Blogs

April 10, 2016

 We shouldn't blame anybody for the actions of their parents, so it isn't fair to blame David Cameron for the financial arrangements of his father.

April 9, 2016

A violent escalation in hostilities between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh has resulted in casualties and warnings of 'large-scale war'.

April 4, 2016

In May 2010 the incoming coalition government seized upon a silly, ill-advised note left in the Treasury by the outgoing Chief Secretary Liam Byrne. It said, "I'm afraid there is no money".

March 29, 2016

Since the Budget, the issue of spending cuts affecting disabled people has been given some long-overdue media attention.

March 29, 2016

The BBC are reporting today (29 March 2016) that since 2010, 25 per cent of libraries have closed, including 132 mobile libraries, 207 bu

March 26, 2016

How did you vote in the general election? For what you believed in? Out of custom and loyalty? Holding your nose? For the 'least worst'?

March 25, 2016

Ten years ago, Norman Kember,  the peace activist taken hostage in Iraq, returned home after being freed by SAS troops.

March 19, 2016

From the very beginning of his involvement in social security policy, Iain Duncan Smith got it wrong.

March 19, 2016

A ministerial resignation is always dramatic.

March 17, 2016

George Osborne may be a poor economist, but he is, beyond doubt, a skilful political operator.