British politics

30 March 2015

Only a mug would vote for the
anti-immigrant Labour Party

Why the outrage over a mug? Labour has been bashing migrants for 50 years.

30 March 2015

Give us the freedom to build our own homes

We need 260,000 new homes a year, and officials won’t build them.

27 March 2015

They’re all Lib Dems now

The rootless politics embodied by Clegg is now widespread in Westminster.

24 March 2015

Why isn’t Farage entitled to a bit of privacy, too?

The media’s complicity in Sunday’s pub stunt reeks of double standards.

19 March 2015

Hillsborough: blaming one top cop is a cover-up, too

It took more than an incompetent commander to cause 96 deaths.

19 March 2015

Too young to resist ISIS, but old enough to vote?

Politicians’ view of 16-year-olds is schizophrenic.

19 March 2015

Prevent: a very risky strategy

The UK’s clueless counterterrorism strategy sees threats everywhere.

18 March 2015

Blair: the whipping boy of ideas-lite Labourites

Bereft of vision, Miliband now cynically sells himself as Not Blair.

12 March 2015

Election debates: they’re all empty chairs now

The problem is not who takes part, but what they have to say.