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

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’

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

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

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