Ginger beer for George?
By Paul Evans - 14 November 11:58

Paul Evans runs through his pick of the best of the politics blogs...

Mandy's fight with the wimmin
By Kevin Maguire - 13 November 9:32

Kevin Maguire brings you all the gossip from the Westminster village

Snapshot: The last post
By Lynsey Hanley - 13 November 9:32

Is Alan Cook, managing director of the Post Office hoping, perhaps, for a place in posterity next to

Against the liberalocracy
By Brian Cathcart - 13 November 9:32

The editor of the <em>Daily Mail</em> sees himself as a victim, desperately leading the defence of t

Cameron's Obama fantasy
By David Lammy - 13 November 9:32

You won't hear the President-elect talking of society being broken. His is a politics of hope that t

''Cameron pleaded with me''
By James Macintyre - 13 November 9:32

David Davis, who resigned from the shadow cabinet to fight a by-election over civil liberties, regre

Recession blues
By Martin Bright - 13 November 9:32

Both Labour and Tories have yet to confront the realities of the downturn - least of the full horror

Here come the liberals
By Will Hutton - 13 November 9:32

For decades American conservatism defined global politics. Now we are about to witness a seismic cha

Seventy is the age at which "old" starts
By Joan Bakewell - 13 November 9:32

On my way to take part in a public conversation with Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty, I cross the serene courtyard of the British Library in north London. Its broad, cool spaces induce just the mood of calm contemplation that books demand.

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 13 November 9:32

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Economic stimulus package

Transcript: David Davis interview
By James Macintyre - 12 November 17:10

New Statesman political correspondent James Macintyre talked to David Davis about quitting, David Cameron and Davis&#39;s leadership ambitions. Here is a full transcript

Interview: David Davis
By James Macintyre - 12 November 17:10

Conservative MP David Davis looks back on the moment he quit the Tory frontbench and talks about his relationship with David Cameron plus read the full interview <a href="http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/2008/11/david-cameron-sort-gover...

UK faces Heathrow legal action
By Chris Ames - 12 November 14:18

Controversial plans to build a third runway at Heathrow may fall foul of EU pollution regulations wi

BBC's Oxbridge bias
By Rachael Jolley - 12 November 12:35

Isn't it time for the BBC to grasp the nettle of its outrageous pro-Oxbridge bias and stop permittin

Libertarian Labour?
By Hazel Blears - 11 November 14:21

Hazel Blears responds to 'point scoring' <a href="http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/2008/11/ha

No room for bigots
By Ben Davies - 11 November 13:12

Why there are some subjects that are so polarising I'm coming to the conclusion it's almost impossib

No excuses for Labour
By Lynne Featherstone - 11 November 10:52

After more than a decade in power it's a bit rich for Hazel Blears to talk about the need to engage

Tory MP: Ferry political prisoner
By Jonathan Calder - 11 November 9:47

Until now, Kawczynski has been as keen on locking up people as any Tory backbencher. Only this summe

Selling off Scotland
By Anonymous - 10 November 12:17

'I'm amazed that an SNP government would be so intent on turning our country into some kind of heath

Two elections a world apart
By Martin Bright - 08 November 17:27

The world was gripped by the election of Barack Obama, while the Glenrothes by-election demonstrated

America and the Falklands
By Paul Evans - 07 November 10:22

Paul Evans' round-up of the top stories covered by the world's political bloggers

Animal Rights
By Wendy Higgins - 06 November 12:31

The European Commission has created a proposal to revise the laws on the rights of animals used in s

Leaders-in-waiting
By Martin Bright - 06 November 9:18

Whether they like it or not, Labour's senior figures still need to think about Gordon Brown's succes

More tales of the diaspora
By Sholto Byrnes - 06 November 9:18

<strong>Evening is the Whole Day</strong>

Preeta Samarasan

<em>Fourth Estate, 352pp, £16.99</em>

Patients required
By Fatema Ahmed - 06 November 9:18

<strong>All in the Mind</strong>

Alastair Campbell

<em>Hutchinson, 304pp, £17.99</em>

Michael Foot 1913-2010
By Mark Seddon - 06 November 9:18

The last published interview with the former Labour leader, who died today aged 96.

'My right to euthanasia'
By Brittany Peats - 05 November 11:44

The British MS-sufferer who went to court to try to ensure her husband wouldn't be prosecuted if he

A third runway?
By Joss Garman - 05 November 10:29

A campaigner against the expansion at Heathrow asks: who still wants another runway - and why?

Er, there's an election on...
By Paul Evans - 31 October 11:15

Yes, yes we've heard all about the US presidential election but what about the pitched battle that's

Will more choice help us through the maze?
By Joy Persaud - 30 October 12:00

Patients will want to take the path that leads them to the healthcare that they want, at a time when

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