UK Politics
01 August 2005
I can't believe I have written 250 columns telling people not to believe everything written by the Westminster lobby,...
UK Politics
25 July 2005
Besides agreeing plans for revised anti-terror legislation with the opposition, Tony Blair no doubt gave the security...
Politics
18 July 2005
I was waiting for a taxi to take me to the Daily Politics show when news of the London bombs began to filter through....
Politics
11 July 2005
It didn't take long after the election for the dwindling band in the Tony Blair media fan club to claim that our Great...
Politics
04 July 2005
When new Labour was first elected in 1997 no one had thought about the round of summits that lay ahead for the new and...
Politics
27 June 2005
Tony Blair's former spin-doctor used to put a junior BBC political reporter in his place by referring mockingly to the...
UK Politics
20 June 2005
My old mate Martin Kettle at the Guardian is well known for his defence of our Great Leader, but he must be the last...
13 June 2005
Given her form, it was easy to believe the Independent when it claimed that Cherie Blair had interfered with the menu...
UK Politics
06 June 2005
Tim Allan used to do Peter Mandelson and Alastair Campbell's dirty work, but he was still a very effective spin-doctor...
30 May 2005
Bungling BBC bosses face a daily barrage of abuse from Rupert Murdoch's papers, except when they are taking on "The...
Politics
23 May 2005
All eyes were on me as the pub quizmaster asked my team to name all the shadow chancellors seen off by Gordon Brown. I...
Politics
16 May 2005
With everyone apart from the swivel-eyed Alastair Campbell and, of course, the Guardian's top Blair cheerleader, Martin...
Politics
02 May 2005
The Independent had its election exclusive: "Labour MP defects to Lib Dems over Iraq". Well, actually, Brian "Who?"...
Politics
25 April 2005
As most of us expected, the Tory party campaign has had as its main focus not the issues uppermost in the electorate's...
UK Politics
18 April 2005
The general election campaign has clearly focused Tony Blair's mind on winning, and has also got the newspapers...

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