What happens if Corbyn wins?

What happens if Corbyn wins?

by Dan Hodges / 31 Jul 2015

Should Jeremy Corbyn triumph, three important events would have to take place before he could be unseated

Should nuclear have a place in green government?

Should nuclear have a place in green government?

by Lord Hutton and Alan Whitehead MP / 04 Jun 2013

Lord Hutton is a firm advocate of our established nuclear industry, but Alan Whitehead MP can see no place for it in the forest of energy sources 

Ed Miliband is no Neil Kinnock

Ed Miliband is no Neil Kinnock

by Dan Hodges / 30 May 2013

Ed Miliband thinks he’s good for Labour, but Neil Kinnock could teach him a thing or two about leadership, believe it or not

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The politics of aid

by Justin Cash / 22 May 2013

Justin Cash defends the government’s commitment to its ring-fenced foreign aid budget

John Higginson: My paper & other animals

John Higginson: My paper & other animals

by John Higginson / 22 May 2013

Drinks with Ed Miliband, politicians in wigs, and a trip to the zoo: Metro's political editor lets us in on a few pages of his diary

David Cameron, Mr President?

David Cameron, Mr President?

by Andrew Hawkins / 21 May 2013

Prime minister versus statesman: Andrew Hawkins looks at the value of running a presidential campaign to win voters’ hearts and minds

Felicity Parkes on MPs' dreaded 'local profiles'

Felicity Parkes on MPs' dreaded 'local profiles'

by Felicity Parkes / 08 May 2013

The ‘perfect photo op’ may not be the best way to spice up your MP’s local rep

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

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

Pippa Crerar on Boris' lucky charm

Pippa Crerar on Boris' lucky charm

by Pippa Crerar / 19 Feb 2013

In this month's diary, the Evening Standard's City Hall editor gives us the inside view on London's wayward mayor

Two nations, one mission: Ending poverty

Two nations, one mission: Ending poverty

by Christian Guy / 28 Jan 2013

Christian Guy believes 2013 is the year to tackle the tyranny of sink estates, no-go neighbourhoods and child poverty, and to change how the government measures poverty

When MPs become bullies: Felicity Parkes

When MPs become bullies: Felicity Parkes

by Felicity Parkes / 28 Jan 2013

Why MPs become big bullies over little blunders – let alone in massive crises – and how their staffers can avoid the abuse

Is Cameron a one-term wonder?

Is Cameron a one-term wonder?

by Andrew Hawkins / 17 Jan 2013

Will it be curtains for Cameron and co come 2015? The ratings could have the answer, says Andrew Hawkins

'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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