The National Audit Office has found that the funding for starter homes for first-time buyers has instead been spent on acquiring and preparing brownfield sites for housing more generally.
Glaswegian James Doleman considers the possible repercussions of the 2019 General Election and Brexit on Scotland’s relationship within the UK.
Natalie Bloomer explains a personal experience which convinced her that journalism and campaigning can mix – and that Sally Keeble is best placed to become Northampton North’s next MP.
Insurgency general election campaigns almost invariably succeed on their first attempt, observes Jake Lynch. But there is one example the Labour leader could hope to emulate.
Peter Jukes with the historical background to a new Byline Times series on a global phenomenon that best explains Boris Johnson and Donald Trump.
Paul Niland, founder of Lifeline Ukraine, has a warning and some advice for the British public about Putin and his digital warfare as it heads to the polls.
A report by peers contests Government claims that separate British deals would be better than those secured with the EU.
A new report by the National Audit Office reveals that 17% of the university technology colleges pioneered by Michael Gove as Education Secretary have closed.
Otto English looks at the relationship between the son of a KGB spy and the Prime Minister and how it raises troubling questions about the closeness between media owners and politicians.
Former Saatchi & Saatchi marketing director, Stephen Colegrave, continues to dig into how political advertising has gone rogue.
Gareth Roberts examines what could lie ahead for the UK if Boris Johnson’s deal is passed and the country leaves the EU early next year.
As part of her Why Masculinity Matters series, Hardeep Matharu speaks to cultural commentator and writer Peter York about why ideas of toxic masculinity seem to be more relevant in politics than ever.
Soldiers from countries including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Pakistan, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Saudi Arabia have attended Britain’s top military training centre – is it professionalising despots?
The oligarch at the centre of the Trump-Ukraine scandal is linked to the Vote Leave campaign and the Conservative Party. Steve Komarnyckyj unravels the background of Dmytro Firtash.
As part of her Why Masculinity Matters series, Hardeep Matharu speaks to Frances Crook, chief executive of the UK’s oldest prison reform charity, about why masculinity must be discussed by those in power if we are to effectively address crime.
The Conservative administration’s policy to expand hydraulic fracking to 20 sites is in disarray because of a slew of planning objections and worries about decommissioning.
With Rupert Murdoch and the Barclay Brothers pulling out all the stops to back the Prime Minister, one crucial media player with a very interesting background is often overlooked.
“The sword of Damocles” remains over Boris Johnson’s head as the highest court in Scotland rejected the government’s call to end a legal action over a Brexit extension reports James Doleman.
Duncan Campbell considers what the end of the UK’s participation in the European Arrest Warrant will mean for people involved in organised crime being brought to justice.
Sarah Hurst on her afkaesque experience of waste and confusion at the new Trade Remedies Authority.
The Royal Society has highlighted the toll already taken by Brexit on the science sector as the “brightest and best” minds opt to stay away from Britain.
The Prime Minister’s Queen Speech and recent announcements are a long way away from the commitments he was declaring during his leadership election.
Jonathan Portes, professor of economics and public policy at King’s College London, on what Boris Johnson’s Brexit may mean for the UK as a whole.
Otto English considers how we have entered into an Orwellian world in which Brexit governs all and its supporters attempt to convince us daily that night is day and day is night.
The WikiLeaks founder appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court this morning via video link from Belmarsh Prison.
A campaign group determined to secure compensation from the Government for 3.8 million women, born in the 1950s, who face a six-year delay in getting their pensions is continuing its fight.
Hardeep Matharu sat down with MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi to discuss his passionate taking down of the Prime Minister and his derogatory comparisons labelling Muslim women as letter boxes and bank robbers.
A new European Union directive aims to abolish daylight saving time, which could result in a one hour time difference between the north and south of Ireland following the UK’s exit from the EU.
Helping more people to understand how our democracy works should be a greater priority than abolishing elite schools, Rik Worth argues.
James Doleman reports from Scotland’s Inner House of the Court of Session on another legal wrangle involving the Government on Brexit.