The week in politics as viewed from the blogosphere...
Journalist and ex-Tory MP Matthew Parris on how he likes Britain better today than he did 20 years a
Who are the favourites; who are the dark horses; and what's this about someone losing his head?
The disgraced <em>Telegraph</em> proprietor is an extraordinary figure - until you put him among his
The ghost of James Callaghan, the last Labour prime minister to take over midterm, haunts Gordon Bro
Britain may still consider the US to be its closest ally, but it must look beyond old friends to new
A new minister ambushed by the softest and straightest
Iain Duncan Smith has done the poor a disservice.
Party workers at Tory HQ are praying that Boris can lift the gloom.
Mark Pack enjoys the ins and out of the battle in Ealing Southall
UKIP candidate in Ealing Southall, KT Rajan, says only his party can address the concerns of voters
Affordable homes are a Green priority, not endlessly cramming in new “executive” flats
Nurture vs nature, style vs substance and the American vs the loony
The Labour candidate in Sedgefield stresses his local credentials and says despite what he feels are
The National Audit Office says many government departments are unaware how much their websites cost, who is using them and why.
The new Tory talks about how things would be different if he were Ealing Southall's MP
Tony Blair, even in retirement, conspired to screw up my summer, writes the Green candidate in Sedge
The Monster Raving Loonies have become something of a feature of the British electoral scene as Amer
When it comes to footing the bill for this ruinous enterprise, let’s not forget who got us into this
If the police want to catch criminals, the best place to start looking could be disabled parking spa
Gordon Brown's new role means he must work quickly to put over a more polished image, writes psychol
Voters instantly see through style - they like it of course but they vote for substance says ex-Fore
Advice on meeting the queen, meeting foreigners and meeting your past...
How some bloggers are uniting to prevent sales of some recently published diaries
What is the Department of Health hoping to get out of the third sector and social entrepreneurs?
Despite the spectre of nationalists holding power in both Wales and Scotland we should not recoil fr
Brian Jones argues that faith in intelligence will be hard to restore