Review: John Bright: Statesman, Orator, Agitator

Review: John Bright: Statesman, Orator, Agitator

by Douglas Hurd / 27 Jan 2012

The former foreign and home secretary Douglas Hurd reviews Bill Cash's biography of John Bright

My Old Book: Nick Smith MP

27 Jan 2012

The Labour MP explains why he prizes his copies of a Pullizer Prize-winning biographical series of Lyndon Johnson

The hilarious state of the nation

by James Clayton / 27 Jan 2012

Dave Cohen has been a scriptwriter for Have I Got News For You for 10 years. He talks to James Clayton

Researchers’ stories

27 Jan 2012

Our anonymous parliamentary staffers lift the lid on life in Westminster

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Review: The Madness of King George III

16 Jan 2012

Lunch with... Gavin Williamson

Lunch with... Gavin Williamson

by Ben Duckworth / 13 Jan 2012

Ben Duckworth takes the Conservative MP out for lunch in Westminster

Review: The Lady

by Holly Smith / 09 Jan 2012

Michelle Yeoh gives a disarmingly life-like performance as Aung San Suu Kyi in Luc Beeson’s film but the passion has been sucked out of this story

Review: The Iron Lady

Review: The Iron Lady

by Ben Duckworth / 04 Jan 2012

Ben Duckworth reviews a gold-plated impression of the first lady of British politics by Meryl Streep

Researchers' stories

Researchers' stories

12 Dec 2011

Our anonymous staffers lift the lid on what really goes on in Westminster

Top ten merry MPs

Top ten merry MPs

05 Dec 2011

We may say, ‘Drunk as a lord’, but the other House has not been without its tipplers…

Review: Building The Revolution

by Antonello Sticca / 02 Dec 2011

Antonello Sticca reviews an exhibition of Soviet Art and Architecture 1915-1935 at the Royal Academy of Arts

Review: The New World Order

Review: The New World Order

by Jemima Warren / 28 Nov 2011

Jemima Warren takes in an unusual revival of a Harold Pinter play with uncomfortable points to make about political torture

Review: The Conservatives: A History 

Review: The Conservatives: A History 

by Keith Simpson / 27 Jan 2012

Keith Simpson reviews Robin Harris's one-volume history of the Conservative Party

Brought to book: Lord Addington

27 Jan 2012

The Lib Dem peer on his taste in literature

Review: Margin Call

Review: Margin Call

by Amber Elliott / 27 Jan 2012

Amber Elliott reviews the latest Hollywood offering about the financial crash

Review: W.E.

18 Jan 2012

Brought to book: Kenneth Gibson MSP

by Kenneth Gibson / 13 Jan 2012

My old book: Peter Black AM

by Peter Black / 11 Jan 2012

Peter Black explains why Joseph Heller's Catch-22 is is favourite book of all time

Researchers' stories

Researchers' stories

09 Jan 2012

Our anonymous staffers lift the lid on what really goes on in Westminster

The best books of 2011

The best books of 2011

by Keith Simpson / 23 Dec 2011

Keith Simpson MP names his favourites from the past year

Review: Dole Queues and Demons

by by Antonello Sticca / 07 Dec 2011

Total Politics designer Antonello Sticca examines a new collection of Conservative campaign posters through the ages

My old book: Henry Smith MP

by Henry Smith / 03 Dec 2011

The Conservative MP explains why Outposts, a book about the remaining British overseas territories, made an impression on him

The gospel truth

The gospel truth

by Amber Elliott / 01 Dec 2011

Amber Elliott speaks to David Edgar, the playwright behind the RSC’s latest venture, Written on the Heart

Hinterland: Caroline Nokes

by Caroline Nokes / 26 Nov 2011

This MP has spent many years helping to care for Britain’s historic pony breeds

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