George Osborne has lashed out at criticisms of his plans for further public spending cuts in the next parliament, accusing the BBC of hyperbolic coverage and conjuring up bogus images of the 1930s depression.
The shadow chancellor, Ed Balls, brushed aside George Osborne’s eye-catching tax cuts and got straight to the heart of the problems facing his rival – stagnant wages, worrying borrowing and disappointing revenue receipts.
The squeeze on pay packets and falling income tax receipts mean George Osborne will miss his short-term budget targets, the government’s fiscal watchdog said, as it predicted public spending will drop to an 80-year low by the end of the decade.
A study by the Higher Education Policy Institute has some rare good news for Labour and the Greens
Membership of the Green party of England and Wales has doubled since January this year to reach 27,618.
Using the term "jihadist" to describe the Islamic State could lead to misunderstandings of Islam and even help the Islamic State recruit
Gordon Brown has announced that he is standing down as an MP at the next election, while pledging to do everything in his power to help Ed Miliband’s election.
It is barely December, but why hang about? With the advent of advent, politicians’ thoughts begin to turn to the mantelpieces of their supporters, and the images of good cheer and subtle pleas for backing with which they can be adorned.
UKIP have been riding high in recent polls, but Lord Ashcroft’s latest poll reveals that the party leader could miss out on a seat in the Commons.
Labour MP Frank Field, who chairs the work and pensions committee, has called in two of Sir Philip Green’s bitterest former rivals to assist the parliamentary investigation into the collapse of BHS.
Jeremy Corbyn’s allies are urging him to extend an olive branch to disillusioned Labour MPs as shadow cabinet ministers warned that the election results suggest the party is facing defeat in 2020 without improvement.
Nicola Sturgeon has ruled out forging a coalition at Holyrood after failing to win an overall majority in an election that brought humiliation for Labour and saw a resurgence by the Scottish Tories.