Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
Motorists face a huge hike in speeding fines to as much as £100 to help fill a funding gap for victims of crime, Kenneth Clarke has disclosed.
So now we know: no repatriation, no renegotiation, business as usual. December’s ‘veto’ turns out to be nothing of the kind; at best, it is a partial opt-out. Britain had asked for concessions in return for allowing the other member states to use EU institutions and structures for their fiscal compact.
A rose-tinted view of the past is gaining currency, but my 80s comprehensive didn’t leave me the victim of a failed experiment
Goldman Sachs’ top London-based banker has received a share award worth $2.5m (£1.6m), according to a US regulatory filing.
If he caves in to Brussels, the Prime Minister will miss a huge opportunity.
Labour’s shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper, has backed down and supported the Government’s pay freeze for police officers which will save £350 million.
With a fact-free campaign, Tory MPs are attempting to bring the worst of the US abortion debate to British politics
David Cameron today squared up to Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy by mounting a scathing attack on the European Union’s failure to address the crisis in the eurozone.
The revelations about the performance of London’s schools which we report today are possible thanks to the publication of greatly increased amounts of data on results.
Small wonder young people are becoming less honest, given the example they are set
Even a vibrant Conservative MP such as Louise Mensch can’t avoid the fact that austerity is stripping us down to very old gender roles
Our post-war human rights settlement has degenerated. David Cameron must press for urgent reform of the ECHR, says Blair Gibbs.
Up until the last election I had my doubts about the implications for other Whitehall budgets of the NHS spending pledge but I understood the politics. Cameron wanted to neutralise the NHS as an issue by spending more on it than could probably be afforded… but in doing so he could concentrate on other difficult areas of reform.
Andrew Lansley has defended his NHS shake-up after further criticism the reforms are hindering efforts to slash spending and improve services.
Salmond to say independent Scotland would champion welfare state and NHS, and thus help revitalise the centre-left in England