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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The party has again been caught napping by a grassroots uprising

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Jeremy Corbyn's election as leader of Labour party could scupper plans for third runway at Heathrow

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The move comes despite concerns from Europhobes that Farage is 'toxic'

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Unison’s decision was a double blow to Andy Burnham who had hopes of winning Unison after his long campaign against 'NHS privatisation'

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Benn rejected the idea of a plot to oust Jeremy Corbyn if the veteran left-winger wins the leadership

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Leadership contender revives controversial plan for what Tories dubbed a 'death tax'

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