Matt Chorley

Matt Chorley is Political Correspondent for The Independent on Sunday.

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Top Tory resigns over '£250,000 for access to Cameron' boast

A Conservative Party treasurer was last night forced to resign after being filmed offering secret meetings with the Prime Minister in return for annual donations of £250,000.

Lady Thatcher reflected on her time in power, during a meeting in her Chelsea office in April 1995, and expressed regret at the impact on her husband and children

Thatcher: I wish I'd never gone into politics

If she'd known of effect on family she would not have become MP

Critics warn that raising the price of alcohol will have little effect on behaviour

Lansley 'furious' but admits defeat over cheap alcohol

Health Secretary attempts to hang on to his job

Peter Jones: 'Ministers should put enterprise into the national curriculum'

‘Dragons’ Den’ star Peter Jones: tax cut is wrong

Not many people would turn down a tax cut. But then Peter Jones, the Dragons' Den star worth an estimated £250m, can probably afford it.

Children's obesity is a 'national emergency'

Labour's failure to tackle the "chips and PlayStation 3 culture" means one-fifth of primary-school leavers are now obese, the shadow health minister Diane Abbott has admitted, in a warning that the health of Britain's children is a national emergency.

Uncon-Vince-d: Delegates listen to the Business Secretary's speech at the Lib Dem spring conference in Gateshead yesterday

Lib Dem conference: Team Clegg averts disaster (just)

The Deputy Prime Minister narrowly avoids a bitter public row over the Health and Social Care Bill

Clegg: Going for growth means going green, he will tell his party

Clegg to attack Osborne over drift away from green agenda

Lib Dem leader will dismiss Tory claims that environmental policies harm economic growth

Jobless figures dim hopes of private sector-led recovery

The Chancellor seeks new ways to stimulate employment in areas heavily dependent on state

Drivers and passengers to face fines for littering

Car owners are to face fines of £100 if anyone throws litter from their vehicle.

'Do I go around waiting to do the superhero bit? No, I don’t. I haven’t done anything like it before or since'

Ed Davey: 'The night I pulled a woman from the tracks as a train hurtled towards us'

In his first interview since promotion to the Cabinet, the mild-mannered Energy and Climate Change Secretary recalls a moment of heroism. Matt Chorley meets Ed Davey

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