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Stephen Bush is political editor of the New Statesman. His daily briefing, Morning Call, provides a quick and essential guide to domestic and global politics. He also co-hosts the New Statesman podcast.
This detailed exploration of life at Eton slips along so gracefully that I spent the last few chapters in a state of horror that the book didn’t have much longer to run.
The story could shift from being one about David Cameron’s texts to one about how the Tories have conducted themselves in office for more than a decade.
The biggest achievement of the Duke’s life is that he leaves the British monarchy looking considerably more secure than he found it.
As the economic effects of Greensill’s collapse are felt, the story could cause greater political discomfort for the government.
Labour have seized on the Cameron-Greensill affair as a way to undermine Sunak’s reputation.
Revealing complex information live is likely to go wrong.
People are being denied the chance to make a genuinely informed decision about the AstraZeneca vaccine.
In a health crisis, it is best that officialdom speaks via one spokesperson and with one voice.
The headline result is a nightmare for Labour in general – but it doesn't tell us much that we didn't already know.
And the former first minister’s party is as likely to hurt the prospects of Scottish independence as it is to help it.