Mark Thompson is a political blogger and commentator who edits the award winning Mark Thompson's Blog
27 March 2014 09:15 PM
Captivating tale of the 'conchie' who became a cult poet
09 September 2013 03:55 PM
It won't be so easily dismissed if any other sitting MPs walk away
03 June 2013 02:04 PM
How can we trust in politics when discredited MPs are allowed to keep their seats?
08 March 2013 07:00 PM
These beguiling essays show how, from Sarajevo to Chicago, a gifted exile told his story
28 January 2013 04:21 PM
To do so sets a dangerous precedent whereby the politicians who can afford their own expenses get credit for being wealthy. Most MPs have a legitimate right to allowances.
18 January 2013 01:04 PM
How can Ed Miliband's party reconcile the fact that they are "against the cuts" but would have to enforce austerity if they were elected? They can't - and it will cost them
18 December 2012 10:34 AM
We're in danger of entering a vicious cycle in which the disaffected young don't vote, leaving politicians to favour the old at their cost
29 July 1999 12:02 AM
23 November 1997 12:02 AM
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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