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

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The Staggers
07 October 2009
In a typically pugnacious column, Simon Heffer urges the Tories to junk Labour's 50p tax rate as soon as they take...
The Staggers
07 October 2009
The Times's Daniel Finkelstein questions why the expenses scandal has been largely ignored at the party conferences:...
The Staggers
06 October 2009
From the Conservative conferenceThere was a disturbing void in George Osborne's speech today. His address to the...
The Staggers
06 October 2009
From the Conservative conferenceToday's Times poll showing that David Cameron remains far more popular than his party...
The Staggers
05 October 2009
From the Conservative conferenceThe gaffe-prone Andrew Lansley has done it again. At the start of his speech this...
The Staggers
05 October 2009
From the Conservative conferenceAway from the pastel colours and soft furnishings of the conference hall, a packed...
The Staggers
05 October 2009
From the Conservative conference"To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle," wrote...
The Staggers
02 October 2009
Alexander Lebedev's decision to transform the London Evening Standard into a free newspaper from 12 October is...
The Staggers
02 October 2009
The Times's Hugo Rifkind attacks the media's bullying of Gordon Brown:The Sun abused Neil Kinnock and everybody abused...
The Staggers
01 October 2009
How did David Cameron, a man until recently regarded by Rupert Murdoch as a "lightweight", convince one of...
The Staggers
01 October 2009
The Guardian's Seumas Milne writes that Gordon Brown's belated assault on neoliberalism may have come too late to save...
The Staggers
30 September 2009
As Gordon Brown contemplates the Sun's defection to the Tories and the unhappy precedent of Neil Kinnock's defeat, he...
The Staggers
29 September 2009
I'll be blogging on Gordon Brown's keynote speech to the Labour Party conference from 2:30pm. Can he top Peter...
The Staggers
28 September 2009
From the Labour conferenceEd Miliband has become the latest leading Labour figure to come out in support of open...
The Staggers
28 September 2009
From the Labour conferenceAlistair Darling's speech this afternoon was another example of the harsher line Labour...

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