UK Politics
21 October 2002
Is Tony Blair a democrat? The question may seem absurd. He is, after all, the Prime Minister who promised open and...
Politics
09 April 2001
Tony Blair and his colleagues have been full of promises to abolish the quango state and make "bonfires of quangos"....
Politics
05 February 2001
One of the abiding images of new Labour in power, as described in Andrew Rawnsley's compelling book, is of Gordon Brown...
Politics
20 November 2000
When John Mortimer was protesting to Baroness Jay about Jack Straw's plans to abolish jury trial for many offences, she...
Politics
17 July 2000
You will not read about it in the British media - which regard it as a subject fit only for anoraks - but behind Labour...
Politics
10 April 2000
Comrade Dzikamai Mavhaire MP hobbles towards me, badly injured, down Union Avenue, Harare. He is with two friendly Zanu...
Politics
27 November 1998
The New Statesman has created two of the great popular movements of modern Britain - the first being the Campaign for...