Why are Labour ministers openly disagreeing with each other?

Why are Labour ministers openly disagreeing with each other?

by Dan Hodges / 03 Mar 2015

A recent low speed collision between Ed Balls and Andy Burnham is evidence of a major rupture in the shadow cabinet

Revisiting old New haunts

Revisiting old New haunts

by Dan Hodges / 26 Jun 2013

Ed Miliband is finally ready to let New Labour rest in piece – now the left must follow his lead

The pursuit of happiness

The pursuit of happiness

by Zachary Courser / 04 Jun 2013

Zachary Courser puts emotion above GDP in the measure of a society’s prosperity. It could improve policymaking

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Felicity Parkes: Ambition is futile

Felicity Parkes: Ambition is futile

by Felicity Parkes / 31 May 2013

Believing you’ll have a stellar career can lead to disappointment. You have been warned…

How far should Cameron attack UKIP?

How far should Cameron attack UKIP?

by George Pascoe-Watson / 28 May 2013

UKIP’s May success will now bring it under scrutiny. But shouldn’t Cameron develop an ‘attack UKIP’ policy anyway?

Debt is all around us

by Toby Youell / 22 May 2013

Toby Youell argues that the public no longer fears going into the red

Time for a new serving of porridge?

Time for a new serving of porridge?

by Max Chambers / 22 May 2013

Current figures show our prison systems are failing those most at risk of re-offending, says Max Chambers. It’s time for a new serving of porridge

Are we making good progress on building more homes?

Are we making good progress on building more homes?

by Clive Betts MP and Don Foster MP / 20 May 2013

Our new-build programme has stalled, says Clive Betts MP, while Don Foster MP dons hard-hatted optimism about Cameron’s construction plans

Some last words from the left on Thatcher

Some last words from the left on Thatcher

by Dan Hodges / 08 May 2013

Even for some in Labour, the former PM has changed from being a distant, mythical figure to one of unique leadership

David Cameron, Mr President?

David Cameron, Mr President?

by Andrew Hawkins / 21 May 2013

Prime minister versus statesman: Andrew Hawkins looks at the value of running a presidential campaign to win voters’ hearts and minds

Felicity Parkes on MPs' dreaded 'local profiles'

Felicity Parkes on MPs' dreaded 'local profiles'

by Felicity Parkes / 08 May 2013

The ‘perfect photo op’ may not be the best way to spice up your MP’s local rep

Can Lynton Crosby really be the Tories' wizard?

Can Lynton Crosby really be the Tories' wizard?

by George Pascoe-Watson / 30 Apr 2013

All hail, Lynton Crosby, the new Wizard of Oz. But can BoJo’s election wunderkind work similar magic for the Tory Party? 

Is the government too close to China?

Is the government too close to China?

by Fabian Hamilton MP and Tim Yeo MP / 15 Apr 2013

Yes, says Fabian Hamilton, it is a dangerously repressive regime. No, argues Tim Yeo, it is vital for our future of low-carbon energy

Say yes to lessons about sexual consent

by Ray Filar / 03 Apr 2013

Our sex education misses the point; Focus instead on combating ignorance about consent, says Ray Filar

Local elections: Today, Wiltshire; tomorrow, the world

Local elections: Today, Wiltshire; tomorrow, the world

by Andrew Hawkins / 03 Apr 2013

Andrew Hawkins shows the value of local election results as a guide for big election trends

The prime minister's woman trouble

The prime minister's woman trouble

by George Pascoe-Watson / 18 Mar 2013

The key to re-entering No 10 lies with female voters, something that the PM would do well to remember on the road to 2015

MPs and technology do not compute

MPs and technology do not compute

by Felicity Parkes / 22 Feb 2013

The technological pitfalls to avoid in an MP’s office

Will this be the most political Budget of recent times?

Will this be the most political Budget of recent times?

by George Pascoe-Watson / 22 Feb 2013

This month’s main event will be a triumph of renewal and hope, but maybe not for Ed Miliband, as things get personal

Tax is bad for business

by Alex MacDonald / 21 Feb 2013

Corporation tax should be dramatically cut to attract new business, libertarian Alex MacDonald believes

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