Rafael Behr is political editor of the New Statesman

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UK Politics
19 September 2012
Clegg has hemmed the Tories in.
The Staggers
19 September 2012
There is a lot of political meteorology going on in Westminster at the moment. MPs are acutely sensitive to what they...
The Staggers
14 September 2012
I recently had a conversation with someone who has conducted a lot of political focus groups. The conversation turned...
Blogs
12 September 2012
David Cameron doesn’t lurch. It isn’t his style. When presented with the view that the newly shuffled...
The Staggers
10 September 2012
The Lib Dems fear Tory influence.
The Staggers
08 September 2012
What is the “squeezed middle”? Is it: (a) a socio-economic phenomenon characterised by median wage...
Politics
05 September 2012
The gap between leaders and public.
The Staggers
04 September 2012
The path ahead is no clearer.
The Staggers
30 August 2012
One of the very few consolations of political opposition is the time it affords to think. The pace of government often...
UK Politics
29 August 2012
The longest journey begins, as every family knows, not with a single step but with a wail from the back seat of “...
The Staggers
09 August 2012
A new Tory threat.
UK Politics
08 August 2012
An unhappy relationship.
The Staggers
06 August 2012
PM and his deputy are bound together.
The Staggers
02 August 2012
The party is utterly broke.
The Staggers
01 August 2012
The row about work capability assessments rumbles on. These are the tests that are meant to establish which recipients...

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