22 June 2011
Peter Hain is preparing to shelve plans for a directly elected chair of the Labour party. According to Labour sources...
20 June 2011
The unions aren't bluffing this time. Despite the Tory hype, the TUC's big battalions rarely march in anger. If I had a...
16 June 2011
Ed Miliband deserves support. Not the "see-no-evil, hear-no-evil" fantasising of the flat-earth brigade, nor...
Politics
13 June 2011
Bloody Sunday
11 June 2011
Harriet Harman is proposing changing the Labour Party constitution to make it mandatory for either the Leader or Deputy...
08 June 2011
Liam Byrne has thrown Ed Miliband a lifeline. Or handed him a noose. Which it turns out to be depends entirely on the...
02 June 2011
Who is actually refounding Labour? More specifically, who is running the Refounding Labour consultation?Not unfairly, I...
UK Politics
02 June 2011
The art of opposition
Politics
26 May 2011
It doesn't even count as a tremor. More a vague and transient sense of unease. A tiny grey stain on David Cameron's...
Politics
23 May 2011
There was an interesting line in Ed Miliband's speech to Saturday's Progress conference. Analysing the reason for...
19 May 2011
The failings in Labour's political strategy now have a face and a name: it's Kenneth Clarke.That may seem a touch...
Politics
16 May 2011
The enshrining of the military covenant into statute is a dangerous mistake. Oh, it's good politics. In fact, it's...
UK Politics
11 May 2011
AV, the inside story
09 May 2011
It was a "quadruple whammy". The election of President Salmond. Failure to secure an overall majority in...
03 May 2011
Let's not weep for him. Construct elaborate conspiracy theories around him. Pretend there is some moral ambiguity to...

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