Politics

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Which cabinet ministers should be sacked?
Latest ICM/Guardian poll finds that 48% think chancellor George Osborne should lose his job in the upcoming reshuffle

27, Aug, 2012 @7:32 PM

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Poll adds to tensions between Ed Miliband and Ed Balls

Labour leader loses out to shadow chancellor in some areas of latest research as party fears replay of Blair/Brown rivalry

Nicholas Watt, chief political correspondent

27, Aug, 2012 @7:22 PM

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Voters put pressure on David Cameron to remove George Osborne
Poll findings provide ammunition for disgruntled Conservatives who would like chancellor to swap jobs with William Hague

Nicholas Watt, chief political correspondent

27, Aug, 2012 @7:22 PM

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Where should they move the Palace of Westminster?
MPs and peers may have to temporarily move out while the Palace of Westminster is renovated. But where to? How about the Olympic stadium – or even a prison?

Tim Dowling

27, Aug, 2012 @7:00 PM

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Coalition 'most unlikely' to meet key economic goals by next election

Conservative thinktank says government has no hope of eliminating deficit and only slim chance of cutting debt by 2015

Andrew Sparrow, political correspondent

26, Aug, 2012 @11:01 PM

Letters: Raw facts for the Tory far right

Letters: The Conservative Free Enterprise Group needs a history lesson – and a lesson in what constitutes hard graft

26, Aug, 2012 @8:00 PM

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Peter Hain says Labour should get ready to do business with Lib Dems

Former Tony Blair cabinet minister says Labour should adapt to 'promiscuity' of voters as it's unlikely to win a majority

Andrew Sparrow, senior political correspondent

26, Aug, 2012 @6:34 PM

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MPs alarmed at proposal to close Houses of Parliament for repairs
Commons could relocate for up to five years to allow £3bn refurbishment of Palace of Westminster

Andrew Sparrow, political correspondent

26, Aug, 2012 @1:22 PM

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Cameron's local Oxford council joins revolt over benefits change

Low earners will be £420 a year worse off, forcing councils to offset financial shortfall

Toby Helm

25, Aug, 2012 @11:06 PM

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Tory pin-up in tatters as 'no pain, no gain' austerity backfires
George Osborne seemed to his party and the country to be the man for the times. But, says Toby Helm, Political Editor, times change, and Tory MPs have majorities to hold on to

Toby Helm Political Editor

25, Aug, 2012 @11:04 PM

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Ten rising stars of the coalition
Ministers, private secretaries and party advisers who could step into the limelight as David Cameron prepares for a reshuffle

Nicholas Watt, chief political correspondent

24, Aug, 2012 @7:15 PM

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David Cameron's reshuffle will bring whips back to the fore
Prime minister to revive Tory tradition of using whips' office as training ground for future cabinet ministers

Nicholas Watt, chief political correspondent

24, Aug, 2012 @5:51 PM

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