Lord Sewel

What makes a cad (and why this was such a good year for them)

12 December 2015 9:00 am

Now that former Central Office favourite Mark Clarke has been banned for life from the Conservative party, he could pursue…

Look beyond the Sewel video: the House of Lords still works

1 August 2015 9:00 am

The shaming of Lord Sewel was a classic tabloid exposé. The fact that a peer of the realm (albeit one…

Portrait of the week

1 August 2015 9:00 am

Home A man died when 1,500 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais in one night. The…

Charles Moore’s Notes: If peers aren’t to be elected, they should be impossible to get rid of

1 August 2015 9:00 am

Obviously when one attends what the papers call ‘cocaine-fuelled orgies’, one expects to find several members of the peerage present,…