UK Politics
17 January 2008
"Seven of the best West Wing scenes on YouTube!" This past week the Tory blog of choice, ConservativeHome, directed its...
UK Politics
10 January 2008
"Tough Love", "Cruel To Be Kind", "Stopping Something for Nothing" and other clichés that sound like pomp-filled,...
UK Politics
03 January 2008
Kit Malthouse: During his time as deputy leader of Westminster City Council, Malthouse brought Shirley Porter to book....
Politics
13 December 2007
Blue and white bone china mug (£5.95, including navy gift box) with the inscription "I'd rather be an Old Etonian",...
Politics
06 December 2007
Tory Christmas shenanigans got under way this past week. A right-of-centre think tank attracted a young, glamorous...
UK Politics
29 November 2007
During Gordon Brown's lengthy summer honeymoon, just before conference season began, hairline cracks started to appear...
UK Politics
22 November 2007
In 1983, a fourth-former at Robert Gordon's College in Aberdeen stood as the Labour candidate in the school elections...
Law
15 November 2007
It has been seven years and nine months since Jonathan Aitken walked out of prison clutching a bin-bag containing...
Politics
01 November 2007
As David Cameron delivered his bold speech on immigration this week, a senior Conservative MP was very relieved that...
Politics
25 October 2007
Jim Davidson, Paul Daniels, Phil Collins, Peter Stringfellow - the main players in recurring nightmares, and all...
UK Politics
18 October 2007
"We do not concern ourselves with the internal machinations of an obscure third party." It is easy to see why, when...
Politics
11 October 2007
"I'm not going to give an unscripted speech," joked David Cameron at the start of his first parliamentary meeting of...
UK Politics
04 October 2007
It's 4am and, standing outside the Imperial Hotel in Blackpool, the Tory delegates are animated, drinking champagne. It...
UK Politics
27 September 2007
When David Cameron made his last visit to Blackpool in 2005 it was to make a speech that would change his life. He...
UK Politics
20 September 2007
At Conservative Party headquarters they are gearing up towards the Labour party conference, buoyed by the prospect of...

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