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
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Labour Party conference: Ed Balls to set out plan to freeze child benefit to balance books
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