Cameron and Osborne's chance to reshape British politics

Cameron and Osborne's chance to reshape British politics

by Peter Bingle / 24 May 2015

The implications of the Tory election win are becoming clear and they are seismic in their importance for the body politic. 

Confessions of a press gallery chairman

Confessions of a press gallery chairman

by Christopher Hope / 15 Mar 2013

The Daily Telegraph's Christopher Hope reveals all about chairing the parliamentary press gallery - and why he's had trouble persuading Labour figures to attend its lunches

Will Osborne learn from last year's Budget?

Will Osborne learn from last year's Budget?

by Dan Hodges / 22 Feb 2013

This year, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will have learnt the lessons from 2012’s disastrous budget… won’t he?

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A local solution to long-term unemployment

A local solution to long-term unemployment

by Caroline Macfarland / 21 Feb 2013

The solution to long-term unemployment is the localisation of the Work Programme, says Caroline Macfarland 

Why being eurosceptic may not pay off

Why being eurosceptic may not pay off

by Andrew Hawkins / 20 Feb 2013

Andrew Hawkins examines the field as battle lines are drawn over Europe. Could a non-referendum be Cameron’s Waterloo?

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

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

Is autumn the time for coalition collaboration?

Is autumn the time for coalition collaboration?

by George Pascoe-Watson / 22 Nov 2012

United we stand: David Cameron wants the coalition parties to rebuild their bridges. Will the Autumn Statement provide the tools?

MPs' expenses: are voters still bitter?

MPs' expenses: are voters still bitter?

by Andrew Hawkins / 20 Nov 2012

Rehabilitating Parliament: Andrew Hawkins examines how far the expenses row and other scandals have damaged voter confidence and Westminster’s reputation

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

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