I can only assume theatre is in his blood, but not from my side of the family.
If the next five years aren't to see child poverty increase yet further, the government must rethink its approach.
Mary Creagh has surprised the pundits by entering the leadership race.
The polling industry is at a low ebb after the disastrous result on Thursday. What can they do next?
The leadership candidates have so far focused on tone and presentation.
He talked openly and knowledgeably until Peter Hitchens got on to him about cod.
Lurid headlines, Tory newspapers - and where to catch a pint with Salmond.
The Ukip civil war continues.
From activists' darling Andy Burnham to long shot Owen Smith, here are the hopefuls for the Labour leadership.
It seems as if some on the left prefer the ideological purity of opposition to the pragmatism of winning elections.
New Statesman editor Jason Cowley gives his election post-mortem.