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

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The Staggers
13 October 2010
Alfonso Avalos(R) , father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, and Wilson Avalos, brother of Florencio, embrace each...
The Staggers
12 October 2010
Despite his recent diagnosis with oesophageal cancer, Christopher Hitchens (who I interviewed earlier this year) has...
The Staggers
12 October 2010
Media war
The Staggers
11 October 2010
There's much to welcome in Ed Miliband's final set of shadow ministerial appointments. Some of Labour's best new MPs,...
The Staggers
11 October 2010
After Vince Cable's torturously-worded email put paid to hopes of a graduate tax, the coalition is facing the prospect...
The Staggers
08 October 2010
Until late this morning, Alan Johnson had never been mentioned as a possible shadow chancellor. The widspread...
The Staggers
08 October 2010
Full list
The Staggers
08 October 2010
The most surprising (and amusing) parts of David Cameron's speech were undoubtedly the two rap-like sections in which...
The Staggers
08 October 2010
The shadow cabinet results are in and, as Mehdi wrote last night, Ed Miliband is expected to unveil his top team today...
The Staggers
07 October 2010
Full results
The Staggers
07 October 2010
Child benefit defence
The Staggers
07 October 2010
David Cameron and George Osborne may have offered a resolute defence of their spending cuts this week but today it's...
The Staggers
07 October 2010
Melvyn Bragg guest edit
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...

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