Shouldn't have gone to Iceland
By Paul Evans - 10 October 10:19

David Cameron's lack of lustre in the Commons provoked a curious consensus in the blog plus the fina

The onward march of Vince Cable: you read it here first
By Martin Bright - 09 October 17:41

The Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman is now the bookies' favourite to be the next Chancellor

Mesmerised by the snake
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 09 October 16:51

For all the Westminster talk of Mandelson's supposed genius, his lust for power at any cost, and pol

The façade cracks
By James Macintyre - 09 October 10:29

David Cameron is widely accepted as a "moderniser" and as having heralded a new kind of Conservatism

Don't blame me for Labour's failings
By John Redwood - 09 October 10:29

Nationalising the banks will merely transfer risk to the taxpayer. John Redwood, who warns against p

Unfinished project
By Charles Clarke - 09 October 10:29

<strong>Tony's Ten Years: Memories of the Blair Administration</strong>

Adam Boulton <em>Simon &

Out of the bunker
By Martin Bright - 09 October 10:29

In the end the rescue package for the banks was the right thing but the Prime Minister stands accuse

What happens when the money runs out?
By Iain Macwhirter - 09 October 10:29

Banks need the confidence of the public to survive and they have lost it for years to come. The dang

News hit by whiteout
By Brian Cathcart - 09 October 10:29

The press is still in panicky denial over diversity and racism, as the coverage of Sir Ian Blair's d

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 09 October 10:29

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Requests for GB Moneyfacts

Polly snubs Miliboy
By Kevin Maguire - 09 October 10:29

All the gossip from Inside Westminster

A Green New Deal?
By Caroline Lucas - 07 October 11:32

In her blog, Green Party leader Caroline Lucas says it's time to make finance the s

The Met's closed culture
By Brian Paddick - 06 October 16:11

From the ground floor up, much of the police culture focuses around informal networks and off-duty s

Was the Mandelson deal done over breakfast in Manchester?
By Martin Bright - 04 October 10:03

Did Lord Sainsbury have a role in getting Peter Mandelson his new job?

Mandelson's surprise
By James Macintyre - 03 October 16:17

Mandelson's readmittance to the Labour fold has been branded a risk by most in the media. NS politic

Mandelson's baggage
By Martin Bright - 03 October 12:14

New Statesman political editor Martin Bright reacts to the astonishing news that Gordon Brown has fo

Lying with passion
By Paul Evans - 03 October 10:56

The US vice-presidential debate, the ups and downs of Michael Gove plus all the rest of the news and

Weather makers
By James Robinson - 02 October 10:48

As storms break around Gordon Brown and David Cameron, politics is being shaped not by the party lea

Waiting for David
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 02 October 10:48

Who was the kung fu panda? What's a pillow menu? These were the questions keeping Tories awake at co

Crisis, what crisis?
By Dominic Sandbrook - 02 October 10:48

It is nearly 30 years since Jim Callaghan spoke of a sea change in British politics. We are at a sim

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 02 October 10:48

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: The world remade

The perils of regicide
By Steve Richards - 02 October 10:48

Five prime ministers in modern times have faced leadership challenges. But <strong>Gordon Brown</str

Fighting on to the end
By Anthony Howard - 02 October 10:48

With our backs to the wall, and believing in the justice of our cause, each one of us must fight on

No credible alternative
By Martin Bright - 02 October 10:48

The Conservatives were supposed to be preparing for power in Birmingham. They were scuppered by even

Cameron's champage ban
By Kevin Maguire - 02 October 10:48

I overheard a City grandee complaining that the names of the hedge-fund boys bankrolling the leader'

Blears joins the Tories
By Hazel Blears - 01 October 17:51

Surprise in Birmingham as government minister Hazel Blears turns up at the Tory conference only to s

Interview: Peter Mandelson
By James Macintyre - 01 October 10:49

Just before being reappointed to the Cabinet Peter Mandelson, one of the key architects of New Labou

Sombre Tories
By Grant Shapps - 01 October 10:10

'The mood has been somewhat sombre as the first priority is to ensure stability in the banking and f

Beware Brown's briefers
By James Macintyre - 30 September 15:54

Geoff Hoon warns against the unhealthy habit of briefing journalists, repeats his appeal to stay in

Labour's film stars
By Jonathan Calder - 30 September 10:51

I have been told that Glenda Jackson, an obscure backbencher who was briefly a transport minister, a