How Cameron cements his legacy: a holiday to-do list

How Cameron cements his legacy: a holiday to-do list

by George Pascoe-Watson / 03 Aug 2015

As the PM embarks on his summer break, the time spent relaxing will be minimal as he lays out his battle plan to occupy the centre-ground

The McGuffin Effect: People don’t trust the brand, they don’t engage

The McGuffin Effect: People don’t trust the brand, they don’t engage

by Joe McGuffin / 07 Jul 2014

This month: bleak times for McGuffin as he realises Ed Miliband (“this particular pussy has the people skills of a fucking balloon animal”) is about as “dead as that Monty Python Norwegian turkey.” There’s nothing for it but to start “nail-gunning” the shadow cabinet

The Power of Plan A

The Power of Plan A

by George Pascoe-Watson / 05 Jun 2014

The Tories didn’t win the recent elections, but things are going in the right direction for Mr Cameron ahead of the 2015 showdown

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Rabbit in the headlights

Rabbit in the headlights

by Dan Hodges / 04 Jun 2014

After last month’s elections Labour must ask itself some serious questions, but there’s little evidence the party knows the answers, says Dan Hodges

Hold your head up high

Hold your head up high

by Dan Hodges / 02 May 2014

Andy Burnham is a politician reborn, and that can only be a good thing for the Labour Party and the political classes as a whole

BoJo ready to gogo?

BoJo ready to gogo?

by George Pascoe-Watson / 28 Apr 2014

Questions about the intentions of the mayor of London could be answered any day now, and that’s good news for the PM

Buzzwords and headlines

Buzzwords and headlines

by Tim Gatt / 29 Jan 2014

ITV News' Tim Gatt writes this month's diary

The Idea: Disrupt the NHS

The Idea: Disrupt the NHS

by Sean Worth / 14 Jan 2014

Sean Worth believes that a wave of innovative disruption could turn our NHS around and create a world-beating service

Lib Dems: The in-betweeners

Lib Dems: The in-betweeners

by Stephen Tall / 14 Jan 2014

It seems the Lib Dems are condemned to be the party of the middle – but the middle could yet be the best place to be

Do we know enough about Telehealth to know it'll work?

Do we know enough about Telehealth to know it'll work?

by John Pugh MP, Adam Steventon, Andrew Gwynne MP / 28 Jan 2014

John Pugh MP believes the remote and self-diagnosis system should be a viable healthcare option, while Adam Steventon believes its impacts should be carefully monitored. Andrew Gwynne MP gives Labour’s view – that the NHS should embrace technology

Polling: A healthy future

Polling: A healthy future

by Ben Page / 14 Jan 2014

Success in 2015 could be determined by a party’s healthcare policies and plans for the NHS, says Ben Page

The Soapboxer: PISA - a towering flop

09 Jan 2014

Assessing a poorer-than-average assessment

Labour's poll goal

Labour's poll goal

by Dan Hodges / 09 Jan 2014

Topping the polls is essential for Labour's leader, argues Dan Hodges

The Soapboxer: Keeping the spymasters in the dark

03 Jan 2014

The case against transparency in our secret service

Hold tight, get lucky?

Hold tight, get lucky?

by Stephen Tall / 03 Jan 2014

Lib Dems who want a coalition with Labour should consider the consequences of letting go of the Tories, warns Stephen Tall

Is Ed Miliband lost?

Is Ed Miliband lost?

by Dan Hodges / 28 Nov 2013

It started so well, with Ed Miliband in shiny red armour, but since Eastleigh Labour’s knight has gone south – or has he?

Who heads No 10's decision making process?

Who heads No 10's decision making process?

by George Pascoe-Watson / 28 Nov 2013

To whom does the PM turn when things get tough, and does anyone dominate the Number 10 decision-making process?

Scotland special: NHS (New Healthy Scotland)

Scotland special: NHS (New Healthy Scotland)

by Paul Cairney / 27 Nov 2013

In an independent Scotland, what, asks Paul Cairney, are the implications for the country’s health policy? 

The Soapboxer: Time to greenify Westminster

by The Soapboxer / 27 Nov 2013

It’s not easy going green, or black and white…

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