Ukip expected to break through in 2015 but this election looks like Nigel Farage's last hurrah

Ukip expected to break through in 2015 but this election looks like Nigel Farage's last hurrah

by Peter Bingle / 27 Apr 2015

The Ukip leader reminds me of Reggie Perrin. Perhaps on the morning of 8th May we will find his clothes on the beach at Ramsgate

NATO: Déjà review

NATO: Déjà review

by  Kathleen J McInnis / 07 Nov 2013

Can we avoid ‘déjà vu all over again’? Kathleen J. McInnis discusses how to improve NATO’s operational effectiveness

Polling: The racing times

Polling: The racing times

by Anthony Wells / 04 Nov 2013

Post-conference, Anthony Wells looks at how the two main parties are shaping up for 2015 

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The Insider: True blue grit

The Insider: True blue grit

by George Pascoe-Watson / 31 Oct 2013

As the parties prepare for the next 18 months, Team Cameron has shuffled in some new faces and ideas for the fight

Will conference be DC's launchpad to victory?

Will conference be DC's launchpad to victory?

by George Pascoe-Watson / 27 Sep 2013

Will this year’s conference platform be Cameron’s launch pad to election victory? What does Sam Cam say?

What now after Labour's summer of discontent?

What now after Labour's summer of discontent?

by Dan Hodges / 20 Sep 2013

First came Syria, then the GMB desertion. Will conference give Ed Miliband a new start, or will it just be more of the same?

Difficult road to Damascus

Difficult road to Damascus

by James Denselow / 17 Sep 2013

The UK should favour diplomacy and aid over force in the Syrian conflict says James Denselow

Polling: Not love, actually

Polling: Not love, actually

by Philip Cowley and Rosie Campbell / 17 Sep 2013

What does the population really feel about its MPs, local and national? Philip Cowley and Rosie Campbell dig beneath the ubiquitous press and public hostility to ask the questions that matter

Time to bust the busts (and booms)

Time to bust the busts (and booms)

by Eamonn Butler / 21 Aug 2013

Adam Smith Institute director Eamonn Butler weighs in on how to avoid ‘fake’ booms and painful busts

Bad old days vs Bright future

Bad old days vs Bright future

by Stephen Tall / 17 Sep 2013

It’s likely conference will be a return to form for the Lib Dems, rather than a forum for presenting a bright, new future

Debate: Is party conference just a lobbying bonanza?

Debate: Is party conference just a lobbying bonanza?

by Paul Flynn MP; Simon Hughes MP; Tom Wadsworth / 11 Sep 2013

For Paul Flynn MP, today’s conferences are just shopping opportunities, but Simon Hughes MP believes they’re still potent forums for debate and policy-change. Lobbyist Tom Wadsworth gives an insider's view

Debate: Is a teaching qualification needed to teach?

Debate: Is a teaching qualification needed to teach?

by Kevin Brennan MP and Damian Hinds MP / 20 Aug 2013

Damian Hinds argues for more flexibility in staff recruitment for schools, but Kevin Brennan says teaching qualifications are essential

Brothers up in arms

Brothers up in arms

by George Pascoe-Watson / 30 Jul 2013

The avalanche has only just begun, but the Tories have been throwing rocks at Labour’s relationship with the unions for some time

Cutting the cord: Is Miliband's gamble a gamble at all?

Cutting the cord: Is Miliband's gamble a gamble at all?

by Dan Hodges / 24 Jul 2013

Are conditions right for Ed Miliband to turn his bold words on trade union reform into action? Dan Hodges is not convinced

Felicity Parkes: Summer recess survival guide

Felicity Parkes: Summer recess survival guide

by Felicity Parkes / 04 Jul 2013

The new arrivals’ handy hints and survival suide to the summer recess

Same sex, same marriage

Same sex, same marriage

by Lewis Baston / 26 Jun 2013

The gay marriage debate is still sending shockwaves through Parliament, finds Lewis Baston, but what does the public think?

Patrick Hennessy: Mourinho, Malcolm Tucker & Macbeth

Patrick Hennessy: Mourinho, Malcolm Tucker & Macbeth

by Patrick Hennessy / 26 Jun 2013

The political editor of the Sunday Telegraph writes his diary

Should nuclear have a place in green government?

Should nuclear have a place in green government?

by Lord Hutton and Alan Whitehead MP / 04 Jun 2013

Lord Hutton is a firm advocate of our established nuclear industry, but Alan Whitehead MP can see no place for it in the forest of energy sources 

Ed Miliband is no Neil Kinnock

Ed Miliband is no Neil Kinnock

by Dan Hodges / 30 May 2013

Ed Miliband thinks he’s good for Labour, but Neil Kinnock could teach him a thing or two about leadership, believe it or not

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