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.
Happy New Year from the Chancellor: George Osborne targets working-age poor again as he insists Britain must make £25bn more welfare cuts in 2014
06 January 2014 06:25 PM
Half the cuts to come from the welfare budget
05 January 2014 10:32 PM
Campaigners say Coalition must tackle ‘in-work poverty’
03 January 2014 07:54 PM
More than three million low-income families risk missing out on the economic recovery even if wages start to keep pace with inflation, according to an analysis for The Independent.
29 December 2013 07:48 PM
The Conservatives are being urged to trump Labour by promising to build 300,000 new homes a year, in an attempt to shed their “party of the rich” image.
Cameron, Miliband and Clegg all have reason to breathe a sigh of relief. But the real winner in 2014 could well be the man below
27 December 2013 07:03 PM
2014 may be a year of political paradoxes, just as 2013 has been
26 December 2013 07:03 PM
There is a common belief Labour can somehow coast to victory
26 December 2013 12:05 AM
People will be able to take pictures of cheques on their smartphones and send them to their bank to receive the money early, under a Treasury plan announced today.
25 December 2013 07:17 PM
Aid agencies join Labour in demanding Coalition show support for victims of civil war as policy defies UN appeal and distances Britain from 16 leading nations
Exclusive: Coalition split again as Danny Alexander slams senior Tories for flirting with ‘disastrous’ EU exit
23 December 2013 08:04 PM
Chief Secretary to Treasury says investors are unsettled and thousands of jobs could be jeopardised
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
- 1 Bad cattitude: Family call police after crazed and 'hostile cat with a history of violence' attacks baby before attempting to 'flee custody'
- 2 Family forced to flee home after discovering 'terrifying' nest of spiders in bananas
- 3 First Kiss: Filmmaker gets 20 strangers to make out on YouTube with awkward results
- 4 Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
- 5 Bob Crow death: 'Admired by his members, feared by employers' - Tributes pour in for RMT union leader and 'working class hero' Bob Crow