Established as one of the most influential political commentators in the country, Steve Richards became The Independent’s chief political commentator in 2000 having been political editor of the New Statesman. He presents Radio 4’s Week in Westminster.
11 August 2014 06:53 PM
But after all the mistakes of 2003, are our Western leaders right to be so hesitant?
28 July 2014 06:12 PM
You must have a background in epic Westminster battles, and a nose for PR
21 July 2014 06:24 PM
They cheer for Blair because he is not Miliband, who they fear will lose in 2015
14 July 2014 06:20 PM
But it will take more than symbolism to win next election
07 July 2014 08:56 PM
Was there a paedophile ring at Westminster? Was there a cover-up? The terms “cover-up and “Westminster paedophile ring” are volcanic. Put them together and there is bound to be an almighty eruption, and a further terrible breakdown in trust between voters and those who were or are public figures.
07 July 2014 07:26 PM
As more light is shed on our recent past a common theme emerges
30 June 2014 06:52 PM
And a referendum won’t make the issue go away
23 June 2014 05:57 PM
In politics the inexperienced rise to the top, and it shows
16 June 2014 05:52 PM
In following Bush he was only continuing the same strategy that got him elected
Trojan Horse squabble masks a major flaw in Tory policy – how can we shrink the state and maintain standards?
09 June 2014 06:50 PM
If Gove seeks uniform standards he needs to establish a structure that provides them
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist