Cat Smith

Published: November 1, 2014
Written by Cat Smith

All hard work and low pay in the austerity-hit UK

John Street’s Diary October 17

Published: October 17, 2014
Written by John Street

Video evidence shows that the “nasty party” is back with a vengeance. It recorded Eric Pickles behind closed doors at the Conservative Conference asking a crowd of young Tory activists …

De La Warr zone

Published: October 5, 2014
Written by Tony Collins

Otto Dix: Der Krieg 21 Painters in Britain: I Cheer A Dead Man’s Sweetheart De La Warr Pavilion Bexhill-on-Sea

Ian Aitken

Published: October 1, 2014
Written by Ian Aitken

Third-raters at the bottom of Britain’s political class

Labour Party Conference 2014 Highlights

Published: September 24, 2014
Written by Ian Hernon

Ed Miliband pledged the next Labour government to recruit 36,000 more doctors, nurses and midwives. The Labour leader said that the drive to save the National Health Service from creeping …

John Street’s Diary September 19

Published: September 23, 2014
Written by John Street

TUC delegates recalled a 2002 dinner attended by then Prime Minister Tony Blair. Apologising for leaving early, between the oriental salad and rosette of lamb instead of staying until after …

Labour Party Conference 2014

Published: September 23, 2014
Written by Ian Hernon

Ed Balls pledged to impose a mansion tax on the homes of millionaires to finance a boost in spending on the National Health Service.

Cary Gee

Published: September 6, 2014
Written by Cary Gee

Leadership from leaders will get us out of pyjamas