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

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The Staggers
27 January 2010
So everyone was sure the election was set for 6 May. At least until 9.30 yesterday morning, when the fourth-quarter GDP...
The Staggers
26 January 2010
The left's crisis
The Staggers
26 January 2010
It has just been confirmed that Britain finally emerged from the recession in the last three months of 2009, but only...
The Staggers
25 January 2010
10:46am David Cameron has had his monthly outing in front of the press. Now it's Gordon Brown's turn.Follow The...
The Staggers
25 January 2010
9:28am: David Cameron is holding his monthly press conference at 9:45am today. Cameron is likely to be questioned about...
The Staggers
22 January 2010
David Cameron's speech today on Britain's "social recession" bore an unmistakable resemblance to Tony Blair's...
The Staggers
22 January 2010
Jonathan Isaby has a piece in today's Times looking at the new crop of Conservative candidates. Here is the crucial...
The Staggers
21 January 2010
There's more chance of a hung parliament after the next election than at any point since 1974 and now a new campaign...
The Staggers
21 January 2010
In the week that it was reported the government has wasted £26bn on botched IT projects, it's reassuring at least to...
UK Politics
21 January 2010
Financial gainsConfronted with the Tories' stubbornly high poll lead, Labour comforts itself with the thought that...
The Staggers
20 January 2010
It was amusing to watch premature headlines such as "Jobless rate soars to 2.5 million" swiftly amended this...
The Staggers
20 January 2010
Jack Straw's announcement of plans to cut the amount lawyers can charge in "no win, no fee" cases by 90 per...
The Staggers
19 January 2010
For London mayor?
The Staggers
19 January 2010
David Blunkett has emerged as a refreshingly blunt figure in recent weeks. After first admitting that Labour had to be...
The Staggers
18 January 2010
David Cameron may have used the slogan "Vote blue, go green" in the past but, judging by the views of his...

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