By Jack Straw - 27 September
Which is the real Jack Straw? The man who did all he could to avoid war? The man who expressed
By John Kampfner - 02 August
Sir John Stevens likes to get out and about, to see his city for himself. Sometimes he manages to
By John Kampfner - 05 July
David Blunkett has a lot to get off his chest. Almost before I sit down, he embarks on a critique
By Patricia Hewitt - 28 June
Patricia Hewitt has hotfooted it from the Commons chamber to her little ministerial bolt-hole
By John Kampfner - 10 May
It can't be easy being Charlie Falconer. He is Scottish. He is unelected. And he is a close friend
By John Kampfner - 29 March
Charles Clarke invited me to see him because he thought I had become obsessed with Iraq. Talking to
By John Kampfner - 19 January
Charles Kennedy had just returned to his Commons lair after announcing his party's plans to replace
By John Kampfner - 08 December
We arrive at Leeds railway station, but the car is not there. The private secretary gets straight
By Mary Riddell - 06 October
Paddy Ashdown is a good bag carrier. His made-in-the-Royal-Marines physique allows him to pick up
By John Kampfner - 29 September
It used to be said of Gordon Brown that he would identify where Tony Blair stood on any particular