UK Politics

A free school head advises the Education Secretary to abolish Ofsted and cut the burden of red tape if she wants the state system to stop failing pupils

David Cameron’s former director of strategy has a manifesto for the modern world

The anniversaries this month of Waterloo and the signing of Magna Carta should remind us of the benediction of our birth

‘I have always kept a special portion of my spleen dedicated to loathing the Liberal Democrats’

‘After 2010, the Liberal Democrats got steadily stronger on foreign policy, a field in which their polyglot leader was visibly comfortable’

Will Britain’s triumphant Prime Minister now show the maturity and character that the nation has a right to expect from him?

Contrary to stereotype, young voters were more politically engaged this election than ever before

John Whittingdale is a Culture Secretary who means business. He must stop W1A’s Europhiles from hijacking the EU referendum

Watching the death throes of Labour on election night in Glasgow

The Education Secretary should prioritise good teaching in order to consolidate Michael Gove’s reforms