Politics is going round in circles. Five years ago, Nigel Farage emerged triumphant from the European parliament elections, after Ukip won the most votes and seats.
Elections can be energising, they can be bruising, and over the past few years the public have been to the ballot box far more often than expected.
It is only just beginning to sink in how disastrous Theresa May’s failure is for the Conservative Party. The opinion polls have recorded huge drops in Tory support. The most recent from ComRes put the Tories on 23 per cent, which may be an outlier but there is no reason why they should not fall further.
Sir Keir Starmer is coming up to the end of his first year as Labour leader — he was elected on 4 April last year, just as the first wave of coronavirus was peaking. What is significant about the past year is what has not happened.
David Cameron struggled to say it, and refused to wear the T shirt; Theresa May had no such trouble. This week, Boris Johnson’s press secretary uttered the F-word: contrary to fears,
It has been a week since Kamala Harris got inaugurated as the 49th Vice President of the United States of America. As a woman, it is a huge milestone. People described her as a ray of hope, women and young girls can see that they can be whoever they
It’s unfortunate to have to do this as early as the very first sentence but just so you know, the forthcoming column is nominally a work of satire. It is my job to make fun of politicians, to point out the hypocrisy and absurdity of what they’re up to.
To get his way at Labour conference, Jeremy Corbyn had to turn his showdown with Labour Remainers at his party’s conference into a loyalty test. Afterwards, many Labour MPs who wanted an unambiguous
Although recent events haven’t been too kind to Boris Johnson or shone a positive light on his leadership skills, there was a time in the not too distant past when he was the candidate that united the Conservative Party.