The suggestion that David Cameron should have waited to see what Gaddafi did next undermines the credibility of this report – which is a pity, because most of its other recommendations are sensible
Their report calls on the Foreign Office to reassess its claim that rescue operations create a 'pull factor'
Lord David Richards is calling for a change in the way the National Security Council operates
Kim Sengupta was in Beghazi in 2011 when the rebel-held city looked on the brink of falling to Gaddafi’s forces, days before British and French planes began bombing. Now, as a scathing Commons report comes out detailing David Cameron’s lack of preparation, he charts Libya’s transition to chaos and infighting after the intervention
As the former Prime Minister steps down as an MP, our Chief Political Commentator looks back at his uneven record
'While he may have walked away, the problems his austerity has created for the people of this country remain'
The Labour leader said he got on well with Mr Cameron on a 'human level'
The PM stepped down as an MP in a surprise move on Monday
Former Education Secretary becomes latest Tory politician to condemn Ms May’s proposal
David Cameron failed to deliver on a promise to prohibit their use while he was in power
It was Clegg’s spine of jelly that radicalised my politics. After his staggering capitulation to a Conservative Party hell-bent on targeting the young and the poor, my conclusion was that if we were to see real change in this country, it would not be via the careerist centre-left
The Liberal Democrats supported the Conservatives in government between 2010 and 2015
As Sadiq Khan, a shrewd EU watcher, has noted, inserting a rushed UK withdrawal from Europe into a crucial election year in both France and Germany is not smart
Without the EU referendum, we would be living under a Miliband government. In the second of two articles our Chief Political Commentator examines the argument against deciding complex questions by referendums by trying to imagine what would have happened if our constitution ruled them out
These companies and tax limitation advisors should have been the target of Government efforts from the off. The state versus the 'boy done well' was never going to win hearts and minds
'It is about time they restored a little bit of faith in the honour's system and gave a knighthood to someone who deserves it, a true people’s champion'