George Eaton is political editor of the New Statesman (@georgeeaton)

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The Staggers
06 October 2010
A new YouGov poll showing that 83 per cent of the public support the coalition's decision to abolish child benefit for...
The Staggers
05 October 2010
With the media focused on the child benefit cuts, there's a danger that George Osborne's hugely significant decision to...
The Staggers
05 October 2010
10p tax moment?
The Staggers
04 October 2010
Whatever George Osborne may lack, it isn't chutzpah. In his conference speech he took credit for the economic recovery...
The Staggers
04 October 2010
Scandal returns
The Staggers
04 October 2010
After last year's "age of austerity" message sent their poll ratings tumbling, the Tories were hoping to...
The Staggers
30 September 2010
The Tories have given us a preview of one of the strategies we can expect them to use against Ed Miliband, in a new...
The Staggers
30 September 2010
Licence to cut
The Staggers
29 September 2010
With David Miliband set to announce his departure from frontline politics, Ed Balls is finally within touching distance...
The Staggers
29 September 2010
One of the most notable things about Ed Miliband's speech was that it barely mentioned the Lib Dems, let alone Nick...
The Staggers
28 September 2010
On Monday night I heard one of David Miliband's aides remark to him: "you will be guarded, won't you?", as he...
The Staggers
28 September 2010
He took an awfully long time to get going but after an awkward introduction, complete with clunky jokes, Ed Miliband...
The Staggers
28 September 2010
Diane Abbott would never have been let anywhere near the conference platform in the days of Tony Blair, but she's just...
The Staggers
28 September 2010
Labour in the lead
The Staggers
27 September 2010
David Miliband is no Fredo Corleone, but as a big Godfather Part II fan, I haven't been able to get this image out of...

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