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.
01 September 2014 08:09 PM
For any Eurosceptic MP, Cameron's original offer is still their best bet
25 August 2014 04:56 PM
The public and parliament will no longer blindly support gung-ho action
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
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella