SajidJavid’s appointment as health secretary is more significant than it looks. Some Conservative MPs interpreted it as Boris Johnson installing a loyal ally to counterbalance the power of Rishi Sunak, his heir apparent as prime minister.
When he met a focus group of 12 former Labour voters in Blackpool, Keir Starmer told them he was “genuinely intrigued” their complaints about welfare, schools,
There have been sensational by-election victories in the past. The first Liberal win in a safe Conservative seat in Orpington in 1962; the Scottish National Party breakthrough in Hamilton in 1967;
We’re well used to auto-parodic politics by now. So much so that it is barely even worth noting that Sajid Javid should, in the morning, launch his “rescue plan” for GPs,
Maybe this is a good moment to remind ourselves about some things that the Conservatives said in their 2019 election manifesto.
At night, I sometimes lie awake in bed wondering if I suddenly died at the beginning of the pandemic and I’m now living in an alternate reality. Is this my afterlife?
Will Canada’s Liberal leader Justin Trudeau win a third term as prime minister or will Conservative leader Erin O’Toole ruin his plans?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has become a feminist icon after 16 years in power even though the world’s most powerful woman has only belatedly
We’ve seen a lot of heated discussion over the past week about what lessons should be learnt from the Liberal Democrats’ stunning by-election win in North Shropshire. Conservative MP John Redwood claimed the result was due to public concerns about “taxes sandbagging