UK Politics
24 April 2008
Gwyneth Dunwoody won't, yet, be mourned by many of her female colleagues at Westminster. She was notoriously unkind...
Environment
17 January 2008
According to the philosopher of the animal liberation movement Peter Singer, and many a blogger on the Channel 4 Big...
UK Politics
21 May 2007
Women are off politics, or at least politicians. No one really knows why, though it's not hard to think of quite a few...
Politics
29 September 2003
Now is the season of remorse. Late September has become the time of contrition, when the government confesses it has...
UK Politics
01 September 2003
Poor Tony Blair. If he were given to self-pity (safe to assume he isn't) he would surely feel he was reaping a poor...
Politics
25 August 2003
In this hot, remorseless August, amid the astonishing spectacle of Lord Hutton's inquiry burrowing into the entrails of...
Politics
18 August 2003
It is a law of nature that Downing Street and the BBC are uncomfortable in each other's company. They are two near-...
Politics
23 August 1999
Blairite insiders are talking again about the need for a stronger centre of government. "Anyone who spends any time at...