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Alastair Campbell interview: My tribalism is being fairly severely challenged

31 March 2017
Alastair Campbell was always one of New Labour’s most tribal warriors. Anyone who spent more than...

How the Hampstead Socialist lost out to the Islington Socialist

13 February 2017
The term 'Hampstead socialist' or 'Hampstead liberal' has been a slur towards North London’s well-...

Battling over Brexit and Heathrow: on the campaign trail in Richmond Park

25 November 2016
“I don’t think there’s anyone in the country less keen on fighting another election than I am,”...

John Major interview: I didn’t anticipate Maastricht was going to be controversial

24 November 2016
On the 10th December 1991, John Major returned to London from the Dutch city of Maastricht, where...

Margaret Hodge interview: Corbyn and his clique will never win power

21 September 2016
Margaret Hodge is sporting a healthy glow after a summer break in Sicily. “I’ve had a really good...

Dominic Raab: In politics you never know what’s around the corner

15 September 2016
On 9 May, five Tory Brexiteers sat down for dinner to take stock of the referendum campaign. The...

David Blunkett interview: Politics at the moment is surreal

8 July 2016
David Blunkett wants to leave the last fortnight behind. "A line should be drawn," the former...

Chris Bryant: You’ve got to have Corbynistas and Blairites fighting for the same cause

18 April 2016
“I’m still here.” The first words that you see on entering Chris Bryant’s office in the House of...

Johnny Mercer interview: I worry about the Tory party going out to the right

25 February 2016
Is hard man MP Johnny Mercer about to throw in the towel? As a former captain with the 29 Commando...

Meet the new Tory MPs who are on track for the top

5 February 2016
Until recently, predicting which Conservative MPs were destined for the big time was relatively...

On the campaign trail: Tim Farron in Kendal

9 April 2015
If the Liberal Democrats are about to fall off a cliff in the general election, one man is keeping...

On the campaign trail: David Cameron does the 'UK-in-a-day'

9 April 2015
“Mine has definitely sagged… Darling, yours looks much better.” David Cameron was in the kitchen of...

On the campaign trail: Sadiq Khan in London

31 March 2015
As the election campaign gets underway for real, Sadiq Khan has detected a new response when he...