How to beat George Osborne

George Osborne is the current favourite for the Tory succession. He (along with retiring David Cameron and political…

Is politics changing?

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things…

My kinda kinder politics

So I’m back from Brighton and conferenced out for another year. I’ve danced and sung, thought and listened,…

The best medicine

First there was the laughter. The revelation of rumours of David Cameron’s alleged youthful indiscretion was what Twitter was made…

Circuses and skillsets

I offer you this extended metaphor: There was once an incredibly famous trapeze artist. Let’s call him “The…

So it’s all over

Voting in Labour’s leadership contest closes at Noon today. It’s been a long and difficult summer for most…

Leadership matters

This week has really shown up the petty squabbling in the Labour leadership contest for what it is…

How to debate

Another day, another unedifying row in the Labour Party’s never ending leadership contest. This time about a suggestion…