23 September 2011
From Monday I start working at Downing Street as the government's Deputy Director of Communications on a maternity...
Newspapers
15 July 2011
Every crisis is different and often a media storm in politics is different from a media storm in the corporate world....
14 July 2011
"It was the Sun wot won it" crowed the front page after the 1992 general election. On the previous day, their...
06 July 2011
Last year the MPs expenses scandal meant politicians were the hate figures of choice. Today it is the turn of Rebekah...
27 June 2011
Months ago, I was asked about the political implications of the Dilnot review into care in old age for the government....
Politics
24 June 2011
When most people start to think about what to pack for their summer holidays, politicians turn their thoughts to...
Politics
14 June 2011
Who's in? Who's out? Who's up? Who's down? What are the odds? Will he go first? Will she go first? While illegal in...
27 May 2011
As a fellow sufferer, I love the Catherine Tate sketch where people are in a refuge for redheads called Russet Lodge....
Politics
20 May 2011
"You! You should know better!" is how Michael Moore, the Secretary of State for Scotland, recalls me greeting...
Politics
19 May 2011
"It's so much fun covering the Liberal Democrats at the moment," a political editor said to me at the weekend...
UK Politics
12 May 2011
I first met David Laws aged 28. He had been working in the City on a top salary and had given it all up to work for the...
05 May 2011
It is no surprise that we are starting to hear that Labour promised the Liberal Democrats proportional representation...
Politics
03 May 2011
On Clegg and AV
Politics
07 April 2011
There used to be a joke about Neil Kinnock when he was leader of the Labour Party. He couldn't get decent headlines....
04 April 2011
How not to do it

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