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.
23 July 2014 06:28 PM
David Ward, a Liberal Democrat MP, has been forced to apologise after suggesting that he might be ready to fire rockets into Israel if he lived in Gaza.
Replacing Atos with another private provider will not solve flaws in disability benefits system, MPs warn
23 July 2014 12:00 AM
The Government has been warned that replacing Atos, the company which assesses whether the sick and disabled are fit for work, will not solve “fundamental flaws” in their treatment by the benefits system.
22 July 2014 06:36 PM
The number of women landing senior posts in the civil service would be raised from 37 to 45 per cent if Labour wins power next year, the party has pledged.
21 July 2014 05:19 PM
Tony Blair has urged Ed Miliband not to revert to a left-wing “comfort zone” based on top-down state solutions, saying that Labour should mend fences with business and occupy the political centre ground.
19 July 2014 07:58 AM
Leader will argue that his party now has a policy platform which 'moves on' from New Labour without returning to Old Labour
18 July 2014 06:32 PM
There is a group of 1.3 million floating voters out there
18 July 2014 06:13 PM
The ruling will spare new Education Secretary Nicky Morgan a difficult and potentially controversial decision in her first weeks in the job
18 July 2014 12:00 AM
Firms would be required by law to reveal the difference between the pay of male and female staff
17 July 2014 08:25 PM
Party sources say plan moves beyond 'public versus private' debate and would produce a rail system fit for the 21st century that was 'neither Tory privatisation or a return to British Rail'
Right to die: Labour leader in the House of Lords reveals that she 'would have considered a mercy killing' of her husband Stuart Hercock
17 July 2014 05:29 PM
Baroness Royall of Blaisdon will make an impassioned plea to change the law to allow assisted dying
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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- 2 Mother fed her daughter tapeworms to make her skinny for pageant
- 3 Crystal Palace next manager latest: Palace consider Ally McCoist - EXCLUSIVE
- 4 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27