Commentator and stand-up comedian Mark Steel has presented several radio and television programmes, and appeared on Have I Got News for You and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. In 2006 he published 'Vive La Revolution: A Stand-up History of the French Revolution', and in 2000 stood as a candidate in the London Assembly elections.
Of course you don’t need qualified teachers in free schools. Or qualified brain surgeons, for that matter
31 October 2013 07:04 PM
It's obvious that the more you leave our enterprises unregulated the better they do
24 October 2013 05:45 PM
If the US was tapping Berlusconi, it could charge people to listen and wipe out its debt
17 October 2013 06:07 PM
US republicans have shown a new way to govern – by giving up on winning elections
11 October 2013 12:00 AM
Mind your back garden! The Communists are on the loose!
03 October 2013 07:03 PM
They must have worked out that creating no extra houses will result in there not being any more houses
26 September 2013 06:15 PM
If energy companies are asked to get by on £6bn a year, they might as well not bother
19 September 2013 07:13 PM
Some people object that we couldn’t have known that Assad would turn out like this
12 September 2013 07:28 PM
Don't worry about grammatical errors in a police statement. They’ll change it anyway
05 September 2013 06:34 PM
The next trial is in Harrogate, the spa town with the lowest number of unemployed in Yorkshire. It’s like testing a raincoat by taking it on holiday to Saudi Arabia
29 August 2013 07:03 PM
Funny how the kind of people who would have been totally opposed to the civil rights leader 50 years ago now want to claim him as their hero
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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