Our tax system is inequitable, but it seems neither main party is capable of change – Labour is obse
Before Alistair Darling had announced the one-off 50 per cent tax on bonuses over £25,000 - before he'd even stood up to present the pre-Budget report - bankers were hitting back at government plans to tax them.
Christmas comes but once a year, which means, fortunately, so do carols with the Howards.
Newly uncovered Foreign Office memos show how New Labour has played politics with the massacre of th
The pre-Budget report was presented in parliament. The Chancellor, Alistair Darling announced measures including:
Proportional representation would free Labour to be radical again
The extraordinary reaction to Speaker Bercow and his wife shows that Cameron and his allies only rea
As he prepared to fly out to the Copenhagen summit, John Prescott reflected on his regrets about the
Climate change deniers should reveal whether they hold lucrative 'catastrophe' bonds
If ever there was a bad week to start talking again about extra airport runways - and not just at Heathrow, but Gatwick, too - surely this was it.
The purpose of the Chilcot inquiry is to normalise an epic crime by providing enough of a theatre.
The Iraq war was a ruinous mistake. The lessons from it have not yet been learned.
Alistair Darling must use the pre-Budget report to explain why the Tories would take us deeper into
The Conservatives' European journey
Conservative donors stand to gain from David Cameron's planned cuts to inheritance tax
Cameron may be comfortable with his personal blend of retro and metro, but bridging such gaps within
I feel like I've gone back in time. We are drowning in the sticky stew of Iraq once more thanks to Chilcot.
The UK's libel system has enabled an extraordinary assault on free speech to take place. Labour must
Now is not the time to start paying off the debt, cutting public expenditure or raising taxes
Apologies to Mark Lynas, George Monbiot, Ed Miliband and all my other green friends, but I have decided I no longer believe in man-made global warming.
George Osborne could soon be running the nation’s finances. He may be politically savvy, but bankers
A vulnerable young man, Gary McKinnon, will soon be extradited to the US for a crime he committed from his bedroom in London.
As Labour prepares for the general election, Jack Straw talks candidly about his relationship with G
David Cameron apologised for wrongly claiming that two Islamic schools with alleged links to the group Hizb ut-Tahrir had received money from a government fund for combatting violent extremism.
It's a relief to watch the whole environmental movement getting on its feet just in time for Copenhagen.
A trial is what those of us who consistently opposed the Iraq war desperately want
Anything between a Labour lead of 1 per cent and a Tory lead of 10 per cent is likely to give us a h
Alan Johnson defends Gordon Brown and insists the debate on electoral reform is not over
Recent opinion polls have fluctuated wildly, but one thing is certain: there is still no great love