Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.
26 June 2014 12:00 AM
The quality of Britain’s local road network and transport links came under attack last night in a wide-ranging analysis of the nation’s infrastructure.
26 June 2014 12:00 AM
Cash being used to build jails to hold the burgeoning prison population should be switched into preventing vulnerable people becoming caught up in crime in the first place, the Justice Secretary Chris Grayling is warned today by MPs.
Labour demands explanation for sharp fall in numbers banned from working with children after sex offences
24 June 2014 12:00 AM
Fall follows overhaul of system of checks on adults who work with children to make it more proportionate
23 June 2014 06:15 PM
Ed Balls, the shadow Chancellor, announced changes to Labour’s mansion tax plans tonight, to bring the policy closely in line with Liberal Democrat proposals.
23 June 2014 05:24 PM
The prospect of a new generation of elected mayors to champion the country’s biggest cities was raised by Chancellor George Osborne.
22 June 2014 08:33 PM
Senior Liberal Democrats are calling for Chancellor George Osborne to approve an emergency £2bn injection into the NHS to avert a funding crisis in hospitals next year.
19 June 2014 09:08 PM
The disgraced MP Mike Hancock is to be thrown out of the Liberal Democrats, the party leader Nick Clegg has said.
19 June 2014 12:00 AM
Local authority chiefs are under fire from the Government over a “stalinist” attempt to stop councillors speaking to journalists without permission.
18 June 2014 07:21 PM
David Cameron is set to announce a drive to develop new drugs to slow down the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease – or even find a cure by 2025.
18 June 2014 12:00 AM
Henry Timms, the British man behind the idea, comes to London to sell the plan to ministers
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
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
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
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