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

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The Staggers
03 June 2010
The myth of Mandela
The Staggers
02 June 2010
A new ComRes poll in this morning's Independent has the Tories on 37 per cent (-1), Labour on 33 per cent (-1) and the...
The Staggers
01 June 2010
David Laws's resignation prompted many thoughtful pieces on why, in this more tolerant age, a respected politician felt...
The Staggers
01 June 2010
The coalition should be praised for its decision to publish today's "public-sector rich list". In these...
The Staggers
31 May 2010
We've always known that Alastair Campbell doesn't have a great deal of time for Ed Balls. But it's still gratifying to...
The Staggers
29 May 2010
The David Laws revelations are the first big blow to the new government and, for David Cameron and Nick Clegg, a...
The Staggers
28 May 2010
Labour has just updated the nominations counter on its website and there's some good news for Ed Balls. After being...
The Staggers
28 May 2010
David Cameron's attempted reforms to the 1922 Committee may have led some Tory MPs to compare him to Robert Mugabe and...
The Staggers
28 May 2010
Thirsk and Malton is the sort of place where they still weigh the Conservative vote, rather than count it, so there was...
The Staggers
27 May 2010
Labour's mayoral hopefuls have just a few weeks left to put their name forward (the deadline is 18 June) and we're...
The Staggers
27 May 2010
The war on the veil
The Staggers
26 May 2010
Labour has just updated the nominations counter on its website and, as expected, David Miliband has opened up a clear...
The Staggers
26 May 2010
Confusion reigns
UK Politics
25 May 2010
Candidates require 33 nominations (12.5 per cent of the Parliamentary Labour Party) to get on the ballot paper....
The Staggers
25 May 2010
Shortly before the election, a small band of conservative commentators, led by Niall Ferguson, made the bizarre...

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