Our experts crunch the evidence on Labour's big ticket policies.
Will Ed’s crime policies lead him on the path to the premiership?
Labour's crime manifesto goes communitarian, despite them not branding it that way.
Cutting the deficit and growing the economy are central to the Labour Manifesto.
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A key tenet of the Labour Party’s manifesto is reducing the budget deficit year-on-year through the lifetime of the next parliament.
Labour may get less than they’re hoping for with their tax proposals.
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Labour's manifesto promise of fairer taxes – re-introducing the 10p tax and raising the top rate for high earners – sounds good. But they may not see the benefits in reality.
Labour’s defence policy might sound good, but it’s mainly empty rhetoric.
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On defence, the Labour manifesto is full of fine words, but lacking in substance.
It may be costed, but that doesn’t mean it will work.
Labour’s 2015 manifesto aims to improve life for children and it suggests that one effective means of achieving that aim is to invest in early years’ provision. The claim is that a child’s language development…
Miliband’s skills policy: a pathway to a career, or a dead end?
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Labour should be commended for its commitment to high-quality apprenticeships, but it's hard to say if the party's policies are part of a pathway, or a dead end.
Can Labour get by on zombie policies, when it comes to education.
The EU is not top of the agenda in this little book.
Above and beyond a defence of membership, the manifesto makes little in the way of pledges about EU policy.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.
Labour's health manifesto does not rule out all NHS privatisation, despite vowing to protect service's public status.
Man of the people?
Our expert shows that public opinion may not be the best guide for effective policy.
All in for renewable energy.
Labour's green jobs numbers add up, but the picture's less clear on fracking.
Miliband might ease the squeeze in Canary Wharf but what about the rest of the country?
Miliband throws renters a lifeline but the neediest still miss out on affordable housing.
Bend it like Miliband.
Labour hasn't made any new evident spending pledges for sports. Is it failing to see sport as a crucial part of culture?