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.
05 June 2014 06:39 PM
Andrew Lansley, the Leader of the Commons, is set to become as Britain’s European Commissioner after saying today that he is ready to accept the job.
Queen's Speech: Controversial Infrastructure Bill will allow fracking companies to drill under homes without owner's permission
05 June 2014 12:22 AM
Controversial plans to extract shale gas were accelerated yesterday when the Government announced proposals to allow fracking companies to drill under homes without the owner’s permission.
04 June 2014 08:38 PM
‘Recall’ Bill finally published but critics say it doesn’t go for enough
Queen's Speech: Coalition unveils sweeping pension reforms as Queen confirms plans for 5p plastic bag charge
04 June 2014 11:46 AM
The most sweeping reforms to the pensions system since it was founded in 1908 were unveiled by the Coalition today in its final Queen’s Speech before next year’s general election.
04 June 2014 12:23 AM
Party leaders point to their achievements and suggest hung parliament could result in a second crack at power sharing
03 June 2014 08:50 PM
Nick Clegg will try to calm the turmoil in the Liberal Democrats by promising to listen to his critics and learn lessons from the party's disastrous local and European election results.
02 June 2014 06:43 PM
A close ally of Ed Miliband has urged Labour to combat the threat from Ukip by proposing curbs on migration to Britain from other European Union countries.
General election 2015: Childcare will be key battleground in as all three parties prepare to release their plans
02 June 2014 06:02 PM
A Bill to introduce “tax-free childcare” will be included in the Queen’s Speech on Wednesday as the three main parties seek to make the issue a critical one at next year’s general election.
30 May 2014 06:43 PM
Mr Clegg has been wounded because it emerged that a sizeable chunk of Lib Dem activists want him to go
European elections 2014: Ed Miliband tries to stave off internal squabbles in Labour following disappointing results
26 May 2014 07:33 PM
A bout of Labour infighting broke out as it launched a post-mortem.
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
- 1 Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Pro-Russian rebel 'admits to shooting down plane'
- 2 Israel has discovered that it's no longer so easy to get away with murder in the age of social media
- 3 Israel-Gaza conflict: The myth of Hamas’s human shields
- 4 Amy Winehouse unpublished 2004 interview: ‘Ten years from now I’ll be 30, so I’ll maybe have one baby’
- 5 Dutch paedophile club to fight their ban at the European Court of Human Rights