How Cameron cements his legacy: a holiday to-do list

How Cameron cements his legacy: a holiday to-do list

by George Pascoe-Watson / 03 Aug 2015

As the PM embarks on his summer break, the time spent relaxing will be minimal as he lays out his battle plan to occupy the centre-ground

Local elections: Today, Wiltshire; tomorrow, the world

Local elections: Today, Wiltshire; tomorrow, the world

by Andrew Hawkins / 03 Apr 2013

Andrew Hawkins shows the value of local election results as a guide for big election trends

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

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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

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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