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.
04 June 2014 08:38 PM
‘Recall’ Bill finally published but critics say it doesn’t go for enough
Queen's Speech: Coalition unveils sweeping pension reforms as Queen confirms plans for 5p plastic bag charge
04 June 2014 11:46 AM
The most sweeping reforms to the pensions system since it was founded in 1908 were unveiled by the Coalition today in its final Queen’s Speech before next year’s general election.
04 June 2014 12:23 AM
Party leaders point to their achievements and suggest hung parliament could result in a second crack at power sharing
03 June 2014 08:50 PM
Nick Clegg will try to calm the turmoil in the Liberal Democrats by promising to listen to his critics and learn lessons from the party's disastrous local and European election results.
02 June 2014 06:43 PM
A close ally of Ed Miliband has urged Labour to combat the threat from Ukip by proposing curbs on migration to Britain from other European Union countries.
General election 2015: Childcare will be key battleground in as all three parties prepare to release their plans
02 June 2014 06:02 PM
A Bill to introduce “tax-free childcare” will be included in the Queen’s Speech on Wednesday as the three main parties seek to make the issue a critical one at next year’s general election.
30 May 2014 06:43 PM
Mr Clegg has been wounded because it emerged that a sizeable chunk of Lib Dem activists want him to go
European elections 2014: Ed Miliband tries to stave off internal squabbles in Labour following disappointing results
26 May 2014 07:33 PM
A bout of Labour infighting broke out as it launched a post-mortem.
26 May 2014 06:50 PM
Nick Clegg admitted the Liberal Democrats’ rout in the Euro elections was a “huge setback” but rejected growing calls from his own party for him to resign as its leader.
25 May 2014 09:47 PM
Paddy Ashdown put himself at the head of a “save Nick Clegg” operation as critics of the Liberal Democrat leader stepped up their attempt to oust him.
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed
- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermesiter and vodka
- 4 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 5 Ferguson protests: 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein ‘arrested’ by police during St Louis demonstrations