In many ways, he is a more impressive figure than Jeremy Corbyn, but no one’s listening: he is currently polling at 0 per cent
'When have you ever not wanted to talk about you?'
'We are not pals. We are allies in one cause. Like Churchill and Stalin…'
The Respect party leader was announced as the special guest speaker at the pro-Brexit event
The former MP and London Mayoral candidate also praised Jeremy Corbyn for his 'new, sartorial elegance' since becoming Labour leader
Mr Galloway claims Jess Phillips never approached him, and dismissed her as 'an MP I've never heard of'
The Respect Party leader was expelled from Labour in 2003
All five Respect councillors in Bradford have resigned to be independents in MP's city
Radical feminist publication Spare Rib is to be relaunched as a glossy magazine and website as feminist alternative to “PR and celebrity-filled women’s” publications, according to reports.
George Galloway and Dennis Skinner object to plans to delay start of Commons, which would cause the cancellation of Prime Minister's Questions
Twitter has rightfully been praised for fostering an explosion of citizen journalism, but worthwhile content on the forum seems the exception to the rule.
If there are other victims out there, naming of the accused can encourage them to speak out. But if the accused is rich and powerful, their identity can act as a shield
Fed up with all three main parties? Fancy a bold, clever, sensible independent candidate to represent your city? That's what Londoners are being offered on Thursday, but the political and media establishments are doing their best to crush her. We have a 20th-century political system failing to cope with 21st-century politics.
David Cameron is running the risk of making himself more enemies on the Tory right than he needs. He caused considerable offence yesterday when he told Douglas Carswell – a popular MP despite his near-anarchist opposition to big government – to get a sense of humour. Carswell's offence was to ask a question which implied that ministers were letting themselves be run by the civil service. He later said: "I can do gags, but I reckon most people voted for me because they want change, not a comedian."
There was crude electoral logic as well as moral force in Margaret Thatcher's pursuit of a "property-owning democracy". The phrase was, in fact, coined by Noel Skelton, a Tory MP of the interwar years. He felt, as Thatcher did decades later, that pride in home-ownership would infuse the working-class with conservative values, so deterring them from socialism.
Smaller parties and Independents are part of an anti-politics culture - not the solution to it