Independence day

‘Will the Independent Group break the mould of British politics? The odds must be against it, but perhaps they are not as poor as they first look’


‘A Speaker with a strong political agenda is a dangerous creature under the Westminster model’

Margaret Thatcher Versus The Intellectuals

The first female PM faced unprecedented vitriol from snobbish cultural bureaucrats

Corbyn’s Trots

Entryism plagued the Labour Party in the 1970s, and is doing so again

Red Flags Flying Over Parliament Square

The tumultuous day Jeremy Corbyn was crowned Labour leader

Corbyn’s Rise Makes Cameron Redundant

The new Labour leader’s far-left politics mean the Conservatives no longer need to play Blairite games. The modernisers’ days are over

Advance Of The Antediluvians

Like the Gadarene swine, the Left are hurtling toward destruction

Third Time Unlucky

"We should never trust the government — any government — to look after us in old age"

How Jeremy Corbyn’s Coup Hijacked Labour

Tony Blair has discredited Blairism, enabling a far-left ideologue to gain control of the party despite his grotesque worldview

Corbyn’s Signpost Back To The Ghetto

The Labour leadership candidate's new young supporters are naive, but his political opponents are intellectually lazy

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"