Labour

Sunak calls general election for 4 July: 'It's time to put a limping government out of its misery'
General election 2024

Sunak calls general election for 4 July: 'It's time to put a limping government out of its misery'

Big Issue founder Lord John Bird, among other campaigners and organisations, has called for an end to poverty after the general election
Tories are gloating that cost of living crisis is over – they're wrong: 'The country is going backwards'
unclaimed benefits/ dwp
Cost of living crisis

Tories are gloating that cost of living crisis is over – they're wrong: 'The country is going backwards'

Labour promises wave of new towns if elected. But will they make a dent in UK's housing crisis?
Angela Rayner announces Labour new town plan
Housing

Labour promises wave of new towns if elected. But will they make a dent in UK's housing crisis?

Archbishop of Canterbury joins growing calls for end to 'cruel' and 'immoral' two-child benefit cap
Two-child benefit cap

Archbishop of Canterbury joins growing calls for end to 'cruel' and 'immoral' two-child benefit cap

Letters: I'm terrified Labour will be as unfair as the Tories on disability benefits
Letters

Letters: I'm terrified Labour will be as unfair as the Tories on disability benefits

All of Keir Starmer’s U-turns and abandoned policy pledges, from child benefits to private schools
Keir Starmer, U-turn, broken promises
Labour

All of Keir Starmer’s U-turns and abandoned policy pledges, from child benefits to private schools

Labour's workers' rights plan slammed as 'unrecognisable' and a 'betrayal' by Unite union boss
Keir Starmer Labour Levelling Up
Workers' rights

Labour's workers' rights plan slammed as 'unrecognisable' and a 'betrayal' by Unite union boss

Tories seem to think pandering to the extreme right is a vote-winner. But where's the evidence?
Adam Barnett

Tories seem to think pandering to the extreme right is a vote-winner. But where's the evidence?

No-fault evictions will be scrapped 'in name only' under Tory renting reforms, campaigners warn
London Renters Union activists protest against Michael Gove and Renters Reform Bill
RENTING

No-fault evictions will be scrapped 'in name only' under Tory renting reforms, campaigners warn

UK housing crisis is so bad that some people waiting 55 years for a social home: 'We need change'
social housing in England
Social housing

UK housing crisis is so bad that some people waiting 55 years for a social home: 'We need change'

Labour unveils plan for new housing on 'ugly grey belt land'. But is Starmer going far enough?
Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner announce new grey belt Labour housebuilding plan
Housing crisis

Labour unveils plan for new housing on 'ugly grey belt land'. But is Starmer going far enough?

'Consign it to history': Sadiq Khan pledges to end rough sleeping in London by 2030
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is calling for more support for renters
Rough Sleeping

'Consign it to history': Sadiq Khan pledges to end rough sleeping in London by 2030

'Fund the NHS properly': Private sector is not the answer, Wes Streeting told, amid funding row
Health

'Fund the NHS properly': Private sector is not the answer, Wes Streeting told, amid funding row

DWP could be 'fantastic' under Labour, says ex-minister Stephen Timms: 'Don't write the DWP off'
labour/ starmer and reeves
Politics

DWP could be 'fantastic' under Labour, says ex-minister Stephen Timms: 'Don't write the DWP off'

Millions of kids are in poverty and Jeremy Hunt wants a 'carrot and stick' benefits system
jeremy hunt
benefits

Millions of kids are in poverty and Jeremy Hunt wants a 'carrot and stick' benefits system

Keir Starmer will continue austerity. That means keeping vulnerable people in 'brutalising poverty'
Kasmira Kincaid

Keir Starmer will continue austerity. That means keeping vulnerable people in 'brutalising poverty'

Keir Starmer is canny enough to know that fear is the Tories' best friend
Keir Starmer addressing a business conference in London, February 2024
Sam Delaney

Keir Starmer is canny enough to know that fear is the Tories' best friend

Holly Valance says everyone is a 'leftie' until we realise ideas are 'crap'. Here's why she's wrong
Politics

Holly Valance says everyone is a 'leftie' until we realise ideas are 'crap'. Here's why she's wrong

'It's a lifeline': MPs urge government to help families in crisis and continue household support fund
coffey
Household Support Fund

'It's a lifeline': MPs urge government to help families in crisis and continue household support fund

Activists welcome Labour crackdown on water bosses over illegal sewage dumps – but warn it's not enough
Water pollution

Activists welcome Labour crackdown on water bosses over illegal sewage dumps – but warn it's not enough

What Keir Starmer can learn from Britain's first Labour government – 100 years ago
Labour government, 1924
Politics

What Keir Starmer can learn from Britain's first Labour government – 100 years ago

UK at risk of 'technical recession' despite GDP growth in November: 'This isn't a thriving economy'
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will be tasked with stopping the UK economy slipping into a technical recession
Economy

UK at risk of 'technical recession' despite GDP growth in November: 'This isn't a thriving economy'

From Boris to Starmer: The man behind Jonathan Pie takes on 2023's wildest political moments
Jonathan Pie
Politics

From Boris to Starmer: The man behind Jonathan Pie takes on 2023's wildest political moments

More than 5,000 renters face being made homeless over Christmas, Labour says: 'People are dying'
Angela Rayner on renters facing homelessness
Renting

More than 5,000 renters face being made homeless over Christmas, Labour says: 'People are dying'

Labour must urgently tackle land banking to have any hope of solving UK's housing crisis
Housing

Labour must urgently tackle land banking to have any hope of solving UK's housing crisis