Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
Liberal Democrats have decided against holding a debate calling for changes to the NHS in England to be dropped.
It’s hard to imagine Mitt Romney giving the next inauguration speech. But it’s distinctly possible that he will
The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu has attacked the Government for denying that Christians have a right to wear the cross at work.
The NHS row, mansion tax v tycoon tax, Lords reform: the Tories and the Lib Dems look to be heading for an all-out war.
The Lib Dems have a big problem with Coalition politics. They are the one party that believes coalition government can be better than majority party government.
Have you noticed, CoffeeHousers, that our politicians are talking more and more about what they’d do after the next election?
The Liberal Democrats have descended into fresh turmoil over controversial NHS reforms, as activists refused to fully endorse the plans.
The case for gay marriage is fundamentally conservative – it will strengthen Britain’s social fabric
As the author GK Chesterton observed, if you leave a thing to itself, you are leaving it to wild and violent changes.
George Osborne’s plans for higher-rate taxpayers will make him more enemies than friends.
JEET. That, according to Andrew Grice in the Independent, is the new ‘buzzword’ circling around Libdemville. And it stands for the issues that they want to keep mentioning whenever they can: jobs, education, environment and tax.
Over the past week scarcely a day has gone by without an impassioned attack on Ken Livingstone by a Labour supporter.
While in the US, the Prime Minister should look at Romney’s plans to stimulate growth.
Despite his leaked criticism of Government economic policy, Vince Cable’s presence is vital to the Coalition
With surgical precision, the Tories are disembowelling the welfare state – sheep-like, decent Lib Dems can only watch
On the Labour Uncut website today appears this remarkable open letter from Jonathan Roberts, a Labour Party member and parliamentary candidate at the last election, to Livingstone
More than five million middle-class retired people could be freed from paying income tax on their state pensions, the Treasury’s tax advisers have suggested.
My International Women’s Day thought? We should act more like a football team and less like synchronised swimmers
The Labour MP for Hartlepool says that the government needs to adopt a long-term industrial strategy now
There is no shortage of police in London – it’s just that they are seldom where they are most needed
Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, has admitted in a leaked letter that the Government lacks “a compelling vision of where the country is heading” after the financial crisis.
If you think things couldn’t get worse than Ed Miliband’s Five Live interview, read his speech on patriotism. It seeks to build on his ‘predators’ speech, which suggested a Manichean divide between bad companies and good companies.
From this side of the Atlantic there are quite a few puzzling things about Mitt Romney, the Republican front-runner in the American election. (He was in front last time I checked, but you never know, things change so fast this year.)
The shadow chancellor has one priority – to give Labour a chance of winning the election.
The departure of Steve Hilton as the PM’s Blue skies adviser will co-incide with the end of the first two years of the Coaltion government.
The clamour is growing for referendum-style direct democracy.
There was an interesting post in the Independent the other day about the rise of libertarianism.
Last week’s Across The Pond