My Ukip lover just wanted to kick against authority. I do not know how he would have coped with the reality of Brexit.
Too often, it feels as though the Labour leader has so assiduously studied the rules of political communication that he can’t forget them.
The way that Emily Thornberry has been treated, both before and after her departure from the shadow cabinet, shows that our political class is beyond repair.
MPs are debating repealing parts of the government's NHS reforms, but Labour needs to give a detailed analysis as well as a campaigning spirit.
While some welcomed her effective sacking as ruthless leadership, others have denounced it as panicked and disloyal.
Voters who feel betrayed by the modern world do not want tinkering at the edges of the status quo.
As Mark Reckless celebrates his victory, will there be further defections from the Conservative benches?
The party won just 0.9 per cent of the vote. But it remains confident that it can win where it is incumbent.
By having one of its shadow cabinet resign on the night of the vote, Labour snatched defeat from the jaws of victory.
Mark Reckless becomes the second ever elected Ukip MP.
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