22 March 2013
In his book Election ’45: Reflections on the revolution in Britain, which marked the 50th anniversary of the...
26 February 2013
Notwithstanding the defection of UKIP MEP Martina Andreason last Saturday, the Tories look set to lose the Eastleigh by...
13 February 2013
"Devices for despots and dictators". That was Clement Attlee’s brisk dismissal of referendums and it...
24 January 2013
Ed Miliband can perhaps be forgiven for his reluctance to leap in and commit a Labour government to holding an in/out...
15 January 2013
Brutality has been normalised.
19 December 2012
It was fun while it lasted. "Plebgate" and the drawn-out resignation of Andrew Mitchell has been pure gold...
04 December 2012
If some Machiavellian palace official is working off a strategic grid, making carefully-crafted announcements designed...
01 November 2012
No evangelicals for Europe.
01 October 2012
Who do you push off a mountain first, Cameron or Clegg? Cameron, of course, business before pleasure. A new variant of...
30 August 2012
Sir Rhodes Boyson, who died today at 87, was the archetypal eccentric Tory backbencher for nearly three decades. His...