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.
18 March 2014 07:00 AM
The Government will help 1.9 million families with childcare costs by providing up to £2,000 per child each year, George Osborne will announce in the Budget tomorrow.
14 March 2014 07:21 PM
A senior Labour MP has warned that the party is being too complacent about the threat to its electoral prospects from the UK Independence Party.
Inside Westminster: Who will be the next Tory leader? This sideshow threatens to upstage the main event
14 March 2014 05:35 PM
George Osborne should stick to the job and ignore the swirling party politics
14 March 2014 05:24 PM
George Osborne will reject growing demands by Conservative MPs for significant tax cuts for the middle classes in his Budget next Wednesday.
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
13 March 2014 11:59 PM
According to academics, Ukip supporters are 'dissatisfied with the Labour Party and Ed Miliband's leadership of it'
13 March 2014 07:03 PM
The shadow Chancellor said his party would instead deliver tax cuts to help all middle and lower income families struggling with the cost of living crisis
12 March 2014 11:36 PM
Employers who can afford to pay more than the national minimum wage would come under pressure to do so under a plan to lift one million people out of “poverty pay” published on Thursday.
12 March 2014 06:38 PM
Business leaders have given broad support to Ed Miliband’s new policy on Europe after he announced that a Labour Government was “unlikely” to hold an in/out referendum in the 2015-20 parliament.
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
12 March 2014 12:00 AM
In a landmark speech, Mr Miliband will declare that a Labour government’s top priorities would include the cost-of-living crisis and the NHS
10 March 2014 06:43 PM
A Church of England bishop has accused the Government of penalising stay-at-home mothers and carers by discriminating against families in the tax and benefits system.
David Cameron: 'Jesus invented the Big Society – I'm just continuing God's work'
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Ukip and Nigel Farage on the up over Maria Miller furore and 'Sexminster' culture
Refugee facing deportation from Sweden saved by fellow passengers refusing to let plane leave
- 1 Refugee facing deportation from Sweden saved by fellow passengers refusing to let plane leave
- 2 Twitter’s American Airlines ‘terror threat’ 14-year-old girl arrested by police in Rotterdam
- 3 Naked yoga: the bare truth - it's already big in the US, and has now landed here
- 4 Man on a leash in Farringdon, London: Mystery of 'walkies' solved
- 5 World’s first cannabis vending machine unveiled in Colorado