Labour Party

Nigel Farage is becoming a moderniser

7 June 2014 9:00 am

There are many words that you might associate with Nigel Farage, but moderniser probably isn’t one. Yet the Ukip leader…

Was Roy Jenkins the greatest prime minister we never had?

29 March 2014 9:00 am

Roy Jenkins may have been snobbish and self-indulgent, but he was also a visionary and man of principle who would have made a good prime minister, says Philip Ziegler

I’m scared to admit to being a Tory in today’s C of E

1 March 2014 9:00 am

Believe me, it’s not easy to be a Tory in today’s C of E

The quango state: how the left still runs Britain

8 February 2014 9:00 am

David Cameron’s government continues to subsidise its critics

The Revd Paul Flowers ticked all the right 'progressive' boxes — that's why he could get away with anything

23 November 2013 9:00 am

The Paul Flowers scandal says much about social and political priorities of modern Britain

George Orwell's doublethink

26 October 2013 9:00 am

The inventor of ‘doublethink’ was consistently inconsistent  in his own political views, says A.N. Wilson. And no fun at all

I was Ralph Miliband's research assistant, and this is what he was like

19 October 2013 9:00 am

Memories of being Ralph Miliband’s research assistant

Why are lefties so sycophantic to Margaret Thatcher?

13 April 2013 9:00 am

Yes, a few drunken anarchists danced, but most of the left has marked Thatcher’s death with synchronised sycophancy

Not good enough

23 October 2010 12:00 am

Tony Blair gave his record in government ten out of ten, though an ungrateful electorate scored rather less well and his Cabinet colleagues performed even worse.