General Election 2024

Food banks can take hope from election result – if Labour takes action before another tough winter
food bank
Charlotte White

Food banks can take hope from election result – if Labour takes action before another tough winter

The general election brought hope and elation as well as sadness for all the people who have suffered under Tory austerity, says former food bank manager Charlotte White
With the new government comes a new opportunity to rethink welfare and benefits 
John Bird

With the new government comes a new opportunity to rethink welfare and benefits 

We can all agree politics isn't much of a laugh. Here's how to rediscover fun after the election
General Election 2024

We can all agree politics isn't much of a laugh. Here's how to rediscover fun after the election

Here's what Labour’s landslide victory means for the planet and the ‘anti-green Tory agenda’
Net zero

Here's what Labour’s landslide victory means for the planet and the ‘anti-green Tory agenda’

The Tories have seen their worst defeat in modern history. This is their legacy of failure
General election 2024

The Tories have seen their worst defeat in modern history. This is their legacy of failure

Libraries give us power. The next government must trust libraries to continue delivering for communities
A long library stack shows rows of books on both left and right.
Louis Coiffait-Gunn

Libraries give us power. The next government must trust libraries to continue delivering for communities

Politics needs saving. And it's going to have to be us who do it
John Bird

Politics needs saving. And it's going to have to be us who do it

Workers should have the right to family time – including Keir Starmer, campaigners say
Employment

Workers should have the right to family time – including Keir Starmer, campaigners say

Shocking political ad shows child as if at gunpoint. This is what it tells us about the Tory campaign
'don't surrender your family's future to labour' - rishi sunak post
Dr Nick Anstead

Shocking political ad shows child as if at gunpoint. This is what it tells us about the Tory campaign

Our next PM must make sure a trip to the food bank isn't the new normal
Keir Starmer in front of Labour's campaign bus with the 'change' slogan written on the side
Clare Moriarty

Our next PM must make sure a trip to the food bank isn't the new normal

Plaid Cymru leader Rhun ap Iorwerth: 'We should all be worried about the demonising of migrants'
Rhun ap Iorwerth, leader of Plaid Cymru, speaks at an event
Politics

Plaid Cymru leader Rhun ap Iorwerth: 'We should all be worried about the demonising of migrants'

I'm a disabled parent on benefits. Who will speak for me this general election?
mum with two children
Chris

I'm a disabled parent on benefits. Who will speak for me this general election?

Keir Starmer on being as 'bold as Attlee' and why there'll be no return to austerity under his watch
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Keir Starmer on being as 'bold as Attlee' and why there'll be no return to austerity under his watch

Rishi Sunak on shoplifting, coffee with Keir Starmer and his biggest regret as prime minister
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Rishi Sunak on shoplifting, coffee with Keir Starmer and his biggest regret as prime minister

What safe routes? Britain's broken system forcing refugees to take dangerous journeys, report finds
Refugees crossing the Mediterranean sea on a boat, heading from Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, 29 January 2016
Migrant crisis

What safe routes? Britain's broken system forcing refugees to take dangerous journeys, report finds

Lib Dem leader Ed Davey on fighting Tories and stress of benefits system for his disabled son
General Election 2024

Lib Dem leader Ed Davey on fighting Tories and stress of benefits system for his disabled son

Half of disabled people in the UK feel ignored this general election: 'We have a right to be heard'
Mohammed Azeem and support worker Caz
Disability rights

Half of disabled people in the UK feel ignored this general election: 'We have a right to be heard'

John Swinney on poverty, independence and wanting Scotland to be the best place in the world to grow up
Exclusive

John Swinney on poverty, independence and wanting Scotland to be the best place in the world to grow up

I endured homelessness and a decade in UK asylum system to become a stand-up comedian
Refugee Week ambassador Nico Ndlovu
Refugees

I endured homelessness and a decade in UK asylum system to become a stand-up comedian

'We're in a planetary code red – we need hope': How Labour's manifesto has gone down with young voters
Keir Starmer in front of Labour's campaign bus with the 'change' slogan written on the side
General election 2024

'We're in a planetary code red – we need hope': How Labour's manifesto has gone down with young voters

Palestine, renting and child poverty: What is – and isn't – in Labour's general election manifesto
Keir Starmer launching the Labour Party manifesto for the 2024 general election
Politics

Palestine, renting and child poverty: What is – and isn't – in Labour's general election manifesto

General election 2024: Over 100 seats have been held by the same party for a century, study finds
Campaigners at an electoral reform protest. One man is holding a sign reading: Our voting system fails to give us representation in government
General election 2024

General election 2024: Over 100 seats have been held by the same party for a century, study finds

Will Labour raise taxes? Sunak accused of lying over Starmer's '£2,000 tax hike'
Keir Starmer and Rishi Sunak during the first TV debate of the 2024 general election campaign
General Election 2024

Will Labour raise taxes? Sunak accused of lying over Starmer's '£2,000 tax hike'