The Conservative Party’s huge defeats in the local elections reveal a party that is increasingly out of step with modern Britain, reports Adam Bienkov
The Labour leader needs to convince a weary public that he has the bold ideas to divert the UK from its damaging path under the Conservatives, argues Chris Painter
For a man so obsessed with his own image, the outgoing Prime Minister will leave few relics behind him, reports Adam Bienkov
Spiralling household costs will undermine Boris Johnson’s promises to ‘Red Wall’ voters, reports Thomas Perrett
The Prime Minister’s plan for regional rebalancing shows that he is more interested in building his personal legacy than improving lives, says Sam Bright
The Prime Minister has broken the moral code on which he was elected by those who took a chance on his leadership, says Sam Bright
Sam Bright digs into the recent history of Boris Johnson’s party, to explain why its centre of gravity has shifted markedly to the right
Katharine Quarmby reports on the potential economic and political repercussions of the second Winter of Discontent
The ‘B’ word is Labour’s elephant in the room. Mike Buckley considers how the party could finally turn it into a vote-winner
Sam Bright explores why the Euros, like the 2012 Olympics, has revealed a more tolerant, unified country than vocal voices on the right aim to depict otherwise
Conservative MP Steve Baker, known for his hard Brexit campaigning, has joined the controversial climate sceptic group led by former Chancellor Lord Lawson. Ben Gelblum reports.
David Hencke reports how the Government’s distribution of ‘levelling up’ funds is being contested by the Good Law Project for not being on the level
The slapdash reimposition of lockdown measures by Boris Johnson’s administration exposes its real attitude towards its new ‘Red Wall’ voters, argues Sam Bright
Otto English compiles the epic accomplishments of Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, during his first year as Prime Minister
Sam Bright highlights new data showing that industrial heartlands are suffering disproportionately from the Coronavirus pandemic
Boris Johnson won an election on the promise of a deal with the EU that would be ready to go – he should stick to his word, argues Mike Buckley
Mike Buckley provides an analysis of why he believes the Government’s first budget – and the pressures of the Coronavirus outbreak – will be unable to satisfy its new Red Wall Conservative voters.
Hardeep Matharu explores the findings of a new report suggesting that the Labour Party must go beyond economic and social concerns and engage with people’s feelings about their identity.
While the right has turned politics into a culture war, the left has yet to tackle the politics of culture, says Hardeep Matharu.
Otto English charts the Labour Party’s course over the most tumultuous few years in British political history and laments its inability to stand up when it was most needed.
Otto English considers why the Liberal Democrats are struggling to provide a home for the politically homeless that should be flocking to the party.
The father of terror victim Jack Merritt celebrates his son’s priso reforming spirit and speaks out against the Government’s approach to religious radicalisation
Mike Buckley argues that the new Labour leadership must stand up to the economic destruction proposed by the Conservative Brexiters.
Benedict Cooper reports on a Labour hustings event in Nottingham, which was marked by consensus and calm.
The new police officers promised by the Conservatives over the next three years won’t be fully qualified and will only be increasing the number of officers to 2010 levels.
Former Conservative MP and independent Mayor of London candidate Rory Stewart gives his take on the biggest issue facing politics today.
The former Prime Minister said in a speech that he agrees with George Orwell’s distinction between “patriotism” and “nationalism” and fears the Union of the UK could be over without fundamental constitutional reform.
Though there are legitimate questions around the election management IT system, Brendan O’Brien explains how disinformation inhibits valid analysis.
James Melville explores how Boris Johnson can respond to a protest vote against the territorial injustice of austerity.