Labour MPs are split, not on the principle of forcing out Tony Blair, but on the method. Our politic
It's the manner of the transition that counts
David Miliband is the new foreign secretary so we thought this was good moment to look back to Septe
A rat - indeed, Roland Rat - is to swim back to the sinking ship once the captain is replaced on the bridge by the first mate.
If Charlie drank to give himself courage, Ming needs to develop a habit, soon
New Labour has, for all the hubris, rarely been comfortable with power. Shortly after Tony Blair's landslide victory in 1997, senior aides were warning of the threat posed by William Hague.
Observations on Danish prisons
Gordon wants to eliminate Stephen, Stephen and Tony scheme against Gordon, Tony conspires with Alan
The 'Ull One, John Prescott, is digging another escape tunnel after Robominister John Reid placed him under house arrest during the airport terror show.
The understanding among Blair's allies is that he intends to announce his plans well in advance of c
As the political season opens and a Conservative revival gathers pace, former Home Secretary Charles
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.
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
Terrible mistakes have been made, but overall I believe the historical judgement on the Blair years
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
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.
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.
Tony finds his real roots, Cherie finds his passport, while the perfect couple give Arnie the presen
Spied on the yellowing grass of St James's Park: the socialist renewal picnic wing of the Parliamentary Labour Party.