Channel 4 News's political editor gives his take on the latest news and gossip from the corridors of power in Westminster and beyond.
The Euro-sceptic right of the Tory party are pretty bushy-tailed after Lord Lawson’s article in The Times proclaiming himself as a new recruit to the “better off out” faction of the Tory party. Conservative MPs talk of “events moving fast” and “the ground giving way” from the prime minister’s strategy outlined in January.
Ukip’s success at the polls threatens the Conservatives, but also poses a bigger challenge to Labour and the Liberal Democrats than previously thought.
Nick Clegg’s aides say people are a “bit more neutral” than they used to be but will that translate to votes, or could the Lib Dems come behind Ukip in share of the vote in
I said Ed Miliband was running for prime minister and one of them said: “Of Crawley?” “No, the whole country,” I said. “Jesus,” came the response.
David Cameron isn’t keen to engage in the debate about Ukip. But as far as the people he was speaking to on the campaign trail are concerned, winning back votes from Ukip is far from
All parties involved in the press regulation debate want the same broad approach: a royal charter. They just can’t agree what should be in it – and there is a lot of ground to be
If anyone knows the workings of Boris Johnson’s mind, it’s Jo Johnson, new head of No.10′s policy unit. But Johnson Minor’s instincts on Europe are not quite the same as his
Today’s GDP figures prompted no tickertape celebrations at the ONS today – in fact, they suggest the country may do nothing more than bump along the bottom for some time.
In a speech in Glasgow,George Osborne says a currency union between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK would be “unlikely”.