Born in Mumbai, <em>Mihir Bose</em> has won numerous awards for his wide-ranging journalism over fou
Ed Balls sees the battle as Labour spending <em>v</em> Tory cuts. Peter Mandelson offers a new narra
Barclays first defied the Treasury by refusing to take its money. Now it won’t join the Chancellor’s
Of all those unpleasant headlines of the past week it was perhaps the least lurid – the resignation of Alice Mahon – that should worry Labour party chiefs the most.
It was early in April that I was quoted by Martin Ivens in his often readable column in the Sunday Times.
The House of Lords could soon welcome a new member – the first cabinet minister to wear a thong in p
. . . on teaching music, taxing drugs and taking on the right-wing bloggers
After a 60-year-long association with Labour, the former MP Alice Mahon has resigned in protest agai
Leading charities and campaign groups tell the <em>New Statesman</em> what they think of the Chancel
Analysis of the 2009 Budget from the <em>New Statesman's</em> Political Correspondent
The author of <em>Crash</em> and <em>Empire of the Sun</em> has passed away after a prolonged battle
If the government continues as it is now my guess is that voters will machine gun us down as we come
The former Labour MP and minister responds to a <a href="http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/200
We ask Tony Blair's ex-chief of staff about life at Number 10, the former prime minister, the Northe
With falling tax revenues and soaring public spending, the outlook for this year’s Budget is bleak
The desperate men of Downing Street are trying to hang on to power at any cost. Can a bold, progress
The government must resist the pressure to cut borrowing.
What is needed at the Budget is another
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”.
NS leader on a scandal that goes right to the heart of the Brown government
The British pub used to be the heart of the community and a place of male refuge. Now pubs are closi
Observations on Brussels
A sceptic who thinks all our ills stretch back to the Enlightenment, he is also a visionary who pred
Nearly four years after the killing of Jean Charles de Menezes, another man has died after an unprov
Gordon Brown was right to go after the Tories on policy, but his credibility as a moral leader has b
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.
All the gossip from the Westminster village
McBride’s departure ought to herald a serious engagement with real politics and an understanding tha
Ashwell may have been the first major prison riot for some time but we would be fooling ourselves if