• April 18, 2010

    “Cleggmania” is the dominant theme in the Sunday papers. “Nick Clegg almost as popular as Churchill” declares the front page of the Sunday Telegraph. The Mail on Sunday proclaims "LibDems in front for the first time in 104 years". I would hardly have been surprised to find a headline asking “Is Nick Clegg the Messiah?”.

  • April 18, 2010

    Party leaders have been criticised for avoiding the issue of Afghanistan during the election campaign, despite a poll showing that 77% of voters support the withdrawal of troops.

  • April 18, 2010

    The Communist Party of Britain (CPB) has said that after a week and a half of election campaigning, “the people's needs continue to be ignored by the main parties”.

  • April 15, 2010

    The Scottish Socialist Party (SSP) have said that they offer an alternative to the “doom and gloom of mainstream parties”, after launching their manifesto for the UK general election.

  • April 13, 2010

    Plaid Cymru have launched their general election manifesto with an insistence that protection for the vulnerable is a political priority that other parties are ignoring.

  • March 19, 2010

    The Defence Select Committee of the House of Commons is facing a mixed response after saying that war is not just about winning but should lead to a “better peace”.

  • March 13, 2010

    Not for the first time, the government and the Tories are fighting a phoney war over military spending.

  • March 6, 2010

    A military court has sentenced a former solider, Joe Glenton, to nine months imprisonment for refusing to participate in military action in Afghanistan after he developed a conscientious opposition to the war.

  • March 5, 2010

    Two very different hearings have taken place in Britain today, concerned with questions of peace and war.

  • March 5, 2010

    The Prime Minister has admitted that Britain’s participation in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has cost UK taxpayers over £18billion. He told the Iraq Inquiry that invading Iraq was “the right decision and made for the right reasons".