Crucial decisions and avoiding splits over them
The Daily Mail’s knee-jerk reaction to George Osborne’s Autumn Statement con was one of horror and a sense of betrayal, with every page of extensive coverage carrying the strapline “What …
Sunday morning at the Royal British Legion
The bombing of Syria, Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, James Klugmann, problem peers
It is universally acknowledged that expansion of the UK’s aerial bombing of Isis targets in Syria will achieve little or nothing to effect the state of play there or make …
With reference to Emma Lazarus’ famous poem on the huddled masses
The West must consider joining forces with Russia to save Syria and Iraq.
Not so much a powerhouse, rather more a poor house.
So what now is the end game? What would constitute “success” in the escalation of aerial bombing in Syria?
The Doctor Strangeloves who threaten prosperity
The attack on enlightenment makes us all expendable
Carers’ health is at risk as frontline services are cut
Marshall Islanders shine light on nuclear hypocrisy Clement Attlee and Ernest Bevin were among the real parents of the British Independent Nuclear Deterrent.
Colin Welland; Helmut Schmidt; Gunter Schabowski; Peter Donaldson
David Cameron, wriggling over his setbacks on welfare, claimed that some of his opponents in Parliament had vested interests because they might be claiming tax credits themselves. Blyth Valley Labour …
RIP BS, but Call me Dave has still not cut the crap We are gathered here today, dearly beloved, to mourn the passing of an idea that began life with …
The Living Wage (LW) outside London has been increased by 5.1 per cent, or 40p an hour, to £8.25 an hour, but new research found that 5.84 million people are …
Clubbable Cameron and a dangerously exclusive list
Boris Johnson, virtually invisible in Westminster since he came back as an MP, has been trawling the House of Commons bars and tearooms since the tax credits knock-back inflicted on …
Tax credits, steel crisis, defend the NHS
Social network giant Facebook paid just £4,327 in corporation tax in 2014, according to its latest UK accounts filed at Companies House.
The first woman at the despatch box, Jaguar fine fiasco, Watching them watching you, party ratings, Tory succession
Labour’s gamble, NHS agency costs, EU positives