Politics

The chancellor has made the Sunday Times Rich List – during a major cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

The chancellor has made the Sunday Times Rich List – during a major cost of living crisis

Revelations about Rishi Sunak’s wealth come as he faces increasing pressure to support households who are struggling to afford food.

‘You’re rewarded for being funny, not being right’: How Oxford Tory ‘chums’ came to run the country
Politics

‘You’re rewarded for being funny, not being right’: How Oxford Tory ‘chums’ came to run the country

Oxford Union, parties, privilege and architecture are some of the contributing factors that characterise the UK’s powerful politicians, says journalist and author Simon Kuper.

Decades of initiatives didn’t solve poverty. What can we do now?
poverty

Decades of initiatives didn’t solve poverty. What can we do now?

Those with plenty have got plenty more out of recent crises, says John Bird – while we’re left with millions worried sick about fuel and food

Anti-LTN candidates fail to make inroads in local elections
Local elections

Anti-LTN candidates fail to make inroads in local elections

‘Politics needs to be real’: Why more independent candidates are standing in this year’s local elections
Uncategorised

‘Politics needs to be real’: Why more independent candidates are standing in this year’s local elections

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Tory MP Neil Parish resigns after admitting twice watching porn in the House of Commons
Westminster sleaze

Tory MP Neil Parish resigns after admitting twice watching porn in the House of Commons

Why you really need to keep an eye on the Northern Ireland election
Feargal Cochrane

Why you really need to keep an eye on the Northern Ireland election

A Bug’s Life to Billy Elliot: 7 best socialist films to watch this Labour Day bank holiday
Film

A Bug’s Life to Billy Elliot: 7 best socialist films to watch this Labour Day bank holiday

The left’s blind spot: London and regional inequality
Sam Bright

The left’s blind spot: London and regional inequality

Labour are still looking for Blair’s heir 25 years on
Mark Devenport

Labour are still looking for Blair’s heir 25 years on

The controversial new laws rushed through by the government this week
Politics

The controversial new laws rushed through by the government this week

Meet the woman leading the fight to ban trans conversion therapy
LGBTQ+

Meet the woman leading the fight to ban trans conversion therapy

Don’t delay the passport to prosperity
Paul McNamee

Don’t delay the passport to prosperity

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‘A full-fronted attack on our democracy’: New voter ID laws make it harder for young people to vote
Elections

‘A full-fronted attack on our democracy’: New voter ID laws make it harder for young people to vote

Man ends 37-day hunger strike outside parliament after MPs agree to climate change briefing
Climate crisis

Man ends 37-day hunger strike outside parliament after MPs agree to climate change briefing

Derry Girls: ‘What Lisa McGee has done is change the path for all Derry girls going forward’
TV

Derry Girls: ‘What Lisa McGee has done is change the path for all Derry girls going forward’

Sienna Miller: ‘This is the right time for a show like Anatomy of a Scandal’
Anatomy of a Scandal

Sienna Miller: ‘This is the right time for a show like Anatomy of a Scandal’

Here’s how you can write to your MP and what it can achieve
Representation

Here’s how you can write to your MP and what it can achieve

Nurses and teachers react to Tory MP’s ‘deeply insulting’ comments
Partygate

Nurses and teachers react to Tory MP’s ‘deeply insulting’ comments

Public confidence in politics has never been so low. Will anyone take responsibility?
Dr Hannah White

Public confidence in politics has never been so low. Will anyone take responsibility?

Elderly people are ‘riding buses all day to stay warm’, experts warn ministers
cost of living crisis

Elderly people are ‘riding buses all day to stay warm’, experts warn ministers

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Partygate: MPs demand Boris Johnson resigns over breaking lockdown laws
partygate

Partygate: MPs demand Boris Johnson resigns over breaking lockdown laws

Will Boris Johnson resign?
Partygate

Will Boris Johnson resign?

Register to vote: How to have your say in the upcoming elections
Elections

Register to vote: How to have your say in the upcoming elections

15 ways Rishi Sunak hiked tax while his family avoided it
Tax

15 ways Rishi Sunak hiked tax while his family avoided it

Ministers’ logic ‘difficult to comprehend’ as benefits hit 35-year low
welfare system

Ministers’ logic ‘difficult to comprehend’ as benefits hit 35-year low

Food banks near ‘breaking point’ as poverty soars, PM told
poverty

Food banks near ‘breaking point’ as poverty soars, PM told

DWP tries to scrap promise to report impact of universal credit
welfare system

DWP tries to scrap promise to report impact of universal credit

Bertie Carvel on playing Donald Trump: ‘It’s going to be a huge success. I feel confident saying that to you.’
Theatre

Bertie Carvel on playing Donald Trump: ‘It’s going to be a huge success. I feel confident saying that to you.’

Right-wing think tank tells Sunak to ‘stop being allergic to welfare’
cost of living crisis

Right-wing think tank tells Sunak to ‘stop being allergic to welfare’

‘The opposite of levelling up’: Tories criticise Channel 4 privatisation plans
Media

‘The opposite of levelling up’: Tories criticise Channel 4 privatisation plans

‘A national scandal’: High court rejects appeal to keep disability benefits in line with universal credit
welfare system

‘A national scandal’: High court rejects appeal to keep disability benefits in line with universal credit

Millions being spent to store wasted PPE could ease the cost of living crisis. Here’s how
cost of living crisis

Millions being spent to store wasted PPE could ease the cost of living crisis. Here’s how

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