Fantasy Commons?
By Paul Evans - 17 April 10:20

On sober reflection

Time for an honest appraisal
By Stephen Twigg - 16 April 17:36

The former Labour MP and minister responds to a <a href="

Q&A Jonathan Powell
By Staff blogger - 16 April 16:07

We ask Tony Blair's ex-chief of staff about life at Number 10, the former prime minister, the Northe

McNasty’s first encounter
By Kevin Maguire - 16 April 10:15

All the gossip from the Westminster village

No stardust left to sprinkle
By Alex Brummer - 16 April 10:15

With falling tax revenues and soaring public spending, the outlook for this year’s Budget is bleak

The scent of blood
By Andrew Grice - 16 April 10:15

The desperate men of Downing Street are trying to hang on to power at any cost. Can a bold, progress

Why we must keep on spending
By Peter Hain - 16 April 10:15

The government must resist the pressure to cut borrowing.
What is needed at the Budget is another

Luddite triumphans
By Gideon Donald - 16 April 10:15

And that is why I never use email. This lifestyle choice has led the “Tory Trendies” (a definitively oxymoronic splinter group within Central Office) to label me, to their great amusement, “The Luddite” and, when they discovered that I do not carry a mobile phone, “Landline”.

Don't blame it on the bloggers
By Staff blogger - 16 April 10:15

NS leader on a scandal that goes right to the heart of the Brown government

Time, gentleman, please
By Andrew Martin - 16 April 10:15

The British pub used to be the heart of the community and a place of male refuge. Now pubs are closi

The BNP’s breakthrough
By Matthew Goodwin and Robert Ford - 16 April 10:15

Observations on Brussels

The NS Profile: John Gray
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 16 April 10:15

A sceptic who thinks all our ills stretch back to the Enlightenment, he is also a visionary who pred

Public Enemy Number One
By James Macintyre - 16 April 10:15

Nearly four years after the killing of Jean Charles de Menezes, another man has died after an unprov

Stained by association
By James Macintyre - 16 April 10:15

Gordon Brown was right to go after the Tories on policy, but his credibility as a moral leader has b

Deaths at the hands of the police

15 June 1974 Kevin Gately, 20, died when demonstrators from Liberation and the National Front clashed with police in central London. The cause of death, alleged to be a blow to the head from a police truncheon, was never proved.

A dose of reality
By Jeremy Corbyn - 15 April 18:04

McBride’s departure ought to herald a serious engagement with real politics and an understanding tha

After the prison riot
By Edward Garnier - 14 April 14:08

Ashwell may have been the first major prison riot for some time but we would be fooling ourselves if

Poor Ken Clarke!
By Denis MacShane - 14 April 11:51

Just when you thought the Tories couldn't get more hardline on Europe William Hague announces Ken Cl

Expenses destroying trust in MPs
By Nick Clegg - 09 April 13:05

The Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg argues that confidence in our politicians is at an all time low and it

The curse of Callaghan
By Steve Richards - 09 April 10:18

The G20 is over and Labour is still behind in the polls. So why are cabinet ministers considering an

Keeping it in the family
By Nick Greenslade - 09 April 10:18

Observations on political dynasties

Spring is in the air but Labour remains in darkness
By Staff blogger - 09 April 10:18

Whether you are secular

or Christian, Easter

is a time for renewal. The coming of spring after a long winter, the blossoming of daffodils are as poignant for the non-religious as is the end of Lent and the celebration of the resurrection of Christ for His followers.

Let them eat celery
By Peter Wilby - 09 April 10:18

...on dodgy claims, dead 'slebs', delightful menus and a notorious school

A good time for Charlie
By Gideon Donald - 09 April 10:18

Preparing for power...

The hunger for renewal
By Martin Jacques - 09 April 10:18

The Labour Party that capitulated so completely to neoliberalism is exhausted. If it is to be reinvi

Denis the Menace takes on Baldie Hague
By Kevin Maguire - 09 April 10:18

All the gossip from Inside Westminster

Shakespeare's Globe
By Sebastian Shakespeare - 09 April 10:18

Tories at Tramp, Nick Clegg’s denial, and how to survive Derek Draper

No peace without process
By Jonathan Powell - 09 April 10:18

Tony Blair’s ex-chief of staff, argues that the lessons of Northern Ireland can be applied to Palest

Don't blame it on the nurses!
By Dave Prentis - 08 April 17:00

George Osborne's scapegoating public sector workers for the excesses of his friends in the City is o

G20 a bitter pill
By Julian Oram - 03 April 15:29

The World Development Movement's head of policy reflects on a G20 he believes has achieved a little