There is no foreign policy that could appease the likes of the Manchester terrorists. Islamists damn us if we intervene, and damn us if we don’t.
Labour’s independent election review finds an electorate which wants an activist government that lives within its means. Where have we heard that before?
The Charity Commission has found that the IPPR’s ‘close involvement’ with Labour crossed a line.
It is neither paternalistic nor libertarian, but grounded in a “compassionate conservatism” whose roots lie in Adam Smith and Edmund Burke.
They promised to address the West Lothian Question. Now they’re just ignoring it. If they carry on, UKIP and Labour will capitalise.
Plus: Up yours, Amazon. Secrets of Thanet South. Up yours, Lutfur. Plus: The madness of sacking Graeme Archer. And: Is Andy Murray Scottish, after all?
The “dead hand” of which Jon Cruddas complains is smothering Labour’s 2015 prospects.
…and about time, too – it’s a good idea and a potential vote-winner.
Why should the ministers and senior civil servants responsible for the ruin of nations be able to get away it?
Over the past four decades or so, Labour has suffered a remarkable decline in its political biodiversity
The Labour leader has finally started making big promises about localism. But, as with other policy areas, why should we believe him?
Some of Ed’s fiercest critics are in his own team. And it’s getting worse.
By Peter HoskinFollow Peter on Twitter There is, as Harriet Baldwin suggests, an air of humour about Michael Gove’s article for the Telegraph this morning. Its headline, after all, reads “Ed Miliband is a blancmange in a hurricane”. But don’t miss the core of gelignite behind all the windswept gelatine: Mr Gove is launching a serious […]
By Mark WallaceFollow Mark on Twitter The media is intent on a "Tory splits" narrative. Given the obsessive focus on any hint of disagreement on the blue side of the House, it is surprising that there has been so little reporting of Labour's splits. They do have them – three in the last four days, in fact. Here […]