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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.
The former prime minister has rounded on the government for appointing its chief EU negotiator as national security adviser in place of Mark Sedwill.
Against a potential backdrop of mass layoffs, the cruelty of the old system is going to feel a lot sharper.
Criticism of Israel is not “gagged” in the UK – but an ill-judged tweet shouldn't be used to belittle a whole cause.
Promises of decentralisation often mask the concentration of power in the hands of a tightly-knit group of Leavers.
Each jar and packet in the kitchen is part of a wider story, involving geography, culture and politics.
The Labour leader has shown a firm commitment to principle, but a battle with the party's left could limit him in other ways.
The Labour leader has sent the strongest possible message about his commitment to tackling anti-Semitism – but at the price of a full-blown war within his party.
There are two reasons why the leader of a big party should avoid calling for resignations.
Previous scandals have failed to make much of a dent – but has the environment changed in the wake of the Cummings debacle?
The Global Virus Surveillance Organisation proposed by David Cameron may still have faced the problem of a lack of transparency from member states.