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

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The Staggers
07 December 2009
Full credit to the Guardian and 55 other newspapers across the world who have taken the innovative step today of...
The Staggers
04 December 2009
John Prescott and Eric Pickles had an amusing dust-up on the Today programme this morning over the hot topic of class....
The Staggers
03 December 2009
Over at Left Foot Forward, Will Straw notes that, in a unprecedented move, the influential liberal-left website MoveOn....
The Staggers
03 December 2009
Lord Mandelson has launched his most polemical attack yet on the Murdoch empire, warning explicitly of its plan to...
The Staggers
02 December 2009
So, is this round one to Mr Murdoch? I don't think so. Google has announced two changes to the way it treats paid-for...
02 December 2009
Britain's libel laws are having a "chilling effect" and must be urgently reformed, the Justice Secretary Jack...
The Staggers
02 December 2009
In the wake of recent polls showing that the next election is now likely to produce a hung parliament, the...
The Staggers
01 December 2009
You might have thought that Zac Goldsmith would be content to lie low after he was exposed as a non-dom, or that he...
The Staggers
01 December 2009
The new ComRes poll showing support for the Conservatives falling again is likely to have led to some anxiety at CCHQ...
The Staggers
30 November 2009
Zac Goldsmith has come out fighting after the Sunday Times exposed his non-domicile tax status, insisting that he...
The Staggers
30 November 2009
Tony Blair has emerged on CNN to make his first public comments on the Iraq inquiry since it opened last week.He...
The Staggers
29 November 2009
We've known for some time that Alastair Campbell is informally advising Gordon Brown on political strategy and Andrew...
The Staggers
27 November 2009
All this week, the Daily Mirror has been running a series on Tory finances, including the revelation that the shadow...
The Staggers
26 November 2009
Today's Daily Mirror reports that Lord Mandelson is being lined up for a career in television should his Machiavellian...
The Staggers
26 November 2009
Silvio Berlusconi is not a man in need of ego enhancement, but that hasn't stopped Rolling Stone from declaring him...

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