British politics

British politics

6 October 2006

Now New Labour bases health policy on old jokes

Read spiked editor Mick Hume's Notebook in The Times (London).

3 October 2006

The Not-Norman-Tebbit Party

Can Cameron's Conservatives pull off the remarkable feat of appearing even more of an empty shell than New Labour?

3 October 2006

A blog standard leader

Cameron's 'webcameron' stunt suggests he can only engage with the electorate as atomised teens behind a computer screen.

27 September 2006

Time to put the Politics back into British politics

It will take more than celebrity statesmen and bean-counters to build the Good Society.

20 September 2006

Not saying sorry is the hardest thing to do

Why does David Cameron spend so much time apologising for old Tory policies, from the poll tax in Scotland to bashing the ANC?

14 September 2006

The Brown stuff

Time to stop Waiting for Gordo – Brown is likely to be even worse.

23 June 2006

From Sarah’s Law to Sven’s Law: politicians desperate to connect

Read spiked editor Mick Hume's Notebook in The Times (London).

Do we need a nicer nationalism?

David Goodhart is trying to make a silk purse out of a sow's ear with his call for 'progressive nationalism' in Britain.

23 May 2006

Welcome to the new-look spiked

New design. New features. Same attitude.

9 May 2006

The decline of New Labour and the rise of no-party politics

On cowardly coups and the arbitrariness of the British political scene.