Andrew Grice

Andrew Grice has been Political Editor of The Independent since 1998. He was previously Political Editor of The Sunday Times, where he worked for 10 years, and he has been a Westminster-based journalist since 1982. His column, Inside Politics, appears in The Independent each Saturday.

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Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans to combat extremism

Isis terror threat: Police will seize passports of suspected fighters returning from Iraq and Syria, says David Cameron

The Prime Minister added that the Government is currently providing equipment to Kurdish forces

Umunna accepted Labour needed to make its case with 'even more energy'

‘More energy’ will win Labour election

Mr Miliband will aim to set out such a vision at Labour’s annual conference later this month

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Exclusive: Tory Eurosceptics to defy Cameron with manifesto pledges in next year's general election

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Winning back natural Tory supporters who have switched to Ukip has just become a lot harder for Cameron

Tory whips were anxiously ringing round the “usual suspects” following Douglas Carswell's defection to Ukip

Douglas Carswell's Ukip defection may be first of many, Tories fear

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UKIP leader Nigel Farage (left) with former Conservative MP Douglas Carswell

Douglas Carswell defection: Eurosceptic ex-Tory MP fires parting shot at Cameron

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'This has become, I'm afraid, just another managerialist, post-war administration' says Douglas Carswell

Ukip Douglas Carswell defection: Tory MP jumps ship to join Nigel Farage

Clacton MP has often rebelled from Conservative Party on European issues

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Old boy's club still dominates public life, according to major new report

A “cosy club” of people educated at private schools and Oxbridge still dominates politics, the judiciary and media, and locks out talented people from more modest backgrounds, according to Government advisers.

Cam's man: Polish PM Donald Tusk

President of the European Council: David Cameron backs Polish PM Donald Tusk for the post

It will be a crucial appointment as Mr Cameron tries to win concessions for Britain before the in/out referendum on EU membership he has promised in 2017

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