Observations on Danish prisons
Gordon wants to eliminate Stephen, Stephen and Tony scheme against Gordon, Tony conspires with Alan
My powers as a soothsayer looked a little bit wobbly on my return from holiday. In my first column after the break I suggested that Tony Blair could announce the timetable for his departure “well in advance” of party conference. Oops! Such are the risks of political prophecy.
Terrible mistakes have been made, but overall I believe the historical judgement on the Blair years
Dr Reid wants the credit, Gordon meets a champion and Tony learns a valuable lesson.
Ministers must not be allowed to scare us into accepting new terror laws
Is it a crime to wear a peace slogan at Westminster? Can your other half enter a civil partnership w
A populist policy will cut paedophiles off from proper supervision and make future crimes virtually
There is a link between this country's foreign policy and the threat of bomb attacks in Britain. On that much, it appears, we all now agree. Ministers used to claim that there was no connection, that bombers were bombers and it was wrong to think that British policy influenced their behaviour.
As suspects in the alleged airline terror plot are detained, the holidaying Tony Blair comes under s
My heart sank as I read that ministers would fan out across the UK to try to persuade leaders of the Muslim communities (not "community" in the singular, please) of the justness of the government's foreign policy.
Labour MPs know the Chancellor isn't fit to be PM, yet they are accepting him by default. For the g
John Reid seizes power, <strong>John Prescott</strong> evades anti-terrorist police using only a Ben
Tony finds his real roots, Cherie finds his passport, while the perfect couple give Arnie the presen
As our politicians shed responsibility for managing the economy they have to prove their importance
<strong>Plundering the Public Sector: how new Labour are letting consultants run off with £70bn of o
Blair knew the attack on Lebanon was coming but he didn't try to stop it, because he didn't want to.
Soon after he became Home Secretary, John Reid met the heads of all the directorates and departments of the Home Office. His predecessor Charles Clarke had been forced to resign because of a basic bureaucratic failure to manage foreign prisoners.
Tony produces the perfect gift for Baby James, Cherie's Italian lessons go to waste, but the Blairs
Spied on the yellowing grass of St James's Park: the socialist renewal picnic wing of the Parliamentary Labour Party.
The pensions reforms show that when the government thinks long and hard about something, it can get
Once upon a time (well, specifically about nine months ago) there was a fictional sixth-form boy, living on a council estate, who wanted to go to university. Let's call him Bob.
People at the heart of the police inquiry into loans for peerages are singing like canaries
John Prescott looked in need of emergency dental treatment at a No 10 reception. A cabinet minister is adamant he glimpsed a couple of missing front teeth, but was unable to corroborate the state of Deputy Dawg's incisors.
Faced with what could be the biggest story in British political history, the papers were forced to r