James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday. As an experienced member of the lobby, he has previously worked at The Sunday Times and the BBC. His career as a journalist has been split between print and television, including senior positions as producer with Sir David Frost and at BBC Newsnight. He is also an award-winning golf and travel writer, working for over a decade as the UK contributing editor for one of the USA’s leading golf magazines. He broadcasts regularly for the BBC and CNN. He lives in London.
26 December 2014 09:57 AM
India’s growing economy is on course to overtake the UK within three years
22 December 2014 06:56 PM
Mr Murphy believes Labour is in danger of losing their former heartland
04 December 2014 12:00 AM
His ‘small, semi-detached house in the country’ is estimated to be worth £540,000
27 November 2014 07:19 PM
Major constitutional change represents one of the fastest turnarounds from promise to delivery
27 November 2014 06:32 PM
The ins and outs of the Commission’s proposals – and what it will mean for England and Scotland
Max Mosley offered to give Labour close to £1m for campaign fund to attack David Cameron over links to Andy Coulson
23 November 2014 10:46 PM
Mr Mosley believed that reminding voters of Mr Cameron’s decision to employ Andy Coulson could help swing marginal seats
21 November 2014 06:49 PM
A new pro-independence daily newspaper is expected to launch in Scotland on Monday in response to the burgeoning support for the SNP following the independence campaign.
19 November 2014 08:26 PM
Exclusive: Department of Health accuses Swiss drug company of 'holding the Government to ransom'
19 November 2014 07:02 PM
Ed Miliband’s aides fear that if Neil Findlay beats Jim Murphy to be leader of the party in Scotland, the path to No 10 will get harder
14 November 2014 06:39 PM
'Give Scots the power we demand, or Scotland will vote to take it'
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
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