Beyond the fringe First Published 20 October 2016 Westminster mole, LPW’s parliamentary correspondent reports The party conference season preceding a general election is an intense affair, particularly when a change of government is anticipated. Make no mistake, the gloves are off: MPs and candidates popping up at policy debates inRead More →

Here we go again First Published 18 February 2016 As the UK rides out its fourth housing slump since the Second World War, Petra Sitt puts the current downturn in its historical context. The housing slump which began in 2015 will make it hard to fulfil the target of twoRead More →

Lost leader First Published 04 November 2015 Caroline Flint steps out of the firing line Love her or loathe her, nobody can accuse Caroline Flint of failing to make an impression. In seven short months, she’s outraged the Left with her kite flying on worklessness, infuriated the Right by ignoringRead More →