The Smith Commission’s proposals suggest that Scotland’s referendum hasn’t settled the independence debate for a generation – as unionists hoped.
The Chancellor’s new pitfall for Ed Balls is a good idea, but he could go much further.
We got Shakespeare driving a white van, or at least commenting on one, but he was trumped by an MP who actually has white vans in his family.
The Home Secretary signalled intent, and her every move is thus pored over. Meanwhile, the Culture Secretary is quietly getting on with his job.
International comparisons offer voters a fair way to judge the Government on the economy
The Conservatives won’t win by banging on. And on. And on. And on. And on and on and on about Europe.
Owen Paterson’s speech was a thoroughly thought through plan for leaving the EU – and is thus inconsistent with Cameron’s referendum commitment.
In his second big speech since leaving the Cabinet, he urges Cameron to trigger the process for Britain leaving the EU.
The Government’s efforts to create a new marketplace in higher education are laudable in many ways – but they still haven’t been totally successful.
Politicians say that they’re concerned about the costs and implications of an elderly society. But, at the same, they’re making them worse.
The hopes and fears of would-be defectors. The position of the Tory Whips. The complex internal tensions within UKIP. And Miliband’s ongoing disaster.
Conscientiousness will not be a sufficient defence if the monarch campaigns for policies to which Parliament or some substantial body of public opinion objects.
Sir Mark Worthington bolsters The Freedom Association’s position as neutral territory in the divided right
As Baroness Thatcher’s former private secretary, he is closely linked to something dear to the Tory right and the Toryish wing of UKIP.
The Labour leader accuses Cameron of being on the side of the rich, and tries to suppress the awkward knowledge that Labour too is on the side of the bosses.
We need more Parliamentarians capable of earning £1,333 per hour – not fewer.
They claim it suggests that local voters are right to feel unsafe from immigrants – and say that campaigning as UKIP-lite won’t work.