Rafael Behr is political editor of the New Statesman

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The Staggers
30 April 2012
The cohort of new MPs elected in 2010 continues to have a significant impact on the ideological balance and general...
The Staggers
27 April 2012
In today’s Telegraph, Liam Fox has written a brisk précis of the analysis often heard on the right wing of...
UK Politics
25 April 2012
Both David Cameron and Ed Miliband are haunted by elections that they only kind of won. The Conservative leader emerged...
The Staggers
25 April 2012
Jeremy Hunt is in trouble. The Culture Secretary’s statement in the House of Commons today has done nothing to...
The Staggers
24 April 2012
House of Lords reform is a private coalition grief into which the Labour party must decide how best to intrude. The...
The Staggers
19 April 2012
The Liberal Democrats have problems bigger than the departure of Nick Clegg's Director of Strategy, announced last...
UK Politics
18 April 2012
David Cameron’s government has been accused of many things in the past few weeks but lack of modernity isn’...
The Staggers
16 April 2012
The government's elaborate confusion over tax breaks on charitable donations has distracted attention from another...
Politics
03 April 2012
Why this is a risky strategy.
Politics
03 April 2012
It is rare to find full-bodied enthusiasm for the European Union in British politics these days. The Liberal Democrats...
The Staggers
03 April 2012
David Cameron and George Osborne have not had a great couple of weeks. The Budget triggered a torrent of bad headlines...
30 March 2012
It is never a good sign in politics to be winning the gratitude of your enemies. Until very recently, Ed Miliband was...
The Staggers
30 March 2012
Bradford West is George Galloway's triumph and the Labour party's problem. There are many reasons why the...
The Staggers
27 March 2012
To change the subject
UK Politics
26 March 2012
Inside the online campaign group.

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