Andy has done some fantastic things for the region, but he needs to step back and think before he endorses a viewpoint that many of us find stereotypical
'For me this is a cabinet-level job which needs cabinet-level experience. And it needs somebody who is going to devote themselves to it and grab it with both hands'
The former Labour leadership contender is to decide whether to seek the role when it comes up for election in 2017
'What kind of country leaves people, who did no more than wave off their loved-ones to a football match, sitting in a courtroom, 27 years later, begging for the reputation of their sons, daughters, brothers, sisters and fathers'
Harpham was elected MP for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough at last May's General Election
From Margaret Thatcher's funeral to the Bank of England's secret analysis of the economic consequences of Britain leaving the EU
First stop: Wolverhampton
If he ever stops touring (and running marathons), Eddie Izzard just might get his political career off the ground
The Home Secretary displays a mercifully cooler persona than she presented at the Tory conference
The Home Secretary's conference speech struck a unpleasant, but honest note amid compassionate Conservatism
Exclusive: Landlords checking immigration status could refuse to let to people with 'ethnic-sounding names'
The shadow Home Secretary gave a karaoke rendering of 'I Saw Her Standing There' at the Mirror's party
Read below to see how the day of the Labour leadership election unfolded
The activist tells Adam Lusher why we should all be revolting
Health campaigners say ban could protect nearly half a million children who are exposed second-hand smoke every week
Peers are set to vote on the issue this afternoon amid Labour calls for the creation of a specific offence amid claims the move will help save to lives