Politics

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The spending cuts George Osborne flatly refused to make

28 November 2015 9:00 am

The Autumn Statement on 25 November had long been circled in Downing Street diaries as the season’s defining political moment.…

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The spending cuts Osborne flatly refused to make

26 November 2015 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/thegreatfakewar/media.mp3 The Autumn Statement on 25 November had long been circled in Downing Street diaries as the season’s defining…

Obama's weakness has helped Putin – and Isis

21 November 2015 9:00 am

The principal strategic objective in the war on terror has been a failure. Ever since 9/11, the aim has been…

Obama’s failure is Putin’s opportunity

19 November 2015 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/parisattacksaftermath/media.mp3 The principal strategic objective in the war on terror has been a failure. Ever since 9/11, the aim…

Watching Republicans has never been so fun. But voting for them…

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Washington DC A friend of mine asked his father, aged 82: ‘Dad, at this stage of life, what do you…

Donald Trump and the Republican cabaret show

12 November 2015 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/jeremyhunt-scatastrophicmistake/media.mp3 Washington DC A friend of mine asked his father, aged 82: ‘Dad, at this stage of life, what…

A Commons consensus on bombing Syria is further away than ever

7 November 2015 9:00 am

David Cameron doesn’t do regret. It is not in his nature to sit and fret about decisions that he has…

Cameron’s Syrian stew

5 November 2015 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/civilwarinthecatholicchurch/media.mp3 David Cameron doesn’t do regret. It is not in his nature to sit and fret about decisions that…

Lords of misrule

29 October 2015 3:00 pm

A few days after the general election, I bumped into one of David Cameron’s longest-standing political allies, one of those…

Lords of misrule block the Tories at every turn

29 October 2015 9:00 am

A few days after the general election, I bumped into one of David Cameron’s longest-standing political allies, one of those…

Is Theresa May gearing up to lead the EU No campaign?

24 October 2015 9:00 am

Who is the most politically interesting member of David Cameron’s cabinet? There’s a good case to be made for Michael…

Will Theresa lead the Out tribe?

22 October 2015 2:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/thedeathoffeminism/media.mp3 Who is the most politically interesting member of David Cameron’s cabinet? There’s a good case to be made…

Could George Osborne come out for the Out campaign?

17 October 2015 9:00 am

Westminster may have been guilty of ignoring the Scottish referendum until the last minute, but no one can accuse it…

Could George Osborne come out for the Out campaign?

15 October 2015 2:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/thedisasterofthesnp-silliberal-one-partystate/media.mp3 Westminster may have been guilty of ignoring the Scottish referendum until the last minute, but no one can…

The Tories are still anxious to reach out. And that’s a very good sign

10 October 2015 9:00 am

Post-election party conferences usually follow a standard pattern. The winning party slaps itself on the back while the losers fret…

The Tories are still anxious to reach out. And that’s a very good sign

8 October 2015 2:00 pm

Post-election party conferences usually follow a standard pattern. The winning party slaps itself on the back while the losers fret…

Euroscepticism is growing all over Europe

3 October 2015 9:00 am

Europhiles have warned us for years of the dangers of Britain leaving the EU. But all the while a different…

Europe’s ever-looser union

1 October 2015 1:00 pm

Europhiles have warned us for years of the dangers of Britain leaving the EU. But all the while a different…

Will anyone fight, fight and fight again to save what’s left of New Labour?

26 September 2015 8:00 am

Five years ago this Saturday, Ed Miliband was crowned Labour leader. Three days later, he had to deliver his first…

Will anyone fight, fight and fight again to save what’s left of New Labour?

24 September 2015 1:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/thegreatbritishkowtow/media.mp3 Five years ago this Saturday, Ed Miliband was crowned Labour leader. Three days later, he had to deliver…

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Jeremy Corbyn’s victory puts the EU referendum on a knife edge

19 September 2015 8:00 am

No one watching Jeremy Corbyn walk around the Palace of Westminster would imagine that he had just won the Labour…

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Corbyn puts the EU referendum on a knife edge

17 September 2015 1:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/thedeathoftheleft/media.mp3 No one watching Jeremy Corbyn walk around the Palace of Westminster would imagine that he had just won…

Tom Watson’s strange journey from Brownite hit man to Labour’s last peacemaker

12 September 2015 9:00 am

Last week I was talking to a member of the shadow cabinet about Jeremy Corbyn’s impending victory as Labour leader.…

How Gordon Brown’s hit man became Labour’s peacemaker

10 September 2015 1:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/merkelstragicmistake/media.mp3 Last week I was talking to a member of the shadow cabinet about Jeremy Corbyn’s impending victory as…

Think Cameron’s small majority will hold him back? Not with his new army of loyalists

29 August 2015 9:00 am

Time was when the Conservatives believed that a small majority — which puts a government at the mercy of backbench…