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.
07 February 2014 06:15 PM
The Education Secretary was not surprised by his deputy’s attack
07 February 2014 06:08 PM
Nick Clegg has hit back at Michael Gove after being accused by the Education Secretary of having a split personality over the Government’s school reforms.
Is Labour panicking over Ukip? Fears growing that Nigel Farage's party could eat into the white working class vote, admits Peter Hain
06 February 2014 08:14 PM
Labour has been warned that it risks underestimating the threat posed by the UK Independence Party because Nigel Farage’s party is appealing to Labour’s traditional working class base.
Nick Clegg is pandering to lost voters by picking fights with Tories over education, claims Michael Gove
06 February 2014 07:39 PM
Michael Gove has accused the Liberal Democrats of picking fights with the Conservatives over education to “pander” to teachers and other voters who have deserted their party.
05 February 2014 07:59 PM
Crisis in the Department for Education as Lib Dem Schools minister demands more scrutiny of Tories’ flagship academies and suggests he will prevent Conservative donor becoming new Ofsted chair
David Laws interview: 'I don’t think sacking Baroness Morgan was one of the best decisions that Michael Gove has ever made'
05 February 2014 07:59 PM
David Laws admits he has been poring over obscure Cabinet Office handbooks on how public appointments are made “since Friday night,” when The Independent broke the news that the Labour peer Sally Morgan would be sacked as chair of Ofsted, the schools inspectorate for England.
Lib Dems accuse Danny Alexander of ‘going native’ at the Treasury as he backs George Osborne's plans for more spending cuts
03 February 2014 08:17 PM
Pressure group claims minister is bypassing party policy in signing up to Osborne’s spending cuts
03 February 2014 12:01 AM
A group of Conservative MPs is trying to inject new life into David Cameron's stalled project to modernise the party by producing a raft of new policy ideas.
02 February 2014 10:19 PM
Men have replaced female bosses at the Arts Council, Charity Commission and English Heritage
02 February 2014 10:15 PM
Theresa May, the Home Secretary, is the favoured candidate of the Conservative grassroots to succeed David Cameron, according to a new survey.
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
'Sinful': Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy comes under attack
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
Refugee facing deportation from Sweden saved by fellow passengers refusing to let plane leave
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- 3 Unbeliebable: The White House offer 'no comment' to anti-Justin Bieber petition
- 4 Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps?
- 5 How We Met: Alison Moyet & Emma Kennedy: 'I knew we'd be friends because she was happy to make a prat of herself'