Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman.

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The Staggers
25 May 2012
How long can No 10 hold out?
The Staggers
24 May 2012
Frederic Michel has just given evidence to the Leveson Inquiry. Michel, who is News Corporation’s head of public...
The Staggers
24 May 2012
Iain Duncan Smith’s pledge to “make work pay” is a laudable aim that no-one would argue with. The...
The Staggers
23 May 2012
PM forced to withdraw comment.
The Staggers
23 May 2012
It was a lively contest at PMQs today, with the Battle of Beecroft dominating Ed Miliband’s attack. The Labour...
The Staggers
23 May 2012
The Beecroft saga is the gift that keeps on giving. Since it was first submitted in October, the report by the venture...
The Staggers
22 May 2012
As crisis engulfs the eurozone, people across Europe are beginning to question whether austerity is, indeed, the only...
The Staggers
21 May 2012
It has not been a good month for Jeremy Hunt. The Culture Secretary managed to hang onto his job despite revelations...
The Staggers
21 May 2012
This handout image provided by the White House shows David Cameron watching the Chelsea vs Bayern Munich Champions...
The Staggers
21 May 2012
The coalition tensions over proposals for “no fault dismissal” are still rumbling on, with the Business...
UK Politics
18 May 2012
On growing up with the Daily Mail.
The Staggers
18 May 2012
It all started with PMQs on Wednesday, when David Cameron said that the eurozone should “make up or it is looking...
Star Spangled Staggers
17 May 2012
US congressman offers out of date advice
The Staggers
17 May 2012
If there is one thing the Conservative Party has in ample supply at the moment, it is internal tension about the...
The Staggers
16 May 2012
At the best of times, PMQs can feel like little more than a sparring match, and there was nothing to disprove that...

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