All shots in the Tory locker have been fired and Cameron is praying for a late swing

All shots in the Tory locker have been fired and Cameron is praying for a late swing

by George Pascoe Watson / 24 Apr 2015

The Conservatives' economic credentials are being taken for granted by voters, but Tory strategists have reason to believe they will do better than the polls suggest

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

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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

Should our aid budget still be ring-fenced?

Should our aid budget still be ring-fenced?

by Rushanara Ali MP v Gerald Howarth MP / 18 Feb 2013

Yes, says Rushanara Ali MP, it is a moral issue and smart diplomacy. No, counters Gerald Howarth MP, a robust military capability is far more important

Time to speak-easy?

by Charlie Critchell / 28 Jan 2013

Charlie Critchell explains why you need more than a degree in today’s job market

How ready is the PM for 2015?

How ready is the PM for 2015?

by George Pascoe-Watson / 18 Jan 2013

With mere months to go, in political terms, David Cameron already has his strategy laid out for 2015

Winning words: the power of the slogan

Winning words: the power of the slogan

by Dan Hodges / 17 Jan 2013

What’s in a name? Or to be more precise, what’s in a slogan? Forget the manifesto: the right lines will win you the election

Do EU policies still serve our economic interests?

Do EU policies still serve our economic interests?

by Mary Honeyball MEP and Michael Fabricant MP / 17 Jan 2013

Mary Honeyball MEP warns against the dangers of ‘single market-lite’, but Michael Fabricant MP believes our economy is too different from those of other member states

Felicity Parkes on MPs' New Year's resolutions

Felicity Parkes on MPs' New Year's resolutions

by Felicity Parkes / 14 Dec 2012

Christmas and New Year are all about traditions and good intentions. Made to last? You be the judge...

How left-wing austerity could work

How left-wing austerity could work

by Andrew Harrop / 13 Dec 2012

Andrew Harrop reveals that a new commission will examine how a left-wing government can operate in a time of austerity

What do by-elections tell us?

What do by-elections tell us?

by Andrew Hawkins / 10 Dec 2012

Homegrown values: Andrew Hawkins discusses the importance of by-elections

Time for Ed to stand and deliver

Time for Ed to stand and deliver

by Dan Hodges / 10 Dec 2012

Ed Miliband strengthened his position in 2012. He now needs to work out how to become the alternative PM

Should Labour shift its stance on Plan A?

Should Labour shift its stance on Plan A?

by Dan Hodges / 26 Nov 2012

If Cameron has been hasty by cheering the economy, Labour has hardly seized the opportunity to launch its own Plan A

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