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British politics

15 November 2006

Queen’s speech: an appointment with fear

Blair's legacy will be a government defined by insecurity, internal confusion and the petty regulation of our lives.

19 October 2006

Politics as therapy

You don't have to be mad to work for New Labour, but it helps.

18 October 2006

Generals Against the War?

The head of the British Army giving the elected government its marching orders over Iraq is nothing to cheer about.

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).