A Minister for Testing? There is a precedent, says ROGER HERMISTON.
Have we been here before? asks ROGER HERMISTON. For 2020, read 1940…
SIMON MATTHEWS on Judi Dench as Red Joan – and other suburban spies.
Do we have a new Churchill and Attlee in our midst, wonders ROGER HERMISTON.
Political winds not blowing your way? PAUL SAFFER looks at those who slipped down the greasy pole with a good old sulk.
From the News Chronicle in October 1936: Will there ever be a Labour government again?
ROGER HERMISTON wonders why the Lib Dems are so reluctant to draw on their rich heritage, and celebrates the career of Archibald Sinclair.
ALWYN TURNER’s history of the post-war Labour Party, seen through the ghosts of leadership elections past 1955-63.
ALWYN TURNER explains where he’ll be putting his cross in the referendum.
The unexpected return of a lost Labour hero.
He was a political bruiser and hated by the left. But Denis Healey’s great achievement, argues DAN ATKINSON, was to cut without harming.