Sebastian Payne

Sebastian Payne is deputy editor of the Coffee House blog.

How did the polls get it so wrong? Jim Messina knows

16 May 2015 9:00 am

Jim Messina, Cameron’s data supremo, explains all

Ruth Davidson: on the campaign trail with Scotland’s top Tory

9 May 2015 9:00 am

Scotland’s top Tory is a moderniser’s dream

What Ukip wants: get Farage elected, then prepare for a Labour collapse in the north

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Inside the party’s Mayfair headquarters

The most shocking thing about young Ukip supporters: they’re normal

24 May 2014 9:00 am

Ukip’s young supporters are oddly normal

Governments have failed — mayors are the future

12 April 2014 9:00 am

The power to effect real change may lie with dynamic city halls rather than ossified national governments

Hugo Rifkind's My Week reminds me why it's worth getting up on Saturdays

7 December 2013 9:00 am

‘Nothing’s funny any more’ has become the daily mantra of this magazine’s cartoon editor, Michael Heath. Thanks to Leveson, political…

Another good private school wants to join the state system. Why is Labour trying to stop it?

13 July 2013 9:00 am

When a good private school opens its doors to all,  why isn’t Labour celebrating?