Weekly polling review: No Budget bounce for Osborne

Weekly polling review: No Budget bounce for Osborne

by David Bowers / 27 Mar 2015

The Chancellor's announcements have not had a major impact. Both Labour and the Tories are still set to fall short of a majority

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?

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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

Adam Boulton's US election diary

Adam Boulton's US election diary

by Adam Boulton / 19 Nov 2012

From shoe-shiners to quants to the KKK, the political editor of Sky News fills us in on his trip to the US for the presidential campaigns

Religion, freedom of speech and cartoons

Religion, freedom of speech and cartoons

by Aisha Gani / 09 Nov 2012

Aisha Gani advocates a considered approach to the reporting of religious conflict

'Ladies try to deprive me of my clothes': James Landale

'Ladies try to deprive me of my clothes': James Landale

by James Landale / 02 Nov 2012

The deputy political editor of BBC News scribbles in his diary about Brazil, conferences and karaoke

George Osborne: Mr over-extended?

George Osborne: Mr over-extended?

by Andrew Hawkins / 08 Oct 2012

As the reality behind deficit reduction versus debt increase becomes clear, George Osborne could be in for a bumpy ride

Tessa Jowell's Olympics lessons

Tessa Jowell's Olympics lessons

by Tessa Jowell MP / 28 Sep 2012

The former shadow Olympics minister gives her four political lessons to learn from the Games

Andrew Adonis: Power to the pupil

Andrew Adonis: Power to the pupil

by Andrew Adonis / 28 Sep 2012

We can’t expect children to support democracy and become responsible adults if we don’t teach them how. Schools should lead the way, says Andrew Adonis

Jo Swinson on the politics of pleasure

by Jo Swinson / 25 Sep 2012

Jo Swinson MP is positive about the value of pursuing happiness over wealth, and its effect on policy making

Felicity Parkes: I got the Westminster Weekday Blues

Felicity Parkes: I got the Westminster Weekday Blues

by Felicity Parkes / 30 Aug 2012

Got the workplace blues? I’ve got the workplace blues, reds, yellows, greens…

Adrian Ramsay: Citizenship at the heart of the curriculum

Adrian Ramsay: Citizenship at the heart of the curriculum

by Adrian Ramsay / 29 Aug 2012

Adrian Ramsay believes it’s time to take political education seriously, and put citizenship at the heart of schooling

'Queen and flag' will not win Scottish independence

'Queen and flag' will not win Scottish independence

by Political Animal / 08 Aug 2012

A Braveheart v Balmoral campaign is the perfect way to lose a Scottish referendum, claims Political Animal

 

Forget Plan B – what's wrong with Plan A?

Forget Plan B – what's wrong with Plan A?

by George Pascoe-Watson / 01 Aug 2012

As a return to ‘bread and butter’ policies is ordered from on high, has David Cameron found a new way to reach the masses?

Tom Bradby: Let's have 'Parliament Wife Swap'

Tom Bradby: Let's have 'Parliament Wife Swap'

by Tom Bradby / 31 Jul 2012

The political editor for ITV News on recess, prime ministers' wives and his new film

Do political parties matter?

Do political parties matter?

by Heather Wheeler MP and Siobhan Benita / 25 Jul 2012

A party gives your beliefs focus, says Heather Wheeler MP, but for Siobhan Benita, the factions are stuck in the Jurassic era, and it’s increasingly difficult to tell them apart

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