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Conservative MPs wondering how they can replace their leader with the Mayor can sober up
Over the past few decades we’ve become much less tribal in our allegiances, willing to judge each election on its merits
It’s not as if the Lords perform badly. They have been doing a fine job recently
Lib Dem leader insists Coalition must not be put at risk as rebels prepare rival blueprint
81 per cent of us believe people give money to parties in the hope of favours or special access
Tax proposals should be scrutinised, tested and challenged before they are put into law, not after
Contraception is free and uncontroversial, sex education sensible and gay relationships are becoming normalised
Steve Hilton knew the Tories wouldn't be heard if they seemed out of touch and out-of-date
At the last election, many Labour supporters stayed at home because they were angry about the party's position on welfare
The problem is that Ed Miliband is too clever, unlike Neil Kinnock, who didn’t seem clever enough
Women feel depressed because the 'ideal shape' is almost as remote from reality as Barbie's
How would we feel if we realised we had no democratic power over our economy?
Stolen secrets are junk food for the soul. Popular journalism can be made from less toxic materials
We have pretty strong feelings about fairness and who is deserving and undeserving
Companies with more diverse boards produce higher returns for shareholders
There's nothing more dangerous for an organisation than a bullying boss. Look at RBS, where Sir Fred Goodwin bulldozed his board into a reckless takeover which led to the collapse of his bank, and much of Britain's financial system with it. Liam Fox too was a boss who was determined not to be thwarted. The story is a cautionary tale for our politics.