Labour MPs dream of being Jed Bartlet.
Jeremy Corbyn has completed his shadow cabinet reshuffle, and gained the balance of power on Labour's NEC.
By promoting friends and discarding foes, the Labour leader has shown he wants to hold power, not just office.
It's not voters taking back control.
Drilling into shale rock is both dirty and economically questionable.
Diane Abbott is promoted, while Rosie Winterton is out as chief whip.
A census has become controversial.
The Prime Minister knows that her capitalist opponents have nowhere else to go.
An ally of Nigel Farage, Woolfe is seen as a rising star.
The financial and professional services industry today is vital to the functioning of our economy, it employs 2.2 million people across the country, more than two thirds of these jobs outside of London.
Steven Woolfe and Raheem Kassam have thrown their hats into the ring.
We notice you have ad blocking software enabled. Support the New Statesman’s quality, independent journalism by contributing now — and this message will disappear for the next 30 days.
If we cannot support the site on advertising revenue, we will have to introduce a pay wall — meaning fewer readers will have access to our incisive analysis, comprehensive culture coverage and groundbreaking long reads.