Lib Dem politics is still a boy's club

by Charlotte Henry / 09 Nov 2011

We should applaud the election of Ruth Davidson in Scotland, says Charlotte Henry, and it should serve as a wake-up call to her 'male, pale' Liberal Democrat party

The dilemma of freeing Gilad Shalit

by Charlotte Henry / 19 Oct 2011

While releasing Gilad Shalit risks increasing the likelihood of future kidnappings of Israelis, says Charlotte Henry, at the end of the day, a family has their son back

Women in politics owe Louise Mensch a big thank you

by Charlotte Henry / 03 Oct 2011

The Conservative MP did women everywhere a service when she refused to discuss her beauty treatments in an interview with the Guardian, says Charlotte Henry

Diary: Sandals, beards and adjusting to government

Diary: Sandals, beards and adjusting to government

by Charlotte Henry / 18 Sep 2011

In 24 hours at Lib Dem conference, Charlotte Henry is impressed by Danny Alexander's public speaking skills, but notes that Evan Harris is now the target of choice for jokes

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Why Lib Dems should be for scrapping the 50p tax rate

by Charlotte Henry / 14 Sep 2011

Charlotte Henry urges Lib Dem conference to call for the 50p tax rate to be scrapped, but is sceptical about whether delegates will follow her lead

Review: Nick Clegg - the biography

by Charlotte Henry / 01 Sep 2011

Charlotte Henry reviews the first biography of Nick Clegg, formerly 'bright young thing' of the Lib Dems and now deputy prime minister

Phone hacking - the winners and losers

Phone hacking - the winners and losers

by Charlotte Henry / 20 Jul 2011

Never waste a political crisis – who has done well, and not so well, from the phone hacking scandal?

Why we shouldn’t fear Fox News UK

Why we shouldn’t fear Fox News UK

by Charlotte Henry / 04 Jul 2011

When it comes to politically partisan media coverage, we shouldn't fear the market. For every Fox News UK, a liberal competitor will emerge to challege it, says Charlotte Henry

Could Clegg suffer Blair's fate?

Could Clegg suffer Blair's fate?

by Charlotte Henry / 01 Nov 2011

In the same way that Labour's leaders now disdain Tony Blair's legacy, Charlotte Henry fears that the same could be in store for Nick Clegg

Conservative weaknesses exposed

by Charlotte Henry / 13 Oct 2011

The catgate mess, followed by the Liam Fox controversy, is showing the Conservative Party at its worst, argues Charlotte Henry

Lib Dems have more answers than questions

by Charlotte Henry / 23 Sep 2011

18 months into the coalition, conference has shown that while the path the Lib Dems have chosen might not be easy, in the end they will be proven right, says Charlotte Henry

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by Charlotte Henry / 14 Sep 2011

Cameras in courts increase transparency

by Charlotte Henry / 08 Sep 2011

Ken Clarke's annoucement that cameras will be allowed in courts is a positive step, says Charlotte Henry

The riots were a missed opportunity for Cameron

The riots were a missed opportunity for Cameron

by Charlotte Henry / 16 Aug 2011

The aftermath of last week's riots was a chance for the prime minister to show real leadership. He failed to seize the opportunity, says Charlotte Henry

The hottest (select committee) ticket in town

The hottest (select committee) ticket in town

by Charlotte Henry / 12 Jul 2011

Normally the preserve of journos and wonks, today's home affairs select committee hearing was packed out to hear Yates of the Yard, reports Charlotte Henry

What’s the point of PMQs?

What’s the point of PMQs?

by Charlotte Henry / 24 Jun 2011

With the party leaders desperate for a 'win', PMQs no longer fosters grown up debate, says Charlotte Henry. What is the point of still having it?