The Clacton MP quits his party but insists he will not rejoin the Conservatives or trigger a by-election.
The reality is that Philip Hammond is offering more of the same, says Seema Malhotra.
The Tories' tax and spending pledges have left a host of hostages to fortune.
Police in Calais are burning the sleeping bags of child refugees. The UK's response is to build more walls.
Labour should not be absent from the pitch when Tory Chancellors are scoring own goals.
Theresa May could need to take far more unpopular decisions to get the best Brexit deal.
OK, perhaps it won't be easy. But a new poll of Labour members reveals what they want from a leader.
Handing powers over transport, homes, policing, skills and the NHS to an elected mayor could profoundly reshape our public services.
The numbers of MPs who have publicly opposed the measure continues to rise - and DUP sources expect it to fail.
Reforming tax for the self-employed should be welcomed by progressives and fiscal hawks alike.
Welfare cuts will hit the self-employed and others far harder than the National Insurance rise.
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