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    1. January 17, 2014

      Cameron’s bald cheek lights up revival of correspondents’ dinner

      “The last time I was at a dinner this posh,” David Cameron told the black-tie clad hordes of Westminster correspondents on...

    2. Westminster Blog

      January 15, 2014

      PMQs: Cameron breaks the truce - and wins

      Last week, we reported on the suggestion by the BBC’s Nick Robinson that a truce had been agreed by Ed Miliband and David...

    1. August 22, 2013

      Film reviews: Elysium, The Kings of Summer, Lovelace, What Maisie Knew

      Whenever I hear the words “In the late 21st century” intoned over a movie’s opening, I reach for my scepticism. Late 21st...

    2. beyondbrics

      June 12, 2013

      Guest post: don't exaggerate Brazil's World Cup legacy

      By Nick Robinson of Aberdeen Asset Management In 365 days’ time the first match of the Fifa World Cup 2014 will be played at...

    3. November 3, 2012

      Achieving liquidity stirs fluid debate

      There is widespread agreement that the traditional broker-dealing model for trading bonds – especially corporate bonds – is...

    4. October 26, 2012

      Beyond press freedom

      Live From Downing Street: The Inside Story of Politics, Power and the Media, by Nick Robinson, Bantam Press, RRP£20, 434...

    5. Westminster Blog

      August 29, 2012

      Clegg's wealth tax - purely PR?

      Nick Clegg took many by surprise this morning by appearing in the Guardian calling for an emergency, temporary tax on wealth...

    6. July 19, 2011

      Plan to make Murdoch eat humble pie thwarted

      Rupert Murdoch was assaulted with a fake custard pie by a protester as he gave evidence to MPs on Tuesday, in the latest...

    7. June 7, 2011

      Phoenix IT reiterates faith in the cloud

      Shares in Phoenix IT rose by 13 per cent on Tuesday after the information technology services met full-year expectations and...

    8. April 6, 2011

      Bumper book of Whitehall blunders

      In the wake of the coalition’s comprehensive cock-up over health service reform, the current crop of ministers may take...

    9. March 8, 2011

      Bloody times in Number 10

      Which of our last three prime ministers had the bloodiest time of it at the hands of the media? Was it the Tories’ Sir John...

    10. Westminster Blog

      February 7, 2011

      Is it time to quietly drop the Big Society slogan?

      With the Big Society slogan under pressure there are those within the government who would like it to quietly disappear....

    11. Westminster Blog

      February 2, 2011

      Surprise replacement for Andy Coulson

      As far as I know he wasn’t on any of the bookmakers’ lists of contenders for new head of communications at Downing Street....

    12. January 16, 2011

      The shock jocks at the gate

      Polemical broadcasting – especially that practised by US shock jocks and Fox News presenters – has this past week been...

    13. November 29, 2010

      Cloud computing boosts Phoenix IT

      The increasing popularity of cloud computing boosted revenues at Phoenix IT, prompting the information technology services...

    14. Westminster Blog

      October 12, 2010

      Graduates earning £27K will be hardest hit by Browne

      Ian Mulheirn at the Social Market Foundation has done the maths on the distributional impact of the Browne review proposals....

    15. October 1, 2010

      BBC unions suspend strike

      Unions representing BBC staff have suspended their strike planned for next week after an improved offer on changes to their...

    16. September 30, 2010

      Senior BBC journalists urge colleagues not to strike

      Senior BBC journalists including Jeremy Paxman, James Naughtie and the broadcaster’s political editor Nick Robinson have...

    17. Westminster Blog

      July 29, 2010

      Further reading

      Black hole in council pension scheme says Audit Commission - Telegraph The inside story of the coalition talks – Nick...

    18. June 7, 2010

      Phoenix IT sees pick-up in demand

      An increase in the number of clients looking to outsource their IT services has prompted to Phoenix IT Group to target...

    19. May 15, 2010

      Questions to the questioners?

      The media, new and old, had a bad election. The two great national tabloids – The Sun and the Daily Mail – warned with grave...

    20. FT Alphaville

      May 11, 2010

      Gordon Brown resigns. No, really.

      The crackshot live-bloggers over at the FT’s Westminster blog are on the case (warning: for UK politics wonks only): 5.36pm:...

    21. Westminster Blog

      May 7, 2010

      Further reading: Hung parliament edition

      From the FT: Clegg gives Cameron shot at premiership Cameron ponders a hesitant vote for change – Philip Stephens UK set to...

    22. Westminster Blog

      May 7, 2010

      Election night 2010 live blog: the home stretch?

      With Jim and Alex on frontline duties, Kiran Stacey, a fellow political hack, will man this live blog. Jim, Alex and...

    23. April 23, 2010

      Smear allegations fly after inconclusive debate

      The Conservative party was defending itself on Friday morning against further allegations that it was orchestrating a smear...

    24. Westminster Blog

      April 19, 2010

      Election must reads: Evening edition

      Clegg: No one knows what to think – Nick Robinson for the BBC Has Cameron passed details of proposed efficiency savings to...

    25. Westminster Blog

      April 15, 2010

      Morning election briefing

      Party leaders set to campaign in north-west ahead of tonight’s first televised leaders’ election debate in Manchester. The...

    26. Westminster Blog

      April 12, 2010

      Britain's fiscal phoney war

      I ran into a Tory frontbencher about a week ago who said he had had been asked to go through his department with a fine...

    27. Westminster Blog

      April 9, 2010

      Election must reads: Evening edition

      How much of a difference does your vote make? This campaign is too presidential - Iain Dale Labour is reduced to a desperate...

    28. Westminster Blog

      April 7, 2010

      Election must reads: Evening edition

      Safe and marginal seats – The Guardian McDonald’s to the hustings: the youngest election candidate – The Guardian The final...

    29. April 7, 2010

      A rather Etonian kind of coup

      Before Gordon Brown left for Buckingham Palace, people had begun to gather outside the Downing Street gates as they do on...

    30. April 6, 2010

      An Etonian kind of coup

      Before Gordon Brown left for Buckingham Palace, people had begun to gather outside the Downing Street gates as they always...

    31. Westminster Blog

      April 6, 2010

      Armchair election: The great ignored

      So what can be concluded from the opening skirmishes? Three messages stood out. Nick Clegg is new; Gordon Brown doesn’t want...

    32. Westminster Blog

      March 29, 2010

      IFS verdict on Tory NI cut

      Here is the full verdict from the Institute of Fiscal Studies: This appears to be the crux of it. The Conservatives claim...

    33. Westminster Blog

      March 1, 2010

      Further Reading - An Ashcroft special

      Lord Ashcroft admits he is a “non-dom” The announcement is a victory for Labour backbencher Gordon Prentice, who has...

    34. Westminster Blog

      February 22, 2010

      Further reading: Bullying

      Nick Robinson compares the furore with the war of Jennifer’s Ear Dizzy Thinks has more on the founder of the National...

    35. Westminster Blog

      February 10, 2010

      Further Reading

      The curious non-resignation of Joanne Cash, PPC for Westminster North: Paul Waugh charts the aftermath. Here is his original...

    36. November 20, 2009

      Take a step back in order to go forward

      Letting go of something you have created is never easy. But how far do you need to distance yourself from day-to-day...

    37. Westminster Blog

      October 20, 2009

      Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg answer questions on diversity

      Brown, Cameron, and Clegg are answering questions – although separately – on diversity in parliament. Further Reading: Live...

    38. October 8, 2009

      Offspin: Conference diary

      Bunny peculilar Is David Cameron’s mind wandering from policy? In a briefing for journalists he tried to recreate Boris...

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