Will David Cameron really back Michael Gove’s justice reforms?

Will David Cameron really back Michael Gove’s justice reforms?

by Tom Gash / 08 Feb 2016

The PM has previous when it comes to hanging justice secretaries out to dry after they have ran into trouble with the press.

The McGuffin Effect

The McGuffin Effect

by Joe McGuffin / 05 Jun 2014

The countdown to General Election 2015 has begun. Trenches are being dug, battle plans drawn up. In a surprise move, Labour has hired Joe McGuffin, the legendary Obama election mastermind, as senior strategic adviser. What makes this tough, fictional, profane genius tick? Over the next year Total Politics will be running extracts from Joe McGuffin’s campaign diary, thanks to an exclusive deal brokered by Ian Martin

Stick or twist?

Stick or twist?

by Stephen Tall / 05 Jun 2014

Nick Clegg is in dire straits, but there may be light at the end of the tunnel for the Liberal Democrat leader

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Taking a battering: George Parker's diary

15 May 2014

A peak inside the diary of the political editor of the Financial Times

Nick out of time?

Nick out of time?

by Stephen Tall / 28 Apr 2014

Stephen Tall wonders what the future holds for Nick Clegg, and suggests an early exit for the Lib Dem leader

Ladies first

Ladies first

by George Pascoe-Watson / 06 Mar 2014

A closer look at Downing Street’s strategy reveals the PM may not have quite the ‘woman problem’ as often perceived

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

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…

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 

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?

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