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They are not enamoured of the Tories, they loathe Labour's infighting and they crave a little honest
Today was another hectic day at conference. Aren’t they all?
I was supposed to have a quiet day today at the Green Party conference – fat chance. Most of the eve
I’ve left Chelsea tractor country this week for Hove and the Green Party’s autumn conference.
Fifty years ago, a book regarded as a seminal text for Labour was published. In an exclusive essay,
With unions and party members convinced that the top job is already assigned, the battle for Labour'
Gordon keeps his eye on milk production and presents Tony with a hymn book, before getting a surpris
Many on the left see Tony Blair as an aberration, a cuckoo in their nest, writes Nick Cohen, who use
Newspapers understand perfectly well that politics gets interesting only when you keep ishoos out of
To the seaside and the first UK leg of Tony B the fading crooner's farewell global tour. At a truculent TUC in Brighton, the distressed No 10 roadie Nyta Clarke was overheard whispering, "It's all over, it's over" to a handful of tearful Blairite groupies.
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.
Labour MPs are split, not on the principle of forcing out Tony Blair, but on the method. Our politic
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
If Charlie drank to give himself courage, Ming needs to develop a habit, soon
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.
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
Dr Reid wants the credit, Gordon meets a champion and Tony learns a valuable lesson.
John Reid seizes power, <strong>John Prescott</strong> evades anti-terrorist police using only a Ben