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

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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...
The Staggers
17 January 2010
Naomi Klein's book The Shock Doctrine warned of the rise of "disaster capitalism", under which governments...
The Staggers
17 January 2010
I'm dismayed to read that Tony Blair is set to be given a "key role" in Labour's election campaign. Never...
The Staggers
17 January 2010
Nick Clegg has just refused to confirm to Andrew Marr whether proportional representation is a "precondition...
The Staggers
14 January 2010
This week's issue looks at the most polarising figure in US politics today -- Sarah Palin. In the week that she joined...
The Staggers
14 January 2010
I gave Norman Tebbit a warm welcome to the blogosphere earlier this week, but I'm dismayed to see that he's joined...
UK Politics
14 January 2010
One of the few seats that Labour is confident it can win back at this year's election is Bethnal Green and Bow. The...

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