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.
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
Ed Miliband to resist trade union calls for renationalisation of railways if Labour win next election
16 July 2014 10:35 PM
Party leadership wary of strategy that would be portrayed as 'a return to Old Labour and British Rail' by the Conservatives
16 July 2014 08:58 PM
Cameron claims Education Secretary has not been demoted despite £36,000 pay cut
15 July 2014 01:10 PM
Former Education Minister can build bridges following Cameron's failed bid to block Juncker
15 July 2014 12:00 AM
The findings will increase the pressure on the Government to ensure a 'fair recovery' in which young adults can 'catch up'
Westminster child abuse inquiry: Judge in charge of investigation bows to conflict of interest claims and quits role
14 July 2014 12:04 PM
Lady Butler-Sloss's appointment had been heavily criticised because her brother was Attorney General in the 1980s
Scottish Referendum: Thanks, but no thanks: how a polite message from Canada fired the campaign against Scottish independence
11 July 2014 06:43 PM
“No Thanks” seemed a perfectly pitched riposte to Alex Salmond from a campaign that had rightly been accused of being too negative
11 July 2014 06:11 PM
No campaigners hope to get a draw in the “emotion” game
11 July 2014 07:40 AM
PM says he still wants controversial new powers for emails and phone calls to be kept for 12 months, while newly announced review gives scope for reviving previously blocked surveillance measures
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
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- 2 Saudis risk new Muslim division with proposal to move Mohamed’s tomb
- 3 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
- 4 Cee Lo Green: It is only rape if the victim is conscious
- 5 Katie Hopkins breaks down in tears over weight gain challenge: ‘I hate fat people for making me do this’