Number 10 has insisted May’s local elections will go ahead in defiance of a call by the official watchdog to postpone them amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Ahead of French local elections this month, Jessica Willes explores how the outcome will change the political landscape in France given internal party struggles, political alliances and the emergence of new parties.
The Electoral Commission has recommended ministers delay the upcoming local and mayoral elections amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Labour’s Sadiq Khan is heading for a decisive re-election as Mayor of London, according to a fresh poll.
This flawed system was intended as a temporary measure and effectively establishes a men-only section of our legislature. It must go, writes Lord Grocott
Dods People draws together a list of appointments in Westminster politics, the devolved administrations and the public affairs sector in the last week.
One in three British voters "held their nose" and picked the least-worst political party at last year's general election, according to new research from electoral reform campaigners.
As Deputy Leader, I am committing not only to retaining and galvanising our 500,000 plus members - but to grow our membership to hit one million members
Labour peer Hilary Armstrong talks to Gary Connor about witnessing the loss of her former constituency to the Tories for the first time in its history
All avenues of the Consultative Referendum should be explored now, and the Scottish Government should be decisive and not dither as it did over the Section 30 request
Voters’ concerns about Jeremy Corbyn, Labour election promises that were “not believable” and a campaign dominated by Brexit were the main reasons Boris Johnson won the keys to Number 10 last year, according to a new poll.
A candidate to be Labour’s next deputy leader has hit out at party bosses after being told it will cost £5,000 to see details of those voting in the contest.
Ian Murray has become the latest candidates to make it through to the last round of the Labour leadership contest.
Rosena Allin-Khan is a real campaigner – she knows how to roll up her sleeves and get stuck in, writes Putney's new MP, Fleur Anderson.
Rosena Allin-Khan says Labour is in a “critical condition”. The A&E doctor, a relative unknown outside of Westminster, believes she has the plan to get her party off life support. But she is facing an uphill battle in the race to succeed Tom Watson as deputy leader. Having overcome many hurdles during her career, can she surprise people once more? She speaks to Sebastian Whale.
Jeremy Corbyn promised a ‘new kind of politics’ that would democratise our party, but simply did not engage with the party’s internal democratic structures. The next leader must be more welcoming of scrutiny, writes Neil Coyle MP
When we care more about changing their lives – and are honest about what that will take – voters will trust Labour again, writes Jess Phillips MP
With the UK on the way out of the European Union, you might expect Steve Baker to be feeling triumphant. Instead, the Brexiteer feels a degree of “melancholy” at the events of the past three years. Sebastian Whale talks to colleagues past and present about the Wycombe MP; the reluctant ‘Brexit hardman’ who played a crucial role in marshalling Eurosceptics in parliament. Photography by Baldo Sciacca
For Remain campaigners, the evening of 12 December proved devastating. Months if not years of work to preserve Britain’s membership of the European Union had gone up in smoke. How do they plan to pick up the pieces? Sebastian Whale reports
Steve Baker has revealed that he wants to be International Trade Secretary as Boris Johnson plans a major Cabinet reshuffle.
Labour bosses have been condemned by a major trade union following claims that the party's "community organisers" had been a success despite the Tories' landslide election win.
Writing about his bid to be Justice Select Committee chair, Steve Brine MP says it time for an "energetic gear change" on Committee corridor.