From pop to politics
By Paul Evans - 18 February 13:49

The road from music stardom to political office is not always an easy one and yet a surprising numbe

Secret Iraq dossier published
By Chris Ames - 18 February 13:39

The government has been forced to publish the secret first draft of the Iraq WMD dossier written by

A spot of Reading then Heathrow
By Sian Berry - 18 February 10:07

The Green London mayoral candidate reports from Reading and her party's conference plus fighting air

Sexy MPs and a bunch of Charlies
By Owen Walker - 15 February 14:09

The Prince of Wales' address to the European Parliament has set keyboards alight this week, while li

Democracy in Sark
By Jennifer Cochrane - 15 February 9:46

How the island dubbed 'Europe's last feudal state' is moving slowly towards something called democra

Bobbies on the beat
By Peter Wilby - 14 February 12:00

Management-speak has no role in police reform.

Tactical Briefing
By aloysiusmcd - 14 February 12:00

Tactical Briefing

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Change

The whispers
By Kevin Maguire - 14 February 12:00

Celebrity wife swap - the new game coming to Westminster

Healthy passage to India
By Aditi Charanji - 14 February 12:00

How the UK has been in discussions about flying NHS patients in order to cut waiting times

Look here, young man
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 14 February 12:00

The Tories have plans for our "disaffected" youths.

Deporting Good Guys
By Sara Hall - 14 February 10:39

Why are we sending hard-working people back to countries where they risk being tortured?

What about the workers?
By Martin Bright - 14 February 0:00

An unglamorous bill presented shortly to parliament will define the direction of the Brown governmen

Dope's policy?
By David Matthews - 12 February 16:27

Millions of Britons smoke cannabis occasionally, and manage to function. It has been part of the cul

Flint on council house row
By Caroline Flint - 12 February 13:51

The housing minister's comments making a link between getting council accommodation and seeking work

Time for a treasurer with teeth
By Alex Hilton - 11 February 14:43

Labour Home's Alex Hilton on why he's mounting a campaign for a new treasurer for the Labour Party

Half a century of CND
By Bruce Kent - 11 February 12:55

Bruce Kent, one Britain's most prominent peace campaigners, writes to mark the 50th anniversary of C

Attack on secularism
By Martin O'Neill - 09 February 11:26

Rowan Williams' comments on sharia law are dangerous nonsense, and insult Brtain's Muslims, argues M

Bashing the Bishop
By Owen Walker - 08 February 14:41

Criticism for Rowan Williams and praise for John McCain

Crack in the whips' office
By Harold Elletson - 08 February 14:06

Former Tory MP Harold Elletson argues that the Conway affair has exposed a fissure in the Whips offi

Lies, swearing and utter b**locks
By Greg Mulholland - 07 February 16:15

Lib Dem Greg Mulholland reflects on his "mace moment" -when he was recorded swearing at a minister i

Care revolutionaries
By Stephen Armstrong - 07 February 12:00

As politicians debate social care, the sixtysomethings of the baby boomer generation are getting rea

Sick of this flexibility
By Neal Lawson - 07 February 12:00

Neal Lawson writes on GP opening hours

Taking the Michael
By Martin Bright - 07 February 12:00

As the links between money and politics come under ever closer scrutiny, why is David Cameron so coy

Is there a British Obama?
By David Matthews - 07 February 12:00

We are still decades away from electing Britain’s first black prime minister.

Policy in practice
By Mary Fitzgerald - 07 February 12:00

<strong>The Social Entrepreneur: Making Communities Work</strong>

Andrew Mawson <em>Atlantic Book

Tank tops are back
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 07 February 12:00

The Tories are confident their family plan is a clever blend of old and new

The whispers
By Kevin Maguire - 07 February 12:00

A bad actor and a poor liar - all the gossip from the Westminster Village

The necessity of criticism
By Maryam Namazie - 07 February 9:56

Maryam Namazie points to political hypocrisy about religion, in the last of her blog posts

Tactical Briefing
By aloysiusmcd - 07 February 0:00

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Seven more years/Ray, Mike & Paula

Who needs care the most?
By Neil Churchill - 07 February 0:00

Neil Churchill argues that it’s the poor, not the middle classes

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