Tories should recognise that there is no good reason to pay MPs more than the average wage
Posts by Andrew Gimson
Andrew Gimson is a contributing editor to ConservativeHome and the author of "Boris - the Rise of Boris Johnson". He was the Daily Telegraph's parliamentary sketchwriter, and before that the paper's Berlin correspondent.Follow @
Andrew Gimson’s Autumn Statement sketch: G. Osborne and Co Roofers promise to get the job done in seven years
Mr Osborne was impenitent about the delay and unclear about whether the sun is now shining
With shameless courage the Deputy Prime Minister exposed Labour’s vacuity
Laura Sandys’ decision to resign is symptomatic of deep unhappiness among women MPs
But Miliband says the payday lending U-turn amounts to an intellectual collapse
Tory MPs warn Cameron not to drop green policies… “David Cameron has been given a private warning by more than… Read more »
He had – and missed – a chance to talk seriously about the future of his country and his party.
And much of the £54 billion used to encourage saving is taken by the pensions industry
No wonder Tory backbenchers have nicknamed this disreputable ploy Help to Vote.
The Defence Secretary denies he is stifling debate, and attacks “misdirected individuals”
Conservatives will have to work hard to prevent Hammond’s announcement becoming a gift to UKIP
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Cameron and Miliband are trapped in a demeaning cycle of abusive behaviour
The dialogue in a Punch and Judy show is more sophisticated. This double act could do with some light and shade.
If the Labour leader is serious about recruiting more MPs from working-class backgrounds, he needs to start finding them
In a two-horse race, it is unsporting of the Prime Minister to show such open contempt for his rival
One million unemployed used to be intolerable. Now we barely notice 2.5 million.