Conservative MPs asked searching questions about a Sukuk issue in opposition. Are the answers any clearer now they are in Government?
One million unemployed used to be intolerable. Now we barely notice 2.5 million.
When Saudi Arabia announced that it wouldn’t take up a seat on the U.N Security Council, the proper reaction should be to celebrate.
Over the last eight months, I have looked into the question. My full report, “Cameron’s Caledonian Conundrum”, is published today.
How is the labour market really doing? Who are the hardest to help among the unemployed? A week on Jobs opens on ConservativeHome.
Tower Block Week begins with advice for the Mayor on regeneration schemes that offer the homes people want
The successful candidates have a range of experience, from the courtroom to the boardroom and the council chamber to the battlefield.
A typical undecided voter is around twice as likely to be female than male, and is most likely to be aged between 25-39 years old
European Commission President Jose Manuel Borroso agrees there should be some limit the number of new regulations coming out of Brussels. Well whoopie doo.
Iceland has become both very Americanized and Anglicised. That also goes for Icelandic politics which are more in line the Anglosphere than continental Europe.
Iain Dale’s Friday Diary: Russell Brand. Good taste in football teams. But when it comes to politics…
Also: dreadful policemen. Idle George Galloway. Equal Britain. Glorious Dubrovnik…and my passion for Katie Price
Persuading people to wallow in victimhood may suit the cynical electoral interests of the Labour party but it does not favours to those concerned.
Heresy of the week: The most dangerous left-wing politician in Europe is French – and her name is Marine Le Pen
We can expect to see a lot more of Le Pen on our screens – British europhiles will use her image to associate British eurosceptics with the extreme right
On Free Schools and localism, Clegg isn’t waving a liberal banner – he’s exhibiting his own confusion
The Deputy Prime Minister is incapable of deciding whether he trusts headteachers or wants to dictate to them.
The latter’s ordinariness was an electoral asset in 1992. But he is not, as Margaret Thatcher was, strategically minded.