A seven-horse race? How minor parties are being squeezed out of campaign coverage

A seven-horse race? How minor parties are being squeezed out of campaign coverage

by Stephen Cushion and Gordon Neil Ramsay / 02 Mar 2015

New research suggests that media opportunities for the minor parties remain limited

'I've snubbed dignitaries': Joe Churcher's diary

'I've snubbed dignitaries': Joe Churcher's diary

by Joe Churcher / 17 Jan 2013

We peek into Press Association's chief political correspondent's diary

Does prayer still have a place in Parliament?

Does prayer still have a place in Parliament?

14 Dec 2012

Gary Streeter MP sings the praises of a religious opening to each parliamentary day, but Labour peer Norman Warner cautions against placing God at the heart of policy

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Public inquiries, political inaction

Public inquiries, political inaction

by Josh White / 13 Dec 2012

Let inquiries turn on public opinion, not political spin, says Josh White

Spain, Dickens and ruffles: Jason Beattie's diary

Spain, Dickens and ruffles: Jason Beattie's diary

by Jason Beattie / 12 Dec 2012

The Daily Mirror's political editor gives us a peek into his diary

Get set for Cameron's global race

Get set for Cameron's global race

by George Pascoe-Watson / 10 Dec 2012

Building on last year’s sporting success, will Cameron’s new call to arms inspire the nation or limp in last?

Does social media do more harm than good to politicians?

Does social media do more harm than good to politicians?

26 Nov 2012

Nadine Dorries MP is all in favour of the odd tweet and virtual update, while digital PR director Samantha Phillips believes MPs just don’t strike the right note online

Felicity Parkes on Parliamentary flirting

Felicity Parkes on Parliamentary flirting

by Felicity Parkes / 22 Nov 2012

Allowing an MP certain liberties can be career-enhancing, but where does a researcher draw the line?

An alternative plan for Osborne

An alternative plan for Osborne

by Ian Mulheirn / 21 Nov 2012

Ian Mulheirn offers suggestions for an improved financial recovery plan, putting investment before phasing in future cuts

Two cents on good money management

Two cents on good money management

by Gillian Guy / 14 Nov 2012

Gillian Guy, chief executive of Citizens Advice, offers her advice on how to avoid debts, upsets and regrets

Who polices the police commissioners?

Who polices the police commissioners?

by Andrew Hawkins / 08 Nov 2012

While the initiative looks good on paper, Andrew Hawkins reveals what the public thinks of the creation of the police and crime commissioners

Confessions of an Americanophile, by Jamie Reed MP

Confessions of an Americanophile, by Jamie Reed MP

by Jamie Reed MP / 02 Nov 2012

As the US elections loom, does our Parliament’s love of all things red, white and blue hide an inferiority complex? Americanophile Jamie Reed MP shares his views

It's hats off to the new, hands-on PM

It's hats off to the new, hands-on PM

by George Pascoe-Watson / 01 Nov 2012

David Cameron’s new approach to leadership, post-reshuffle, bodes well for his party in 2015

David Cameron: An inconvenient truth

David Cameron: An inconvenient truth

by George Pascoe-Watson / 09 Oct 2012

David Cameron may not be his party's darling, but he is their best hope for full-term success, far more so than Boris. 

The story of staffers at conference

The story of staffers at conference

by Felicity Parkes / 05 Oct 2012

If a staffer isn’t with their MP at Conference 24/7, careers could be lost

Dan Hodges: Miliband still has catching up to do

Dan Hodges: Miliband still has catching up to do

by Dan Hodges / 28 Sep 2012

Ed Miliband needs to lead for Labour, not tell tales against the Tories, if he wants to be Mr 2015

Michael Deacon: Socks, speedos and speeches

Michael Deacon: Socks, speedos and speeches

by Michael Deacon / 28 Sep 2012

The Daily Telegraph's parliamentary sketch writer gives us a glimpse of his most recent muses

Should we abolish party conferences?

Should we abolish party conferences?

by John Redwood MP and Baroness Warsi / 21 Sep 2012

At conference season, all branches of a party can meet and assess the past year, says Baroness Warsi, but for John Redwood MP today’s conference is a shadow of its former self

Should we be ashamed of the British press?

Should we be ashamed of the British press?

by Katy Clark MP and Julia Hartley-Brewer / 29 Aug 2012

 Katy Clark MP bewails the state of the UK's Fourth Estate, but former political editor Julia Hartley-Brewer cautions against writing off a whole industry because of a corrupt few

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