LOUISA MCGEEHAN: Child poverty is not inevitable. To prevent it, a first priority for government must be reinvesting in children.
STEPHEN BRADLEY: A new direction for Labour’s traditional Northern Irish allies the SDLP suggests Labour should consider fighting elections in the region again.
NICK SMITH MP: The government and key financial regulators need to do far more to protect people against rogue financial advice.
CHRISTOPHER BROOKS AND SALLY WEST: Pensioner poverty levels have started to rise. Our social security system and other areas of public policy need urgent reform.
BEN COOPER: The One Yorkshire devolution proposal is ambitious. The government was wrong to reject it.
SVEN BATES: Would staying in a customs union betray the Brexit vote and stop Britain taking back control?