Westminster

Make the Right Connection

Cameron's former speechwriter quit politics to devote himself to Only Connect, a theatre group for ex-prisoners.

ONLINE ONLY: ID Cards to be Labour’s Final Fiasco?

After widespread protest, a Japanese High Court ruled that their similar scheme could not legally be enforced. Will people in the UK just roll over and allow the government to know all about them?

‘When a friend who is supposedly a fashion adviser offers to massage your husband, there is a problem’

‘Gordon Brown needs to be warned that everyone, even Prime Ministers, must obey the law’

Healey’s Bully Pulpit is Worth Revisiting

The memoirs of one of our most able and most cultivated politicians provide a useful reminder of the virtues of ordinary politics

ONLINE ONLY: What is a Liberal Conservative Foreign Policy?

It sounds like a refreshing antidote to neoconservatism, but little is known about the Conservative Party's foreign policy approach

Is David Cameron a Thatcherite?

Bruce Anderson debates Robin Harris on David Cameron's Thatcherite credentials

More Courage than Prudence

Brown has put his conception of the national interest before popularity in a way that has left him trailing in the opinion polls and possibly even mortally wounded politically

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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