Helen Lewis is deputy editor of the New Statesman. She has presented BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster and is a regular panellist on BBC1’s Sunday Politics.
My teacher friend requested information about free schools from the DfE under FoI law. After a year and a half of appeals ruling in her favour, the DfE still refuses to release the information. Now it’s going to court.
Swedish political party The Feminist Initiative has received more than a million kronor from the Abba singer.
The BNP leader has lost his seat as an MEP, completing the obliteration of the party as an electoral force.
The Second Wave is often dismissed by today's feminists as offensive, outdated and obsessed with middle-class white women's problems. A new series of essays on the NS website will ask: is that fair?
A major new retrospective does justice to the shocking elements of Gaultier’s work, yet also celebrates his embrace of bad taste.
The debut novels of two Tartan Beebists, whose hearts clearly belong in Scotland despite years of working in Westminster.
Progressive Media, the parent company of the New Statesman, is launching a spin-off website using data to tell stories. We're looking for a staff writer.
. . . in fact, they are probably better at navigating a world of smartphones and social networks than we crusties aged 20 and over.
Loughborough MP voted against gay marriage, prompting the question: so is she just Minister For Straight Women?
Within a few decades, we will have the technological ability to send humans to the red planet - as long as they don't want to come back home again.
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