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

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04 May 2012
What made you go into politics? I got involved with a lot of community campaigns and some political campaigns while...
The Staggers
02 May 2012
The Sun mocks Hodgson's speech impediment.
The Staggers
02 May 2012
As the country readies itself for a raft of local elections tomorrow, the news of a dirty tricks campaign should be no...
The Staggers
01 May 2012
Is the London mayoral race a done deal? A Populus/Times (£) poll this morning suggests it might be, giving Boris...
The Staggers
30 April 2012
It has been a bad month for the Conservative Party. After a solid four weeks of negative headlines, the party is now...
27 April 2012
What made you go into politics?   I went into politics because when I started out my business, I was promised...
The Staggers
27 April 2012
"I don't know what she said but I agree"
The Staggers
27 April 2012
Culture Secretary to release emails and texts relating to BSkyB.
The Staggers
25 April 2012
Adam Smith, special adviser to Jeremy Hunt and News Corporation's key contact within his office, has resigned from...
The Staggers
24 April 2012
What today's emails tell us about Jeremy Hunt's relationship with News Corp.
Society
24 April 2012
The appearance in pictures
The Staggers
23 April 2012
Here's your evidence that misogyny is alive and well.
Middle East
20 April 2012
Bahrain has hit the headlines this week, due to Formula One’s controversial decision to go ahead with staging the...
Politics
20 April 2012
Standing in for Take That.
The Staggers
20 April 2012
It seems that no constitutional change can be suggested by government without instantly being termed a Maastricht...

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