action. GP Dr David Wrigley joined them on the picket line and offers these thoughts
It was not exactly a ringing vindication, but as a first national electoral test of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership it was by no means a poor result.
As I approach my first year anniversary serving as Member of Parliament for Lancaster and Fleetwood, I’m taking this opportunity to reflect on the events of the past 12 months.
A senior civil servant will be given a fresh chance on May 3 to explain the more than £1 billion of criminal assets that should have been seized by the …
Government ruses to avoid srcutiny are working, warns Vincent Moss
Jon Trickett says local election day is an opportunity for Labour to send a message on behalf of all those belittled and betrayed by a vicious and incompetent Conservative Government
If anybody is thinking of sitting out the local council elections, I sincerely urge you to think again.
American President Barack Obama intervened in the UK referendum on European Union membership with a hint at punitive action if Brexit wins the day, saying that Britain would have to …
Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Owen Smith branded the Government’s National Living Wage as a con-trick when put in the context of benefit cuts.
There is a global power elite whose members owe no loyalty to nation states. They owe no loyalty to our health service, our education system, or even our industrial heartlands.
The current UK steel crisis has been several years in the making, writes John Holden
Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to accept Billy Bragg’s invitation to address this year’s attendees at the Glastonbury Festival is significant. Can you imagine David Cameron appearing at Glastonbury?
The Tories would be a laughing stock – if their shocking double dealing, double standards and sheer incompetence were funny, says Ian Hernon
Jeremy Corbyn said that May’s English council elections will mark a “turning point” in Labour’s fortunes.
Even a Chancellor of the Exchequer as innumerate as George Osborne, economics never his strong point, as many are able and willing to testify, should be able to tell the …
The Budget debacle and Iain Duncan Smith’s resignation have laid bare the divisions, feuds and bile at the heart of the Tory Government, says Ian Hernon
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