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.
24 July 2014 06:27 PM
Nigel Farage has promoted several women to senior roles in Ukip as he tried to shed his party’s image as a “one-man band”.
24 July 2014 06:14 PM
Ed Miliband will warn voters tomorrow that they cannot risk another five years of Conservative government as he spells out the “big choice” at next year’s general election.
24 July 2014 12:00 AM
A plan to defuse a “mortgage debt timebomb” when interest rates rise is published today amid warnings that 2.3m households could struggle with their repayments.
23 July 2014 06:40 PM
Justine Thornton, the wife of Ed Miliband, will emerge from the shadows tomorrow when she campaigns against Scottish independence.
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
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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