Labour would extend child benefit cap

Labour plans to retain for a further year a coalition policy limiting the annual increase in child benefit to 1%, Ed Balls will tell his party's conference.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 4:05 pm

Salmond: 'No' voters were 'tricked'

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond says "No" voters in last week's referendum were "tricked" by a late vow of more devolved powers.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 2:10 pm

West Lothian question continues to puzzle

Does more power to Scotland mean the same for England?

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 1:41 pm

VIDEO: Labour 'vows £8 minimum wage'

The minimum wage would rise to £8 an hour over the course of the next Parliament if Labour wins the general election, the party's leader Ed Miliband has pledged.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 1:05 pm

No 10 stands by Scots powers pledge

Downing Street insists it will not backtrack on its devolution pledge to Scotland despite Tory calls for swift action on more powers for English MPs.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 11:51 am

Balls draws blood in football clash

Ed Balls leaves an opponent with a bloodied eye in the annual football match between Labour and political journalists.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 11:03 am

Miliband defends spending formula

Labour leader Ed Miliband defends the spending formula used to decide changes in the Welsh government's budget despite claims it leaves Wales under-funded by £300m.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 10:44 am

Service to heal Scotland's schisms

A service of reconciliation at St Giles's Cathedral rang with optimism as church leaders called for Scotland to unite after the referendum.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 10:13 am

Parties clash over Stormont powers

Nationalist and unionist politicians clash about whether extra powers should be given to Stormont, in the wake of the Scottish referendum result.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 9:57 am

Labour candidates 'back tax rises'

Labour general election candidates support tax rises to reduce the deficit and are in favour of scrapping Trident, new research for the BBC suggests.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 7:04 am

VIDEO: Labour union links 'where it should be'

Labour's link with the trade unions is "absolutely where it should be" says the shadow business secretary.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 6:58 am

Scottish ministers 'back Sturgeon'

Almost every member of the Scottish cabinet has publicly backed Alex Salmond's deputy, Nicola Sturgeon, to replace him as SNP leader and first minister.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 6:53 am

VIDEO: 'Got to be good for all parts of Britain'

A Tory MP says the government must deliver its promises for Scotland, but not leave the rest of the UK "locked out".

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 6:48 am

VIDEO: Alex Salmond: I'm not going away

The first minister of Scotland says he is not going away and plans to remain part of the Scottish political process.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 6:24 am

Labour makes £8 minimum wage pledge

The minimum wage would rise to £8 per hour by the end of the next parliament if Labour wins the general election, leader Ed Miliband promises.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 6:10 am

VIDEO: Referendum night behind the scenes

It was Scotland's big night and while the turnout was massive, so was the scale of the operation by the media.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 5:17 am

VIDEO: Miliband fears at referendum 'lessons'

Labour leader Ed Miliband has said that there is a "huge danger" that the political class is learning the "wrong lessons" from the Scottish referendum.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 4:56 am

VIDEO: Andrew Marr's Gordon Brown impression

Andrew Marr amused Labour's Ed Miliband when he did an impression of Gordon Brown, as part of a question about whether he might return to front line politics.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 4:40 am

VIDEO: Darling: Promises 'must be delivered'

Alistair Darling, who led the Better Together campaign, said that the party leaders had made an absolute commitment on an agreement that was "non-negotiable".

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 4:23 am

Labour attacks England-only MP votes

Labour warns that creating England-only Commons votes will mean "two classes of MP", as parties deal with Scotland's rejection of independence.

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 2:34 pm

Brown vows to 'lock in' Scots powers

Gordon Brown says his promise of further powers for Scotland will be delivered to the timetable set out ahead of the independence referendum.

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 12:47 pm

Former SNP MP Iain MacCormick dies

Iain MacCormick, who represented the Argyll constituency for the SNP in the 1970s, dies suddenly at the age of 74.

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 12:43 pm

In full: Labour conference agenda

Timings for the main speakers and debates at the 2014 Labour conference in Manchester.

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 12:14 pm

Harman defends all-women lists

Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman says all-female candidate shortlists are the only way to stop Parliament being "male-dominated".

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 11:26 am

Can England-only votes happen?

Can England-only votes happen at Westminster?

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 11:19 am